Posted by **Jayson** on Sunday, December 18, 2011 at 12:44am.

1. Determine the interval(s) on which x^2 + 2x -3>0

a)x<-3, x>1

b)-3<x<1

c)x<-3, -3<x<1, x>1

d) x>1

Answer is D, x>1

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2. Determine when the function f(x)= 3x^3 + 4x^2 -59x -13 is greater than 7.

a) -5<x<1/3

b) -5<x<-1/3, x>4

c) x<4

d) x=-5, -1/3,4

Answer is: B

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3. Provde the intervals you would check to determine when -5x^2 + 37x> -15x^2 + 12x + 15.

a) x=3, x=-0.5

b) x<-3, -3<x<0.5, x>0.5

c) x<-1, -1<x<15, x>15

d) x= 1, x=15

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- Precalculus -
**Henry**, Tuesday, December 20, 2011 at 12:09pm
1. Correct.

2. Correct.

3. -5x^2 + 37x > -5x^2 + 12x + 15.

-5x^2 + 5x^2 + 37x - 12x > 15,

Combine like-terms:

25x > 15,

X > 15/25,

X > 3/5.

Ans. = D.

- Precalculus -
**Henry**, Tuesday, December 20, 2011 at 4:51pm
Correction: The -5x^2 on the right side of the inequality sign should be

-15x^2.

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