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DAVAO ORIENTAL STATE COLLEGE OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY City of Mati, Davao Oriental 8200 Math 10 College Algebra

a and Trigonometry Prelim Exam 1st Sem. 2011-2012, July 19, 2011 NAME: _______________________________ YEAR/COURSE: _________________ SCORE: ____________

Multiple Choice: Read the following problems carefully. Write the letter of your answer on the space provided before each item. THERE SHOULD BE NO ERASURE. _______Oliver has 12 choices of combo lunches, if he has to select from 3 choices of soft drinks and 4 choices of main dish, that is (3) (4) = 12 in a restaurant outside DOSCST campus. If the DOSCST canteen offers (2y) choices of soft drinks and (3y - 3) choices of main dish, the number of combo lunch choices that Oliver can have in the canteen is expressed as, a. 6y2 6 b. 6y2 6y c. 6y2 + 2y 6 d. 5y 3 _______If a sets have no elements, then it is called _______. a. finite set b. infinite set c. empty set d. subset _______Given a set M = {distinct letters appearing in the word " Mindanao"} . What is the cardinal number or cardinality of M ? a. 5 b. 6 c. 7 d. 8 _______ Solve for the value of x: a. 6

2 x=9 3
b. 18 c.

27 2

d. 13

1 3

_______Speed of a moving object is expressed as the quotient of the distance traveled and time. Find speed of the object

2 14 time it traveled a distance of . 3 3 28 1 a. 7 b. c. d. 4 9 7 _______ Which of the following has a result of 2 x 3 y when combined? a. 4 x ( 2 y ) (6 x y ) b. 4 x (2 y ) 6 x y c. 4 x (2 y ) 6 x y d. 4 x ( 2 y ) + 6 x y _______Which of the following has x = 3 as a solution? b. 2 x 4 = 10 c. x = 1 d. 9 = 3 x a. 3 = 9 x 9 3 _______What property of real number that justifies the equation 2(5 + 7) = 10 + 14 .
if for a. commutative b. associative _______What is the additive identity of 3 ? a. 3 b. 0 c. distributive d. inverse c. 13 d. 1 _______Perimeter of a polygon is the sum of the measures of the its sides. What is the perimeter of the triangular board with sides 2 3 m, 7 6 m and 1112 m ? b. 1 3 m c. 20 m d. 20 m 33 m a. 12 4 21 12 _______Does the order in which your groceries are placed on the checkout counter make any difference in your total bill? What property is at work here? a. No; associative b. Yes; identity c. No; distributive d. Yes; inverse _______The following are parts of the solution in solving the equation 2( x 3) = 5 4[2( x 4) 5 x ] . I. 2 x 6 = 5 4[ 2 x 8 5 x ] II. 2 x 6 = 12 x + 37 III. 2 x 6 = 5 4[3 x 8] IV. 2 x 6 2 x 37 = 12 x + 37 2 x 37 V. 2 x 6 = 5 + 12 x + 32 VI. 10 x = 43 ; x =

43 10

Order the above steps to show the complete solution. a. I,II,III,IV,V,VI b. I,V,VI,III,II,IV c. I,V,III,VI,II,IV d. I,III,V,II,IV,VI _______What method in describing a set can be done by listing its elements? a. roster method b. rule method c. scientific method d. none of these _______Which of the following sets is equivalent to A = {x x is even prime numbers} ? a. A = {2,4,6,8,10} b. B = {2} c. C = {2,3,5,7} d. D = { } _______Distinguish which of the options below is already in lowest term.

2ab 4ab 4a 2 b b. c. 2 xy ax 12ab _______If C = {2, 4, 5, 6}, how many subsets of C are there? a. 8 b. 16 c.9
a.

d.

4 x ( a + b) axy

d. 32

_______Why is it that 2 x 2 + 3 y 3 cannot be added and is already in simplified form? a. because they are unlike terms b. because they dont have the same exponent c. because they have different numerical coefficient d. because the literal coefficients are identical _______The set of all elements that belong to set A and set B is symbolically represented as b. A B c. A B d. A B a. A B _______ Which of the following equals to a.

3 3 4 c. d. 2 2 6 a c _______If = , the following statements are true except b d a b a b b d a. ad = bc b. = c. = d. = c d d c a c _______Any nonzero number raised to the power zero is always equal to a. nonzero b. 1 c. zero d. any number _______When can we add two radicals? a. if they have the same index b. if they have the same radicand c. if they have the same index and radicand d. if they have the same coefficient
_______Which of the product is not correct?
2 2 3 3 5 2 a. (3x y z )(4 xy z ) = 12 x y z c. (3a 2 2b + 5)(2ab 2 ) = 6a 3 b 2 + ab 3 10ab 2

3 1 ? 4 2 3 b. 8

_______Which among the integers is the least?

a. 2 b. 1 c. 0 d. 1 _______What will you add to - 31 to get 45? a. 76 b. 76 c. 14 d. 14 _______The following integers are arranged in ascending order, except a. -9, -3, -1, 0, 5 b. 0, -11, -14, -17 c. -1, 0, 1, 8, 10 d. -15, -9, 10, 46, 50 _______Which statement is NOT true about integers? a. All integers are real numbers. c. There are integers that are not whole numbers. b. Some integers are negative. d. Integers include irrational and rational numbers. _______James took the elevator at the fifth floor. It went up to the 20th floor, went down 7 floors, and went down again 6 floors. He then got out of the elevator to see the museum. In what floor is the museum? a. 1st floor b. 2nd floor c. 3rd floor d. 4th floor _______If U = {a, g, m, r, s, v}; A = {a, s, v}; B = {g, r, v}. What is A B? a. {m} b. {a, g, m, r, s} c. m d. { } _______What is the difference when (2x2 - 5xy - y2) is subtracted from (5x2 - 4xy + y2)? a. 3x2 + xy 2y2 b. 3x2 x y 2y2 c. 3x2 + xy +2y2 d. 3x2+ xy - 2y2 _______What number added to 4x + 7y, will give 11x 2y? a. 15x + 5y b. 9x + 9y c. 7x + 9y d. 7x 9y x _______When will ( 2 ) be positive? a. If x is positive even integer c. If multiplied by -1 such that x is positive even integer b. If x is positive odd integer d. If divided by -1 such that x is a positive even integer _______Which of the following statements is always true? 2 2 a. x 1 = x 1 b. x > 0 c. x = x d. x < x _______What is the solution of 6 x + 5 = 4( x 1) + 2 x + 1 ? a. x = any real number b. x = 3 2( x 5) _______What is the domain of the function ? ( x 6)( x + 6)
a. x R, x 6 b. x R, x 6

c. no solution

d.

x=5

c. x R, x 6, x 6

d.

x R, x 5, x 6

BONUS POINTS (5 POINTS): DESCRIBE MATHEMATICS IN FIVE WAYS ---e n d--As far as Laws of Mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain; and if they are certain, then they are Not Reality Albert Einstein