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Math 111 Test 1
Directions: Please write your answers, with all appropriate work, in the spaces
provided. Answers given without work shown will be counted incorrect. You may use
the backs of the pages if you require some space for scratchwork or brainstorming.
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1. Given the data set: 3,1,4,1,5,9 (3pts each)
(a) Find the mean.
(b) Find the median.
2. If a student has grades of 78 and 82 on Test 1 and Test 2 respectively, what grade
must the student earn on Test 3 to have an average of 85? (6pts)
3. Which of the following is not a function? (5pts)
(a) {(3, 1), (4, 1), (5, 9)}
(b) {(3, 4), (5, 1), (1, 9)}
(c) {(3, 5), (1, 4), (1, 9)}
(d) {(3, 1), (1, 5), (4, 9)}
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4. A group of mad scientist otters have a cloning vat which produces otter clones at
a rate of 1 every 5 minutes. Given that there are 20 otters before the machine is
turned on, construct a model which describes the number of otters x minutes after
the machine is initially activated. (6pts)
5. A graph represents a function if and only if it passes the test.
(5pts)
6. Given y =
1
3
x
3
−4, write x as a function of y. (6pts)
7. Find the domains of each of the following. (5pts each)
(a) f(x) =

3x −4
(b) g(x) =
x−7
x+7
(c) h(x) = x + 2
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8. Evaluate, for f(x) =



x
2
, x ≤ 1
0, 1 < x ≤ 2
2x, x > 2
(2pts each)
(a) f(−1)
(b) f(0)
(c) f(2)
(d) f(3)
9. Sketch the graph of f(x) from question 7. (10 pts)
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10. Given the graph below, determine the intervals of increase and decrease and identify
any local maxima and minima, giving their coordinates. (12pts)
11. Write a function which gives the area of a rectangular field, given that its perimeter
is 1000ft and its width is labeled x. (7pts)
12. Given that a cylinder has volume V = πr
2
h, where r represents the radius and h
represents the height (as illustrated below), what is the radius of a cylinder with
volume 100cm
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and a height of 10cm? (7pts)
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13. Find the average rate of change of the function f(x) = x
2
−2x +1 from x = −2 to
x = 2. (6pts)
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