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Math Practice Problems Module 1

1.Which of the following quadratic equations will have two real and

distinct roots?

a. 6x

2

-5x + 4 = 0

b. 9x

2

-6x + 1 = 0

c. 6x

2

-61x +143 = 0

d. x

2

-22x + 121 = 0

2. Radicals can be added if they have the same radicand and the

same

a. coefficient

b. b. exponent

c. power

d. order

3. Drawing a card from a deck of cards is called

a. an event

b. an outcome

c. a trial

d. an experiment

4. The set of integers does not satisfy the closure property under

the operation of

a. addition

b. subtraction

c. multiplication

d. division

5. A number which can be expressed as the quotient of two integers

is

a. rational

b. irrational

c. natural

d. prime

6. All board reviewees are not more than 25 years old. This

statement implies that they are:

a. less than 25 years old

b. at least 25 years old

c. 25 years old or less

d. 25 years old or more

7. The roots of the equation 6x

2

61x + 143 = 0 are

a. real and distinct

b. real and equal

c. complex and distinct

d. complex and unequal

8. A set of elements that is taken without regard to the order in

which the elements are arranged is called a:

a. permutation

b. combination

c. progression

d. probability

9. If the value of the discriminant of a quadratic equation is 1.25,

then the roots of the equation are:

a. real and equal

b. real and unequal

c. complex and unequal

d. imaginary and distinct

10. Find the value of k that will make x

2

28x +k a perfect square

trinomial.

a. 196

b. 169

c. 144

d. 121

11. In how many ways can a picture be painted by using two or

more of 7 different colors?

a. 120

b. 110

c. 128

d. 131

12. What is the probability of getting a number 4 thrice in five

tosses of a die?

a. 0.0232

b. 0.0322

c. 0.3220

d. 0.2330

13. In how many ways can 8 persons be seated at a round table if a

certain 2 are to sit next to each other?

a. 1, 440

b. 1,008

c. 4, 140

d. 5, 040

14. If x:y:z =4: - 3:2 and 2x+4y-3z = 20, find the value of x.

a. 6

b. 4

c. 8

d. 7

15. At a Math Contest, the judges eliminate 1/3 of the contestants

after each half hour. If 81 contestants were present at the start, how

many would be left after 2 hours?

a. 18

b. 12

c. 16

d. 10

16. Getting an odd number by throwing a die is called:

a. an experiment

b. an outcome

c. an event

d. a trail

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17. Two prime numbers, which differ by two, are called prime twins.

Which of the following pairs of numbers are prime twins?

a. (1,3)

b. (7,9)

c. (13,15)

d. (17,19)

18. The probability of As winning a game against B is 1/3. What is

the probability that A will win at least two of a total of 3 games?

a. 7/27

b. 8/27

c. 19/278

d. 15/27

19. The probability of drawing a black jack and an ace is succession

from a deck of 52 cards

a. 0.0003

b. 0.003

c. 0.003

d. none of the above

20. If P(n+1, 4) = 2P(n, 4)

a. 4

b. 7

c. 10

d. 7

21. What is probability of getting the number 1 thrice when a die is

tossed 5 times?

a. 0.0233

b. 0.0223

c. 0.0355

d. 0.0322

22. In how many ways can 7 boys be seated in a row so that 3 boys

are always seated together?

a. 720

b. 360

c. 144

d. 270

23. Find the 100

th

term of the sequence 1.01, 1.00, 0.99,

a. 0.02

b. 0.03

c. 0.04

d. 0.05

24. What is the probability of obtaining at least 4 tails when a coin is

tossed five times?

a. 0.1857

b. 0.1758

c. 0.1785

d. 0.1875

25. Mr. Diaz can finish a job in 9hrs. After working for 5 hrs, he

decided to take a rest. Mr. Torres helped Mr. Diaz finished the job in

2 hrs and 20 minutes. How long would it take Mr. Torres to do the

job alone?

a. 3 hrs and 5 min

b. 4 hrs and 10 min

c. 5 hrs and 15 min

d. 6 hrs and 20 min

26. Find 2 numbers whose sum is 12 and the sum of their squares

is 74.

a. 3 and 9

b. 4 and 8

c. 6 and 6

d. 7 and 5

27. Two jeepney start at the same point but are going in different

directions. If jeepney A runs at the rate of 60 km/hr and jeepney B

at 50 km/hr and both start at the same time, when will the two

jeepney be 550 km apart?

a. 4 hrs

b. 5 hrs

c. 6 hrs

d. 7 hrs

28. A man and a boy can dig a trench in 20 days. It would take the

boy 9 days longer to dig it alone than it would take the man. How

long would it take the boy to dig it alone?

a. 54 days

b. 45 days

c. 35 days

d. 36 days

29. The roots of the equation 2x

2

3x + 20 = 0 are

a. real and equal

b. real and unequal

c. complex and equal

d. complex and unequal

30. If x

3

+3x

2

+(5+k)x+2-k is divided by x+1 and the remainder is 3,

then the value of k is

a. 5

b. 3

c. 2

d. 4

31. What is the sum of the prime numbers between 1 and 15?

a. 38

b. 41

c. 39

d. 42

32. The sum of the integers that are exactly divisible by 15 between

288 and 887 is

a. 21, 810

b. 22, 815

c. 23, 805

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d. 23, 700

33. If 16 is 4 more than 3x, find the value of 2x-5.

a. 5

b. 4

c. 3

d. 2

34. The 20

th

term of the progression 1, 4, 7, 10, .is

a. 56

b. 57

c. 58

d. 59

35. Which of the following quadratic trinomial is NOT factorable?

a. 6x

2

+ 5x - 4

b. 6x

2

- 7x - 343

c. 6x

2

- 52x - 60

d. 6x

2

61 x + 143

36. The value of k for which the roots of 8x

2

+8kx+3k+2 = 0 are real

and equal is

a. 3

b. 1

c. 2

d. 4

37. If the radius of a circle is diminished by 20%, then its area is

diminished by

a. 25%

b. 46%

c. 52%

d. 36%

38. Which of the following is an irrational number?

a. 1.363636.

b. (16)

3/4

c. 3\5

d. 0.75

39. Which of the following numbers is not a prime number.

a. 2

b. 5

c. 9

d. 7

40. If i

2

=-1, then i

7

-i

6

+i

5

=

a. i

b. I

c. 1

d. 1

41. The degree of the polynomial f(x, y, z) = 7x

3

y

2

-4xz

5

+2x

2

y is

a. 5

b. 6

c. 3

d. 4

42. Two sisters are 14 and 21 years old respectively. In how many

years will the ratio of their ages be 3:4?

a. 9

b. 8

c. 7

d. 6

43. If (n+3)! / (n+1)! = 20, find n.

a. 3

b. 4

c. 5

d. 2

44. If x:6 = y:2 and x y = 12, find y.

a. 8

b. 2

c. 4

d. 6

45. Car A runs 30 km/hr less than Car B. Car A covers 250 km in

the same time car B travels 400 km. Find the rate of each.

a. 50 km/hr and 80 kms/hr

b. 60 kms/hr and 90 kms/hr

c. 70 kms/hr and 100 kms/hr

d. 809 kms/hr and 110 kms/hr

46. What is the probability of obtaining at least 4 heads when a coin

is tossed 5 times?

a. 0.1857

b. 0.1758

c. 09.1785

d. 0.1875

47. 2(2

n+2

)/2

n+1

-2

n

=

a. 2

b. 4

c. 8

d. 16

48. The product of two irrational numbers is

a. always irrational

b. sometimes irrational

c. never irrational

d. rational

49. The least common multiple of (x-2)

2

and x

2

+x-6 is

a. x-2

b. (x-2)

3

(x+3)

c. (x-2)

2

(x+3)

d. (x+3)

3

50. The length of a rectangle is increased by 50%. By what percent

would the width have to be decreased to maintain the same area?

