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Excel Review Center ECE Coaching Course Math Take Home 2

If f  x   2  x  3 for all x, then the value What are all values of x for which the The function defined by
n

 x  1 f  x   3 cos x  3sin x has an amplitude
of the derivative f '  x  at x = 3 series  converges?
n 1n of
Answer: nonexistent
Answer: 0  x  2 Answer: 2 3
4 4
If  f  x  dx  6 , find  f  5  x  dx Suppose that f is an odd function for all x. The fundamental period of the function
1 1

Answer: 6 Suppose that f '  x o  exists. Which of the x


defined by f  x   3  2 cos 2 is
following must necessarily be equal to 3
What is the area of the largest rectangle Answer: 3
that can be inscribed in the ellipse f '  xo  ?
4x 2  9y 2  36 ? Answer: f '  x o  Which of the following does not have a
Answer: 12 period of  ?
Let f and g be odd functions. If p, r and s 1 
The base of a solid is the region enclosed are nonzero functions defined as follows, Answer: f  x   sin  x 
2 
by the graph of y  e  x , the coordinate which must be odd?
axes and the line x = 3. If all plane cross I. p  x   f  g  x   Which of the following functions shows
sections perpendicular to the x – axis are that the statement “If a function is
II. r x  f x  gx
squares, then the volume is continuous at x = 0, then it is
1  e 6 III. s  x   f  x  g  x  differentiable at x = 0” is false?
Answer:
2 Answer: I, II 1

2 2 Answer: f  x   x 3
If the definite integral  e x dx is first
0 The graph of y 2  x 2  9 is symmetric to
approximated by using two inscribed which of the following? At x = 3, the function given by
rectangles of equal width and then I. The x – axis III. The origin x 2 if x  3
approximated by using the trapezoidal f x   is
II. The y – axis
rule with n = 2, the difference between the  6x  9 if x  3
Answer: I, II, III
two approximation is Answer: Both continuous and
Answer: 26.80 differentiable
Which of the following equations has a
graph that is symmetric with respect to the
The asymptotes of the graph of the Which of the following functions are
origin?
1 t continuous for all real numbers x?
parametric equations x  and y  Answer: y   x 5  3x 2
t 1 t I. y  x 3 II. y  e x III. y  tan x
are 1 2 Answer: I and II
A. x = 0, y = 0 C. x = 0 If f  x   x 3  x  2  3 for all x, then the
B. x = –1, y = 0 D. x = –1
domain of f ' is Let f be the function defined by the
ax  b Answer: x x  0 and x  2  sin x, x  0
If the graph of y  has a horizontal  x 2 , 0  x<1
xc 
following f  x   
asymptote y = 2 and a vertical asymptote Let f  x   cos  arctan x  . What is the  2  x, 1  x<2
x = –3, then a + c range of f?  x  3, x  2
Answer: 5 For what values of x is f not
Answer:  y 0  y  1
continuous?
For what values of x does the series Answer: 2
1  2x  3x  4x  ...  n x  ... converge? Let f be the function given by
Answer: x  1 f  x   x 3  3x 2 . What are all values of c If the function f is continuous for all real
that satisfy the conclusion of the Mean x2  4
The complete interval of convergence of Value Theorem of differential calculus on numbers and if f  x   when
k x2

 x  1 the closed interval [0,3]?
x  2 , then f  2  
the series  is Answer: 2
k2
k 1
Answer: –4
Answer: 2  x  0
If c is the number that satisfies the
conclusion of the Mean Value Theorem At x = 0, which of the following is true of
Which of the following series converge?
 for f  x   x 3  2x 2 on the interval the function f defined by f  x   x 2  e2x ?
n 1 1
I.   1 0  x  2 , then c = Answer: f is decreasing
n 1 2n  1
n
Answer: 4/3

13 
1 The function f given by
II.  n  2 
n 1
III.  n ln n
n 2 The figure shows the graph of a sine f  x   x3  12x  24 is
Answer: I function for one complete period. Which Answer: Increasing for all x
of the following is an equation for the
Which of the following series converge? graph? The function f is given by

1 
1 
 1
n Answer: y  2sin  x  2 f  x   x 4  x 2  2 . On which of the
I. n
n 1
2
II. n
n 1
III. 
n 1 n 1 following intervals is f increasing?
Answer: I, III Answer:  0, 
1 2
-1

-2

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Excel Review Center ECE Coaching Course Math Take Home 2
The expression The radius of a sphere is increasing at the 
Let A  Z , be the set of positive integers,
1  1 2 3 50  uniform rate of 0.3 inches per second. At and R be the relation on A defined by aRb
    ...   is a the instant when the surface area becomes
50  50 50 50 50  if and only if there exist a k  Z such that
100 square inches, what is the rate of a  bk . Which of the following belongs to
Riemann sum approximation for increase, in cubic inches per second, in the
1 R?
Answer: xdx volume?

