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# MATHEMATICS .

CIVIL ENGINEERING BOARD NOVEMBER 2003
1. The magnitude of the vector F = 2i + 6j – 8k is: A. 9.1 B. 13.6 C. 12.5 D. 10.2 2. Round off 108.288886 to four significant figures. A. 108.2889 B. 108.3 C. 108.2 D. 108.2888 3. When the expression x^4 + ax^3 + 5x^2 + bx + 6 is divided by (x - 2), the remainder is 16. When it is divided by (x + 1) the remainder is 10. What is the value of the constant a? A. -5 B. -9 C. 7 D. 8 4. If versed sin theta = 0.148, what is the value of theta? A. 31.57 B. 58.43 C. 24.78 D. 11.24 5. What is the equivalent of 720 degrees in the centesimal system? A. 600 grads B.750 grads C. 800 grads D.. 700 grads 6. In a spherical triangle, angle B = 81 degrees and 50 minutes and angle C = 94 degrees and 30 minutes. If side c = 901 degrees, what is the value of angle A? A. 56 degrees 28 minutes B. 57 degrees 32 minutes C. 62 degrees 24 minutes D. 54 degrees 18 minutes 7. Given the sides of a triangle ABC: a = 36.3 cm, b = 23.9 cm, c = ?. The angle opposite side a is 102.7 degrees. Compute the value of side c in centimeters A. 15.25 B. 22.57 C. 25.78 D. 20.45 8. Determine the area of a regular hexagon inscribed in a circle having an area of 170 square cm. A. 169.8 B. 124.1 C. 148.2 D. 140.6 9. Determine the volume of a spherical wedge of radius 2 m and a central angle of 1.25 radians. A. 6.67 B. 8.64 C. 9.85 D. 5.74 10. The lateral area of a right circular cone is 386 square meters. If its diameter is one-half its altitude, determine its altitude in meters. A. 24.7 B. 17.4 C. 18.9 D. 22.5

11. The surface area of a regular tetrahedron is 173.2 sq. cm. What is its altitude? A. 8.2 B. 9.6 C. 7.2 D. 6.5 12. If the curve Ax^2 + By^2 + F = 0 passes through (0, 3) and (4, 0), the curve is: A. a parabola B. an ellipse C. a circle D. a hyperbola 13.. The distance between points (x, 3, 6) and (2, 10, 4) is 9.434 units. Calculate the value of x. A. 5 B. 7 C. 8 D. 6 14. If the distance between points A(2, 5, 4) and B(x, 3, 6) is AB = 5.745 m, determine the value of x. A. 4 B. 6 C. 3 D. 7 15. Evaluate the following limit of (x - 4) / (x^2 x – 12) as x approaches 4. A. 1/7 B. undefined C. zero D. 1/6 16. The sum of two numbers is C. The product of one by the cube of the other is to be maximum. Determine one of the numbers. A. 3C/4 B. 3C/8 C. 3C/2 D. 3C/7 17. A triangular lot ABC has AB = 4.25 m, BC = 9.61 m, and CA = 8.62 m. A rectangular lot is inscribed in it such that the shorter side is on the 4.25 m side of the triangle. Determine the maximum area of the rectangular lot. A. 12.32 B. 9.16 C. 8. 24 D. 7.12 18. A particle moves according to the parametric equations x = t^3 and y = 2t^2. What is the velocity of the particle when t = 2? A. 15.12 B. 13.21 C. 14.42 D. 16.89 19. What is the perimeter of the curve r = 4(1 – sin theta)? A. 32.47 B. 30.12 C. 25.13 D. 28.54 20. Find the surface area generated by rotating the first quadrant portion of the curve x^2 = 16 – 8y about the Y – axis. A. 58.41 B. 64.25 C. 61.27 D. 66.38 21. A nominal annual rate of interest of 7%, compounded continuously, has an effective annual interest rate of: A. 7.25% B. 7.53%