a. 33 1/3

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b. 50

c. 66 2/3

d. 150

Answers for Practice Problem Module 1

1. C, 6X

2

-61X+143 = 0

2. D, order

3. D, an experiment

4. D, division

5. B, irrational

6. C, 25 years old or less

7. A, real and distinct

8. B, combination

9. B, real and unequal

10. A, 196

11. A, 120

12. B, 0.0322

13. A, 1,440

14. C, -8

15. C, 16

16. C, an event

17. D, (17, 19)

18. A. 7/27

19. C, 0.003

20. D, 7

21. D, 0.0322

22. A, 720

23. A, 0.02

24. D, 0.1875

25. C, 5 hrs and 15 min

26. D, 7 and 5

27. B, 5 hrs

28. B, 45 days

29. D, complex and unequal

30. C, -2

31. B, 41

32. D, 23, 700

33. C, 3

34. C, 58

35. C, 6x

2

-52x-60

36. C, 2

37. D, 36%

38. C, 3\5

39. C, 9

40. B, -I

41. C, 3

42. D, 6

43. D, 2

44. D, 6

45. A, 50kms/hr and 80 kms/hr

46. D, 0.1875

47. C, 8

48. B, sometimes irrational

49. C, (x-2)

2

(x+3)

50. A, 33 1/3

Math Practice Problems Module 2

1. Evaluate the determinant

|1 6 0|

|4 2 7|

|0 5 3|

a. 011

b. 101

c. 001

d. 101

2. Find the value of a so that 1+a, 7+a, and 25+a forms a geometric

progression

a. 3

b. 4

c. 2

d. 5

3. Mel gave Lea of her mystery books. Lea gave Benjie of the

books she got form Mel. Benjie gave Badong of the books he got

from Lea. Badong got only 4 books. How many books did Mel start

with?

a. 8.5

b. 7.5

c. 8

d. 32

4. If the first and tenth terms of an arithmetic sequence are 3 and 30

respectively, find the fiftieth term of the sequence.

a. 150

b. 75

c. 50

d. 100

5. What is the remainder if x

55

+3x

47

-5x

31

-8x

24

+2x

18

-4 is divided by x

+ 1.

a. 10

b. 9

c. 9

d. 10

6. The equation y = a

m

is equivalent to the equation

a. m = log

y

a

b. m = log

a

y

c. m = yloga

d. m = alogy

7. A chemical storeroom has a 90% acid solution and a 40% acid

solution. How many centiliters of solution must be taken from each

to obtain 25 centiliters of a 50% acid solution?

a. 6 and 19

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b. 4 and 21

c. 5 and 20

d. 3 and 22

8. Find the sum of the sequence +1/4 + 1/8 +1/16 .

a. 2

b. 4

c. 1

d. 3

9. If you place one cent on the first square of the chessboard, two

cents on the second square, four cents on the third, and so on,

continuing to double the amount until all 64 squares are covered,

how much money will there be in the last square board?

a. 9 x 10

15

b. 9.22 x 10

16

c. 9.22 x 10

15

d. 9.22 x 10

18

10. ________ is the set, which has no elements.

a. universal set

b. infinite set

c. empty set

d. finite set

11. There are 2n persons at a dinner dance party of which the

number of males equals the number of females. If the two persons

are selected at random, what is the probability that the two persons

selected at random are of opposite sex?

a. n

2

/2n-1

b. n/2n-1

c. n/n-1

d. n/2n+1

12. How many four-digit number can be written using the digits 1, 2,

3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 if no digit is repeated in any number?

a. 3020

b. 3022

c. 3024

d. 3042

13. How many cars can be given license plates having 5-digit

number using the digit 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 with no digit repeated

in any license plate.

a. 15120

b. 15400

c. 16020

d. 15020

14. Find the number of permutation of the letters in the word

ENGINEER?

a. 33600

b. 3360

c. 3860

d. 3630

15. How many three-digit numbers between 100 and 1000 can be

made with the digits 0, 1, 2, 3, and 4 if no digit is repeated in any

number?

a. 48

b. 49

c. 46

d. 45

16. How many of the arrangements of the letter of the word

VOLTAGE begins with a vowel and end with a consonant.

a. 1440

b. 1490

c. 1460

d. 1450

17. Find n if P(n+2, 2) = 5 P((n-1, 2)

a. 6

b. 9

c. 4

d. 3

18. How many different teams of 5 players can be chosen out of 12

applicants?

a. 730

b. 718

c. 792

d. 719

19. How many different committees of 5 members can be formed

from 8 men and 6 women if each committee is to have exactly 3

men?

a. 830

b. 840

c. 860

d. 820

20. In how many ways can 2 or more ties can be selected out of 8

ties.

a. 235

b. 240

c. 247

d. 245

21. Find n if P(n, 3) = 6C(n,5).

a. 8

b. 9

c. 10

d. 7

22. A committee of three is to be chosen from a group of 5 men and

4 women. If the selection is made at random, find the probability

that two are men.

a. 10/21

b. 9/10

c. 5/9

d. 11/21

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23. A bag contains nine balls numbered 1 to 9. Two balls are drawn

at random. Find the probability that one is even and the other is

odd.

a. 5/9

b. 9/10

c. 10/21

d. 7/9

24. A bag contains nine balls numbered 1 to 9. Two balls are drawn

at random. Find the probability that both are even.

a. 3/18

b. 5/18

c. 1/3

d. 7/18

25. A bag contains nine balls numbered 1 to 9. Two balls are drawn

at random. Find the probability that both are odd.

a. 3/18

b. 3/8

c. 1/3

d. 820

26. A bag contains 4 white and 5 black balls. If 4 balls are drawn,

what is the probability that the first two balls are white and the last

two are black?

a. 4/5

b. 5/63

c. 4/53

d. 3/5

27. One bag contains 4 white and 6 black balls; a second bag

contains 2 white and 8 black balls; a third bag contains 5 white and

5 black balls. One ball is drawn from each bag. Find the probability

that all are white.

a. 1/25

b. 5/19

c. 3/19

d. 3/25

28. What is probability of throwing a 6 in single throw of two dice?

a. 1/6

b. 5/36

c. 9/51

d. 5/6

29. Find the probability of throwing a 4 with a die exactly 3 times in

7 trials.

a. 0.00781

b. 0.781

c. 0.0781

d. 0.0871

30. A coin is tossed 6 times. Find the probability of getting 4 heads.

a. 15/64

b. 3/8

c. 4/36

d. 13/64

31. A card is drawn from a deck of 52 cards. What is the probability

that the card drawn is a king or a heart?

a. 16/52

b. 4/52

c. 13/52

d. 15/52

32. Two person A and B work independently on a puzzle. If the

probability that A can solve the puzzle is 0.60 and that B is 0.75.

What is the probability that the puzzle will be solved?

a. 0.90

b. 0.80

c. 0.75

d. 0.65

33. There are three applicants A, B, and C to an EE position in an

electric firm. The odds that A will get the position are 7:5 and the

odds that B will get the same position are 1:3. What is the

probability that either A or B will be employed?

a. 3/7

b. 5/6

c. 3/5

d. 2/7

34. What are the odds in favor of C in problem 33?

a. 1:5

b. 2:5

c. 3:5

d. 4:5

35. Six red blocks and 4 white blocks are placed at random in a

row. Find the probability that the two blocks in the middle are of the

same color.

a. 2/11

b. 1/5

c. 7/15

d. 4/15

36. In the series of nos. 2, 5, 8, 1141, the sum is

a. 301

b. 302

c. 303

d. 304

37. Johnny and Louie can clean a room in 3 hrs. After working for 2

hrs., Johnny has his snack while Louie cleaned the room alone for 2

more hrs. How long Louie takes to clean the room alone?

a. 5 hrs

b. 6 hrs

c. 7 hrs

d. 8 hrs

38. Five times Greggys age is 10 more than his grandfathers age.

If the sum of their ages is 86, what is grandfathers age?

a. 50

b. 60

c. 70

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d. 80

39. Seven times a number is 3 more that 5 times another. If the

sum of the numbers is 9, what are the numbers?

