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The purpose of this assignment is to help me understand where the class stands in terms of basic algebra skills.
This assignment will count for the first pop quiz and will be graded. I am therefore asking you to put forth your best effort. Remember that you are allowed to use the Appendix to Chapter 1 as reference.
If you prefer, you may use a pencil and paper to find answers but please submit them electronically below.
Please submit your answers before our next class on August 19th.

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Figure 1.

Questions 1-3 are based on Figure 1 above.

1. Which of the four lines has the greatest slope?

Line A Line B Line C Line D

2. The slope of line A is
0.25 1 2 4
None of the above; the correct answer is .

3. The area of the shape bound by lines B and C and the two axes is
3 6 8 9
None of the above; the correct answer is .


4. When a function is at its maximum (point M on Figure 2 below), the slope of that function's graph is

positive
negative
zero
infinity
is impossible to determine

Figure 2

Questions 5-6 are based on Figure 3 below.

5. Looking at the graph in Figure 3, we can state that, as X increases, Y…
increases
decreases
first increases, then decreases
first decreases, then increases

6. As we move from left to right along the curve, its slope
increases
decreases
first increases, then decreases
first decreases, then increases

Figure 3

7. Which of the following statements most accurately describes your case?

I took College Algebra at Washburn and earned a .

I took College Algebra at another institution and earned a .

I had College Algebra waived based on my high school grades or SAT/ACT scores.

Other - Explain below.

Check if you entered your name and ID at the top of the page and

 

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