# 008A Sample Final A

**This is a sample final, and is meant to represent the material usually covered in Math 8A. Moreover, it contains enough questions to represent a three hour test. An actual test may or may not be similar. Click on the boxed problem numbers to go to a solution.**

## Question 1

Find **Failed to parse (MathML with SVG or PNG fallback (recommended for modern browsers and accessibility tools): Invalid response ("Math extension cannot connect to Restbase.") from server "https://wikimedia.org/api/rest_v1/":): {\displaystyle f^{-1}(x)}**
for **Failed to parse (MathML with SVG or PNG fallback (recommended for modern browsers and accessibility tools): Invalid response ("Math extension cannot connect to Restbase.") from server "https://wikimedia.org/api/rest_v1/":): {\displaystyle f(x) = \log_3(x+3)-1}**

## Question 2

Find f(5) for f(x) given in problem 1.

## Question 3

a) Find the vertex, standard graphing form, and X-intercept for **Failed to parse (MathML with SVG or PNG fallback (recommended for modern browsers and accessibility tools): Invalid response ("Math extension cannot connect to Restbase.") from server "https://wikimedia.org/api/rest_v1/":): {\displaystyle x = -3y^2-6y+2}**

b) Sketch the graph. Provide the focus and directrix.

## Question 4

Solve. Provide your solution in interval notation. **Failed to parse (MathML with SVG or PNG fallback (recommended for modern browsers and accessibility tools): Invalid response ("Math extension cannot connect to Restbase.") from server "https://wikimedia.org/api/rest_v1/":): {\displaystyle (x-4)(2x+1)(x-1)<0}**

## Question 5

Graph the system of inequalities **Failed to parse (MathML with SVG or PNG fallback (recommended for modern browsers and accessibility tools): Invalid response ("Math extension cannot connect to Restbase.") from server "https://wikimedia.org/api/rest_v1/":): {\displaystyle y < \vert x\vert +1 }**
**Failed to parse (MathML with SVG or PNG fallback (recommended for modern browsers and accessibility tools): Invalid response ("Math extension cannot connect to Restbase.") from server "https://wikimedia.org/api/rest_v1/":): {\displaystyle x^2 + y^2 \le 9}**

## Question 6

Sketch **Failed to parse (MathML with SVG or PNG fallback (recommended for modern browsers and accessibility tools): Invalid response ("Math extension cannot connect to Restbase.") from server "https://wikimedia.org/api/rest_v1/":): {\displaystyle 4x^2 + 9(y + 1)^2 = 36}**
. Give coordinates of each of the 4 vertices of the graph.

## Question 7

Solve **Failed to parse (MathML with SVG or PNG fallback (recommended for modern browsers and accessibility tools): Invalid response ("Math extension cannot connect to Restbase.") from server "https://wikimedia.org/api/rest_v1/":): {\displaystyle 2\vert 3x-4\vert -7 = 7}**

## Question 8

Given a sequence **Failed to parse (MathML with SVG or PNG fallback (recommended for modern browsers and accessibility tools): Invalid response ("Math extension cannot connect to Restbase.") from server "https://wikimedia.org/api/rest_v1/":): {\displaystyle 27, 23, 19, 15, \ldots }**
use formulae to compute **Failed to parse (MathML with SVG or PNG fallback (recommended for modern browsers and accessibility tools): Invalid response ("Math extension cannot connect to Restbase.") from server "https://wikimedia.org/api/rest_v1/":): {\displaystyle S_{10}}**
and **Failed to parse (MathML with SVG or PNG fallback (recommended for modern browsers and accessibility tools): Invalid response ("Math extension cannot connect to Restbase.") from server "https://wikimedia.org/api/rest_v1/":): {\displaystyle A_{15}}**
.