a. 2 and 7

b. 3 and 6

c. 4 and 5

d. 1 and 8

40. Train B is 5 mph faster than Train A and can travel a distance of

105 miles, hour faster than A. What are the rates of the two

trains?

a. 20 and 25

b. 30 and 35

c. 40 and 45

d. 50 and 55

41. The denominator of a fraction exceeds the numerator by 4. If

the numerator was tripled, the denominator doubled, the resulting

fractions denominator is 1 less than the numerator of the resulting

fraction. What is the original fraction?

a. 7/11

b. 8/12

c. 9/13

d. 10/14

42. Richard can finish off a gallon of ice cream in one hour while

Philip can eat it in 45 mins. How long would it take both of them to

consume the gallon of ice cream?

a. 15.51 min

b. 20.61 min

c. 25.71 min

d. 30.81 min

43. Annie, Betty, Carol and Dina can finish , , 1/8, and 1/6 of a

job respectively in one day. How many hours will it take them to do

the whole job if they work together?

a. 17.01 hrs

b. 19.02 hrs

c. 21.03 hrs

d. 23.04 hrs

44. In 5 years, a boy will be 7/6 times as old as his uncle. A year

ago, he will be 4/13 times as old. How old is the boy?

a. 8

b. 9

c. 10

d. 11

45. A fraction becomes equal to 1 when 9 is added to the numerator

and becomes 1 when 16 is subtracted from the denominator.

What is the fraction?

a. 35/44

b. 37/46

c. 39/48

d. 41/50

46. The sum of the digits of a 2-digit number is 17. if 9 is added to

the number, the order of the digits will be reversed. Find the

number.

a. 69

b. 79

c. 89

d. 99

47. Barry can walk at a rate of 5 km/hr and his brother Alfie can

walk at a rate of 15 km/hr. How long would it take them to be 60 km

apart if they are walking at opposite directions?

a. 2 hrs

b. 3 hrs

c. 4 hrs

d. 5 hrs

48. Two pipes can fill a tank in 5 and 6 hours respectively while

another pipe can empty it in 6 hours. If the 3 pipes were used at the

same time, how many hours would it take to fill the tank?

a. 2 hrs

b. 3 hrs

c. 4 hrs

d. 5 hrs

49. A woman divides P18, 000 among her 3 daughters in 2:3:4

ratios. How much did each daughter receives?

a. P4, 000, P6, 000, P8, 000

b. P5, 000, P6, 000, P7, 000

c. P2, 000, P7, 000, P9, 000

d. P5, 000, P6, 000, P7, 000

50. A balcony section of a convention hall has 12 seats in the

1

st

row, 14 in the 2

nd

, 16 in the 3

rd

, and so on. If there are only 15

rows in the said balcony section, how many seats are there in the

15

th

row?

a. 35

b. 40

c. 45

d. 50

Answers for Math Practice Problem Module 2

1. D, -101

2. C, 2

3. D, 32

4. A, 150

5. C, -9

6. D, m = alogy

7. C, 5 and 20

8. C, 1

9. D, 9.22 x 10

18

10. C, empty set

11. B, n/2n - 1

12. C, 3024

13. A, 15120

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14. B, 3360

15. A, 48

16. A, 1440

17. D, 3

18. C, 792

19. B, 840

20. C, 247

21. A, 8

22. A, 10/21

23. A, 5/9

24. A, 3/18

25. D, 820

26. B, 5/63

27. A, 1/25

28. B, 5/36

29. C, 0.0781

30. A, 15/64

31. A, 16/52

32. A, 0.90

33. B, 5/6

34. A, 1:5

35. C, 7/156

36. A, 301

37. B, 6 hrs

38. C, 70

39. C, 4 and 5

40. B, 30 and 35

41. C, 9/13

42. C, 25.71 min

43. D, 23.04 hrs

44. B, 9

45. A, 35/44

46. C, 89

47. B, 3 hrs

48. D, 5 hrs

49. A, P4000, P6000, P8000

50. B, 40

Math Practice Problems Module 3

1. During the recent Olympics on 4-men relay team completed in a

1600-meter relay have the following individual speed, R

1

= 26 kph,

R

2

= 27 kph, R

3

=28 kph, R

4

=29kph. What is the average speed of

the team?

a. 25.43

b. 26.44

c. 27.45

d. 28.46

2. A garden can be cultivated by 8 boys in 5 days. 5 men can do the

same work in 6 days. How long would it take for 8 boys and 5 men

to finish the job?

a. 15/11 days

b. 20/11 days

c. 30/11 days

d. 45/11 days

3. At what time between 7 and 8 oclock are the hands of the clock,

at right angles?

a. 7:22

b. 7:18

c. 7:15

d. 7:24

4. At what time between 7 and 8 oclock are the hands of the clock,

at 180

0

apart?

a. 7:05

b. 7:10

c. 7:11

d. 7:30

5. At what time between 7 and 8oclock are the hands of the clock

together?

a. 7:38

b. 7:30

c. 7:45

d. 7:20

6. A man left his office for a business appointment one afternoon

and noticed his watch at past 2 oclock. Between two to three hours

later, the man returned and noticed that the hands of the clock have

exchanged places. What time did he leave and arrive?

a. 2:26.01 and 5:12.17

b. 2:15 and 5:30

c. 2:20 and 5:32

d. 2:23 and 5:40

7. A survey is made on the smoking habit of the male population

above 18 years old of a certain community. The survey was on the

three cigarettes A, B and C.

55% smoke S

40% smoke B

30% smoke C

20% smoke A and B

12% smoke B and C

10%smoke A and C

5% smoke all the three brands

How many % do not smoke?

a. 12

b. 15

c. 3

d. 10

8. Separate 132 into 2 such that the larger divided by the smaller,

the quotient is 6 and the remainder is 13. Find the numbers.

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a. 17 and 115

b. 20 and 112

c. 24 and 108

d. 30 and 102

9. A number of two digits divided by the sum of the digits, the

quotient is 7 and the remainder is 6. If the digits of the number are

interchanged the resulting number exceeds three times the sum of

the digits by 5. What is the number?

a. 39

b. 48

c. 83

d. 72

10. The total tank of the car is filled with 50 liters of alcogas 25% of

which is alcohol. How much of the mixture must be drawn off which

when replaced by pure alcohol will yield a 50-50% alcogas?

a. 16.7

b. 15.6

c. 17.8

d. 18

11. An alloy contains of 25% silver and 10% copper. How much

silver and how much copper must be added to 20 lbs of the alloy to

obtain an alloy containing 38% silver and 36% copper?

a. 14 lbs. Silver

b. 15 lbs silver

c. 20 lbs silver

d. 30 lbs silver

12. A motorist is traveling from A to B at a constant rate of 30 kph

and return from B to A at constant rate of 20 kph. What is his

average velocity?

a. 8

b. 15

c. 30

d. 24

13. If log 2 = A and log3 = B, find the log (2.4)

a. 3A-B-1

b. 3A+B-1

c. 3A+B+1

d. 3A-B+1

14. If log

x

2 +2log

x

3 = 2 +log

x

6, then x =

a. \3

b. \2

c. \5

d. \6

15. Solve logx

2

=(logx)

2

a. 103

b. 102

c. 101

d. 100

16. If 2 = 10

0.3010

and 9 = 10

0.9542

,then 4.5 = 10

x

where x equals

a. 0.2552

b. 0.2553

c. 0.6322

d. 0.6532

17. If log

x

(1/144)=-2, then x =

a. 11

b. 12

c. 4

d. 10

18. If A and B are not mutually exclusive events, then the probability

of the joint occurrence of A and B or P(A and B) is

a. not equal to zero

b. equal to zero

c. equal to unity

d. infinite

19. When the occurrence or no occurrence of event A has no effect

on the occurrence of event B, then A and B are said to be

a. complementary

b. dependent

c. independent

d. mutually exclusive

20. Which of the following relations is true when A and B are

dependent events?