0
Answer: 30
Answer: (169,13)

If f  x1   f  x 2   f  x1  x 2  for all real The relation


Calculate the approximate area of
numbers x1 and x2, which of the following y  x 2 , 1  x  2 by trapezoidal rule,
1, 2 , 1,3 ,  3,1 , 1,1 ,  3,3 ,...
could define f? 4 5 ...  3, 2  , 1, 4  ,  4, 2 ,  3, 4 
Answer: f(x) = 2x using divisions at x  and x  .
3 3 Answer: Transitive
f  x   f  2 Answer: 127/54
If f is a function that lim 0, Which of the following is logically
x2 x 2
equivalent to   p  q  ?
If f '  x   cos x and g '  x   1 for all x,
which of the following must be true?
Answer: The derivative of f at x = 2 is 0. f x Answer: p  q
and if f(0) = g(0) = 0, then lim is
x 0 gx
If f and g are twice differentiable The contrapositive of  p  q   r is
Answer: 1
functions such that g  x   e   and
f x
Answer: r  p  q
f  x The sides of the rectangle increases in
g ''  x   h  x  e , then h(x) =
2 dz dx dy Negation of p  q is
Answer:  f '  x    f ''  x  such a way that  1 and  3 . At
dt dt dt Answer: p  q
the instant when x = 4 and y = 3, what is
n

 1 xn dx The statement  p  q    p  q  is a
 is the Taylor series about the value of ?
n 0 n! dt Answer: Contradiction
zero for which of the following functions?
Answer: e–x The proposition p  p is a
z Answer: Contradiction
The coefficient of x3 in the Taylor series y
for e3x about x = 0 is The proposition p    p  q  is a
Answer: 9/2
x Answer: Contingency
n 1 Answer: 1

 1 x 2n 1
For –1 < x < 1 if f  x    , The statement p   p  q  is a
n 1 2n  1 If lim f  x   7 , which of the following
x 3 Answer: Tautology
then f’(x) =
 must be true?
Answer: f  x     1
n 1
x 2n  2 I. f is continuous at x = 3 The minimized expression of
n 1 II. f is discontinuous at x = 3 ABC  ABC  ABC  ABC is
III. f(3) = 7 Answer: C
1 Answer: None
If y  tan u , u  v  and v  ln x , what
v The negation of the statements, “The
A particle travels in a straight line with a question paper is not easy and we shall
dy constant acceleration of 3 meters per
is the value of at x = e? not pass.” Is
dx second per second. If the velocity of the Answer: The question paper is easy or we
Answer: 2/e particle is 10 meters per second at time 2 shall pass.
seconds, how far does the particle travel
4 during the time interval when its velocity Let p be “He is tall.” and let q “He is
If f  x   and g  x   2x , then the increases from 4 meters per second to 10
x 1 handsome.” Then the statement “It is false
meters per second?
solution set of f  g  x    g  f  x   is that he is short or handsome.” is
Answer: 14m
Answer:   p  q 
1 
Answer:   What are all values of x for which the
3

xn Consider the following statements: P:
series  converges Santos is brilliant. Q: Santos is rich. R:
f  x   8  x 2 for  2  x  2 n 1 n
If  then Santos is honest. The negation of the
2 Answer: 1  x  1
 f  x   x elsewhere statement “Santos is brilliant and
3 dishonest if and only if Santos is rich.”
Which of the following pair is not
 f  x  dx is a number between
1
congruent modulo 7?
Can be expressed as
Answer: 24 and 32 Answer: 25, 56 Answer:   Q   P  R  

The acceleration of a body moving in a Let N = {1,2,3,…} be ordered by The Boolean expression XY + XY’ + X’Z
straight line is given in terms of time t by divisibility, which of the following subset + XZ’ is independent of the Boolean
  8  6t . If the velocity of the body is is totally ordered? variable
25 at t = 1 and if s(t) is the distance of the Answer: (2,6,24) Answer: Y
body from the origin at time t, what is s(4)
– s(2)?
Answer: 32