## Question 9

a) List all the possible rational zeros of the function **Failed to parse (MathML with SVG or PNG fallback (recommended for modern browsers and accessibility tools): Invalid response ("Math extension cannot connect to Restbase.") from server "https://wikimedia.org/api/rest_v1/":): {\displaystyle f(x) = x^4 + 5x^3 - 27x^2 +31x -10}**

b) Find all the zeros, that is, solve f(x) = 0

## Question 10

Graph the function. Give equations of any asymptotes, and list any intercepts **Failed to parse (MathML with SVG or PNG fallback (recommended for modern browsers and accessibility tools): Invalid response ("Math extension cannot connect to Restbase.") from server "https://wikimedia.org/api/rest_v1/":): {\displaystyle y = \frac{x-1}{2x+2}}**

## Question 11

Decompose into separate partial fractions **Failed to parse (MathML with SVG or PNG fallback (recommended for modern browsers and accessibility tools): Invalid response ("Math extension cannot connect to Restbase.") from server "https://wikimedia.org/api/rest_v1/":): {\displaystyle \frac{3x^2+6x+7}{(x+3)^2(x-1)}}**

## Question 12

Find and simplify the difference quotient **Failed to parse (MathML with SVG or PNG fallback (recommended for modern browsers and accessibility tools): Invalid response ("Math extension cannot connect to Restbase.") from server "https://wikimedia.org/api/rest_v1/":): {\displaystyle \frac{f(x+h)-f(x)}{h}}**
for f(x) = **Failed to parse (MathML with SVG or PNG fallback (recommended for modern browsers and accessibility tools): Invalid response ("Math extension cannot connect to Restbase.") from server "https://wikimedia.org/api/rest_v1/":): {\displaystyle \frac{2}{3x+1}}**

## Question 13

Set up, but do not solve, the following word problem.

One evening 1500 concert tickets were sold for the Riverside Jazz Festival. Tickets cost $25 for a covered pavilion seat and $15 for a lawn seat. Total receipts were $28,500. How many of each type of ticket were sold?

## Question 14

Compute **Failed to parse (MathML with SVG or PNG fallback (recommended for modern browsers and accessibility tools): Invalid response ("Math extension cannot connect to Restbase.") from server "https://wikimedia.org/api/rest_v1/":): {\displaystyle \displaystyle{\sum_{n=1}^\infty 5\left(\frac{3}{5}\right)^n}}**

## Question 15

a) Find the equation of the line passing through (3, -2) and (5, 6).

b) Find the slope of any line perpendicular to your answer from a).

## Question 16

Solve. **Failed to parse (MathML with SVG or PNG fallback (recommended for modern browsers and accessibility tools): Invalid response ("Math extension cannot connect to Restbase.") from server "https://wikimedia.org/api/rest_v1/":): {\displaystyle \log_6(x+2)+\log_6(x-3) = 1 }**

## Question 17

Compute the following trig ratios: a) **Failed to parse (MathML with SVG or PNG fallback (recommended for modern browsers and accessibility tools): Invalid response ("Math extension cannot connect to Restbase.") from server "https://wikimedia.org/api/rest_v1/":): {\displaystyle \sec \frac{3\pi}{4}}**
b) **Failed to parse (MathML with SVG or PNG fallback (recommended for modern browsers and accessibility tools): Invalid response ("Math extension cannot connect to Restbase.") from server "https://wikimedia.org/api/rest_v1/":): {\displaystyle \tan \frac{11\pi}{6}}**
c) **Failed to parse (MathML with SVG or PNG fallback (recommended for modern browsers and accessibility tools): Invalid response ("Math extension cannot connect to Restbase.") from server "https://wikimedia.org/api/rest_v1/":): {\displaystyle \sin(-120)}**

## Question 18

Compute **Failed to parse (MathML with SVG or PNG fallback (recommended for modern browsers and accessibility tools): Invalid response ("Math extension cannot connect to Restbase.") from server "https://wikimedia.org/api/rest_v1/":): {\displaystyle \cos(\arctan\frac{5}{3})}**

## Question 19

Compute **Failed to parse (MathML with SVG or PNG fallback (recommended for modern browsers and accessibility tools): Invalid response ("Math extension cannot connect to Restbase.") from server "https://wikimedia.org/api/rest_v1/":): {\displaystyle \arcsin -\frac{\sqrt{3}}{2}}**
. Provide your answer in radians.