Practice Exam 2 Name: Instructions:

```Practice Exam 2
Name:
Instructions:
Give yourself 50 minutes to complete this practice exam.
1.
12.
2.
13.
3.
14.
4.
15.
5.
16.
6.
17.
7.
18.
8.
19.
9.
20.
10.
21.
11.
22.
23.
√
24. 2 3 x + 1
-4
25.
-3
26. 38 x +
-2
4
4
3
3
2
2
1
1
-1
1
2
3
4
-3
-4
-3
-2
-1
-1
-1
-2
-2
-3
-3
-4
-4
√
2
−x − 2
-4
1
2
1
2
3
4
1
2
3
4
27. −(x + 1)2 + 4
-2
4
4
3
3
2
2
1
1
-1
1
2
3
4
-4
-3
-2
-1
-1
-1
-2
-2
-3
-3
-4
-4
True or False
For # 1-8, completely write either, ”True,” or, ”False.”
1. a(b + c) = ab + ac
2. (x + y)n = xn + y n
3.
√
√
√
n
x+y = nx+ ny
4. (xy)n = xn y n
5.
6.
7.
√ √
√
n xy = n x n y
n
x
y
q
n
x
y
=
=
xn
yn
√
nx
√
ny
8. −x5 + 2x2 − 7x + 12 has 6 roots.
Algebra
9. Find x where (x − 5)3 − 5 = −10.
10. If g(x) is an invertible function, and g(4) = −2, what is the value of g −1 (−2)?
11. Find the inverse of f (x) =
f (x) = x.)
√
3
7 − 3x. (You can check your answer by seeing if f −1 ◦
√
12. What is the implied domain of g(x) = −3 2 6x − 8 − 18? (Your answer should be an
interval.)
13. Suppose a 6= 0 and that b2 − 4ac ≥ 0. Write the following number as an integer in
standard form:
a
−b −
√
√
2
b2 − 4ac
−b − b2 − 4ac
+b
+c
2a
2a
14. Find
4x4 + x3 − x + 2
x2 + 1
15. Find
2x3 − 15x − 6
x−3
16. What is the slope of the straight line in R2 that passes through the points (1, −4)
and (−2, −5).
17. Complete the square: Write −2x2 −4x+7 in the form α(x+β)2 +δ where α, β, δ ∈ R.
18. How many roots does 7x2 − 12x + 5 have?
19. Find the roots of −3x2 − 3x + 15.
20. Find a root of x3 + 3x2 − 6x + 8.
21. Completely factor 3x3 + 15x2 + 23x + 15. (Hint: -3 is a root.)
Your answer should be a product of a constant polynomial and some number of linear
and quadratic polynomials that are monic, and any of the quadratic polynomials
should have no roots.
22. Completely factor −2x3 + 4x2 + 24x + 30 (Hint: 5 is a root.)
Your answer should have the same form as described in the previous problem.
Graphs
23. List all of the monic linear factors of p(x) that you know of from the graph below.
-6
-5
-4
-3
-2
-1
1
√
24. Graph 2 3 x + 1 and label its x− and y−intercepts.
25. Graph
√
2
−x − 2 and label its x− and y−intercepts.
26. Graph 83 x +
1
2
and label its x− and y−intercepts.
27. Graph −(x + 1)2 + 4 and label its vertex.
2
3
4
5
6
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