Discovery Test Solutions Round 3
1.
( )
1
4
3
x p
f x
÷
÷
=
and
( ) ( )
1
( )
÷
f g x
f x
( ) ( ) ( )
1
3 15
4 45
49(3) 147
( )
3 3
÷
+
= = = ÷ = ÷
÷ ÷
f g p f p
p p
p p
f x
147
2.
2 2
0 0 0
sin 2 2sin cos sin
lim lim * li
sin sin
(2* * ) 2*1* m
co
1
s
2
cot
x x x
x x x x x x
x x x x x x
÷ ÷ ÷
= = = =
2
3.
2
F kA =
;
2
2
361
2
k
 
=


\ .
;
2*361 k =
.
; 4 ; 4*361
361
c c
R c
F
= = =
. When
2 A=
,
2
2*361*( 2) 4*361 F = =
and
4*361
1
4*361
R = =
. Therefore power =
( )
( )
2
4*361 2 1 1441 ÷ =
1444
4. To find sum of coefficients plug in 1 for x to get
( )
10
2 1024 =
.
1024
5.
2
2
2
( 4)
sin
5
x
u
÷
=
and
2
2
2
( 5)
cos
2
y
u
+
=
then
2 2
2 2
( 4) ( 5)
1
5 2
x y ÷ +
+ =
. Minor axis is 4. The other
equation is
2 2
2 2
( 3) ( 9)
1
5 7
x y ÷ +
+ =
. Major axis is 14. 414 = 10. Positive 10 is accepted.
±10
6. The infinite series, S, is
2 3
1 2 3 4
...
1 4 4 4
+ + +
.
2 3 4
1 1 2 3 4
...
4 4 4 4 4
S = + + +
Subtracting the two
equations yields
2 3
3 1 1 1 1
...
4 1 4 4 4
S = + + +
So S =
16
9
.
16
9
7. Since square MNOP’s area is 72 the side length is
6 2
. And AM has length 6 because of 454590
degree triangles, AE has length 3 because it’s a midpoint, and AB has length 12. The area of
square ABCD is 144. The unshaded region has area
9
72 4*
2
+
. The shaded region has area
9
144 (72 4* )
2
÷ +
The ration of the shaded to unshaded region is
54 3
90 5
= .
3
5
8. There are 2 frustums. You can obtain the volume of a frustum by drawing out a cone and subtracting off the top
cone. Using 306090 degree relations one can obtain the height and radii necessary to find the volume of a cone
2
1
3
r h t
 

\ .
and then find the volume of the frustum which turns out to be
7 3
3
t
So the total
volume which includes two of these frustums is
14 3
3
t
.
14 3
3
t
9.
2
2 2 2 9 9
1 log
log log ( 5) log (4 ) log 24 log 64
2 0.5*log2
x
x x x + + + ÷ ÷ = ÷
2 6 2
2 9 6
( 5) 2 *3
log log
(4 ) 2
x x
x
+
=
÷
2
( 5)
2
(4 )
x x
x
+
=
÷
3 2
5 8 2 x x x + = ÷
1
Roots:
2, 4,1 ÷ ÷
.
1 x =
10. The 2
nd
graph is a line with equation
1
3 3
3
y x = + ÷
. This shares the point (3,3) with the ellipse.
and has a zero which also intersects the ellipse at
(3 3, 0) ÷
. The major and minor axis of the
ellipse are two sides of a right triangle, of which’s hypotenuse is the line segment we’re looking
for, and by 306090 relations the line segment is determined to have length 6. This problem is
best solved graphically.
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