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Excel Review Center ECE Coaching Course Math Take Home 2
Let x, y, z represent Boolean variables. The number of values of k for which the A right prism with height h has bases that
Which of the following is not a Boolean linear equations 4x + ky + 2z = 0, kx + 4y are regular hexagons with sides of length
function? + z = 0 and 2x + 2y + z = 0 possess a non 12. A vertex A of the prism and its three
Answer: f  x, y, z   x  y  z  xy  yz – zero solution is adjacent vertices are the vertices of a
Answer: 2 triangular pyramid. The dihedral angle
(the angle between the two planes) formed
Consider 5 independent Bernoulli’s trials
The first derivative of the function f is by the face of the pyramid that lies in a
each with probability of success p. If the
cos 2 x 1 base of the prism and the face of the
probability of at least one failure is greater given by f '  x    . How many pyramid that does not contain A measures
than or equal to 31/32, then p lies in the x 5
60o. Find h2.
interval critical values does f have on the open Answer: 108
 1 interval (0,10)?
Answer: 0,  Answer: Three
 2 Jj read a book. On the first day she read n
pages in t minutes, where n and t are
If f is a continuous function and if F’(x) = positive integers. On the second day Jj
Andrew tosses 25 fair coins and Paolo
f(x) for all real numbers x, then read n + 1 pages in t + 1 minutes. Each
tosses 20 fair coins. What is the 3
probability that they toss the same number  f  2x  dx 
1
day thereafter Jj read one more page than
of heads? she read on the previous day, and it took
1 1 her one more minute than on the previous
Answer: 0.09 Answer: F  6  F  2
2 2 day until she completely read the 374
If the mean deviation about the median of page book. It took her a total of 319
the numbers a, 2a,…, 50a is 50, then a The Taylor series for ln(x), centered at x = minutes to read the book. Find n + t.
n

n 1  x  1 Answer: 53
equals 1, is   1 . Let f be the
Answer: 4 n 1 n
In ABC let I be the center of the
function given by the sum of the first
inscribed circle, and let the bisector of
There is a 40% chance of rain on Saturday three nonzero terms of this series. The
and a 30% chance of rain on Sunday. ACB intersect AB at L. The line
maximum value of ln x  f  x  for through C and L intersects the
However, it is twice as likely to rain on
Sunday if it rains on Saturday than if it 0.3  x  1.7 is circumscribed circle of ABC at the two
does not rain on Saturday. The probability Answer: 0.145 points C and D. If LI = 2 and LD = 3, then
that it rains at least one day this weekend IC =
is The base of a solid is a region in the first Answer: 10/3
Answer: 37/70 quadrant bounded by the x – axis, the y –
axis and the line x + 2y = 8. If cross Find the least positive integer m such that
Two dice appear to be normal dice with sections of the solid perpendicular to the x m2 – m + 11 is a product of at least four
their faces numbered 1 to 6, but each die – axis are semicircles, what is the volume not necessarily distinct primes.
is weighted so that the probability of of the solid? Answer: 132
rolling the number k is directly Answer: 16.755
proportional to k. The probability of Let x, y and z be real numbers satisfying
rolling a 7 with this pair of dice is m/n, Let f be the function given by the system log 2  xyz  3  log5 x   5 ,
where m and n are relatively prime f  x   x 2  2x  3 . The tangent line to
positive integers. Find m + n. log3  xyz  3  log5 y   4 and
the graph of f at x = 2 is used to
Answer: 71 approximate values of f(x). Which of the log4  xyz  3  log5 z   4 . Find the value
following is the greatest value of x for of log5 x  log5 y  log5 z .
Allan saves P200 in each of the first three which the error resulting from this tangent
months of his service. In each of the Answer: 265
line approximation is less than 0.5?
subsequent months his savings increases Answer: 2.7
by P40 more than the saving of 1 1
immediately previous month. Allan’s total For polynomial P  x   1  x  x 2 ,
A regular icosahedron is a 20 faced solid 3 6
saving from the start of service will be where each face is an equilateral triangle
P11,040 after Q  x   P  x  P  x3  P  x5 
and five triangles meet at every vertex.
Answer: 21 months Find the number of paths from the top define 50 . Then
P  x7  P  x9    ai xi
vertex to the bottom vertex such that each i 0
Initially Aling, Maggie, and Lisa had a part of a path goes downward or 50
total of 444 peanuts. Lisa had the most
peanuts, and Aling had the least. The three
horizontally along an edge of the a i 
icosahedron, and no vertex is repeated. i 0
numbers of peanuts that each person had Answer: 243/32
formed a geometric progression. Aling
eats 5 of his peanuts, Maggie eats 9 of her Answer: 810 The sequences of positive integers 1, a2,
peanuts, and Lisa eats 25 of his peanuts. a3, … and 1, b2, b3, … are an increasing
Now the three numbers of peanuts each arithmetic sequence and an increasing
person has forms an arithmetic geometric sequence, respectively. Let cn =
progression. Find the number of peanuts an + bn. There is an integer k such that ck-1
Aling had initially. = 100 and ck+1 = 1000. Find ck.
Answer: 108 Given the linear second – order difference Answer: 262
equation y k  2  y k 1  2y k  0 ; k = 0, 1,
For –1 < r < 1, let S(r) denote the sum of
2,… y0 = 9 and y1 = –12. Find y6.  6 10  5
the geometric series Let M    . The trace of M
Answer: –54  2 3
12  12r  12r 2  12r 3  ... Let a between –
1 and 1 satisfy S(a)S(–a) = 2016. Find equals
Find the number of solutions of the set of Answer: 33
S(a) + S(–a).
all algebraic equations of height two.
Answer: 336
Answer: 1
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Excel Review Center ECE Coaching Course Math Take Home 2
The degree of the minimum polynomial 2
d y dy The four congruent triangles displayed in
satisfied by a non scalar, 8 by 8, For 2
 4  3y  3e 2x , the particular the square are arranged to create another
dx dx
idempotent matrix M is square. Find the probability that a point
integral is
Answer: 2 chosen at random is in the shaded area.
1
Answer: e 2 x
The fixed points of the Mobius 5
z2
transformation w  z   are
z 1 2f
What is at x = 2, y = 1 if f = yx ?
Answer: 1  i xy
Answer: 1
The smallest positive integer n for which
Answer: 0.5
the inequality 2n  n 2 is true for Function f (x, y)  2x 2  2xy  y3 has
n, n  1,... is Answer: two stationary points at (0,0) and The statistics below provide a summary of
Answer: 5  1 1  IQ scores of 100 children.
 ,  Mean: 100
6 3 
The domain of the function Median: 102
1 Standard deviation: 10
f x  is Given x  y  y  x and 10  x  10 and First quartile: 84
x x 10  y  10 . Find the number of ordered Third quartile: 110
Answer:  , 0  pairs of integers (x,y) that satisfy the About 50 of the children in this sample
equation. have IQ scores that are ______.
Answer: 131 Answer: between 84 and 110
The value of p and q for which the
function
1  1 Sheldon plants three maple trees, four
 Given f  x   f     3 , find f  2  oaks and five birch trees in a row. He
 sin  p  1 x  sin x x  x plants them in random order, each
 , x0
x Answer: 3/4 m

