Name (print): Student number: University of British Columbia MIDTERM TEST: Science One Mathematics

```Name (print):
Student number:
University of British Columbia
MIDTERM TEST: Science One Mathematics
Date: February 28, 2013
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
Number of pages: 7 (including cover page)
Exam type: Closed book
Aids: No calculators or other electronic aids
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Question Mark Possible marks
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5
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6
3
5
4
4
5
5
Total
25
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1. (a) [2 marks] Define what it means for a function f to be integrable on the interval [0, 1].
(b) [3 marks] Let
f (x) =
0 if x 6= 1/2
.
1 if x = 1/2
Explain, using your definition in part (a), why this function is integrable on the interval
[0, 1].
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2. [6 marks] Find the volume of the solid S whose base is the region
n
√ o
(x, y)| 0 ≤ y ≤ (4 − x2 )1/4 , 0 ≤ x ≤ 2
(i.e. the region above the x-axis and below y = (4 − x2 )1/4 , for 0 ≤ x ≤
cross-sections perpendicular to the x-axis are squares.
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√
2), and whose
3. [4 marks] The average speed v̄ of molecules with molecular mass M in an ideal gas at
temperature T is
3/2 Z ∞
M
4
2
v 3 e−M v /(2RT ) dv,
v̄ = √
π 2RT
0
where R is the ideal gas constant. Determine an expression for v̄ in terms of M , R and
T by evaluating the improper integral and simplifying the result. You may use without
proof the fact that
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lim v p e−αv = 0
v→∞
for any constants p, α &gt; 0.
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4. [5 marks] The three water tanks illustrated below√are of equal height H. The two cones
are of radius R, while the cylinder is of radius R/ 3 (thus all three tanks have the same
volume). Which tank requires the most work to empty by pumping all of the water over
the top? Which tank requires the least work? The tanks are small enough that the force
of gravity may be assumed to be constant.
A
B
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C
Z
5. [5 marks] Evaluate the indefinite integral
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2x3 + 3x2 + 3x − 5
dx.
x2 (x2 + 2x + 5)
This page may be used for rough work. It will not be marked.
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