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Period of Examinations

Winter Semester 2013/14


Mathematics I (Journalism and Bionics)
100 Points

120 minutes

February 7th, 2014

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Bonus

Grade

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Problem 1: (7 points) Solve the inequality in terms of intervals and illustrate the
solution set on the real number line
x3 + 3x < 4x2

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Problem 2: (7 points) Solve the equation for x


2x 1


x+1 =3

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Problem 3: (2+2+5+5 Points)
a) Convert 315 into radians.
b) Find the radius of a circular sector with angle 3/4 and arc length 6 cm.
c) Find the sine and the tangent values when
cos x =

1
3

<x<

3
.
2

d) Find all the values of x in the interval [0, 2] that satisfy


2 cos x + sin 2x = 0

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Problem 4: (5+7 Points)
a) Find the line of intersection of the planes x z = 1 and y + 2z = 3.
b) Find an equation of the plane that contains the line of intersection from part a)
and contains a line that is perpendicular to the plane x + y 2z = 1.

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Problem 5: (2+2+2+6 points)
a) Write

3
43i

in the form a + bi.

b) Write e+i in the form a + bi.

c) Find the polar form of 1 + 3i.


d) Find the cube roots of i. Sketch the roots in the complex plane.

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Problem 6: (4+6 Points)
Consider the equation x4 + x 4 = 0.
a) Why must the interval [1, 2] contain a solution?
b) Apply one step of Newtons method to approximate the solution.

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Problem 7: (10 Points)
Use implicit differentiation to find an equation of the TANGENT LINE to the curve
x2 + 2xy y 2 + x = 2
at the point (1, 2).

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Problem 8: (10 Points)
Find the absolute maximum and absolute minimum values of
f (x) = x ex
on the interval [1, 4].

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Problem 9: (2+6+6+4 Points)
Consider the function f (x) = x 2 x2 .
a) Find the domain.
b) Find the intervals of increase or decrease and the local extrema.
c) Find the intervals of concavity and the points of inflection.
d) Sketch the function.

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