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# McMaster University

Winter 2015
Test 1
VERSION 1

MATH 1A03 / 1ZA3

## Monday February 9, 2015

Time: 75 minutes
Examiner: Dr. Ihsan Topaloglu

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INSTRUCTIONS
2. Each problem is worth 1 point.
3. This is a closed book exam.
4. Only the McMaster standard calculator Casio fx-991 is allowed. Other electronic devices such as smart phones,
tablets, computers are not permitted.
5. Your name and signature must be written in pen on both parts of the test paper and on the computer card.
6. The rest of the computer card must be filled out in pencil.

This exam comprises the cover page and five pages of questions.

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(a) -2
(b) -1
(c) 3
(d) 8
(e) 63

!
2x + 1
.
x+1

(a) 0
(b) 1/2
(c) 1/e
(d) e
(e) 1

## 3.) Determine the interval on which the function f (x) = x2

1
is concave down.
x

(a) ( 1, 0)

(b) ( 1, 1)
(c) (0, 1)

(d) (1, 1)
(e) (0, 1)

4.) Find a number c that satisfies the conclusion of the Mean Value Theorem for the function f (x) =
x2 x on the interval [ 5, 1].
(a) -2
(b) -1/4
(c) 0
(d) 1/2
(e) 1

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5.) Find where the function f (x) = x + 2 has a horizontal tangent, and determine whether f has a
x
local minimum or maximum there.
p
(a) x = 3 4, neither local maximum nor local minimum
p
(b) x = 3 4, local minimum
p
(c) x = 3 4, local maximum
(d) x = 2, local minimum
(e) x = 2, local maximum

5) = 1.

(a) { 1, 6}

(b) { 1}
(c) {6}

(e) no solution

## 7.) Find the value of A such that the function

(
f (x) =

is continuous at x = 0.
(a) 4/7
(b) 4
(c) 1/7
(d) 0
(e) 1

sin(4x)
7x

4A cos(5x)

if x < 0
if x > 0.

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ln(x)
.
x!1 x
1

## 8.) Find lim

(a) 1
(b) e
(c) 1/e
(d) 0
(e) +1

9.) Given

find

dy
at the point (1, 2).
dx

[ln(xy)]2 = ln 2 ln 2

(a) -2
(b) ln 2
(c) 0
(d) 1
(e) -1

(a) y

2=

(x

(b) y

1=

2(x

2)

(c) y

1=

4(x

2)

(d) y

1=

(x

(e) y

2=

2(x

## x2 y + 4y 2 = 8 at the point (2, 1).

1)

2)
1)

11.) A function f (x) is defined for all positive real numbers and satisfies the equation
f (x2 ) = x3
for every x > 0. Find f 0 (4).
(a) 1
(b) 2
(c) 3
(d) 4
(e) 0

(a) f 0 (x) = (x

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cosh(x).

1) cosh(x)

## (b) f (x) = 2 sinh(x) + x cosh(x)

(c) f 0 (x) = 2 sinh(x) + cosh(x)
(d) f 0 (x) = cosh(x) + sinh(x)
(e) f 0 (x) = x cosh(x)

3
13.) Find sin 2 arcsin
.
5
(a) 1
(b) 3/5
(c) 4/5
(d) 24/25
(e) 9/25

14.) For which function f on the given interval does the Intermediate Value Theorem guarantee the
existence of a root, that is, there exists a number c such that f (c) = 0?
(a) f (x) = 1/x on [ 2, 2]
(b) f (x) = e3x on [ 1, 1]
(c) f (x) = x2

4 on [0, 5]

(d) f (x) = 4

x2 on [0, 1]

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15.) For which initial guess x1 does the Newtons Method fail to converge to a root of the following?

-3

(a) -1
(b) 0
(c) 1
(d) 2
(e) 3

-2

-1