f x   q , x  0 is arrangement being equally likely. Let
From the set of integers {1, 2,…, 9}, how n

 xx  x
2
many nonempty subsets sum to an even in lowest terms be the probability that no
, x0 two birch trees are next to one another.
 3
integer?
2
 x Find m + n.
Answer: 255
continuous for all x in R is Answer: 106
Answer: p = –3/2, q = 1/2 A stairstep number is a number whose
digits are strictly increasing in value from Circles P and Q are tangents to circle O
Let f be the function given by left to right. How many positive integers and tangent to each other at point O.
 x  1  x 2  4  with two or more digits are stairstep Circle S is tangent to circles O, P and Q.
f x  . For what values numbers? PQ = 24. The diameter of circle S is
x2  a Answer: 16
of a is f continuous for all real numbers x? Answer: 502
Answer: None A side of each square coincides with a
Frank cleaned his room on January 1,
2015 and went to the gym. He goes to the side of the equilateral triangle. One side of
Let f be the function given by f  x   x . gym every other day and cleans his room each regular pentagon coincides with a
Which of the following statements about f every Thursday. How many days he side of one of the squares. Find the degree
are true? cleans his room and goes to the gym as measure of angle ABC.
I. f is continuous at x = 0 well in 2015?
II. f is differentiable at x = 0 Answer: 27
III. f has an absolute minimum at x =
0 Each face of a standard die has the
Answer: I and III only numbers 1 through 6. On a non–standard
die, each face has an expression which is
For what integer k, k > 1 will both equal to 1 through 6. The expressions are
kn n a + 1, 2a – 5, 3a – 10, b + 8, 2b + 5, 3b +

 1 
k Answer: 96o

n 1 n
and    converge?
n 1  4 
10. Find ab.
Answer: –8
Answer: 3 Right triangle DEF has sides of integer
Given a1 = 3, a2 = 5 and an = an-1 – an-2 for length and a perimeter of 40. Semicircle
Suppose a flu-like virus is spreading with diameters DE and EF are down. Arc
n  3 . Find the 2015th term.
through a population of 50,000 at a rate DEF is a semicircle. Find the total area of
Answer: –5 the shaded region.
proportional both to the number of people
already infected and to the number still The sum of an arithmetic progression of
uninfected. If 100 people were infected six positive integers is 78. Find the
yesterday and 130 are infected today, greatest possible difference between
determine how many will be infected a consecutive terms.
week from today and when the virus will Answer: 4
be spreading the fastest?
Answer: 808, 25,000 Answer: 60
Find the greatest absolute difference
between the mean and median of 5 single Each exterior angle of a regular n–sided
digit positive integers. polygon is 45o larger than each exterior
Answer: 16/5 angle of a regular m–sided polygon. Find
the greatest possible value of m.
Answer: 56
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Excel Review Center ECE Coaching Course Math Take Home 2
Points A, B and C are (1,2), (–4,2) and (– Determine the area enclosed by the curve In the diagram below, ABCD is a square.
1,5). Reflect triangle ABC across the y – x2 – 10x + 4y + y2 = 196. ____

