There are 30 problems.

Problems #1–12 are Multiple Choice.Problems #13–21 are Short Answer. (Work not required to be shown)Problems #22–30 are Short Answer with work required to be shown. Math 107 Final Examination

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Math 107 College Algebra

Name______________________________

Final Examination: Summer, 2019

Instructor __________________________

Answer Sheet

Instructions:

This is an open-book exam. You may refer to your text and other course materials as you work

on the exam, and you may use a calculator.

Record your answers and work in this document.

There are 30 problems.

Problems #1-12 are multiple choice. Record your choice for each problem.

Problems #13-21 are short answer. Record your answer for each problem.

Problems #22-30 are short answer with work required. When requested, show all work and write

all answers in the spaces allotted on the following pages. You may type your work using plaintext formatting or an equation editor, or you may hand-write your work and scan it. In either

case, show work neatly and correctly, following standard mathematical conventions. Each step

should follow clearly and completely from the previous step. If necessary, you may attach extra

pages.

You must complete the exam individually. Neither collaboration nor consultation with

others is allowed. Your exam will receive a zero grade unless you complete the following

honor statement.

Please sign (or type) your name below the following honor statement:

I have completed this final examination myself, working independently and not consulting

anyone except the instructor. I have neither given nor received help on this final examination.

Name _____________________

Date___________________

Math 107 Final Examination

Summer, 2019

MULTIPLE CHOICE. Record your answer choices.

1.

7.

2.

8.

3.

9.

4.

10.

5.

11.

6.

12.

SHORT ANSWER. Record your answers below.

13.

14.

15.

16.

17.

18.

19.

(a)

(b)

(c)

20.

(a)

(b)

(c)

(d)

21.

(a)

(b)

(c)

(d)

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SHORT ANSWER with Work Shown. Record your answers and work.

Problem

Number

Solution

Answers:

(a)

(b)

Work/for part (a) and explanation for part (b):

22

Answers:

(a)

(b)

(c)

Work for part (a):

23

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Answer:

Work:

24

Answer:

Work:

25

Answers:

(a)

(b)

Work for part (a) and for part (b):

26

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Answer:

Work:

27

Answer:

Work:

28

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Answers:

(a)

(b)

Work for (b):

29

Answer:

Work:

30

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MATH 107 FINAL EXAMINATION

This is an open-book exam. You may refer to your text and other course materials as you work

on the exam, and you may use a calculator. You must complete the exam individually.

Neither collaboration nor consultation with others is allowed.

Record your answers and work on the separate answer sheet provided.

There are 30 problems.

Problems #1–12 are Multiple Choice.

Problems #13–21 are Short Answer. (Work not required to be shown)

Problems #22–30 are Short Answer with work required to be shown.

MULTIPLE CHOICE

1. Determine the domain and range of the piecewise function.

1. ______

4

2

-4

2

-2

4

-2

-4

A.

B.

C.

D.

Domain [–3, 3]; Range [–2, 4]

Domain [–2, 1]; Range [–2, 4]

Domain [–2, 4]; Range [–3, 3]

Domain [–3, 0]; Range [0, 4]

2. Solve:

A.

B.

C.

D.

11 + 2 x = x − 2

2. ______

7

−1, 7

−13

No solution

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3. Determine the interval(s) on which the function is increasing.

A.

(– 4, 2)

B.

(–1, 3)

C.

(–, – 4) and (2, )

D.

(–6.7, 0) and (3.6, )

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3. ______

4. Determine whether the graph of y = x − 9 is symmetric with respect to the origin,

the x-axis, or the y-axis.

4. ______

A. symmetric with respect to the origin only

B.

symmetric with respect to the y-axis only

C.

symmetric with respect to the x-axis only

D. not symmetric with respect to the x-axis, not symmetric with respect to the y-axis, and

not symmetric with respect to the origin

5. Solve, and express the answer in interval notation: | 3 – 8x | 21.

A.

B.

C.

D.

5. ______

(–, −9/4] [3, )

(–, –9/4]

[–9/4, 3]

[–9/4, )

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6. Which of the following represents the graph of 4x − 7y = 28 ?

A.

B.

C.

D.

6. ______

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7. Write a slope-intercept equation for a line parallel to the line x – 4y = 6 which passes through

the point (12, –3).

7. ______

A.

y = − 4x + 45

B.

y=

C.

1

y = − x −1

4

D.

y=

1

x−6

4

1

x −3

4

8. Does the graph below represent a function and is it one-to-one?

A.

B.

C.

D.

8. ______

It is a function and it is one-to-one.

It is a function but not one-to-one.

It is not a function but it is one-to-one.

It is not a function and it is not one-to-one.

