1.   Find the 29th term in the arithmetic sequence -9, -4, 1, 6, ... .
    A. 131 B. 136
    C. 121 D. 126
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  2.   Find the first term in the arithmetic sequence for which a77 = -13 and .
    A. 27 B. 25
    C. 28 D. 26
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  3.   Write a sequence that has two geometric means between 7 and 448.
    A. 7, 28, 112, 448 B. 7, 29, 113, 448
    C. 7, 26, 110, 448 D. 7, 30, 144, 448
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  4.   If r = 2 and a7 = 576, what is the first term of the geometric sequence?
    A. 4.5 B. 2.25
    C. 9 D. 18
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  5.   Write as a fraction.
    A. B.
    C. D.
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  6.   Which series is a convergent geometric series?
    A.
    B.
    C.
    D.
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  7.   Write the general term of the series .
    A. B.
    C. D.
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  8.  
    A. B. 4
    C. D.
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  9.   Express the series 14 + 23 + 34 + 47 + ··· + 167 using sigma notation.
    A. B.
    C. D.
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  10.   Use the first three terms of the exponential series and a calculator to approximate the value of e1.85 to the nearest hundredth.
    A. 5.62 B. 2.85
    C. 4.56 D. 6.36
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  11.   Bob has a savings account that has an annual yield of 5%. Find the balance of the account after each of the first two years if his initial balance is $4000.
    A. $4200, $4400 B. $4200, $4410
    C. $4000, $4200 D. $4200, $4500
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  12.   Find the first four iterates of the function f(x) = x3 if the initial value is
x0 = -1.
    A. 1, 1, 1, 1 B. -1, 1, -1, 1
    C. 1, -1, 1, -1 D. -1, -1, -1, -1
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  13.   For the equation 6 + 8 + 10 + ··· + (4 + 2n) = n(n + 5), which statement assumes that Sn is valid for n = k?
    A. 6 + 8 + 10 + ··· + (6 + 2k) = (k + 1)(k + 6)
    B. 6 + 8 + 10 + ··· + (8 + 2k) = (k + 1)(k + 6)
    C. 6 + 8 + 10 + ··· + (6 + 2k) = k(k + 5)
    D. 6 + 8 + 10 + ··· + (4 + 2k) = k(k + 5)
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  14.   If the k term of Sk is 4 + 2k, find the (k + 1) term.
    A. 2k B. 6 + 2k
    C. k + 1 D. 8 + 2k
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  15.   Write as a fraction.
    A. B.
    C. D.
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  16.   Which row of Pascal's Triangle would be used to expand the binomial
(a + b)8?
    A. 1 9 25 49 81 49 25 9 1
    B. 1 9 36 84 126 126 84 36 9 1
    C. 1 8 28 56 70 56 28 8 1
    D. 1 8 27 64 125 64 27 8 1
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  17.   Rachel shoots seven free throws. Each free throw either goes in or does not. Find the number of possible combinations of free throws such that at least four go in.
    A. 163 B. 35
    C. 64 D. 21
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  18.   Use the first three terms of the trigonometric series and a calculator to approximate the value of to four decimal places.
    A. 0.8663 B. 0.866
    C. 1.2491 D. 0.8453
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