a. P(AandB)=

P(A)-P9(B|A)

b. P(AandB)=P(A)-P(B)

c. P(A or B)=P(A)-(B|A)

d. P(A or B) = P(A)+P(B)

21. If A and B are mutually exclusive events, then

a. P(A and B) =0

b. P(A and B) = 0

c. P(A and B) >0

d. P(A and B)< 0

22. If P(A) is the probability of event A;P(B) is the probability of

event B and P(A and B) is the probability of their joint occurrence,

such that P(A and B)=P(A)-P(B), then A and B are said to be

a. complementary

b. disjoint

c. dependent

d. independent

23.Which of the following events are not mutually exclusive?

a. events ACE and HEART

b. events ACE and JACK

c. events 2 and odd

d. events1 and prime

24. The probability that the Ginebra basketball team will win the

championship is assessed as being 1/3. Find the odds that the

team will win.

a. 1:2

b. 2:1

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c. 1:3

d. 3:1

25. The odds that a reviewee will not pass the board exam are 1:4.

Find the probability that the reviewee will not pass the exam.

a. 0.80

b. 0.20

c. 0.25

d. 0.75

26. An experiment consists of selecting a random of three-television

tubes form a lot of 5 containing 2 defective. What is the probability

of getting exactly two defective tubes?

a. 0.25

b. 0.30

c. 0.35

d. 0.40

27. Out of 1, 000 ECE reviewees, the probability that a reviewee

picked at random is over 25 years old is 0.25 and the probability

that he is less than 20 years old is 0.15. What is the probability that

a reviewee picked at random is between 20 and 25 years old?

a. 0.55

b. 0.60

c. 0.65

d. 0.70

28.The mean deviation is a measure of

a. dispersion

b. distribution

c. central tendency

d. frequency

29. It is the highest score in a distribution minus the lowest score in

the distribution.

a. range

b. deviation

c. variance

d. interval

30. It is halfway between the lower limit of one class and the upper

limit of the preceding class.

a. class boundary

b. class mark

c. class interval

d. class size

31. In statistics, which of the following is not considered as a

continuous variable?

a. height

b. weight

c. number of accidents

d. temperature

32. The number of reviewees in a room is a

a. continuous variable

b. discrete variable

c. variate

d. statistic

33. Find the median of trhe following: 21, 43, 20, 29, 50, 36, 17, 19.

a. 24

b. 25

c. 26

d. 23

34. It is a measure of central tendency, which depends upon the

number of score and not on the magnitude of the scores.

a. mean

b. median

c. mode

d. geometric mean

35. A car travels from A and B at 30 kph, from B to C at 40 kph and

from C to A at 50 kph. If A, B and C are equidistant from each other,

determine the average speed of the car for the entire trip by using

the harmonic lean formula.

a. 37.3

b. 38.3

c. 39.3

d. 36.3

36. Which of the following relations is true?

a. sin(-A) = sin A

b. tan(-A) = tan A

c. cos(-A) = cos A

d. csc(-A) = csc A

37. What is the period of y = 3sin(x2)?

a. 2t

b. 3t

c. 4t

d. 5t

38. If A and B are complementary angles, then which of the

following is true?

a. sinAcosB = 1

b. sinAcosB = 0

c. sin

2

A-cos

2

B = 0

d. sin

2

A-cos

2

B = 1

39. If tanA = 2, then tan2A is equal to

a. 4/3

b. 4/3

c.

d. -3/4

40. If sinx = cosy,then

a. xy = 90

0

b. x+y = 90

0

c. x-y = 90

0

d. none of the above

41. The value of csc 240

0

is equal to the value of

a. sin60

0

b. sin60

0

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c. cos60

0

d. csc60

0

42. Evaluate: 2sinx 3 cotx = 0; 0 sxs2t

o. t/3, 5/3t

|. t/3, t/4

c. 5t/3, t/4

d. none of these

43. cosx>0 and sin x< 0,then x is in quadrant

a. I

b. II

c. III

d. IV

44. If an angle is 9 degrees more than twice its supplement then the

number of degrees in the angle is

a. 27

b. 57

c. 114

d. 123

45. A man travels 4 miles north, 12 miles east and then 12 miles

north. How far is he in miles from the starting point?

a. 17

b. 20

c. 21

d. 24

46. In a triangle, one angle is 3 times as big as the other. If the sum

of these angles is 120

0

. Find the measure of the third angle.

a. 60

0

b. 90

0

c. 100

0

d. 110

0

47. A triangle has sides of 4, 6, and 8 units long. If the shortest side

of a similar triangle is 12 units long, what are the lengths of the

other two sides?

a. 16 and 26

b. 17 and 25

c. 18 and 24

d. 19 and 23

48. Find the value of (1+i)

12

.

a. 36

b. 64

c. 36i

d. 64i

49. If sin60 +cos3u = 0, find 0 where 0

0

< u<360

0

.

a. 320

0

b. 240

0

c. 120

0

d. 110

0

50. Reduce (2cis60

0

)

2

(cis(-30

0

C))

2

to the form a + bi.

a. 2+2\3i

b. 2-2\3i

c. 2+\3i

d. 2-\3i

Answers for Math Practice Problem Module 3

1. C, 27.47

2. B, 20/11 days

3. A, 7:22

4. A, 7:05

5. AB, 7:38, 7:30

6. A, 2:26.01 & 5:12.178

7. A, 12

8. A, 17 and 115

9. C, 83

10. A, 16.7

11. A, 14 lbs silver

12. D, 24

13. B, 3A+B-1

14. A, \3

15. D, 100

16. D, 0.6532

17. B, 12

18. A, not equal to 0

19. C, independent

20. A, P(AandB)=P(A)-

P(B|A)

21. B, P(A and B) = 0

22. D, independent

23. A, events ACE and HEART

24. A, 1:2

25. B, 0.20

26. B, 0.30

27. B, 0.60

28. A, dispersion

29. A, range

30. A, class boundary

31. C, number of accidents

32. B, discrete variable

33. B, 25

34. B, median

35. B, 38.3

36. C, cos(-A) = cos A

37. C, 4t

38. C, sin

2

A cos

2

B = 0

39. B, -4/3

40. B, x+y = 90

0

41. D, -csc60

0

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42. A, t/3, 5/3t

43. D, IV

44. D, 123

45. B, 20

46. A, 60

0

47. C, 18 and 24

48. B, -64

49. D, 110

0

50. C, 2 + \3i

Math Practice Problems Module 4

1. Reduce (-3+2i)

6

/ 169 to the form rcis u.

a. 13 cis 788

0

5143

b. 13 cis 877

0

5134

c. 13 cis 787

0

5143

d. 13 cis 887

0

5134

2. The trigonometric expression cos(arccosx) is equal to

a. 4x

3

+3x

b. 4x

3

-3x

c. 4x

2

+3x

d. 4x

2

-3x

3. If arctan (1+x) + arctan (1-x) = arctan (1/2), find x.

a. 1

b. 2

c. 3

d. 4

4. A tree stands vertically on a hillside that makes an angle of

22

0

with the horizontal. From a point 15 m down the hill from the

base of the tree, the angle of elevation of the top of tree is 44

0

. Find

the distance from the point to the top of the flagpole.

a. 7.51 m

b. 7.61 m

c. 7.71 m

d. 7.81 m

5. A flagpole 49 m high is situated at the top of a hill. At a point 183

m down the hill, the angle between the surface of the hill and line to

the top of the flagpole is 8 degrees. Find the distance from the point

to the top of the flagpole.

a. 223.1 m

b. 232.1 m

c. 322.1 m

d. 233.1 m

6. The angle of depression of a boat observed from the top of a

lighthouse is 3

0

28. If the lighthouse is 27 m high, find the distance

of the boat from the base of the lighthouse.

a. 445.30 m

b. 445.50 m

c. 445.70 m

d. 445.90 m

7. Two ships left the same port, one going in the direction N70

0

E

and the other sailing directly east. The first ship traveled at the rate

of 12 kilometers per hour, After 30 minutes, the second ship was

observed to the directly south of the first. Find the speed of the

second ship.

