Algebra 2 Semester 1 Final

Name:__________________________
PART 1: NO CALCULATORS.
either in mixed form or as improper (“top-heavy”) fractions. SHOW YOUR WORK. (5 pts each)
1.
3
2
+
18
27

2.
3 2 14 15
⋅ ⋅ ⋅
10 7 3 5

Give an example of each of the following types of numbers. (2 pts each)
3.
A number that is rational but not an integer
4.

A number that is irrational

5.

A negative integer

6.

A complex number that is not imaginary

7.

A number that is neither even nor odd

TRUE OR FALSE – circle one (1 pt each)
π is imaginary
8.
9.
10.
11.
12.
13.

TRUE

FALSE

TRUE

FALSE

TRUE

FALSE

TRUE

FALSE

TRUE

FALSE

TRUE

FALSE

0 is imaginary
0 is even
3.7 is odd
5i is irrational

0 is positive

Draw a reasonable graph of the function. (3 pts)
14. The length of time an oven has been turned on and the oven’s temperature are related.

State the domain and range of the following function. (4 pts)
15.

D:_______________
R:_______________
Are the following relations functions? (2 pts each)
16.
{( 24 ,17 ), ( 3,24 ), ( 7,−15 )}

17.

x

y

3
2
5
1

7
5
4

18.

Draw a graph that is not a function. (2 pts)

19.

Draw a graph that is a function (2 pts)

Draw the graph of a function with the stated domain and range. (5 pts)
20. D: − 2 < x < 5
R: 1 ≤ y < 4

Graph the following. (5 pts each)
y − 6 = −3( x + 4)
21.

22.

y=x

23.

2 x + 6 y − 3 z = 12

(be sure to label your axes)

24.

(5, 2, -1)

25.

Sketch the graph of a parabola with x-intercepts of 2 and 8 and y intercept of -3.

Graph the system of inequalities (5 pts)
y < 3 x −1
26.
5 x + 2 y <15

Simplify the following expressions. (5 pts each)
27.
(3 x 2 y ) 3 ( x 4 y 5 ) 2

28.

 2x 2
 10
 y

29.

(5 + i )( 3 − 2i )



3

 y2
 3
x



2

30.

−36

31.

i 23

32.

Give three examples of mathematical expressions that are not polynomials (3 pts)
– maximum credit for different types of examples

33.

Give two examples of mathematical expressions that are polynomials (2 pts)

Give the special names for the following polynomials, based on degree and number of terms.
(2 pts each)
34. 15 x − 4 x 3
35.

3x + x + 1
2

36.

271 x

Scratch Paper (please write “see scratch paper” by original problem.)

PART 2: CALC OK
Name:________________________
Do the indicated operation. Be sure answer is simplified (no parentheses). (5 pts each)
37.
( x 2 − 3) − ( 2 x −1)

38.

(3 x + 5)

2

Factor the following expressions completely. (5 pts each)
39.
18 x 2 + 57 x −10

40.

14 x − 7 x
3

2

41.

81 x 2 − 4

Solve the following equations and inequalities. (5 pts each)
− 9 < 12 − 3 x ≤ 3
42.

43.

4 x −7 ≤11

44.

5 x +7 =−
8

45.

3 x 2 + 12 x + 30 = 10 x + 5

46.

( x +17 ) 2 = 100

State the following equations (5 pts each)
47.
Give the equation of the line with x-intercept of 72 and going through the point
(36,4). (Hint: start by writing the x-intercept as a point.)

48.

4
5

Give the equation of the line perpendicular to y + 3 = ( x − 7) with
y-intercept of -10.

49.

Give the equation of the parabola with vertex of (2,5) and going through
the point (-1,8).

Let f ( x) = 3x + 7 and g ( x ) = x + 2 x
g (−3)
50.
2

51.

f ( x + 7)

Find the following values: (5 pts each)

Let f ( x) = 3x + 7 and g ( x ) = x 2 + 2 x
g  f (−2)
52.

53.

Find

x if

f ( x ) = −3

Find the following values: (5 pts each)

State whether the system is inconsistent, independent or dependent. IF the equations is solvable,
then solve it and give the solution. (5 pts each)
5 x −3 y = −39
54.
4 x +6 y = 36

Type of system:_______________________________
55.

24 x −60 y = 36

Solution:________________________________

18 x −45 y = 32

Type of system:_______________________________
Solution:________________________________

Graph the following quadratic equation by finding the x- and y-intercepts and the vertex.
(5 pts)
56.
f ( x ) = x 2 + 2 x +1

57.

Check whether x = 2 + 3i is a solution to the equation x 2 − 4 x + 13 = 0 by plugging
it into the equation. YOU MUST SHOW YOUR WORK FOR CREDIT.
Clearly state whether or not x = 2 + 3i is a solution. (5 pts)

EXTRA CREDIT: No Hints Given
A. Easier. Find the x- and y-intercepts for the graph of the following equation. (3 pts)
y + x 2 − 2 = xy + x

x-int:_____________
y-int:_____________
B. Harder. Give an equation for a quadratic function that has solutions of x = 5 ± i (5 pts)

Scratch Paper (please write “see scratch paper” by original problem.)