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COMALGE PRACTICE EXERCISE 2

I. Find the value of each of the following:


3

b. 16 2

a. 4 2

c.

2
64 3

8 3
f.

d. (27 ) 3

e. 81 4

125

II. Simplify the give answers in positive exponent only

a.

7 x y

3
5

3x y

e. ( 25x 6 y 4 )

23
m
i.
1
n 2

3
2

b.

(27x 9 y 12 )

1
( 64x 0 y 9 ) 3

1
3

8x

f.

c.

1 2
3y

3
2
12x 4 y 3

8x 3 y 3

27 x 6 y

5 5

6
4

m. x y
5
243 x 6 y 3

x a +3b
n.
xa

1
0 6 3

23 12
a b
g. 1 1
a 2b 2

j.

(16x 6 y 4 ) (27x y )
1
2

1
3

d.

8x 5 y 2

36 a 0 b 3

2
25 a 1b 3

k.

x a 2b

x 2b

16x 5 y

h.

5
5

1 3 7

a b
243

l.

a 5b
o. x
x 4b

a 2 b 2

b 2 4

b 12
x
1
x b +2

III. Perform the indicated operations


a.

3
5x 4 4 x

d.

1
1

2
2

4 x y

g.
j.

3 x 4

1
4

b.

1
12
2

3a 4b

e.

)(

5 4 3 2 5 +3 3

3 x 2 3 y 2 3 x +3 y

1
13
3

x + 3y

h.

a 4b +

1
3

2 2

+3

ab 4

c.

1
1

2
2

2m 5n

x +2 y

r.

n.

f.

)(

x 2 y

8c 5 d +

1
1

2
2

2m + 5n

10

2 2 3

3 m + 3 n 2 3 m 2 3 n

i.

l. 5 3 16 2 3 2 3 128

27c 4 d 5 + 27c 2 d 4 c 7 d 5

4( x + y ) 2 9( x + y ) + 3 x + y

p.

a b

a b
a+b

a+b
a b

q.

k. 2 45 3 80 7 20 + 125

m. 4 27 + 2 3 54 12 + 3 3 16
o.

1
12
2

a + b

3g 4 m 2

8g 2 m 4 3 24gm 8 + 3 27g 5 m

s.

16x 5 y 2 3 10xy 6

COMALGE PRACTICE EXERCISE 2

t.

w.

28m 6 n 9 4 20 m 5 n 10

8a 3 b 4 72a 5 b 7

u.
x.

3 +2 2 3 2 2
x4y 7

x3y5

81a 10 b 5

v.
y.

4
3

24a 3 b
8ab 2

36a 6 b 4

18a 3 b 8

IV. Simplify each of the following radicals


a.
d.

63x 5 y 8

b.

3 7 x10 y 18

e. 6 m 2 n 2
1

48x 12 y 9

c.

f.

3 4

a9

g. ( 25 4 ) 8

g.
j.

6 x8y 6

h.

3 6 (u + v ) 6

k.

27( 2x + y ) 6

32m 7 n 9
2mn

i.

x+6+

l.

x 6 (b a ) 5

9
x

V. Rationalize the denominator

a.

f.

4
b. 3

k.
o.

27 x 5 y 12

g.

2 14

4x y

5 3 2

8x 3 y 5

5 5 2
x

p.

x +6 x

d. 4

h.

5 8x 2 y

l.

5
3x

c.

7 2 3

10 + 2

3 y

m.

3 7 +2 3

x3y
2

i.

2 3

3a

e.

j.

n.

2 y 3

7x 2
16y 3

2+ 3
5 3
y2
2 y2 +4

4
3a

+3b

VI. Perform the indicated operations.


1.
5.

27
i 162

2.

32

7. ( 3 2i ) ( 4 + i )

6. i 90

9. ( 3 9 )(1 + 3 9 )

10.

2 i
3i

( 3 + 2i )( 2 i )
1 + 5i

14.

3 + 4i 3 4i
+
2i
2+i

13.

16. ( 3 4i )( 3 + 4i )
COMALGE PRACTICE EXERCISE 2

4. i 47

50

3.

17.

11.

13i
3 + 2i

3 + 2i 1 5i

1 5i 3 + 2i

3x 2x
=
+ 22
4
3

2.

x 3x 1 6x + 5
+
=
5
2
4

3.

x
2x 3
+4 =
x3
x3

4.

3y + 7
2y + 3
+ 3y 7 =
2
5

5.

2p + 5 3p + 5
=
4p + 1 6p 1

9.

4
5
3
+
=
2x 3 5x 4 x 2

10.

4
1
5

=
3x 2 2x 3 6x + 3

11.

12.

1
3
3

= 2
2x + 3 x 3 2x 3 x 9
5
4
12x + 6
+
=
2x + 1 x 1 2x 2 x 1
2

14 48i
7 +i

18. Find x 2 + 10x + 74 if x = 5 + 7i

2t 3
2 t 1
=
3t 2
3t

8.

12.

15. ( 2 i ) 2 + 3( 2 i ) 6

VII. Find the solution set of each equation. Check if necessary.


1.

8. ( 2 + 3i )( 2 + 3i )

6.

11
2
=
6x + 1 x + 1

7.

2y + 1 6y 1
=
3y + 4 9y 8

13.

x +7
8x 9 4x + 9
=

( 2x 3)( x + 1) 2x 3 x + 2
14.

5x + 20
2x 7 6x 6
=

( 3x 5)( x + 1)
x 5
3x 5

VIII. Solve for the letters indicated.


1. 2(ax 4) = 5 3( x a ) ; x
2. A =

1
(b 1 + b 2 ) h
2

3. S =

a rL
1 r

4.

; b1

5.

; n

1
g t2
2

; vo

6.

A = 2ab + 2ac + 2bc ; a

7.

M=

8.

1
1
1
=
+
f d1 d 2

; L

L = a + (n 1)d

S = vot +

L 25

+1 ; f

F f

; d2

IX. Solve the following quadratic equations by factoring (if applicable), by completing the square and by
quadratic formula.
1. 3x 2 x = 10

5. 2x 2 + 3x 2 = 0

9. 2x 2 5x 12 = 0

2. 4x 2 12x + 9 = 0

6. x 2 4x = 0

10. x 2 2x 2 = 0

3.

4x 2 8x + 1 = 0

7. 2x 2 = 6x + 7

11. 2x 2 13x + 4 = 0

4.

x 2 4x + 13 = 0

8. x 2 36 = 0

12. 3x 2 + 4 = 0