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9. Express as a single logarithm: log x + log 1 – 3 log y

A.

x +1

log

3y

B.

log ( x + 1 − 3 y )

C.

x +1

log

y

D.

x

log 3

y

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9. ______

3

10. Which of the functions corresponds to the graph?

10. ______

A. f ( x ) = e− x −1

B. f ( x ) = −e x

C. f ( x ) = 2 − e x

D. f ( x ) = 1 − e x

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11. Suppose that for a function f , the equation f (x) = 0 has exactly three real-number solutions.

Which of the following statements MUST be true?

A.

B.

C.

D.

f

f

f

f

11. ______

has exactly three x-intercepts.

has exactly three y-intercepts.

is a polynomial of degree 3.

is an invertible function.

12. The graph of y = f (x) is shown at the left and the graph of y = g(x) is shown at the right. (No

formulas are given.) What is the relationship between g(x) and f (x)?

12. ______

-4

4

4

2

2

-2

2

4

-4

2

-2

-2

-2

-4

-4

y = f (x)

4

y = g(x)

A.

B.

C.

D.

g(x) = f (x + 2) + 4

g(x) = f (x – 2) + 1

g(x) = f (x – 1) + 2

g(x) = f (x + 1) + 2

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SHORT ANSWER:

13. Multiply and simplify: (7 + 9i)(2 − 5i).

Write the answer in the form a + bi, where a and b are real numbers.

14. Solve, and write the answer in interval notation:

x+2

0.

x −1

Answer: ________

Answer: ________

15. Water initially at 190 F. is left in a room of temperature 60 F to cool.

After t minutes, the temperature T of the water is given by T(t) = 60 + 130e – 0.096 t

Find the temperature of the water 30 minutes after it is left to cool. (Round to the nearest degree.)

Answer: ________

1

16. Find the value of the logarithm: log 2 .

16

17. Solve:

57 x−3 = 25 .

Answer: ________

Answer: ________

18. Suppose $1,200 is invested in an account at an annual interest rate of 6.5% compounded

continuously. How long (to the nearest tenth of a year) will it take the investment to double in

size?

Answer: ________

19. Let f (x) = x2 − 2x − 6.

(a) Find the vertex.

Answer: ________

(b) State the range of the function.

Answer: ________

(c) On what interval is the function increasing?

Answer: ________

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20. Consider the polynomial P(x), shown in both standard form and factored form.

1 4 1 3 7 2 41

1

P( x) = −

x − x + x + x + 3 = − ( x − 3)( x + 1)( x + 2)( x + 5)

10

2

10

10

10

(a) Which sketch illustrates the end behavior of the polynomial function?

A.

B.

vvvv

C.

vvvv

D.

vvvv

vvvv

Answer: ________

(b) State the zeros of the function.

Answer: ________________

(c) State the y-intercept.

Answer: ________________

Answer: ________

(d) State which graph below is the graph of P(x).

GRAPH A

GRAPH B

GRAPH C

GRAPH D

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21. Let f ( x) =

x

x2 − 4

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(a) State the domain.

Answer: _________________

(b) State the horizontal asymptote.

Answer: _________________

(c) State the vertical asymptote(s).

Answer: _________________

(d) Which of the following represents the graph of f ( x) =

x

2

x −4

GRAPH A.

GRAPH B.

GRAPH C.

GRAPH D.

?

Answer: ______________

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SHORT ANSWER, with work required to be shown, as indicated.

22. Let f (x) = x – 5 and g ( x) = x + 1 .

f

(a) Find (3) . Show work.

g

(b) Find the domain of the quotient function

f

. Explain.

g

23. Points (–8, 1) and (–2, 5) are endpoints of the diameter of a circle.

(a) What is the length of the diameter? Give the exact answer, simplified as much as possible.

Show work.

(b) What is the center point C of the circle?

(c) Given the point C you found in part (b), state the point symmetric to C about the y-axis.

24. Find the equation for a line which passes through the points (3, –1) and (6, –7). Write the

equation in slope-intercept form. Show work.

25. A salesperson earns a base salary of $1,240 per month and a commission of 7.8% on the

amount of sales made. If the salesperson has a paycheck of $4,243 for one month, what was the

amount of sales for the month? Show work.

26. Let f (x) = 8×2 – 20 and g(x) = x – 2.

(a) Find the composite function ( f g )(x) and simplify. Show work.

(b) Find ( f o g ) (−1) . Show work.

27. Find the exact solutions and simplify as much as possible: 2×2 + 5 = 8x. Show work.

28. Given the function f ( x) =

1

x − 6 , find a formula for the inverse function. Show work.

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29. The Travel Time bus company has determined that when x tourists are given a particular bus

tour, the profit P, in dollars, is given by

P(x) = –0.25 x2 + 27.50x – 315

(a) What is the company’s profit if 42 tourists are given the tour?

(b) How many tourists should be given the tour in order to maximize the company’s profit?

Show work.

30. Solve:

x −1

24

= 2

. Show work.

x+3 x −9

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