Precalculus Test Out Practice Exam

Part 3 Test 1 Time: 3 hours


  1. (1,e) is a point on the graph of tex2html_wrap_inline73 . If the graph of f(x) is shifted so that it is superimposed on the graph of f(6-x)+9, where is the point (1,e) located after the shift?

  2. When does

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  3. A total of $1,000 is invested at 10%, compounded monthly for five years. What is the balance after five years? What is the effective rate?

  4. If you start an experiment with four cells that double every minute, write an equation with base e that describes the number of cells present at any time.

  5. If you start an experiment with four cells that double every minute, write an equation with base 6 that describes the number of cells present at any time.

  6. Find the inverse of the function tex2html_wrap_inline85 . If the domain needs to be restricted to find the inverse state the restricted domain. If the domain does not need to be restricted to find the inverse, explain.

  7. Find the exact solution for x in the equation

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  8. What is the domain of the function

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  9. Find the exact solution(s) to the equation

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  10. Write

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    as one term.

  11. Find the exact value of

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  12. Find the exact solution(s) to the equation

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  13. Find the exact solution(s) to the equation

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  14. Which balance is largest after five years?

  15. On a college campus of 5,000 students, one student returned from vacation with a contagious flu virus. The spread of the virus through the student body is given by

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    where y is the total number of students infected after t days. The college will cancel classes when 40% or more of the students are ill. After how many days will the college cancel classes?

  16. Find the equation of the circle that passes through the points (2,1), (6,5) and (0,-5). Write the equation in standard form.

  17. Write the equation of the parabola that passes through the points (2,9), (-2,29) and (1,5). Write the equation in standard form.

  18. Solve the following set of equations for x, y and z:

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  19. What is the exact maximum value of the function

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  20. What is the equation of the line that passes through the points of intersection of the two circles

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    Write the equation of the line in the form ax+by+c=0, where the values of a, b and c are the exact values, not approximations.


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