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# Chapter 4 Radical and Rational Functions REVIEW

## 1. For a function defined by 3 2 3 5,

(a) Use an algebraic process to determine the
domain of the function.

## (b) State the range of the function. Describe which parameters

of the equation are needed to determine the range.

## (c) Use algebraic processes to determine the

and -intercepts. Exact values where applicable

## 2. NR A function has a domain [ 4⁄3, ∞ , a range [ 3, ∞ , and has an -intercept 0, 1 .

 Exam
Style An equation of the function can be written in the form 1 3 7 9 ; 1, 7, 9 ∈ :.
The values of 1, 7, and 9 are, respectively, ____, ____, and ____.

## 3. The graph of is shown on the right.

(a) Determine an equation for the function, in the
form 7 ℎ 3 where 7, ℎ, 3 ∈ :.
1, 2

## (b) Use an algebraic process to determine the

and -intercepts. Exact values where applicable

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## 4. The function 1 7 9 has a domain:

 Exam
Style
A. [ 9, ∞
B. [ 9 ⁄7, ∞
C. [ 7, ∞
D. [ 7⁄9, ∞

5. For each given graph of , (i) sketch the graph of , and use algebraic processes to determine
the indicated graph characteristics. Label any invariant points and at least two other points on your graph.

## iii Range y= f(x)

Coords. of
iv invariant pts:

1 +
1 8
2
(b) i
ii Domain of y= f(x)

## iii Range y= f(x)

Coords. of
iv invariant pts:

N
1. (a) [ ,∞ (b) ∞, 5] graph “opens down” since 1 3 is negative, basic graph of ,
+
E which has a range [0, ∞ , is vertically translated 5 units up.
(c) x-int: ,0 y-int: 0, 3 3 5
M

## 2. 243 3. (a) 5 4 3 (b) x−int: 11/5,0 y−int: 0, 2 5

Chapter 4 – Radical and Rational Functions

Given the function 2 + 18, use an algebraic process to determine the domain of .
6.

## Use the following information to answer question 7

1, 7
The graph of , shown on the
1 [0, 7] 6 [ 7, 1]
right, is transformed to .
2 2 7 [7, 1]
The graph characteristics can be 0, 0 7, 0 3 [0, 1] 8 [0, ∞
described using the codes, numbered 1
through 8, contained in the shaded box. 4 4 9 [0, 7]
5 ∞, 0 ∪ [7, ∞

## 7. NR In the transformation from to there are ____ invariant points.

 Exam
Style first digit

## The graph of has a domain ____ and a range ____.

second digit third digit

## 8. Given the graph of on the right, the graph

 Exam
Style of will have invariant points at:
A G

A. A, B, F, and G
B. B and F
C. B, D, and F B F
C E
D. B, C, D, E, and F D

4. B
(b) i ii | ) 3 or 5, ∈ ℝ!
5. (a) i ii [2, ∞
iii | 0, ∈ ℝ!
2.5, 1 iii [0, ∞
iv 3 2 1, 1 , 3, 0 ,
2, 0 iv 2, 0 and 2.5, 1
3 2 1, 1 5, 0 , and 3 2 1, 1
5, 0
3, 0
3 2 1, 1

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9. For each of the following rational functions, state the indicated characteristics, using an algebraic process
where appliable. Sketch each graph on the grid provided, fully labeling all key points and asymptotes.
2
(a) 4
1

i Domain

ii V.A.

iii -int:

iv -int:
v H.A.

vi Range:

3 6
(b)
4 5

i Domain

ii V.A.

iii -int:

iv -int:
v H.A.

vi Range:

3
(c) +
2 32

i Domain

ii V.A.

iii -int:

iv -int:
v H.A.

vi Range:

6. | ) 3 or 3, ∈ ℝ! 7. 419 8. C

Chapter 4 – Radical and Rational Functions

10. For each of the following rational functions, state the indicated characteristics, using an algebraic process
where appliable. Sketch each graph on the grid provided, fully labeling all key points and asymptotes.

2 3
(a) + 4 5

i Domain

ii V.A.

iii -int:

iv -int:
v H.A.

vi Range:

8 32
(b) +
3 7 20

i Domain

ii Graph at non-permissible
value(s) (V.A. or P.D..)

iii -int:

iv -int:
v H.A.

vi Range:

9. (a) i - | ≠ 1, ∈ ℝ! (b) i - | ≠ 5/4, ∈ ℝ! (c) i - | ≠ F4 , ∈ ℝ!
ii - V.A. at 1 ii - V.A. at 5/4 ii - V.A. at F4
iii - -int: 1.5, 0 iii - -int: 2, 0 iii - -int: n/a
iv - -int: 0, 6 iv - -int: 0, 6/5 iv - -int: 0, 3/32
iv - H.A. at 4 iv - H.A. at 3/4 iv - H.A. at 0
iv - | ≠ 4, ∈ ℝ! iv - | ≠ 3/4, ∈ ℝ! iv - | ≠ 0, ∈ ℝ!

