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Name: ___________________________ Lomas

MB43
Test 3
Conics
1. What is the discriminant of y = x² - 4x + 7 2. What is the center of the ellipse
( x + 1) 2 + 3( y − 8) 2 = 36 ?

3. What shape is the equation x 2 − 2 y 2 = 16 ? 4. When the point (2,-5) is reflected in the x-axis,
what are the coordinates of its image?

5. What shape is the equation x 2 + y 2 = 16 ? 6. Solve: 3 = log2 x

7. What are the coordinates of the center of the circle 8. What is the equation of a circle with center (–
represented by the equation ( x + 3) 2 + ( y − 4) 2 = 25 ? 3,1) and radius 7?

9. Which equation, when graphed on a Cartesian coordinate 10. The accompanying diagram shows the graphs of a linear
plane, would best represent an elliptical racetrack? equation and a quadratic equation.

(1) 3x 2 + 10 y 2 = 288,000
(2) 3x + 10 y = 288,000
(3) 3x 2 − 10 y 2 = 288,000
(4) 30 xy = 288,000

How many solutions are there to this system of equations?

11. What is one solution of the accompanying system of 12. The roots of a quadratic equation are real,
equations? rational, and equal when the discriminant is
y = −x2 + 5
(1) –2 (3) 0
y = −0.5x 2 + 3 (2) 2 (4) 4

(1) (3,5) (3) (-2,1)


(2) (0,5) (4) (0,3)

13. The roots of the equation 2 x 2 − 8 x − 4 = 0 are 14. The roots for the equation x 2 − 5 x = 6 are
(1) imaginary (1) {1,-6} (3) {-1,6}
(2) real, rational, and equal (2) {2,-3} (4) {-2,3}
(3) real, irrational, and unequal
(4) real, rational, and unequal
15. Graph: 16. Find a)roots, b)turning point, and c)max or min
16x2 + 4y2 = 64 y = x2 + 8x - 17

17. On the accompanying grid, sketch the graphs of y = 2 x and


3y = 7 x + 3 over the interval − 3 ≤ x ≤ 3. Identify and
state the coordinates of all points of intersection.
18. Graph: