Algebra II --- Variation, Progression, and theorem

1. If y varies inversely as x, and y = 12 when x = 6, what is K, the variation constant?
A. 1⁄3 C. 72
B. 2 D. 144
2. Use the remainder theorem and the factor theorem to determine whether (y – 3) is a factor of
(y4 + 2y2 – 4).
A. The remainder is 0 and, therefore, (y – 3) is a factor of (y4 + 2y2 – 4).
B. The remainder is 0 and, therefore, (y – 3) isn’t a factor of (y4 + 2y2 –4).
C. The remainder isn’t 0 and, therefore, (y – 3) is a factor of (y4 + 2y2 – 4).
D. The remainder isn’t 0 and, therefore, (y – 3) isn’t a factor of (y4 + 2y2 – 4).
3. Which one of the following is an arithmetic sequence?
A. –2, 1, 4, 7, 10, . . .
B. 5, 0, –1, –3, –7, . . .
C. 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17, . . .
D. .35, .5, .85, 1.1, 1.22, . . .
4. Use the remainder theorem and the factor theorem to determine whether (b + 4) is a factor of
(b3 + 3b2 − b + 12).
A. The remainder is 0 and, therefore, (b + 4) is a factor of (b3 + 3b2 – b + 12).
B. The remainder is 0 and, therefore, (b + 4) isn’t a factor of (b3 + 3b2 – b + 12).
C. The remainder isn’t 0 and, therefore, (b + 4) is a factor of (b3 + 3b2 – b + 12).
D. The remainder isn’t 0 and, therefore, (b + 4) isn’t a factor of (b3 + 3b2 – b + 12).
5. Use the remainder theorem to determine the remainder when 3t 2 + 5t – 7 is divided by t – 5.
A. 43 C. 93
B. 57 D. 107
6. What is the quotient of y − 5 ) 2y2 − 7y − 15
______________
?
A. 2y – 3 C. 2y – 17y R 70
B. 2y + 3 D. 2y – 17y R – 70
7. What is the quotient of
b3 + 4b2 – 3b + 126
b + 7
?
A. b2 – 11b + 38 R140
B. b2 – 3b + 18 R252
C. b2 – 3b + 18
D. b2 + 11b + 80 R276
8. The first two terms of a geometric sequence are a1 = 1⁄3 and a2 = 1⁄6. What is a8, the eighth
term?
A. 1⁄128 C. 1⁄384
B. 1⁄256 D. 1⁄768
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9. If x is inversely proportional to y, and x = 60 when y = 0.5, find x when y = 12.
A. 0.4 C. 25
B. 2.5 D. 360
10. An infinite geometric series has 1 and 1⁄5 as its first two terms: 1, 1⁄5, 1⁄25, 1⁄125, . . . .
What is the sum, S, of the infinite series?
A. 1⁄25 C. 1
B. 1⁄4 D. 5⁄4
11. Use the remainder theorem to determine the remainder when 5w3 – 2w + 10 is divided by
w + 3.
A. –119 C. 61
B. 46 D. 139
12. Janet wins the lottery and receives $100 the first year. In the following years, she receives $50
more each year. (That is, Janet receives $150 the second year, $200 the third year, and so
on.) How much will Janet receive, in total, after 10 years?
A. $1,450 C. $2,500
B. $1,500 D. $3,250
13. What is the quotient of d − 2 ) d 4 − 6d 3 + d + 17
__________________
?
A. d 3 − 4d 2 − 8d − 15 R −13
B. d 3 − 8d 2 + 16d − 31 R 79
C. d 3 − 4d 2 + 9d + 35
D. d 3 − 8d 2 + 17d − 17
14. What is the sum of the first 10 positive integers?
A. 50 C. 95
B. 55 D. 100
15. A bank account yields 7 percent interest, compounded annually. If you deposit $1,000 in the
account, what will the account balance be after 5 years?
A. $1070.00 C. $1402.55
B. $1350.00 D. $1700.00
16. The first two terms of an arithmetic sequence are a1 = 2 and a2 = 4. What is a10, the tenth
term?
A. 10 C. 19
B. 18 D. 20
17. Use the remainder theorem to determine the remainder when d 4 + 2d 2 + 5d – 10 is divided
by d + 4.
A. 42 C. 126
B. 106 D. 258
18. Which one of the following is a geometric sequence?
A. 2, –3, 9⁄2, −18⁄4
B. 0, 1, 2, 3, . . .
C. 8, 4, 2, 1, 1⁄2, 1⁄4, . . .
D. –7, 10, 23, 36, . . .
19. If y = 7.2 when x = 10, what is the value of x when y = 20? (y varies inversely as the square of x.)
A. 6 C. 14.4
B. 10 D. 20
20. Use the remainder theorem and the factor theorem to determine whether (c + 5) is a factor of
(c4 + 7c3 + 6c2 – 18c + 10).
A. The remainder is 0 and, therefore, (c + 5) is a factor of (c4 + 7c3 + 6c2 – 18c + 10).
B. The remainder is 0 and, therefore, (c + 5) isn’t a factor of (c4 + 7c3 + 6c2 – 18c + 10).
C. The remainder isn’t 0 and, therefore, (c + 5) is a factor of (c4 + 7c3 + 6c2 – 18c + 10).
D. The remainder isn’t 0 and, therefore, (c + 5) isn’t a factor of (c4 + 7c3 + 6c2 – 18c + 10).
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Assume y = K/x. What is the value of K if y=12 when x = 6?
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