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MCR3U Practise

MCR3U

Practice Examination

January 2007

TIME: 1.5 hours

Teacher: Iulia Gugoiu

THIS EXAMINATION IS WORTH 30% OF YOUR COURSE MARK

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1. State if the function y = 0.25( x + 4) 2 − 2.3 has a maximum or a minimum value and write its value. ⎢⎣ 2 ⎥⎦

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2. Write an equation in the standard form for a parabola with the given vertex (5, 10) and a=-5 ⎢⎣ 2 ⎥⎦

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3. Factor completely: x 2 + 6x + 5 ⎢⎣ 2 ⎥⎦

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3. Solve for x 2 x 2 − 6 x = 12 ⎢⎣ 2 ⎥⎦

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4. State the domain and the range for the function f ( x) = 4( x + 3) 2 − 25 . ⎢⎣ 2 ⎥⎦

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5. Determine the 8th term of the geometric sequence: 1, 5, 25, 125, ………….. ⎢⎣ 2 ⎥⎦

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6. A hole is punched in the side of a cylindrical water tank and water begins to flow out. The hole is punched at
time t=0 min. The volume of water in the tank, V litres, at any time t when water is flowing is given out by:

V = t 2 − 12t + 50

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a) How much water is in the tank at the beginning? ________________ ⎢⎣ 2.5 ⎥⎦

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b) How long does it take to empty the tank? ⎢⎣ 2.5 ⎥⎦

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c) How much water flows out of the tank and how much is left inside? ⎢⎣ 2.5 ⎥⎦

7. Sketch each angle in standard position, and then write two coterminal angles

a) θ = 148 b) θ = −54 ….________


0 0
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8. For y = 6(3) x − 1 state whether the function is increasing or decreasing ⎢⎣ 1 ⎥⎦

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9. Simplify (5 ⋅ 5 ) ÷ (5 )
3 6 12
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11. Sketch the graph of the function: f ( x) = ( x + 3) − 5 . Find the domain and the range. ⎢3⎥
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12. Complete the square and represent graphically the following quadratic function ⎢5⎥
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y = x2 − 6x + 3

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13. For the curve: y = ⎜ ⎟ − 2 ⎢5⎥
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a) determine
i) the horizontal asymptote
ii) the y-intercept
iii) whether the curve is increasing or decreasing
iv) the domain and the range

b) Sketch the curve

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14. Given the function f ( x) = − sin(2 x + 30 0 ) − 12 , state ⎢⎣ 4 ⎥⎦
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a. the amplitude _________________________________

b. the period _________________________________

c. the phase shift _________________________________

d. the vertical displacement _________________________

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15. Sketch the graph of y = −3 sin(2 x) + 1 for 00 ≤ x ≤ 3600 . ⎢4⎥
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16. Describe how the graph of the function y = − f ( x) − 3 can be obtained from the graph of y = f (x) .
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17. The population of a city increases by 3.5% each year. On January 1, 2000, a city had a population of
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230 000. What will the city’s population be on January 1, 2050? ⎢3⎥
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18. Without drawing the graph, say whether the graph of the function f ( x) = −2( x − 1) 2 + 1 intersects the x-axis
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at one point, intersects the x-axis at two points, or does not intersect the x-axis at all. ⎢1 ⎥
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19. For {(1, –3), (2, 6), (3, –3), (6, 6), (7, 3)} ⎢⎣ 3 ⎥⎦

i. state the domain and the range

ii. state whether it is a function or not and justify your answer

20. The population of a city was estimated to be 125 000 in 1930 and 500 000 in 1998.
a. Estimate the population of the city in 2020
b. If the population continues to grow at the same rate, when will the population reach 1 million?

21. Two different strains of cold viruses were isolated and put in the cultures to grow. Virus A triples every 8
hours while virus B doubles every 4.8 hours. If each culture has 1000 viruses to start, which has more after 24
hours?

22. A principal of $950 is invested at the end of each year for 15 years @5.4%/a compounded annually. What is
the amount after 15 years?

23. Suppose you begin a saving program to have $10 000 after 10 years. You plan to make regular deposits
every month into an investment account that pays 6% compounded monthly, Calculate each regular deposit.

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