axis and find the area of the intersection Answer: 225 Point E is the midpoint of AD . Points F
____ ____
of the triangle and its reflection. and G lie on CE , and H and J lie on AB
Answer: 1.5 A cone was formed by rolling a thin sheet ____
of metal in the form of a sector of a circle and BC , respectively, so that FGHJ is a
A wooden cube has edges 3 meters in 72 cm in diameter with a central angle of square. Points K and L lie on GH , and M
length. Square holes with sides one meter 150º. Find the volume of the cone (in cu.
in length and centered in each face are cut cm). and N lie on AD and AB , respectively, so
through to the opposite face with the Answer: 7711 that KLMN is a square. The area of
edges of the holes parallel to the edges of KLMN is 99. Find the area of FGHJ.
the cube. What is the entire surface area, Given the set of data 1, 1, 2, 2, 3, 3, 4.
including the inside? Which one of the following statements is
true?
Answer: median  mode  mean

The area enclosed by the ellipse with


parametric equation x = 2cosθ and y =
3sinθ equals _____.
Answer: 539
Answer: 6
Answer: 72
Under which of the following conditions The nine delegates to the Economic
The slant height of a cone is a segment Cooperation Conference include 2
x(x  y)
that connects the vertex to a point on the is ? officials from Uganda, 3 officials from
circular base. What is the volume of a y Sudan and 4 officials from the
cone having a radius of 6 and a slant Answer: x < y < 0 Philippines. During the opening session,
height of 10? three of the delegates fall asleep.
Answer: 96 A rare stamp is, and has been, Assuming that the three sleepers were
appreciating at the rate of 5 + 0.5t in determined randomly, find the probability
A vertical aerial stands on horizontal thousands of dollars per year when t is that exactly two of the sleepers are from
ground. A surveyor positioned due east of measured in years. If this stamp is the same country.
the aerial measures the elevation of the purchased for $5000 for a newborn child 55
and allowed to appreciate, what will be Answer:
top as 48o. He moves due south 30.0m and 84
measures the elevation as 44o. Determine the value of the stamp on the child’s 18th
the height of the aerial in meters. birthday? Triangle ABC has positive integer side
Answer: 58.7 Answer: $171,000 lengths with AB = AC. Let I ne the
intersection of the bisectors of B and
An automatic garden spray produces a In a drawer Oliver has 5 pairs of socks, C. Suppose BI = 8. Find the smallest
spray to a distance of 1.8m and revolves each pair a different color. On Monday
possible perimeter of ABC.
through an angle α which may be varied. Oliver selects two individual socks at
Answer: 108
If the desired spray catchment area is to random from the 10 socks in the drawer.
be 2.5m2, to what should angle α be set, On Tuesday Oliver selects 2 of the
Let f(x) be a third-degree polynomial with
correct to the nearest degree. remaining 8 socks at random and on
real coefficients satisfying
Answer: 88o Wednesday two of the remaining 6 socks
at random. Find the probability that f 1  f  2   f  3  f  5 
In a circle, parallel chords of lengths 2, 3 Wednesday is the first day Oliver selects  f  6   f  7   12 Find f  0  .
and 4 determine the central angles of matching socks.
26 Answer: 72
,  and    radians, respectively, Answer:
where     . If cos  , which is a 315
A plane hillside is inclined at an angle of
positive rational number, is expressed as a 28º with the horizontal. A man wearing
____
fraction in lowest terms, what is the sum Point B lies on line segment AC with AB skis can climb this hillside by following a
of its numerator and denominator? = 4. Points D and E lie on the same side of straight path inclined at an angle of 12º to
Answer: 49 line AC forming equilateral triangles the horizontal but one without skis must
ABD and BCE . Let M be the midpoint follow a path inclined at an angle of only
If k > 4 is a constant, how would you ____ ____
5º with the horizontal. Find the angle
translate the graph of y = x2 to get the of AE , and N be the midpoint of CD . The between the directions of the two paths.
graph of y = x2 + 4x + k? area of BMN is x. Find x2. Answer: 15.6º
Answer: Left 2 units, up (k – 4) units Answer: 507
A cylindrical barrel with radius 4 feet and
height 10 feet is full of water. A solid
 2
 2
The graph of x  1 y  x  4 has In a new school 40 percent of the students
cube with side length 8 feet is set into the
are freshmen, 30 percent are sophomores,
Answer: one horizontal and two vertical barrel so that the diagonal of the cube is
20 percent are juniors and 10 percent are
asymptote vertical. The volume of the water thus
seniors. All freshmen are required to take
Trigonometry, and 80 percent of the displaced is
Given a hyperbola with an equation 36x2
sophomores, 50 percent of the juniors and
– 25y2 + 72x + 100y – 964 = 0. Find the
20 percent of the seniors elect to take
equation of its asymptote.
Trigonometry. Find the probability that a
6 4 randomly chosen Trigonometry student is
Answer: y   x 
5 5 a sophomore.
Answer: 0.32