a. 10.82 km/hr

b. 12.28 km/hr

c. 13.82 km/hr

d. 11.28 km/hr

8. A pole stands on an inclined plane, which makes an angle of

38

0

21 with the horizontal. At the base of the inclined plane, the pole

subtends an angle of 19

0

36; at a point 11 meters up the inclined

plane, it subtends an angle of 48

0

32. Find the height of the pole.

a. 7.29 m

b. 7.39 m

c. 7.49 m

d. 7.59 m

9. A 90-degree arc on the earth is equal to how many nautical miles

in length?

a. 5, 600

b. 5, 400

c. 5, 200

d. 5, 000

10. The plane of a small circle on a sphere of radius 25 cm is 7 cm

from the center of the sphere. Find the radius of the small circle.

a. 21

b. 22

c. 23

d. 24

11. Find in kilometers the length of an arc of a great circle on the

earth if its length is 12.5 degrees.

a. 1389

b. 1370

c. 1352

d. 1333

12. A spherical triangle has angles A, B and C, each of which is

less than 180 degrees. Which of the following is true?

a. A + B + C = 180

0

b. A + B + C > 360

0

c. A + B + C = 360

0

d. A + B + C > 180

0

13. Find the difference in longitude between two points A and B if A

is in longitudes 45

0

E and B in longitude 155

0

W.

a. 110

0

b. 160

0

c. 180

0

d. 200

0

14. You are in latitude 40

0

N. How far are you from the equator in

statute miles?

a. 2, 476.8

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b. 2, 674.8

c. 2, 764.8

d. 2, 467.8

15. If the radius of the earth is 6, 370 km, find the radius of a

parallel of latitude 60 degrees north.

a. 3, 185 km

b. 3, 158 km

c. 3, 518 km

d. 3, 581 km

16. Find the distance in nautical miles between A (40

0

30N,60

0

E)

and B (80

0

20S,60

0

E).

a. 5,270

b. 5,720

c. 7,520

d. 7250

17. Find the difference in longitude between New York (40

0

43N,

74

0

W) and Sydney (33

0

52S, 151

0

13E).

a. 77

0

13

b. 134

0

47

c. 134

0

87

d. 77

0

31

18. If A is 720 nautical miles south of the equator, find the latitude of

A in degrees.

a. 14

0

S

b. 12

0

S

c. 10

0

S

d. 13

0

S

19. Find the area of a spherical triangle with angles 34

0

23, 119

0

37

and 38

0

43

on a sphere of radius 10.

a. 24.19

b. 23.19

c. 22.19

d. 21.19

20. A spherical triangle, which contains at least one side equal to a

right angle, is called

a. a polar triangle

b. a right triangle

c. an isosceles triangle

d. a quadrantal triangle

21. A ship sails in latitude 32

0

N due east until it has made good a

difference in longitude of 2

0

35. Find the departure.

a. 131.45 nm

b. 141.35 nm

c. 135.41 nm

d. 145.31 nm

22. Using Napiers Rule, write a formula to find angle A when angle

B and side c are given.

a. tanA = cosc tanB

b. cotA = cosc tanB

c. tanA = tanc cosB

d. cotA = tanc cosB

23. In a right spherical triangle whose angles are A = 63

0

15, B =

135

0

34 and C = 90

0

, find side b.

a. 134.1

0

b. 143.1

0

c. 131.4

0

d. 141.3

0

24. A ship leaves M (36

0

N, 76

0

W) and sailing on a great circle arc

crosses the equator at 50

0

W. Find the distance traveled.

a. 2,60l nm

b. 2,501 nm

c. 2,401 nm

d. 2,301 nm

25. Given a spherical triangle with A = 74

0

21, B = 83

0

41 and C =

58

0

39. Find c.

a. 54.93

0

b. 56.80

0

c. 55.73

0

d. 57.36

0

26. Given: a = 51

0

31, b = 36

0

47 and c = 80

0

12. Find A

a. 34.45

0

b. 34.55

0

c. 34

0

35

d. 34

0

25

27. Given: a = 68

0

27, b = 87

0

32 and C = 97

0

53. Find c.

a. 94.41

0

b. 97.41

0

c. 96.41

0

d. 95.41

0

28. How long does it take to sail from Manila (14

0

36N, 121

0

5E) to

Hong Kong (22

0

18N, 114

0

10E) at the rate of 18 mph?

a. 1.5 days

b. 1.6 days

c. 1.7 days

d. 1.8 days

29. Express in hour, minutes and seconds the time corresponding

to 260

0

34.

a. 17h20m16s

b. 17h21m16s

c. 17h22m16s

d. 17h23m16s

30. In a quadrantal spherical triangle where a = 54

0

, b = 38

0

and c =

90

0

, find angle A.

a. 16.31

0

b. 17.31

0

c. 18.31

0

d. 19.31

0

31. An icosahedron is a regular polyhedron having

a. 12 faces

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b. 16 faces

c. 18 faces

d. 20 faces

32. The perpendicular distance from the center of a regular polygon

to a side is called the_________ of the polygon.

a. altitude

b. amplitude

c. median

d. apothem

33. The angle formed by two intersecting planes is called a

a. face angle

b. vertical angle

c. dihedral angle

d. central angle

34. Find the area of a pentagon whose apothem is 10 cm.

a. 336.72 cm

2

b. 373.65 cm

2

c. 327.36 cm

2

d. 363.27 cm

2

35. The radii of two spheres are in the ratio 3:4 and the sum of their

surface area is 2,500tsq. cm. Find the radius of the smaller sphere.

a. 15 cm

b. 10 cm

c. 20 cm

d. 25 cm

36. The base of a pyramid is a regular hexagon whose apothem is

8.66 cm. If the altitude of the pyramid is 6 cm, find the volume of the

pyramid rounded to 3 significant figures.

a. 510 cu. Cm

b. 515 cu. Cm

c. 520 cu. Cm

d. 525 cu. Cm

37. A face diagonal of a cube is 4 cm. Find the volume of the cube.

a. 22.63 cm

3

b. 21.64 cm

3

c. 23.62 cm

3

d. 24.64 cm

3

38. What is the distance in cm between two vertices of a cube,

which are farthest from each other, if an edge measures 5 cm?

a. 5\2

b. 5\3

c. 5\4

d. 5\5

39. The volume of a cube is reduced to _____ if all sides are

halved.

a.

b.

c. 1/8

d. 1/16

40. The sum of the angles of a polygon of n sides equals.

a. 360

0

b. 180

0

c. (n-2) x180

0

d. (n-2)(180

0

)

/ n

41. Each exterior angles of a polygon of n sides is

a. 180/n

b. 360/n

c. (n-2)(180

0

) / n

d. always 72

0

42. The median of a trapezoid equals _________ the sum of the

bases.

a. 1/3

b.

c.

d. 1/5

43. A pyramid has a base whose sides are 10 m, 16 m and 18 m. if

the altitude of the pyramid is 20 m, find the volume of the inscribed

cone in m

3

.

a. 274.18

b. 1715.36

c. 325.1

d. 376.57

44. The tangent and a secant are drawn to a circle from the same

external point. If the tangent is 6 inches and the external segment

of the secant is 3 inches, the length of the secant is _____inches.

a. 12

b. 15

c. 14

d. 18

45. Two secants from a point outside the circles are 24 and 32. If

the external segment of the first is 8, the external of the second is:

a. 8

b. 6

c. 10

d. 12

46. A trench is constructed so that its cross section is a trapezoid

the area of which is 21 square feet. If the shorter base is 2 times its

height and the longer base is 5 ft longer than its height, find the

height of the trench.

a. 3 ft

b. 4 ft

c. 5 ft

d. 6 ft

47. The second proposition of Pappus states that the volume of a

solid of revolution is equal to the generating area times the

circumference of the circle described by the centroid of the area.