78. 33. respectively. 629 D. The upper and lower bases of the frustum of a rectangular pyramid are 3 m by 4 m and 6 m by 8 m. 10:16 am C. Compute the value of the coefficient of friction between the block and the horizontal surface.28 B. 7 C. 0. 6 B. What is the length of its latus rectum? A. A. 0694 m/s^2 B. What is the difference between the sums of an annuity due and an ordinary annuity for the following data: Periodic payment = P100. straight-line method B.6 B. 196. What method of depreciation was used? A. 5 3. 41. he would arrived at B one minute .C. 000 with an economic life of 6 years and a salvage value of P50. 6.79 D. SOYD method D.085m/s^2 D.359.5 B. form a harmonic progression? A.5 C. 1 9. 0. If its altitude of 15 cm find its volume in cc: A.5kph. 1.6 m D. 5 D. 163. What is the perimeter of the triangle? A. units B. 20. 4.5 D. sinking-fund method C. 187. He arrived office B 12 seconds late. Find the area enclosed by the following curve: x^2 + y^2 – 10x – 10y + 25 = 0 A. 714.22 25. 10:13 am B.5 m has its axis vertical. Had he started at A at 9:00 am and walked at 1.74 units C.36 before the required time. 0. Find the area of the spherical triangle ABC having the following parts: Angle A = 140 degrees Angle B = 75 degrees Angle C = 86 degrees Radius of sphere = 4 m A. P753.34 C. What is MATHEMATICS CIVIL ENGINEERING BOARD MAY 2004 1. units D. 10:18 am 2.7 D.4 C. A horizontal platform with radius of 2.5 m C. 242. 000 Terms = 20 years Payment intervals = 1 year Interest rate = 12% compounded annually A. 1.18 D. 10:22 am D. one investment plan will generate profit at the rate of 50 + t^2 thousand pesos per year. If the volume of the solid is 140 m^3. 1. 7. 6x – 4y + 11 = 0 D. A closed conical vessel with base radius of 1 m and an altitude 2. Find the equation of the line with slope of 2/3 and which passes through point of intersection of the lines 4x – 2y + 1 = 0 and x – 2y + 4 = 0.6 7. while a second investment plan will generate 200 + 5t thousand pesos per year. 29.41 C. In upright position (vertex uppermost). 458 23.55 sq. 23. 85. 1/10. The cost of the money is 12% per year. At what time was he supposed to be at B? A. 174.049m/s^2 26. 0. 0. units C. the depth of the water in it is 50 cm. how deep is the water in it? A.21 D. The normal acceleration at the edge of the platform is: A. 0.45 units B. 34. 70 degrees). 0. 1. 1/x. Determine the coefficient of friction between the block and the surface. 26.14% 22. 6x – 4y + 9 = 0 C.5kph. 8 D. A. 0. declining balance method 24. 4x – 6y + 11 = 0 8. 7. What is the value of x if 1. P657.421.47% D. units 10.032 m/s^2 C. 95.78 B.5 5.74 units 11. A. A triangle have vertices at (0. 0. A 15kg block impends to move along a horizontal surface when a pull of 40N is applied on it at an angle of 50degrees with the horizontal. 000. At t years from now. 68. 3.47 sq. A salesman started walking from office A at 9:30am at the rate of 2. P864. 732 B. 1. 32. (9. A right prism has a base in the shape of regular octagon inscribed in a square 10 cm by 10 cm. 4x – 6y + 9 = 0 B. ….14 C.8 m B.85 units D. A horizontal force of 250 N pushes a flatbottomed 600 N block on a horizontal surface from rest to a velocity of 22 m/s after traveling 120 m. The first year depreciation is P105.75 C. how far apart are the bases? A. 0). 432 C.8 m 6. 0. Given the curve 36x^2 + 9y^2 – 36 = 0.26 B.6 B.61 sq.56 4. 204. ¼. 0. An equipment is bought at P420. 0.5 m rotates about its center at a constant angular speed of 10 rad / min. P965. (6. 0. If the vessel was inverted (vertex lowermost).53 sq. 0. 30 degrees).