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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
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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?
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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.
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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

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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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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
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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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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