Find the volume of the solid formed by revolving a circle around a

line tangent to it. Let R be the radius of the circle.

a. 19.74 R

3

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b. 100R

3

c. 18.85 R

3

d. R

3

48. If a circular cylindrical tank axis horizontal, diameter 1 meter,

and length 2 meters is filled with water up to a depth of 0.75 meter,

how much water is in the tank?

a. 2 m

3

b. 1.51 m

3

c. 1.2637 m

3

d. 3.1415 m

3

49. The diagonals of a rhombus are equal to 30 cm and 40 cm. Find

the distance between the plane of the rhombus and a point M if the

latter is 20 cm distant from each of its sides.

a. 15 cm

b. 16 cm

c. 17 cm

d. 18 cm

50. The angle at the vertex of an axial section of a cone is a right

one. The area of the section is equal to 25 cm

2

. Find the area of its

base.

a. 25t cm

2

b. 30t cm

2

c. 50t cm

2

d. 625t cm

2

Answers for Math Practice Problem Module 4

1. B, 13 cis 887

0

5134

2. B, 4x

3

3x

3. B, 2

4. D, 7.81m

5. A, 223.1 m

6. C, 445.70 m

7. D, 11.28 km/hr

8. A, 7.29 m

9. B, 5, 400

10. D, 24

11. A, 1, 389

12. D, A+B+C >180

0

13. A, 110

0

14. C, 2, 764.8

15. A, 3, 185 KM

16. D, 7, 250

17. B, 134

0

47

18. B, 12

0

S

19. C, 22.19

20. D, a quadrantal triangle

21. A, 131.45 nm

22. B, cotA = cosc tanB

23. B, 143.1

0

24. A, 2, 601 nm

25. A, 54.93

0

26. B, 34.55

0

27. C, 96.41

0

28. B, 1.6 days

29. C, 17

h

22

m

16

s

30. B, 17.31

0

31. D, 20 faces

32. D, apothem

33. C, dihedral angle

34. A, 336.72 cm

2

35. A, 15 cm

36. C, 520 cu. cm

37. A, 22.63 cm

3

38. B, 5\3

39. C, 1/8

40. C, (n-2)x 180

0

41. B, 360/n

42. B, 1/2

43. A, 274.18

44. A, 12

45. B, 6

46. A, 3 ft

47. B, 100 R

3

48. C, 1.2637 m

3

49. B, 16 cm

50. A, 25t cm

2

Math Practice Problems Module 5

1. The altitude of a cone is equal to half the diameter of the sphere

circumscribed about it. How many times is the volume of the sphere

greater than that of the cones?

a.

b. 2

c. 4

d.

2. Determine the volume of the spherical segment given its altitude

equal to 4 cm and the radius of the base circle equal to 8 cm.

a. 252t/3 cm

3

b. 342t/3 cm

3

c. 342t/3 cm

3

d. 416t/3 cm

3

3. A ball whose radius is equal to 30 cm is provided with a

cylindrical hole bored along its diameter. Compute the volume of

the remaining portion if the radius of the cylindrical hole is equal to

18 cm.

a. 20, 582t cm

3

b. 15, 325t cm

3

c. 18, 432t cm

3

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d. 21, 153t cm

3

4. The edge of a cube is equal to a. Find the radius of the

circumscribed sphere.

a. 9/2

b. 2a

c. a\3/2

d. 4\2a

5. The perimeter of a rectangle is 22. If one of the rectangles is

doubled and the other tripled, the perimeter would be 32 more than

the perimeter of the original rectangle. What are the sides of the

rectangle?

a. 6 and 5

b. 8 and 7

c. 10 and 9

d. 12 and 11

6. if a polygon has 54 diagonals, then it must have,

a. 12 sides

b. 10 sides

c. 11 sides

d. 13 sides

7. A trench is constructed so that its cross section is a trapezoid the

area of which is 21 sq.ft. if the shorter base is 2 times its height and

the longer base is 5 ft longer than its height. Find the length of the

shorter base.

a. 3

b. 4

c. 5

d. 6

8. if the acute angles of a right triangle are in the ratio 1:2, then the

number of degrees in the small angles is:

a. 30

b. 20

c. 45

d. 90

9. The length of a wire fence around a circular flowerbed is

10t feet. The area of the flowerbed in sq.ft is

a. 100t

b. 50t

c. 25t

d. 5t

10. The perimeter of rectangle is 28m and its diagonal is 10 m. find

the area of the rectangle.

a. 48 sq.m

b. 38 sq.m

c. 10 sq.m

d. 28 sq.m

11. This conic section may be defined as the loci of appoint that

moves in a plane so that the sum of its distances from two fixed

points of the planes is a constant.

a. hyperbola

b. circle

c. parabola

d. ellipse

12. The graph of r=a(1+cosu) is a

a. cardioid

b. lemniscate

c. limacon

d. rose

13. The parabola y= 4-x

2

opens

a. to the right

b. to the left

c. upward

d. downward

14. The equation r=a is the polar equation of

a. an ellipse

b. a parabola

c. a hyperbola

d. circle

15. The graph of x

3

+y

3

-3axy = 0 is called the

a. cycloid

b. strophoid

c. folium of Descartes

d. cissoids of diocles

16. The intersection of the medians of a triangle whose vertices are

(-6, -8), (3, -5) and (4, -2) are at

a. (0, 0)

b. (-1/3, -5)

c. (-1/3, 5)

d. 1/3, -5)

17. Find the equation of the line, which passes through the point (-

2, 9) and the sum of its intercepts equal to 10.

a. 2x+3y-23 = 0

b. 3x+2y-12 = 0

c. 3x-2y+24 = 0

d. 2x-3y+31 = 0

18. A parabola may be defined as the set of points that are

equidistant from a fixed point and a fixed line. The fixed point is

called the focus and the fixed line is called the

a. asymptote

b. latis rectum

c. directrix

d. tangent line

19. Find x if the lilneL

1

through (-1, 3) and (-3, -2) is perpendicular

to the line L

2

through (-7, 4) and (x, 0).

a. 6

b. 3

c. 4

d. 2

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20. The general equation of the parabola whose axis is parallel to

the y-axis is

a. Ax

2

+Cy

2

+Dx+Ey+F=0

b. Ax

2

+Dx+Ey+F=0

c. Ax

2

+Cy

2

+Dx+Ey+F=0 where A=C have the same sign

d. None of the above

21. The point P divides the line segment P

1

P

2

in the ratio

r=P

1

P

0

/P

1

P

2

=3/10. if P

0

=(9, 2) and (6, 8), find P

2

.

a. (15, -13)

b. (16, -12)

c. (17, -10)

d. (18, -9)

22. The length of the latus rectum of 4x

2

+9y

2

+24x+36y+36=0 is

a. 2.76

b. 2.67

c. 2.65

d. 2.65

23. Find the angle from the line through (-2, -3) and 94, 3) to the

line through (-1, 6) and (3, -2).

a. arctan(1/2)

b. arctan(1/3)

c. arctan 3

d. arctan 2

24. The graph of y

2

=x is

a. a parabola

b. a pair of intersecting lines

c. a pair of parallel lines

d. none of the above

25. The slope of the line 3x-2y = 4 is equal to

a. 3/2

b. 2/3

c. 3

d. none of the above

26. If the eccentricity of a conic section is greater than one, then it is

a. an ellipse

b. a circle

c. a hyperbola

d. a parabola

27. If the lines L

1

and L

2

with slopes m

12

and m

2

respectively, are

perpendicular to each other, then

a. m

2

=0

b. m

1

=m

2

c. m

1

m

2

=-1

d. m

1

= -m

2

28. The vertex of a parabola y

2

-4x+6y+13 = 0 is at

a. (-3, 1)

b. (1, -3)

c. (0, 0)

d. (1, 1)

