Project 4 evaluation 34 precalculus: analytic geometry & algebra


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Project 4 

Evaluation 34 

Precalculus: Analytic Geometry & Algebra (MTHH 043 059) 

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Be sure to show all your work for full credit. 

1. Find the roots of the function, and write the solution in factored form: 

f x  x4   3x – 4, if x 2  –2i is one root. 

Find a formula for the nth term of the sequence. Show your work. 


3. 2, 5, 10, 17, 26, . . .  


Find the sums of the given geometric series. Show your work. 


  3 k 1

6. 2 4  k 1  

7. Use geometric series to find the rational number represented by the repeating decimal: .036 . 

Use the Binomial Theorem to expand each expression. Show your work. 

8. 2x14 

9. (x  y)5  

Use mathematical induction to prove the following statements. Show your work. 

10. 3    6   9 . . . 3n   3n(n1) 


11. 4  4 4 . . . 4 2 3  n 44n 1 


Let z1 = 3 – 4i  and z2 = – 1 – i . Perform the indicated operations and write the solutions in the form a + bi. Show your work. 

12. z – z1  2 




14. z2 

15. z1 (conjugate) 

16. Find a polynomial function with real coefficients that has – 2 and 3i  as its roots. Express your answer is standard form. Show your work. 

17. Let z1 = – 2i , z2 = 5 – 2i , z3 = – 3 + 5i . Locate z1, z2, and z3 on the same complex plane. 



18. Find the value of the sum. Show your work. 2k 

k 1

19. Write f x  x 25x 3 in factored form, and find the roots of f (x). Show your work. 

20. Find a polynomial function with real coefficients that has 3 and – 2i as its roots. Express your answer is standard form. Show your work. 

21. Express the finite sum in summation notation and show your work: – 2 + 4 – 8 + 16 – 32 + 


Must show your work. If 10 people apply for 3 jobs, in how many ways can people be chosen for the jobs: 

22. If the jobs are all the same. 

23. If the jobs are all the different. 

Find the limit of each expression. Show your work. 

2  3n

24. nlim n2  6n 


25. nlim   52  


I know that plagiarism is wrong. Plagiarism is to use another’s work and pretend that it is one’s own. I declare that this is my own work. 

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