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Math 151 Exam 1 Night Before Drill
1. (a) Use the limit definition to find the derivative of the function f (x) =
(b) Use part (a) to find the equation of the tangent line at x = 3.
1
√
3x + 7.
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2. Use the limit definition to find a vector tangent to the curve r(t) =&lt; 3t2 + 2t, 2t + 1 &gt; at the point
(16, 5).
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3. The position function of an object in linear motion is given by f (t) =
in ft and time is measured in seconds.
(a) What is the average velocity of the object from t = 2 to t = 5?
(b) What is the velocity of the object at t = 3?
3
t−1
where position is measured
t+2
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4. Sketch a graph of the function f (x) = |x2 − 4| and determine where f (x) is not differentiable by
examining the graph.
5. Find a unit vector which points in the same direction as the vector with initial point (−5, 2) and
terminal point (3, 7).
6. Given vectors a = 4i + 10j and b = −i + 5j, find a vector of length 2 that is orthogonal to a − 4b.
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7. 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 of the plane.
8. Two forces are acting on an object placed at the origin. F1 =&lt; −1, 3 &gt; and F2 =&lt; 5, 2 &gt;. Find the
magnitude and direction of the resultant force F.
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9. Find the scalar and vector projections of &lt; 2, −9 &gt; onto &lt; 6, 3 &gt;.
10. 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). Find the angle between the two paths.
11. A force of 15 N is applied horizontally in moving an object up a ramp. The ramp has a horizontal
displacement of 8 meters and a vertical displacement of 3 meters. How much work is done by the
force?
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12. Find a Cartesian equation for the curve r(t) =&lt; −3 sin t, 3 cos t + 1 &gt;. Sketch the curve and describe
the direction of motion as t increases.
13. Find parametric equations of the line passing through the points (8, 1) and (4, 5).
14. Find the value(s) of a such that the lines r(t) =&lt; 2 − 5t, 6 + at &gt; and r(s) =&lt; 7 + 6s, −1 + 3as &gt; are
perpendicular.
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15. Compute the following limits or show why the limit does not exist.
3
1
−
x→−2 (x + 2)(x − 1)
(x + 2)(x + 1)
(a) lim
2x − 3x2
(b) lim √
x→∞
x2 + 4x
(c)
lim
x→−1−
x2 (x + 4)
x2 − 4x − 5
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7 − x2
x→∞ x3 − 3x
(d) lim
*
(e) lim r(t) where r(t) =
t→4
(f) lim x4 sin
x→0
1
x2
t−4
t2 − 16
√
, 2
t + 5 − 3 2t − 3t − 20
−4
9
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(x − 3)(x + 6)
x→3
|x − 3|
(g) lim
(h)
lim
x→−∞
√
x2 − 5x + x
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16. Find all vertical and horizontal asymptotes of f (x) =
6x2 − 4x − 2
.
7x2 − 8x + 1
17. Show that the equation x4 − 3x2 + x − 3 = −2 has two real solutions.
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18. Determine where the following function is discontinuous.
f (x) =

5 − x2





 3x + 7
5



x2 + 9



6x − 4
if
if
if
if
if
x ≤ −2
−2&lt;x&lt;1
x=1
1&lt;x&lt;3
x≥3
19. Find the value of m that makes the following function continuous everywhere, if possible.
f (x) =

2

 mx + 3
5

 2x + 2m
if x &lt; −1
if x = −1
if x &gt; −1
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