V.A. at V.A. at
2.5, 0 4 4

H.A. at 3/4
H.A. at 0
H.A. at 4
2, 0 3
0,
32
V.A. at V.A. at
0, 6/5
2.5, 0 1 5/4

4 – Radical and Rational Functions Review

11. For each of the following rational functions, state the indicated characteristics, using an algebraic process
where appliable. Sketch each graph on the grid provided, fully labeling all key points and asymptotes.

2 + 15
6 + 13 5

i Domain

ii Graph at non-permissible
value(s) (V.A. or P.D..)

iii -int:

iv -int:
v H.A.
vi Range:

12. For the graphs of each of the following rational functions, any asymptotes or -intercepts occur at integer
values, unless otherwise indicated.
i - Determine an equation for each function, in factored form, and ii – in expanded form
iii – Determine the range of each function. Use technology where necessary, round to the nearest hundredth.

(a) (b)

1
2,
2
0, 1

10. (a) i - | ≠ 5, ≠ 1, ∈ ℝ! (b) i - | ≠ 5/3, ≠ 4, ∈ ℝ!
P.D. at 4
ii - V.A.s at 5 V.A. at ii - V.A. at 5/3, P.D. at 4
5 0, 8/5
and 1 iii - G/1 iv - 0, 8/5 H.A. at 0
1.5, 0
iii 1.5, 0 H.A. at 0 v - H.A. at 0
iv - 0, 3/5 3 vi - | ≠ 0, 8/17, ∈ ℝ!
0, V.A. at
v - H.A. at 0 5
5/3
V.A. at
vi - ∈ ℝ! 1 Math30-1power.com
Chapter 4 – Radical and Rational Functions

13. For the graphs of each of the following rational functions, any asymptotes or -intercepts occur at integer
values, unless otherwise indicated.
i - Determine an equation for each function, in factored form, and ii – in expanded form
iii – Determine the range of each function. Use technology where necessary, round to the nearest hundredth.

(a)

(b)

1, 1

2 1 7
14. where 1, 7 ∈ :, has a horizontal asymptote
 Exam
Style
The graph of the function
3 5 2 +

## at 7/3, an -intercept at 3, 0 , a vertical asymptote at _____ and a range of _____.

S SS
The above statement is true when the following substitutions are made for S and SS:

A. S 1/3 SS | ≠ 1, ≠ 7/3, ∈ ℝ!
B. S 1/3 and 3 SS ≠ 7/3, ∈ ℝ!
C. S 1/3 SS ≠ 7/3, ∈ ℝ!
D. S 1/3 and 3 SS | ≠ 1, ≠ 7/3, ∈ ℝ!

11. i - | ≠ 1/3, ≠ 5/2, ∈ ℝ! v - H.A. at 1/3
ii - V.A. at 1/3, iii - 3, 0 vi - | ≠ 1/17 , ≠ 1/3, ∈ ℝ!
H.A. at 0, 3 P.D. at
P.D. at 5/2 iv - 0, 3 1/3 5/2

3, 0
2 1 2 2
12. (a) i - ii - iii - | ≠ 2, ∈ ℝ! V.A. at
2 2
1/3
4 4
(b) i - ii - + iii - | < 0 or 0.20, ∈ ℝ!
3 6 3 18

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## 15. NR The graph of is shown on the right.

 Exam
Style
Its equation has the form:
1 1 7
+
where 1, 7 ∈ :
5 9

## The values of 1, 7 and 9 in the above equation of

are, respectively, ____ , ____, and ____.

2 5 7
16. Exam NR A rational function has a point of discontinuity at 5, 14 .
 Style 9

## The value of 7 in the above equation for is ____.

12 +
31 20
17. A function is defined +
9 27 20
1 9
The graph of has a vertical asymptote at and a horizontal asymptote at .
7 B
NR The values of 1, 7, 9 and B are, respectively, ____, ____, ____, and ____.
 Exam
Style

5 2 +
3 10
13. (a) i - ii - iii - | ≠ 7/2, ∈ ℝ!
2 5 2 10
2 3 2 2 + 2 12
(b) i - ii - iii - | ≠ 2, ≠ 5/3, ∈ ℝ!
3 3 + 9
14. A