Chapter Review
Chapter
Chapter 4
Section
Chapter Review
Solutions 36 Videos

Solve each of the following equations by factoring.

x^4-16x^2 + 75 = 2x^2 -6

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Q1a

Solve each of the following equations by factoring.

2x^2 + 4x - 1 = x+ 1

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Q1b

Solve each of the following equations by factoring.

\displaystyle 4x^3 -x^2 -2x + 2 = 3x^3 -2(x^2 - 1) 

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Q1c

Solve each of the following equations by factoring.

\displaystyle -2x^2 + x -6 = -x^3 + 2x -8 

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Q1d

Solve the equation algebraically, and check your solution graphically:

\displaystyle 18x^4 -53x^3 + 52x^2 - 14x - 8 = 3x^4 -x^3+2x - 8 

Q2

a) Write the equation of a polynomial f(x) that has a degree of 4, zeros at x = 1, 2, -2, and -1, and has a y-intercept of 4.

b) Determine the values of x where f(x) = 48

Q3

An open-topped box is made from a rectangular piece of cardboard, with dimensions of 24 cm by 30 cm, by cutting congruent squares from each corner and folding up the sides. Determine the dimensions of the squares to be cut to create a box with a volume of 1040 cm^3

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Q4

Between 1985 through 1995, the number of home computers, in thousands, sold in Canada is estimated by C(t) = 0.92(t^3 + 8t^2+40t + 400),

where t is in years and t = 0 for 1985.

a) Explain why you can use this model to predict the number of home computes sold in 1993, but not to predict sales in 2005.

b) Explain how to find when the number of home computers sales in Canada reached 1.5 million, using this model.

c) In what year did home computer sales reach 1.5 million?

Q5

For the number line given, write an inequality with both constant and linear terms of each side that has the corresponding solution. Q6a

For the number line given, write an inequality with both constant and linear terms of each side that has the corresponding solution. Q6b

For the number line given, write an inequality with both constant and linear terms of each side that has the corresponding solution. 0.17mins
Q6c

For the number line given, write an inequality with both constant and linear terms of each side that has the corresponding solution. Q6d

\displaystyle 2(4x - 7) > 4(x + 9) 

Q7a

\displaystyle \frac{x -4}{5} \geq \frac{2x + 3}{2} 

Q7b

\displaystyle -x + 2 > x -2 

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Q7c

\displaystyle 5x -7 \leq 2x + 2 

Q7d

\displaystyle -3 < 2x + 1 < 9 

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Q8a

\displaystyle 8 \leq -x + 8 \leq 9 

Q8b

Solve the inequality.

 \displaystyle 6 + 2x \geq 0 \geq -10 + 2x 

Q8c

\displaystyle x + 1 < 2x + 7 < x + 5 

Q8d

A phone company offers two options. The first plan is an unlimited calling plan for $34.95 a month. The second plan is a$20.95 monthly free plus \$0.04 a minute for call time.

a) When is the unlimited plan a better deal?

Q9

Solve for x.

 \displaystyle (x + 1)(x-2)(x + 3)^2 < 0 

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Q10a

Solve for x.

 \displaystyle \frac{(x-4)(2x + 3)}{5} \geq \frac{2x + 3}{5} 

Q10b

Solve for x.

 \displaystyle -2(x - 1)(2x + 5)(x - 7) > 0 

Q10c

Solve for x.

 \displaystyle x^3 + x^2 -21x + 21 \leq 3x^2 - 2x + 1 

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Q10d

Determine algebraically where the intervals of the function are positive and negative.

 \displaystyle f(x) = 2x64 -2x^3 -32x^2 -40x 

Q11

Solve the following inequality using graphing tech.

 \displaystyle x^3 -2x^2 + x- 3 \geq 2x^3 + x^2 -x + 1 

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Q12

Hundreds of thousands of cubic metres of wood are harvested each year. The function

requires a graphing device

 \displaystyle f(x) = 1135x^4 -8197x^3 + 15 868x^2 - 2157x + 176 608, 0 \leq x \leq 4, 

models the volume harvested, in cubic metres, from 1993 to 1997. Estimate the intervals (in years and months) when less than 185 000 m^3 were harvested.

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Q13

For each of the following functions, determine the average rate of change in f(x) from x =2 to x = 7, and estimate the instantaneous rate of change at x = 5.

f(x) = x^2 -2x + 3

Q14a

For each of the following functions, determine the average rate of change in f(x) from x =2 to x = 7, and estimate the instantaneous rate of change at x = 5.

h(x) =(x - 3)(2x + 1)

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Q14b

For the following functions, determine the average rate of change in f(x) from x =2 to x = 7,

and estimate the instantaneous rate of change at x = 5.

g(x) =2x^3 - 5x

Q14c

For the following functions, determine the average rate of change in g(x) from x =2 to x = 7,

and estimate the instantaneous rate of change at x = 5.

g(x) = -x^4 +2x^2 -5x + 1

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Q14d

Given the following graph, determine the intervals of x where the instantaneous rate of change is positive, negative and zero. Q15

The height in metres of projectile is modelled by function h(t) = -5t^2 + 24, where t is the time seconds.

a) Find the point when the object hits the ground.

b) Find the average rate of change from the point when the projectile is launched (t=0) to the point which it hits the ground.

c) Estimate the object's speed at the point of impact.

Q16

Consider the function f(x) = 2x^3 + 3x -1.

a) Find the average rate of change from x = 3 to x = 3.0001.

b) Find the average rate of change from x = 2.9999 to x =3

c) Estimate the instantaneous rate of change at x =3 using your answer above.

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Q17

The incidence of lung cancer in Canadians per 100 000 people is shown below. a) Use regression to determine a cubic function to represent the curve of best fit for both the male and female data.

b) According to your models, when will more females have lung cancer than males?

c) Was the incidence of lung cancer changing at a faster rte in the male or female population during the period from 1975 to 2000? Justify your answer.

d) Was the incidence of lung cancer changing at a faster rate in the male of female population in 1998? Justify your answer.