Answer: 19.6
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Excel Review Center ECE Coaching Course Math Take Home 2
With a throw of 3 dice, what is the Find the inverse Fourier transform of If ith Fibonacci number is denoted by fi,
probability of getting a 9 or an 11? 2    7   2    7  5
calculate  f 2i
52
Answer: 2 i3
216 Answer: cos7t Answer: 84

Estimate the standard deviation. Which of the following are groups?
Find the inverse Fourier transform of
Lifetime (hours) Frequency I. All integers under subtraction
of components 1
X    II. All non–zero real numbers under
300  L  400 13 9  2 division
400  L  500 25 1 3 t III. All even integers under addition
Answer: e
500  L  600 66 6 IV. All integers which are multiples of 13
600  L  700 58 under addition
700  L  800 38 How many topologies are possible on a Answer: III, IV
Answer: 112.37 hrs set of 2 points?
Answer: 4 For any positive integer n, n7 – n is
divisible by
The length of the sardines received by a
Find the remainder on dividing 320 by 7. Answer: 7
certain cannery is normally distributed
with mean 4.62 inches and a standard Answer: 2
The negation of
deviation 0.23 inch. What percentage of
all these sardines is between 4.35 and 4.85 
 1   y  P  x, y   Q  x, y   is
Find  1  2 
inches long? k 2  k  Answer:  y  P  x, y   Q  x, y  
Answer: 72.0 Answer: 1/2
When a right triangle is rotated about on The Fibonacci sequence 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8,
If   p  represents the gamma function, 13, 21, … starts with two 1s, and each
leg, the volume of the cone produced is
800 cm3 . When the triangle is rotated  2 1 term afterwards is the sum of its two
then  e x dx is equal to   p  when p predecessors. Which one of the ten digits
about the other leg, the volume of the 0 2
is equal to is the last to appear in the units position of
cone produced is 1920 cm3 . What is the a number in the Fibonacci sequence?
length (in cm) of the hypotenuse of the Answer: 1/2
Answer: 6
triangle?
Answer: 26 For switching functions f, g and h, the
A fair coin is to be tossed 10 times. Let
 
expression  f  g  f  h is equivalent to m/n, in lowest terms, be the probability
A parking lot has 10 parking spaces that heads never occur on consecutive
arranged in a row. There are 7 cars Answer: gf  fh  gh
tosses. Find m + n.
parked. Assume that each car owner has Answer: 73
picked at a random a parking place among Fin the Jacobian of the transformation
the spaces available. Determine the from the xy–plane to the uv–plane defined Find a if a and b are integers such that
probability that the three empty places are by u  xe xy and v  yexy .
adjacent to each other.
x 2  x  1 is a factor of ax17  bx16  1 .
Answer: 1/15 Answer:  2xy  1 e2xy Answer: 987

Suppose that a polygraph (lie detector (x, y) An artist wants her painting to be in the
test) is given to 1000 employees, of whom If x = r cos, y = r sin, evaluate shape of a golden rectangle. If the length
(r, ) of the painting is 36 inches, then what
10 are known to use drugs on the job.
(r, ) should be the width?
When asked, all employees deny using and .
drugs on the job. Assume that the (x, y) Answer: 58.248 in
polygraph (like most) is 90% accurate. Answer: r, 1/r
How many employees are falsely accused How many permutations of the 26 letters
of drug use based on the results of the The singular point of the differential of the English alphabet do not contain any
polygraph? equation of the strings fish, rat and/or bird.
Answer: 92% 2 Answer: 6.721 x 1023
d y dy
1  x  dx
2
 2x  n(n  1)y  0 is
dx2
A bus driver pays all tolls, using only
What is the 17th term of the Fibonacci
sequence? Answer: x = 1 nickels and dimes, by throwing one coin
Answer: 1597 at a time into the mechanical toll
If F is a finite field, then which of the collector. In how many ways can the
following numbers can be the cardinality driver pay a toll of 45 cents?
Find the Fourier transform of   t  5 Answer: 55
of F?
Answer: cos5  jsin 5 Answer: 27
A piece of paper is 1 unit thick. By
Find the amplitude and phase angle of  n folding into half, the thickness becomes 2
 1 
cos5  jsin 5 . lim 
n   
 m2 
1    is equal to
m 

units. Folding into half again, its thickness
becomes 4 units, and so on. What is the
Answer: 1, 5 thickness of the paper after it is folded 10
Answer: 0
times?
Find the inverse Fourier transform of Answer: 1024
 The Fibonacci numbers are the following
F()  e . 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, … Find the 15th term.
1 Answer: 610 The counting numbers 1 – 500 inclusive
Answer: are placed in a hat. What is the probability
1  t2 that the first randomly chosen number
from the hat is a multiple of 6 or 19?
Answer: 21/100

