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Math 151 WIR, Fall 2013, Benjamin
Aurispa
Math 151 Exam 1 Week in Review
1. Use the limit definition to find the derivative of f (x) = 3x2 + 2x − 1.
2. (a) Use the limit definition to find the derivative of the function f (x) =
√
3x + 7.
(b) Find an equation of the tangent line to the graph of f (x) at the point where x = 3.
3. The position function of an object in linear motion is given by f (t) =
in ft and time is measured in seconds.
t−1
where position is measured
t+2
(a) What is the average velocity of the object from t = 2 to t = 5 seconds?
(b) What is the velocity of the object at t = 3 seconds?
4. Consider the function f (x) = |x2 − 2x − 3|.
(a) Sketch a graph to determine where f (x) is not differentiable.
(b) What can be said about f ′ (0)? f ′ (2)?
5. Compute the following limits or show why the limit does not exist.
(a) lim
x→−2
3
1
−
(x + 2)(x − 1) (x + 2)(x + 1)
x2 (x + 4)
x→−1− x2 − 4x − 5
7 − x2
(c) lim 3
x→∞ x − 3x
2x − 3x2
(d) lim √
x→∞
x2 + 4x
(b)
lim
(e) lim r(t) where r(t) =
t→4
*
25 − x2
x→5+ x2 − 10x + 25
(x − 3)(x − 6)
(g) lim
x→3
|x − 3|
√
(h) lim
x2 − 5x + x
t2 − 16
t−4
√
,
t + 5 − 3 2t2 − 3t − 20
+
(f) lim
x→−∞
6. Find all vertical and horizontal asymptotes of f (x) =
6x2 − 4x − 2
.
7x2 − 8x + 1
7. Show that the equation x4 − 3x2 + x − 3 = −2 has a real solution.
8. Determine where the following function is not continuous.
f (x) =


5 − x2




3x + 7



5

x2 + 9




6x − 4



x−4
if
if
if
if
x ≤ −2
−2 &lt; x&lt; 1
x=1
1&lt;x&lt;3
if x ≥ 3
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9. Find the values of m and c that make the following function continuous everywhere.
f (x) =

2

 mx + 3
c

 2x + 2m
if x &lt; −1
if x = −1
if x &gt; −1
10. Suppose a is a vector with initial point (−1, 2) and terminal point (3, 12) and that b = −i + 5j, find
a unit vector that is orthogonal to a − 4b.
11. A plane heads in the direction N 60◦ E with an airspeed of 300 miles per hour. The wind is blowing
S 45◦ E at 20 miles per hour. Find the groundspeed (true speed) of the plane.
12. Two forces are acting on an object placed at the origin. F1 =&lt; −2, 3 &gt; and F2 pulls vertically down
with a magnitude of 10 pounds. Find the resultant force F and its direction from the positive x-axis.
13. Find the scalar and vector projections of the vector b = 2i − 9j onto the vector a = 6i + 3j.
14. A port is located on a map at coordinates (2, 4). Two ships leave the port, one headed for an island
at (5, 9) and the other headed for an island at (4, −2). Use vectors to find the angle between the two
paths.
15. A force of 15 N is applied horizontally in moving an object 8 meters up a ramp. If the ramp is inclined
at a 30◦ angle, how much work is done by the force?
16. Find Cartesian equations for the following curves and sketch a graph.
√
(a) x = − t − 4, y = t + 7
(b) r(θ) =&lt; −3 sin θ, 3 cos θ + 1 &gt;
17. Find parametric equations of the line passing through the points (8, 1) and (4, 5).
18. Find the value(s) of a such that the lines r1 (t) =&lt; 2 − 5t, 6 + at &gt; and r2 (s) =&lt; 7 + 6s, −1 + 3as &gt;
are perpendicular.
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