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MATH23X EXIT EXAM REVIEW ANALYTIC GEOMETRY

1. Determine the y-intercept of the line which passes through (5, 6) and (3, -4).

a) -25 b) -19 c) -10 d) - 5

2. How far is the point (3, -4) from the line 12 x 5 y 4 0 ?

a) 2 units above the line c) 1 unit below the line


b) 3 units above the line d) 4 units below the line

3. In the equation Ax 2 + Bxy +Cy2 + Dx + Ey + F = 0 , if B 2 4 AC <0, which of the


following is TRUE?

a) The locus is not defined


b) The locus is a line.
c) The locus is an ellipse.
d) The locus is a parabola.
x2 y2
4. What are the equations of the directrices of the ellipse 1?
9 25

16 9 25 16
a) y b) y c) y d) y
3 5 4 5

5. Where is the symmetry of x2y x2 + xy + 4x 2y 4 = 0?

a) x axis only b) y axis only c) origin only d) no symmetry

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6. Where do the curve of r intersect the polar axis?
1 sin

a) {(1,0), (1, )} b) {(1,0), (1, )} c) {(1,0), (1, )} d) {(1,0), (1, )}

7. Find the length of the focal distance of the parabola 2y2 + 16x 8y + 25 = 0.

a) 1 unit b) 2 units c) 4 units d) 8 units

8. Find the rectangular coordinates of the point defined by the polar coordinates
(-3, 150o).

3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
a) , b) c) , d)
2 2 2 , 2 2 2 2 ,2

9. It is the line segment drawn from a vertex of a triangle perpendicular to the
opposite side.

a) Line bisector c) median


b) altitude d) chord

10. It is the slope of the line perpendicular to the y axis.

a) Not defined b) zero c) one d) negative one

11. A chord of a circle connecting (x, 7) and (10, y) is bisected by the point (8, 2),
find the values of x and y.

a) 6 and -3 b) 6 and 3 c) -6 and -3 d) -6 and 3

12. What is the locus of points described by the pair of parametric equations
x cos2 and y 2 sin ?

a) Line b) circle c) hyperbola d) parabola

13. Find the equation of the line with slope -5 and x intercept of 3.

a) y 3x 5 b) y 5 x 3 c) y 3 x 15 d) y 5 x 15

14. How far is the center of the conic section x 2 y2 4x + 2y 20 = 0 from a


vertex?

a) 4 b) 5 c) 10 d) 12

15. In three dimensions, what is the graph of the equation y = 2x 2 ?

a) paraboloid c) sphere
b) cylindrical surface d) ellipsoid

16. Determine the area of the polygon having (8, -2), (5, 6), (4, 1), (-7, 4) and (-8, -
1) as
consecutive vertices.

a) 57.5 sq. units b) 62.5 sq. units c) 70.5 sq. units d) 82.5 sq. units

17. What is the equation of the parabola with vertex at (4,5) if one end of the latus
rectum is at ( 8, 13)?

a) ( y 5) 2 16( x 4) c) ( x 4) 2 16( y 5)
b) ( y 5) 2 16( x 4) d) ( x 4) 2 16( y 5)
18. It is defined as the set of all points in the plane such that the difference of whose distances

from two fixed points is a constant.

a) circle b) hyperbola c) parabola d) ellipse

19. What is the slope of any horizontal line?

a) Negative b) undefined c) positive d) zero

20. What is the graph of r = a(1+cos)?

a) Cardioid b) Lemniscates c) limacon d) spiral

21. If by translation of axes the point P(2, 4) is found to have a new coordinates of

( 1, 5), where was the origin ( 0, 0 ) translated to?

a) (-1, 1) b) (1, -1) c) (-1, -1) d) (1, 0)

22. If the distance between (-5, y) and (10, 7) is 25 units, what is the value of y?

a) -20 b) -13 c) 5 d) 15

23. The point P ( 2, -1 ) is the point of intersection of the altitude of an isosceles triangle to its

base through P1(x1, y1) and P2(-2, 4). Find the coordinates of P1.

a) (2, -3) b) (4, -2) c) (6, -6) d) (8, -1)

24. Find the coordinates of the center of the circle x2 + y2 10x + 4y 196 = 0.

a) ( 5, -2) b) ( - 10, 4) c) ( -5, 2) d) ( 10, -4 )

25. Find the general equation of the line that passes through ( 5, - 3) with slope 1/3.

a) 3x y 14 0 c) x 3y 14 0
b) 3x y 14 0 d) x 3y 14 0

26. Find the equation of the path of a point that moves so that its distance from ( 4, 0 )

is twice its distance from the
line x = 1.

a) 3x 2 y 2 12 0 c) 3x 2 4 y 2 30x 63 0

b) x 2 y 2 4x 14 0 d) 3y 2 x 2 10 0
27. What is the length of the latus
rectum of the parabola y = x2 4x + 1?

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a) b) 1 c) 2 d) 4
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28. Given an ellipse 9x 2 25y 2 225 0 , determine the distance between the directrices.

18 32 25 50
a) b) c) d)
5 3 2 3

29. Locate the vertex of the paraboloid x 2 y 2 4z 4 0 .



a) ( 0, 0, 4 ) b) ( 0, 0, -1) c) ( 1, 1, 1) d) ( 0, 0, 0)


30. Find the distance between the plane 2x+3y-6z-2=0 and the point ( 4, -6, 1 ).

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a) b) 2 c) d) 4
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31. It is defined as the set of all points in the plane such that the sum of whose distances
from two fixed points is a constant.

a) circle b) hyperbola c) parabola d) ellipse

32. How do you call the chords of the ellipse which passes through the focus and
perpendicular to major axis?

a) Asymptote b) major axis c) minor axis d) latera recta

33. What is the slope of any horizontal line?

a) Negative b) infinity c) positive d) zero

34. What is the graph of r = a + bcos?

a) Lemniscates b) limacon c) cardioid d) lituus

35. Find the coordinates of the point P(2, 4) with respect to the translated axis with
origin at (1, 3).
a) (2, 1) b) (1, 1) c) (-1, -1) d) (1, 0)

36. Solve for the distance between the points (3, 7) and (-4, -7).

a) 12.65 b) 15.65 c) 16.85 d) 20.12

37. Find the inclination of the line passing through (-5, 3) and (10, 7)

a) 12.120 b) 14. 930 c) 18.930 d) 21.240


38. The midpoint of the line segment between P1(x1, y1) and P2(-2, 4) is P(2, -1). Find
the coordinates of P1.

a) (2, -3) b) (4, -2) c) (6, -6) d) (8, -1)

39. Find the distance of the line 5 x 12 y 26 from (1, 5).

a) 18/31 b) 18/13 c) 81/31 d) 81/13

40. Find the radius of the circle x2 + y2 10x + 4y 196 = 0.

a) 5 b) 10 c) 15 d) 20

41. Find the area of triangle whose vertices are (2, 3), (-4, 6) and (2, -6).

a) 24 b) 27 c) 54 d) 57

42. Where is the curve x2y xy x2 + 10x -12y 21 = 0 symmetric?

a) x-axis b) y axis c) origin d) none at all

43. Find the general equation of the line with slope 1/3 and passing through (5,-3).
a)
x 3 y 14 0 c)
x 3 y 14 0
b)
x 3 y 14 0 d)
x 3 y 14 0