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COLLEGE ALGEBRA

Final Examination

October 2013

Direction: Choose the letter corresponding to the most appropriate answer. Use a blue book. Two points each.
Avoid unnecessary ERASURES.
_____1. The linear equation in variable x is of degree
a. 0.
b. 1.

c. 2.

d. none.

_____2. Find the discriminant of the equation 4 x 2 6 x 2.


a. 68
b. 4

c. 68

d. 4

c. 11i

d. 11

_____4. The solution set of 4x 3 5x 6 is


a. {3}.
b. {1}.

c. {3}.

d. {1}.

_____5. W
a.

b.

c.

d.

_____6. W
a.

b.

c.

d.

_____7. P
a.

b.

c.

d.

11

_____3.

11

a. 11

b. 11i

_____8. Determine all values of k so that 3x 2 kx 12 0 forms a perfect square.


a. 4
b. 4
c. none
_____9.

d. 4

3 4i 5 2i 3i
a. 8 9i

_____10. W
a.

b. 2 5i

c. 2 9i

d. 8 5i

b.

c.

d.

_____11. What is the sum of roots of the equation 2 x 2 8 x 3?


a. 4
b. 4
c. 8

d. 8

_____12. At what value of a will the equation 2a (4 a) 5a 2(a 1) be true?


a. 4
b. 3
c. 2

d. none

_____13. W
a.

b.

c.

d.

_____14. W
a.

b.

c.

d.

b. 1

c. i

d. 1

_____15. Simplify: 1
a. i

i12345

_____16. Alex speed, s, is 4 less than 3 than Freds speed, t can be represented as
a. s = 3t 4
b. 3t = s + 4
c. t 13 s 34

d. all of these

_____17. The product of roots of the equation 4 x 2 12 2 x is


a. 3
b. 3

c. 6

d. 6

_____18.
a.

b.

c.

d.

_____19. W
a.

b.

c.

d.

c. irrational

d. imaginary

b. 24 10i

c. 12 10i 12i 2

d. 12 26i

b.

c.

d.

_____20. The roots of the quadratic equation 5 x 2 x 1 are


a. real
b. rational
_____21. Perform the indicated operation: 2 3i 6 4i
a. 10i
_____22. W
a.

_____23. Determine a quadratic equation whose roots are 1, 2.


a. x 2 x 2 0

b. 2 x 2 2 x 4

c. x 2 x 2

d. all of these

_____24. L
a.

b.

c.

d.

_____25. W
a.

b.

c.

d.