Math 1101

Final Exam
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1. 10 Pts. The amount of radioactive isotope thorium-234 present
e 0.025t

in a certain sample at time t is given by A (t) = 400
grams,
where t years is the time since the initial amount was measured.
a) Find the initial amount of the isotope that is present in the
sample.

b) Find the half-life of this isotope. That is, find the number of
years until half of the original amount of the isotope
remains.

2. 10 Pts. At the end of t years, the future value of an
investment of $ 12000 in an account that pays 7.8%
(1 

compounded monthly is S = 12000
a) Find the doubling time.

0.078 12t
)
12

dollars.

b) How long will it take for the investment to amount to $
72000 (of course assuming no withdrawals or additional
deposits)?
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(i) find the equation of a line that is parallel to 2 y=3− x 3 and (ii) for the same points and equation find the equation of a line that is perpendicular.3. 2 . For the points (6. 10 Pts. 5). Sketch the equation of the lines you found in (i) and (ii) on the same graph.

4. Graph the equation. 10 Pts. Interpret the intercept(s) and the slope in the context of the budget. x. The number of concerts we can afford. b. We have $1000 a month in disposable income and decide to use the income on either concerts or dinning out. 3 . y. a. Find an equation relating x and y. A concert cost $300 and dining out cost $100. is a function of the number of times we dine out.

Convert from standard to vertex form the following equation: y=x 2 +16 x+71 . Convert from vertex to standard form the following equation: y=( x+ 8)2 +7 .2 5. Solve the following equation x +2 x +5=0 (hint use the quadratic formula). 4 . 10 Pts. 6. 10 Pts.

x 7. If f(x) = e and g(x) = a. 10 Pts. 5 √ 5 x 2−3 find and simplify: . ( g∘ f )( x ) b. ( f ∘ f ) ( x ) . (f ∘ f ) ( x ) −1 d. ( f ∘ g )( x ) c.

1) log3 81=4 6 . a) Write the given statement in an equivalent logarithmic form. 6 1) 2 =64 3 2) 10 =1000 x 3) e = y b) Write the given statement in an equivalent exponential form. 10 Pts.8.

Solve the system of linear equations. Which system of equations can be solved to determine h. y = -x + 4 y = 2x – 8 10. 10 Pts.2) log x=6 3) ln x=7 9. the price of a hotdog. What is the solution of this system? 8x + 3y = -9 and -8x + y = 29 11. 10 Pts. the price of a burger? 7 . Sanders bought 7 hot dogs and 4 burgers for her family at the same refreshment stand and paid $41. 10 Pts. Mr. Ms. Harris bought 4 hot dogs and 3 burgers for his family from a refreshment stand at the beach and paid $27. and b.

10 Pts. the number of quarters? 13. Which system has NO solution? a) 6x – 7y = 5 b) 6x – 7y = 5 c) 6x + 7y = 5 d) 6x + 7y = 5 12x – 14y = 10 12x – 14y = -10 18x – 21y = 15 12x + 14y = 10 8 . the number of dimes. and q. Roland has 21 coins consisting of dimes and quarters.12. The number of dimes is 3 more than twice the number of quarters. Determine d. 10 Pts.

Sketch the graph of the following equations and show their intercept(s). 9 e 4 x  711 b. 10 Pts. Solve the following exponential or logarithmic equations. Which system has infinitely many solutions? a) 6x – 3y = 9 b) 6x – 3y = 6 c) 6x – 3y = 9 d) 6x + 3y = 9 4x + 2y = 6 4x – 2y = 9 4x – 2y = 6 4x + 2y =3 15. 9 . a. y=−2 x+5 b. a. 10 Pts. b. 10 Pts. 9+ln(25x)=7+2ln(x) 16. y=5 x−3 a.14.

Label x-intercept(s). 10 . y = the y-intercept.17. vertex and axis of symmetry. Also state the domain and range. x 2−2 x −8 . Graph the following equation. 10 Pts.

Given: log 2  g & log 7  h Find: log 1. 7 8 11 .18. 10 Pts.

10 Pts. . Graph y=2 x and y=( x+3)3 y=log 2 x 12 on the same graph.2. Find the inverse of 20. log 28 19.. 10 Pts.

Write a quadratic equation whose solutions are -12i and 12i. a.BONUS 10 Pts. 13 .

(a) Find an x-value that results in f(x)=2 (b) Is there an x-value that results in f(x) = -2? 14 . Suppose f ( x )= √ x −4 .1 b.

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