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Excel Review Center ECE Coaching Course Math Take Home 2
There is a circle and we are going to draw Given AB CD and the measure of angle The Z transform of a left sided signal
some straight lines to split the circle into a o x  n   a n u  n  1 is
ADC = 50 . Angle BAC is equal to angle
number of regions. If 2004 straight lines
BCA. Find the measure of angle BAD. z
are drawn, what is the largest number of Answer: X  z  
regions obtained? za
Answer: 2,009,011
Find the inverse of the given Z transform
The average of two four digit positive X  z   4z2  2  3z1 .
integers is found by placing a decimal
point between the two numbers. Find the Answer: 4  n  2  2  n   3  n  1
sum of the two four digit numbers.
Answer: 9999 Compute the region of convergence of the
Answer: 130o Laplace transform of x  t   t e
t

Determine the values of a given that


a 3  b3  c3  6396 , abc  935 and The sum of the areas of two equilateral Answer: 1  Re  s   1
triangles is equal to twice the area of a
a  b  c  33 . third equilateral triangle. The side length Determine the Laplace transform of
Answer: 5 of the first triangle is 3 and the side length 
k

Find the interval on which the power


of the second triangle is 5. Find the side  a   t  kT  , a  0
length of the third triangle. k 0
n 2n 1

 1  x  3 Answer: 4.123 1
series  converges. Answer:
n 1
n
4 n 1  aesT
A set of 6 distinct positive integers has a
Answer: (1, 5) mean of 8, a median of 8 and no term Determine the region of convergence of
larger than 13. Find the minimum possible
The number of different ways, not 4s  9
value of any term in the set. the Laplace transform X  s  
counting rotations, to seat 6 different Answer: 1 s  s  3
2

people around a circular table is


Answer: 120 Answer: Re  s   0
Find the Fourier transform of e  at u  t  a is
Let P and Q be logical propositions. real and positive. Determine the Laplace transform of
Which of the following forms are 1 x t  t e .
t

tautologies? Answer: X   
a  j
I.  P  Q   P  Q 2  s2  1
Answer: 2 2
II.  P  P  Q Find the Fourier transform of e
1 j2  t
u t .  s  1  s  1
III.  P  Q    Q  P  1
Answer: X    Determine the Laplace transform of the
Answer: II 1  j    2
generalized function   t  1    t  3 .
Which of the following is the Answer: e s  e 3s
Consider the sequence x  n   2n u  n 
contrapositive of the statement
Which of the following choices describe Determine the region of convergence of
P  Q  R  S ?
the given? the Laplace transform of
Answer: R  S  P  Q Answer: Diverging 2 t 3
xt  e u  t  3 .
What is the sum of the first 100 Determine the inverse Z – transform of Answer: Re  s   2
consecutive counting numbers? 1
Answer: 5050 .
2  j To be continuous at x = 1, the value of
1 e
A little green frog is sitting at the bottom 3 x4 1
n ,must be defined to be equal to
of the stairs. She wants to get to the tenth 2 x3 1
step, so she leaps up 2 steps and then Answer: x  n     u  n 
3 Answer: 4/3
slides back 1. How many leaps will she
have to take if she follows this pattern Determine the inverse Z – transform of The equation z6  z3  1  0 has complex
until she reaches the tenth step?
1  az 1 1 roots with argument  between 90o and
Answer: 10 X  z   1 , z  .
a 180o in the complex plane. Determine the
z a
degree measure of .
If there are 7 months that have 31 days in
them and 11 months that have 30 days in
1 1  a  2

