1.   Write the standard form of the equation of the line that passes through the point (-1, 3) and is parallel to the graph of 2x - 7y + 1 = 0.
    A. 2x + 7y + 23 = 0 B. 2x + 7y - 23 = 0
    C. 2x - 7y - 23 = 0 D. 2x - 7y + 23 = 0
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  2.   In 1999 Bob scored 824 points as a college basketball player by hitting 372 of his attempts. If he made 60% of his 200 3-point field goal attempts, how many 1-, 2-, and 3-point field goal baskets did he make?
    A. (40, 212, 120) B. (212, 40, 120)
    C. (40, 120, 212) D. (120, 40, 212)
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  3.   Find the value of .
    A. -17 B. 17
    C. 3 D. -3
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  4.   Which of the following shows the system of equations using a matrix equation?
   
    A. B.
    C. D.
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  5.   Suppose a lumber mill can turn out up to 900 units of product each week. The mill must produce at least 100 units of lumber and 400 units of plywood. Write the constraints as a system of inequalities where x = the number of units of lumber and y = the number of units of plywood.
    A. x 100, y 400, and
x + y 900
    B. x 100, y 400, and
x + y 900
    C. x 100, y 400, and
x + y 900
    D. x 100, y 400, and
x + y 900
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  6.   If you solve 2m2 + 8m + 1 = 0 by completing the square, first divide each side of the equation by ____.
    A. 2 B.
    C. 8 D. 1
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  7.   Find the discriminant of x2 - 2x + 20 = 0.
    A. 72 B. -76
    C. 76 D. -72
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  8.   Approximate the real zero(s) of f(x) = x3 - 2x2 + 5x - 5 to the nearest tenth.
    A. 1.4 B. 1.2
    C. 1.6 D. 1.4, 2.1, and 3.2
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  9.   Solve the equation = y.
    A. 3 B. 3, 9
    C. -3 D. None is correct.
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  10.   How many direction changes are there in the graph of a linear equation?
    A. 0 B. 2
    C. 1 D. 3
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  11.   Write north latitude 44° 10' 26" as a decimal rounded to the
nearest thousandth.
    A. 44.177° B. 44.173°
    C. 44.172° D. 44.174°
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  12.   The angle of elevation of a ladder leaning against a wall is 55°. The ladder is 30 feet long. How high up the wall does it reach?
    A. about 52.30 ft B. about 24.57 ft
    C. about 17.21 ft D. about 42.84 ft
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  13.   Solve the equation cos x = .
    A. x equals 60°, 300° or any angle
coterminal with these angles.
    B. x equals 150°, 210° or any angle
coterminal with these angles.
    C. x equals 120°, 240° or any angle
coterminal with these angles.
    D. x equals 30°, 330° or any angle
coterminal with these angles.
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  14.   Find the domain of f(g(x)) given f(x) = , and g(x) = x-1
    A. all real numbers B. x1
    C. x1,-1 D. x0, 1, -1
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  15.   Write an equation of a line that has no slope and passes through
the point (5,-6).
    A. x = -6 B. y = -6
    C. y = 5 D. x = 5
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  16.   A bank charges a $10 fee if the account balance is less than $200. If the balance is in between $200 and $500 there is a $5 fee. If at least $500 is in the account, there is no fee.Graph the fee schedule for different account balances.
    A. B.
    C. D.
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  17.   Find the values of x and y for which the matrix equation is true.
    A. x = 4, y = 2 B. x = 3, y = 2
    C. x = 1, y = 0 D. x = 2, y = 3
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  18.  
    A. B.
    C. D. impossible
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  19.   Determine the intervals on which the function f(x) = x3 + x2 + x is increasing and the intervals on which the function is decreasing.
    A. decreasing for all x
    B. increasing for x < 0 and decreasing for x > 0
    C. increasing for x < 0 and x > 0
    D. increasing for all x
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  20.   Determine the intervals on which the function f(x) = is increasing and the intervals on which the function is decreasing.
    A. increasing for all x
    B. increasing for x < -1 and x > -1
    C. increasing for x < -1 and decreasing for x > -1
    D. decreasing for x < -1 and increasing for x > -1
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