29. If a line sklants upward to the right, then its slope is

a. zero

b. positive

c. negative

d. infinity

30. The graph of 3x

2

y = y

2

+6x is

a. an ellipse

b. a parabola

c. a circle

d. a hyperbola

31. The lines 3x+4y-10 = 0 and 4x-3y-1 = 0 are

a. parallel

b. coincident

c. bisecting

d. perpendicular

32. The equation of the line passing through (2, 2) and (4, 8) is y =

________

a. x-4

b. 3x-4

c. 3x+2

d. x+2

33. Given the curve Ax

2

+By

2

+F=0, passes through the points (4, 0)

and (0, 3). Find the value of A.

a. 9

b. 3

c. 4

d. 5

34. The center of the circle 3x

2

+3y

2

-6x+10y+2 = 0 is at

a. (1, 1)

b. (2, 1/3)

c. (1, -5/3)

d. (0, 0)

35. The eccentricity of the ellipse x

2

/5 +y

2

/7 = 1 is

a. 1/7\14

b. 2/3

c. 5/7

d. 1

36. If the coefficient of the terms in x

2

and y

2

are unequal and of the

same sign, then the conic is:

a. parabola

b. hyperbola

c. ellipse

d. circle

37. _________is the locus of appoint the absolute value of the

difference of whose distances from two distinct fixed points is a

positive constant

a. ellipse

b. parabola

c. hyperbola

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Franz Dimaapi Page 18

d. circle

38. The slope of asymptotes of x

2

/a

2

+ y

2

/b

2

= 1 is

a. b/a

b. a/b

c. 1

d. 1-b/a

39. The locus of the parabola (x-5)

2

= -12(y-1) is

a. (5, 1)

b. (5, -2)

c. (1, -2)

d. (1, -1)

40. The straight line equation y = x-5 passes through the points

a. (6, 3)

b. (3, 0)

c. (2, 2)

d. (0, -4)

41. The rectangular coordinates of a point are (\3, 1). The polar

coordinates of this point are

a. (4, t/6)

b. (2, t/6)

c. (4, t/3)

d. (\3, 1)

42. The rectangular form of r=4 tan

2

usecu is

a. 4x

3

=y

2

b. x

3

=4y

2

c. 4x

2

=y

3

d. x

2

=4y

3

43. The equation of the line passing through (0, 4) and parallel to

the x-axis is

a. y=4

b. 4x+y = 0

c. y = x

2

+4

d. 4y-2=x

44. The graphs of the equations y = 2x+3 and y= x

2

-x-1intersect at

two point. The coordinates of these points are

a. (0, 3), (2, 1)

b. (-1, 1), (4, 11)

c. (-1, 1), (-6, 3)

d. (1, 5), (2, 5)

45. The area of the triangle whose vertices are (-3, 8)(7, 4) and (5, -

1) is

a. 40 sq. units

b. 29 sq. units

c. 30 sq. units

d. 60 sq. units

46. The curve xy = a

2

is

a. hyperbola

b. parabola

c. circle

d. ellipse

47. The distance between two points P

1

(2, -1) and P

2

(6, 2) is

a. 4

b. 5

c. 6

d. 3

48. The polar form of xy = 3(x+y) is

a. r = 6csc20(cosu+sinu)

b. r

2

=6scs4u

c. r=2sin2u

d. r

2

=3cos3u

49. A quadrilateral whose four sides are equal and parallel with no

angle equal to aright angle is called a

a. parallelogram

b. parallelepiped

c. trapezoid

d. rhombus

Answers for Math Practice Problem Module 5

1. C, 4

2. A, 252t/3 cm3

3. C, 18, 432t cm3

4. C, A\3/2

5. A, 6 and 5

6. A, 12 sides

7. D, 6

8. A, 30

9. C, 25t

10. A, 48 sq.m

11. D, ellipse

12. A, cardioid

13. D, downward

14. D, circle

15. C, folium of descartes

16. D, (1/3, -5)

17. B, 3x+2y-12 = 0

18. C, directrix

19. B, 3

20. B, Ax

2

+Dx+Ey+F = 0

21. B, (16, -12)

22. B, 2.67

23. C, arctan 3

24. A, a parabola

25. A, 3/2

26. C, a hyperbola

27. C, m

1

m2

-1

28. B, (1, -3)

29. B, positive

Math Exams

Franz Dimaapi Page 19

30. D, a hyperbola

31. D, perpendicular

32. B, 3x-4

33. A, 9

34. C, (1, -5/3

35. A, 1/7\14

36. C, ellipse

37. C, hyperbola

38. A, b/a

39. B, (5, -2)

40. D, (0, -4)

41. B, (2, t/6

42. C, 4x

2

=y

3

y=4

43. A, y=4

44. B, (-1, 1), (4,11)

45. C, 30 sq units

46. A, hyperbola

47. B, 5

48. A, r=6csc2u(cosu+sinu)

49. D, rhombus

Math Practice Problems Module 6

1. If the equation r = (u) is unchanged when u is replaced by 180

+ u of when r is replaced by r, then the curve is symmetric with

respect to

a. normal size

b. polar axis

c. pole

d. both axes

2. The curve whose general equation is r= a sin nu of r=a cos nu.

a. rose

b. lemniscate

c. cardoid

d. spiral

3. An equilateral triangle is inscribed in the parabola x

2

=8y with one

vertex of the triangle at the origin. Find the area of the triangle.

a. 192\3

b. 192\3/2

c. 192\3/4

d. 192\3/5

4. Find the area in the second quadrant bounded by the curve x

2

/9

+y

2

/9 = 1 and the coordinates axes

a. 6t

b. 2.25t

c. 3t

d. 4t

5. If P (x, y) is such that AP/PB = 7/6 where A(2, 5) and B(5, -1),

find x.

a. 43/13

b. 54/13

c. 47/13

d. 51/13

6. If the line segment AB is parallel to the line segment CD and A

(4, -3), B(2, 0), C(4, 1), D(x,2), find x.

a. 11/3

b. 10/3

c. 7/3

d. 5/3

7. Which of the following curves is symmetric with respect to the x-

axis?

a. y

2

=x

3

b. y

3

=x

2

c. y=x

3

d. y=x

2

8. Determine k so that the radius of the circle x

2

+y

2

+3x-2y +k =0 is

equal to 2.

a. 3/4

b.

c. 3/5

d. 3/5

9. Find the eccentricity of 25x

2

+16y

2

= 400

a. 0.55

b. 0.66

c. 0.65

d. 0.70

10. A power cable hangs in parabolic arc between two poles 100 ft

apart. If the poles are 40 ft and if the lowest point on the suspended

cable is 35 ft above the ground, find the height of the cable at a

point 20 ft from the pole.

a. 34.8 ft

b. 35.8 ft

c. 36.8 ft

d. 37.8 ft

11. Find the distance between (4, 3, 2) and (-3, -2, 1).

a. 3\3

b. 4\3

c. 5\3

d. 6\3

12. Find the distance from the origin to (4, -3, 2).

a. \29

b. \27

c. \13

d. \31

13. Find the radius of the sphere x

2

+y

2

+z

2

-2x+6y+2z-14 = 0.

a. a. 4

b. 5

c. 6

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d. 3

14. The triangle with vertices (3, 5, -4), (-1, 1, 2) and (-5, -5, -2) is

a. right

b. isosceles

c. equilateral

d. scalene

15. Find the direction numbers of the line through P

1

(-3, 2, 4) and

P

2

(2, 5, -2).

a. 5, 3, 6

b. 5, -3, 6

c. 5, 3, -6

d. 5, 3, 6

16. Find the angle between the line L

1

with direction numbers 3, 4,

1 and the line L

2

with direction numbers 5, 3, -6.

a. 60.41

0

b. 60.51

0

c. 60.61

0

d. 60.71

0

17. Find the angle A of the triangle whose vertices are A(4, 6, 1),

B(6, 4, 0) and C(-2, 3, 3).

a. 112.39

0

b. 113.29

0

c. 119.23

0

d. 112.93

0

18. If the angle between two lines with direction numbers 1, 4, -8

and x, 3, -6 is arcos(62/63), find x.

a. 4

b. 3

c. 2

d. 1

19. The direction numbers of two lines are 2, -1, 4 and 3, y, 2. If

the lines are perpendicular, find y.

