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Mathematics 53

Midterm Exercise Set

I. Evaluate the following limits. 1. lim

x→2

2. lim

x→1

3. lim

x→4

4. lim+ x→0

x2 − 4 x2 − 5x + 6

5. lim

x→−∞

x6 − 1 x8 − 1

√ 3x2 + 2 − 1 x+4

3x √ 2 x −1−x   2x + 4, , x ≤ 5 7. f (x) = 2x2 − 1 , 5 < x < 7   x−3 ,x ≥ 7 Find: lim f (x) and lim f (x) 6. lim

x→+∞

sin(x − 4) √ x−2   8 − 10x 2

x→7

x→5

II. Continuity. Do as indicated.  sin(πx) , x ≤ −4 √ 1. f (x) =  x + 5 − 2 , x > −4 x+1 Discuss continuity of f . If discontinuous, identify the type of discontinuity.    (x + 3)π   ,x ≤ 2 k sin 6 √ 2. g(x) =  3 − 11 − x   ,x > 2 x−2 Find the value of k such that g is continuous on [0, 11].

dy . Do not simplify. dx p 1. y = 1 + sec (3x2 + 2x − 1) + csc (3x2 + 2x − 2)

III. Find

√ 3 √ 4 2. y = 1 + x 1 − 2 3 x 3. y = (4x + cos 3x)4 4x2 − sin x x − sin3 5x 4. y = √ 6 1 − cot x7

5

x3 − 4x2 5. y = tan (4x2 − π 2 ) p 6. 3 = x2 − y cos y 7. x2 sin y − 4xy 2 = x3 + 2


IV. Do as indicated. 1. Find the equation of the line tangent to the curve y = −5x2 + 3x and parallel to the line 7x + y − 5 = 0. 2. The function k(x) = x3 + 3x2 − 4 is continuous on [-2, 1] and differentiable on (-2, 1). Determine the number c that will satisfy the conclusion of the Mean Value Theorem. 3. Give the linearization L(x) of y = cos(x2 + 1) − x at x = 0. 4x2 −72x 216(x2 + 3) 0 00 , f (x) = , and f (x) = . x2 − 9 (x2 − 9)2 (x2 − 9)3 (a) Find the domain and asymptotes of f .

4. Given f (x) =

(b) Accomplish the table determining the intervals for which f is increasing or decreasing, concave upward or downward, and all relative extrema and points of inflection of f . (c) Sketch the graph of f .

V. Word Problems. 1. The position of a particle (with respect to the origin) moving along a horizontal line at t seconds is given by s(t) = 3t2 − 6t + 4. What is the total distance traveled by the particle after 2 seconds? 2. A bacterial cell, spherical in shape, increased its radius from 2 µm to 2.5 µm. Approximate the increase in the volume of the cell using differentials. 3. Water is running out of a conical funnel at the rate of 1000 mm3 /s. If the radius of the base of the funnel is 40 mm and the altitude is 80 mm, find the rate at which the water level is dropping when it is 20 mm from the top. 4. Find the dimensions of the largest rectangle that can be inscribed in a right triangle with legs of length 3 inches and 4 inches if two sides of the rectangle lie along the legs. 5. A company estimates the total cost of producing x units of a certain item is given by C(x) = x4 − 222x3 − 900x2 + 1500x pesos. Determine the production level that will minimize the average cost.

Math 53 - Midterm  

3.y=(4x+cos3x) 4 4x 2 −sinx 5 6.3= x 2 −ycosy 1.f(x)= 7.f(x)= 2.g(x)= f(x)andlim sin(πx) ,x≤−4 √x+5−2 7.x 2 siny−4xy 2 =x 3 +2 II.Continu...

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