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Math 151 WIR, Spring 2014, Benjamin
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Math 151 Week in Review 2
Sections 1.2, 1.3, 2.2
1. Find a &middot; b for the following.
(a) |a| = 9, |b| = 8, and the angle between a and b is 120◦
(b) a = −3i − 7j, b = 2i − 8j
2. Given the vectors a =&lt; 4, 1 &gt; and b =&lt; −2, 4 &gt;, calculate the following.
(a) The scalar projection of b onto a
(b) The vector projection of a onto b
3. A wheelbarrow is pulled up a 15-meter ramp with a force of 10 N applied at an angle of 25◦ to the
ramp. How much work is done?
4. A force given by the vector F = −3i + 4j is used to move an object from the point (2, 3) to the point
(−2, 9). How much work is done if the force is measured in pounds and the distance is measured in
feet?
5. A triangle has vertices A(−3, 2), B(4, 5), and C(2, −4). Using vectors, find the angle at vertex A.
6. Find a unit vector orthogonal to the vector &lt; −6, −5 &gt;.
7. Find the value(s) of x so that the vectors 2xi + 4j and 6xi − 6j are orthogonal.
8. Find the distance from the point (1, 3) to the line y = −3x − 4.
9. Eliminate the parameter to create a Cartesian equation and sketch a graph for the following parametric
equations. Indicate the direction of motion as the parameter increases.
√
(a) x = t + 1, y = t − 3
(b) x = −2 sin θ, y = 5 cos θ
(c) x = tan t, y = cot2 t,
π
6
≤t≤
π
3
10. The motion of a particle after t seconds, where t ≥ 0, is given by the vector function
r(t) =&lt; t − 3, 2 − t3 &gt;.
(a) Find the position of the particle at time t = 2.
(b) When, if ever, does the particle pass through the point (1, 1)?
(c) Eliminate the parameter to find a Cartesian equation for the path of the object and sketch a
graph.
11. Find parametric equations of the line passing through the points (−5, 2) and (1, 3).
12. Find a vector equation of the line passing through the point (−2, 4) and perpendicular to the line with
vector equation r(t) =&lt; 1, 1 &gt; +t &lt; −3, 5 &gt;.
13. Determine if the following pairs of lines are parallel, perpendicular, or neither. If not parallel, find the
point of intersection.
(a) L1 : r1 (t) =&lt; 3 + t, −5 + 3t &gt;;
L2 : r2 (s) =&lt; 1 − 2s, −2 − 6s &gt;
(b) L1 : r1 (t) = (7 − t)i + (−15 + 2t)j;
L2 : r2 (s) = (6 + 3s)i + (−11 − 4s)j
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14. Given the graph of f , find the following:
(a) lim f (x)
6
x→1
(b)
(c)
lim f (x)
4
x→−2+
lim f (x)
2
x→−4−
(d) lim− f (x)
x→3
−6
(e) lim f (x)
x→3+
−4
2
−2
−2
(f) lim f (x)
x→3
−4
(g) lim f (x)
x→5
(h) The equations of any vertical asymptotes:
−6
15. (a) Find all vertical asymptotes of the function f (x) =
(b) Calculate lim f (x)
x→4−
16. Calculate the following limits.
x2 (x − 2)
x+3
x→−3−
x2 + 5
(b) lim
x→5+ (x − 7)(x − 5)
2−x
(c) lim
x→0 x(x + 1)3
x−3
(d) lim
x→−4 (x + 4)2
(a)
lim
2
x2 + 4x + 3
.
(x + 3)(x2 − 5x + 4)
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