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MHF4U Grade 12 Advanced Functions (University)

PRACTICE EXAM JANUARY 2008


Knowledge / Understanding
1. List all possible factors for the polynomial functions below. Determine a factor for each (if one exists).
a)
12 8 ) (
2
+ + = x x x b
b)
19 17 2 ) (
3
+ = x x x c
c)
4 6 4 ) (
2 3
+ = x x x x d
2. Factor completely.
a)
2 5 3 ) (
2
+ + = x x x m
b)
4 3 ) (
3
+ = x x x n
c)
x x x x x o 27 27 9 ) (
2 3 4
+ + + =
3. For each rational function given below state the location of any horizontal and vertical asymptotes.
a)
x
x f
1
) ( =
b)
4
5 2 3
) (
3
+
+
=
x
x x
x g
c)
9 4
5 6 2
) (
2
2

+
=
x
x x
x h
4. Convert each angle measurement to either degrees OR radians where required.
a)
0
30
b)
12
t
c)
0
315
d) 82 . 5
5. For the sinusoid graph given below, state:
a) A function representing the graph
using SIN.
b) A function representing the graph
using COS.
6. Determine the exact values of the following trig expressions.
a)
|
.
|

\
|
6
5
tan
t
b)
|
.
|

\
|
12
7
sin
t
c)
|
.
|

\
|
8
cos
t
7. Solve the trig equations below for } , 2 0 | { 9 e s s x x x t
a) 0 1 2 sin 2 = x b)
x x cos 2 cos 3
2
= +
8. Evaluate.
a)
8 log 2 16 log
4 4

b)
1000 log 4 25 log
5
+
c)
27 log 2 8 log 32 log
3
4
2 2
+
9. Solve.
a)
3 2 5
81 3
+
=
x x
b)
2 ) 2 ( log ) 1 ( log
2 2
= + + x x
c)
22 4 2
7 2
=
x
MHF4U: Advanced Functions Practice Exam January 2008
Application
10. Find a polynomial expression in factored form for a quartic function ) (x f with zeros at ) ( 2 repeated x = ,
0 = x and 1 = x . In addition, ) (x f passes through the point ) 10 , 3 ( .
11. Prove the following identity:
x x
x
x
tan 2 csc 2
2 cos 1
2 sin
=

12. The temperature of London, ON fluctuates by approximately 20


0
C throughout the course of a year. The
average temperature of London is approximately 12
0
C. The highest temperature occurs halfway
through the year in July (m = 6).
a) Determine ) (m T the function that models the temperature of London, ON in a year.
b) What is the temperature in August? October?
c) How quickly is the temperature changing between February and November?
13. Radioactive Argon-95 has decays 7.5% in approximately 38 hours. What is the half-life of Argon-95?
14. The height of a skydiver above the ground during a single jump is given by the function
5000 10 9 . 4 ) (
2
+ + = t t t h where t= time (s) and h = height (m).
a) How high is the skydiver above the ground when he leaves the aircraft?
b) Assuming a parachute malfunction, how long does it take the diver to reach the critical 500m
mark before the backup chute is automatically deployed?
c) How fast is the skydiver falling 10 seconds into their jump? (neglecting wind resistance)
Answers
Knowledge / Understanding
1.a) 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 12 b) 1, 19 c) 1, 2, 4
2.a) m(x)=(3x+2)(x+1) b) n(x)=(x+1)(x-2)
2
c) o(x)=x(x+3)
3
3.a)VA: x=0; HA: f(x)=0 b) VA: -4; HA: DNE c) VA: x3/2
HA: h(x)=2. 4.a) /6 b) 15
0
c) 7/4 d) 333.46
0
5.a) f(x)=4sin(2(x-/4))-1 b) g(x)=-4cos(2x)-1
6.a) -1/3 b) (1+3)/(22) c) [(2+1)/(22)]
7.a) x
1
=/12, x
2
=5/12, x
3
=13/12, x
4
=17/12
b) x
1
=0, x
2
=2.301, x
3
=3.983 8.a) -1 b) 14 c) 14
9.a) x=17/7 b) x=3 c) x=4.365
Application
10.f(x)=(5/6)x(x+1)(x-2)
2
12.a) T(m)=-20cos(m/6) + 12
b) T(7) = 29.32
0
C, T(9) = 12
0
C
c) 0.813
0
C/month
13. 337.85 hours.
14. a) 5000m b) 31.34 seconds c) 88 m/s downwards