a. 2

b. 3

c. 4

d. 5

20. Find the x-coordinate of the point which is 10 units from the

origin and has direction cosines cos = 1/3 and coso = -2/3.

a. 20/3

b. 19/3

c. 10/3

d. 17/3

21. A triangle has a vertices at A(2, -1, 3), B(-4, -3, 1) and C(0, 5, -

1). Find the length of the median from vertex A to the side BC.

a. a. |. \27

c. \28

d. \29

e. \30

22. Transform xy = 8 to cylindrical coordinates.

a. r

2

sin2u = 8

b. r

2

sinu= 16

c. rsin2u=8

d. rsin2u=16

23. Transfrom psinCsinutanu=5 50 rectangular coordinates.

a. y=5x

b. y

2

5x

c. y=5x

2

d. xy=5

24. Transform p=6u to cylindrical coordinates

a. r

2

+z

2

=u

2

b. r

2

+z

2

=6u

2

c. r

2

+z

2

=36

d. r

2

+z

2

=360u

25. Give the equivalent spherical coordinate of (3, 4, 6).

a. (\61, 53.13

0

, 38.9

0

)

b. (\61, 53.13

0

, 39.81

0

)

c. (\61, 51.33

0

, 39.81

0

)

d. (\61, 53.31

0

, 39.91

0

)

26. Find the equation of the plane which passes through (-1, -3, 6)

and which parallel to the plane 4x-9y+7z+2 = 0

a. 4x-9y+7z-65 = 0

b. 4x-9y+5z-60 = 0

c. 4x-9y-7z+65 = 0

d. 4x-9y+5z-60 = 0

27. Find the distance from 2x +7y +4z 3 = 0 to (2,3,3).

a. 32/\69

b. 33/\69

c. 35/\69

d. 34/\69

28. Find the coordinates of thepoint which divides the line segment

P

1

P

2

where P

1

(2, 5, -3) and P

2

(-4, 0, 1) in the ratio 2:3.

a. (-2/5, 3, -7/5)

b. (/5, -3, -7/5)

c. (2/5, -3, 7/5)

d. 2/5, -3, 7/5)

29. If the angle between the planes 2x-3y+18 and 2x-y+kz = 12 is

arcos(19/21), fin k.

a. 2

b. 3

c. 4

d. 5

30. Find the angle between the line with dircton numbers 1, -1, -1

and the plane 3x-4y+2z-5 = 0

a. 30.40

0

b. 31.41

0

c. 32.42

0

d. 33.43

0

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31. Find the direction numbers of the line 2x-y+3z+4 =m 0 and

3x+2y-z+7 = 0

a. [5, 11, -7]

b. [-5, 11, 7]

c. [5, -11, 7]

d. [-5, -11, 7]

32. Find the equation of the plane perpendicular to the line joining

(2, 5, -3) and (4, -1, 0) and which passes through (1, 4, -7).

a. 2x-6y+3z-43 = 0

b. 2x+6y+3z+43 = 0

c. 2x-6y+3z+43 = 0

d. 2x-6y-3z-43 = 0

33. If the acute angle between the planes kx-y+z = 7 and x+y+2z =

11 is 60

0

, find k.

a. 1

b. 2

c. 3

d. 4

34. The surface described by the equation 4x

2

+y

2

+26z = 100 is

a. an elliptic hyperboloid

b. an elliptic paraboloid

c. an ellipsoid

d. an elliptic cone

35. Find the Cartesian coordinates of the point having the cylindrical

coordinates (3, t/4, 5).

a. (0, 5, 3)

b. (0, 3, 5)

c. 5, 0, 3)

d. (3, 0, 5)

36. Find the cylindrical coordinates of the point having the Cartesian

coordinate (4, 4, -2).

a. (4\2, t/4, -2)

b. (2\2, t/6, -2)

c. (\3, /3, -2)

d. (4\2, t/2, -2)

37. Find the Cartesian coordinates of the point having the spherical

coordinates (4, t/6,t/4)

a. (\6, \2, 2\2)

b. (\3, \2, 2\3)

c. (\6, \3, \2)

d. (\3, \6, 2\2)

38. If an x = a, y<0, then y decreases as x

a. increases

b. decreases

c. becomes infinite

d. becomes zero

39. If the 3

rd

derivative of a function in one variable is equal to zero,

then the function is

a. quadratic

b. cubic

c. linear

d. quartic

40. Find the maximum point of y = 4+3x-x

3

.

a. (0, 40

b. 1, 2)

c. (1, 6)

d. (-2, 6)

41. A picture 2 m high is hanging on a wall with the bottom of the

picture 0.6 m above the observers eye level. How far from the wall

must be observer stand in order that the angle subtended by the

picture be a maximum?

a. 1.23 m

b. 1.25 m

c. 1.27 m

d. 1.29 m

42. Evaluate

lim x

3

-x

2

-x+10

x -2 x

2

+3x+2

a. 0

|. o

c. 5

d. 15

43. If the first derivative of a function is a constant, then it is a,

_______function.

a. linear

b. quadratic

c. logarithmic

d. exponential

44. The function y = f(x) has a minimum value at x = 2 of f92) = 0

and if

a. f(2) = 0

b. f(2) = 0

c. f(2)<0

d. f(2)>0

45. How fast does the diagonal of a cube increase if each side of

the cube increases at the constant rate of 5 cm/s?

a. 6.7 cm/s

b. 7.6 cm/s

c. 8.7 cm/s

d. 7.8cm/s

46. At the minimum point, the slope of the tangent line is

a. zero

b. positive

c. negative

d. infinity

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Franz Dimaapi Page 22

47. At the inflection point where x = a,

a. f(a) = 0

b. f(a)>0

c. f(a)<0

d. f(a)=0

48. When y is negative, then the curve y = f(x) is

a. concave upward

b. concave downward

c. horizontal

d. vertical

49. The volume of a sphere is increasing at the rate of 6 cm

3

/hr. At

what rate is its surface area increasing when the radius is 40 cm?

a. 0.5 cm

2

/hr

b. 0.4cm

2

c. 0.3 cm

2

/hr

d. 0.2 cm

2

/hr

50 The paths of two planes, flying in straight line at the same

altitude, intersect at an angle of 60 degrees at a point A. one of the

planes is flying at 300 kph towards A while the other is flying at 400

kph away from A. if at some point, they are 100 km away from A,

find the rare at which the distance between them is changing.

a. 60 kph

b. 70 kph

c. 50 kph

d. 40 kph

Answers for Math Practice Problem Module 6

1. C, pole

2. A, rose

3. A, 192\3

4. B, 2.25t

5. C, 47/13

6. B, 10/3

7. A, y

2

=x

3

8. A, -3/4

9. B, 0,60

10. C, 36.8 ft

11. C, 5\3

12. A, \29

13. B, 5

14. B, isosceles

15. C, 5, 3, -5

16. B, 60.51

0

17. A, 112.39

0

18. C, 2

19. C, 4

20. A, 20/3

21. C, \29

22. B, r

2

sin2u = 16

23. B, y

2

=5x

24. D, r

2

+z

2

= 36u

2

25. B, (\61, 53.13

0

, 39.81

0

26. A, 4x-9y+7z-65 = 0

27. C, 35/\69

28. A, (-2/5, 3, -7/5)

29. A, 2

30. C, 32.42

0

31. B, [-5, 11, 7]

32. C, 2x-6y+3z+43 = 0

33. B, 2

34. D, an elliptic cone

35. B, (0, 3, 50)

36. A, (4\2, t/4, -2)

37. A, (\6, \2, 2\2)

38. A, increases

39. A, quadratic

40. C, (1, 6)

41. B, 1.25 m

42. D, -15

43. A, linear

44. D, f92)>0

45. C, 8.7 cm/s

46. A, zero

47. A, f(a) = 0

48. B, concave downward

49. C, 0.3 cm

2

/hr

50. C, 50 kph

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