Answer: x  n      n   n 1 u  n  1
Answer: 160
them, how many months have 28 days in a a
Which of the following matrices
them?
Determine the Z – transform of is normal?
Answer: 12
1 1
n  i 1
n
x  n      u  n    1 u  n  . Answer:  
You are to take a pill every half hour. You 2 2  1 0
have 18 pills to take. How long will you
be taking pills? 3  2z 1
Answer: The eigenvalues of the matrix
Answer: 8.5 hours 2  3z 1  z 2
 1 1 2
1 2 1 
A person likes 225 but not 224; 900 but The Z transform of a right sided signal   are
not 800; 144 but not 145. Which of the z  0 1 1
choices would be preferred? x[n] is given by X  z   . Identify the
za Answer: –1, 2 and 1
Answer: 1600
region of convergence.
Answer: z  a
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For which value of x will the matrix in 3 days. How long would it take Barry Find the vertex of the parabola
 8 x 0 to complete the task by himself?  y 2  3x  5y  7  0 .
 4 0 2  become singular? Answer: 7.5 days
  1 5
Answer:  , 
12 6 0  Determine the phase shift of 4 2
Answer: 4 1 1 
y  cos  x   . Calculate the area bounded by x = - y2 + 9
2 2 3
Determine the first three nonzero terms in 1
2 and x  y 2  6y  9 .
the Taylor polynomial approximations for Answer: 2
y '  x 2  y2 ; y  0   1 3 Answer: 128
Answer: 1  x  x 2  ... For what value of P is the period of the If Lucifer has 8 pairs of socks (4 white,
1 2 two black, one blue and one red), what is
Express the Boolean function F = x + yz as function y  cos Px equal to ?
3 3 the probability that he randomly chooses
the sum of minterms.
Answer: 3 two pairs of white socks to wear on
Answer:   3, 4,5, 6, 7  consecutive days.
Find the value of a 2  a 4  a 6  ...  a 98 if Answer: 3/14
Express F'   x  yz  ' as a product of a1 , a 2 , a 3 ,... is an arithmetic progression Which of the following is a solution of the
maxterms. with common difference 1, and
d2 y dy
Answer:   3, 4,5,6,7  a1  a 2  a 3  ...  a 98  137. DE 2  p  (q  1)y  0 when p = 4
dx dx
Answer: 93
and m = 3?
Find the complement of the expression
Answer: xe–2x
 x  y ' z  x ' z ' x  y  Determine the value of ab if
Answer: x ' yz ' xz  x ' y ' log 8 a  log 4 b 2  5 and The pilot of a plane traveling on a course
log 8 b  log 4 a 2  7. of 30º sights the Ninoy Aquino
Obtain the product of maxterms of Answer: 512 International Airport. The pilot’s line of
sight forms a right angle with the plane’s
 A ' B B' C  line of travel. Find the bearing of the
Let x and y be real numbers satisfying
Answer:   2, 4,5,6  x 4 y5  y 4 x 5  810 and x 3 y 6  y 3 x 6  945. airport.
3
Answer: 300º
Obtain the sum of minterms of Evaluate 2x 3   xy   2y3 .
Answer: 89 Find the distance between London (51o30’
 xy  z  y  xz  N, 0o7’ W) and Cebu (10o17’ N, 123o54’
Answer:   0,1, 2, 4  How many integers are there in the E) in nautical miles.
Answer: 6102
solution set of x  2  5 ?
Express the complement of
Answer: 11 “Just believe in yourself. Even if you don’t,
F  A, B,C, D     0, 2,6,11,13,14  in sum pretend that you do and, at some point, you will.”
of minterms. If f (x)  x  7 and g(x)  x , what is the
Answer:  1,3, 4,5, 7,8,9,10,12,15 
domain of g  f ?
Answer: x  7
Express the complement of
F  x, y, z     0,3,6,7  in sum of Find the Fourier series for
minterms. 1, t  [0,2);
f t  
Answer:   0,3, 6, 7   1, t  [2,4)

4   
Write the dual of the Boolean expression Answer:   2k  1  sin   2k  1 2 t 
k 0
 x  y ' z  x  y 
Answer: xy'z  xy Find a2 and b2 of the Fourier series of
t  1, t  [0,2);
Find the dual of the Boolean expression f t  
xy  xy' x ' y  3  t, t  [2,4)
2
Answer:  x  y  x  y ' x ' y  Answer: 0; 
2
Write the maxterm for a function F(x,y,z)
when x = 1, y = 0 and z = 0. n
Let x1 = 97, and for n > 1, let x n  .
Answer: x’ + y + z x n 1
Calculate the product x1 x 2 x 3 x 4 x 5 x 6 x 7 x 8 .
What is the Boolean expression, containing Answer: 384
only the sum of minterms, called?
Answer: Canonical of Sum of Product Assume that a, b, c and d are positive
form
integers such that a 5  b 4 , c3  d 2 and c –
Two computer programmers are a = 19. Determine d – b.
instructed to write code for an application. Answer: 757
Working by herself, Iris could complete
her task in 5 days, but when working with What is the locus of a point which is at a
Barry, she is able to complete the program distance 4 from (5, –2)?
Answer: x2 + y2 – 10x + 4y + 13 = 0
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