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MATH23X

EXIT EXAMINATION
1st Quarter SY 20132014

DIRECTIONS: Solve each problem and choose the best answer from the choices given.
Detailed solution should be shown and all final answers should be encircled. Write out
your solution as shown below:

Sample Item:

1. What is the x-intercept of the line passing through A(1,4) and B(4,1)?
a. 4
b. 4.5
c. 5
d. 6

In your answer sheet write:


1. C
Solution:
A (1, 4) x 1 = 1 y1 = 4
B(4, 1) x 2 = 4 y 2 = 1

using two point form :


y - y1 y 2 - y1

x - x1 x 2 - x1
y - y1 y 2 - y1 x - x1
x 2 - x1
y - 4 1- 4 x -1
4 -1
y - 4 x -1
x y 5

Solving for x - intercept, let y = 0


x5

EXAMINATION STARTS HERE!

1. An advertising rm has an old computer that can prepare a whole mailing in 6 hours.
With the help of a newer model the job is complete in 2 hours. How long would it
take the newer model to do the job alone?
a) 4 b) 3 c) 2 d) 1
2.
Solve for x in the equation: 2 x 1 x 7 4 .
a) 37 b) 8 37 7
c) d) 4
4

3. What is the 6th term in the expansion of (3 2 3 )10


a) 61236 10 15 b) 61236 5 5 c) 61326 10 3 d) 6123 10 15
4. Find the value of y in the given system:

++ =3
2 + 3 = 4
3 2 + = 2

a) 1 b)2 c) 3 d) 4

5. Solve for in the equation 2cos2 = 1 + at 0 90.


a) 150 b) 300 c) 450 d) 600

6. Find the height of a tree if the angle of elevation of its top changes from 300 to 450 as the observer
advances 20 ft toward its base.
a) 203 . b) 203 + 20 . c) 103 . d) 103 + 10 .

7. Find the value of x for ( 3) + ( 2) = (2 + 24) if x is any real number greater than 3
a) 3 b) 6 c) 9 d) 12

8. Find sin if cos = -4/5 and that tan is positive.



a) b) c) d)

9. A circular piece of cardboard with a diameter of 1 m will be made into a conical hat 40 cm high by
cutting a sector off and joining the edges to form a cone. Determine the angle subtended by the
sector removed.
a) 1440 b) 1480 c) 1520 d) 1540

10. What is the height of a right circular cone having a slant height of 10 and a base diameter of 2x?
a) 2 b) 3 c) 3.317 d) 3.162x

11. A spherical tank has a diameter of 4 m. It is field with water with volume of 5 m3. Determine the
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depth of the water in the tank.
a) 1.0 m b) 1.2 m c) 1.4 m d) 1.8 m

12. The sum of the interior angles of a polygon is 5400. Find the number of sides.
a) 3 b) 4 c) 5 d) 6

13. The distance between the centers of three circles, which are mutually tangent with each other, are 10,
12, and 14 units. Find the area of the largest circle.
a) 72 sq. units b) 64 sq. units c) 23 sq. units d) 16 sq. units

14. The major axis of the elliptical path in which the Earth moves around the Sun is approximately
186,000,000 miles, and the eccentricity of the ellipse is 1/60. Determine the apogee of the Earth.
Note: apogee is the point in the elliptical path farthest from the Sun.
a) 91, 450, 000 b) 93, 000, 000 c)94, 335, 100 d)94, 550, 000

15. A torus is generated by revolving a small circle (radius = 2 cm) along a line made by another circle
(radius = 8 cm). Find the ratio of surface area and volume.
a) b) 2/1 c) d) 1
16. Which of the following functions is continuous for all real numbers?
a) f ( x) 3x 3 4x 2 5x 2 x2 3 3x if 0 x 5 d) p( x) tan x
b) g ( x) c) h( x)
x 9
2
4 x if x 5

17. Suppose y( x) x 2 5x 6 and x changes from 3 to 3.1. Find y .


a) 0.01 b) -0.09 c) 0.11 d) 0.17

18. A rectangular box with a square base is to contain 540 cubic inches. If the top costs $0.90 per
square inch of material, the bottom $0.40, and the sides $0.20. Find the dimensions of the box
so that the cost is minimum.
a) $ 104 b) $ 118 c) $ 98 d) $ 127

19. x3 x2
Find the coordinates of the relative extreme points of the function, f ( x) 6x .
3 2
a) x 3; x 2 b) x 3; x 2 c) x 1 / 3; x 1 / 2 d) x 1 / 3; x 1 / 2

20.
3e
2 y 7
dy

a)
3
e 2 y 7 C
b) 6e 2 y 7 C c) 3(2 y 7)e 2 y 7 C d)
3 2 y 7
e C
2y 7 2

21.
xx 4x
2

Find
2
1 dx
a)
x 41 / 2 x 11 / 5 x 11 / 3 C
x1 / 4

b)
x 41 / 2 x 11 / 5 C
x 1 / 4 x 11 / 3

c)
x 41 / 4 x 11 / 3 x 11 / 5 C
x1 / 2
x1 / 2 x 11 / 4 x 11 / 5
C
d) x 4 1/ 3

22. Find the volume of the solid generated by revolving the curve f ( x) 23 x around the x-axis
between x 0 and x 3 .
17 b) 4 20 10
a) c) d)
4 9 3
23. If v 3i 4 j and w i 3 j then v w
a) 15 b) 12 c)-9 d) 9

24. Evaluate: 2
1 1 1 1 1 1
a) 2 4 2 + b) 2 4 2 + c) 4 2 + d) 4 2 +

25. 4
(1 ) =
1
a) -116/15 b) 116/15 c) 58/3 d) -58/3