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Practice Problems for Module 10

Sections 4.2, 4.3, and 4.4

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  1. Find the number \(c\) that satisfies the conclusion of the Mean Value Theorem for the function on the interval.
    1. \(f(x)=2x^2-3x+1\), \(\quad [0,2]\).

      \(c=1\)

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      MLC WIR 20B M151 week7 #2a


    2. \(f(x)=\ln x\), \(\quad [1,4]\)

      \(c=\dfrac{3}{\ln 4}\)

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      MLC WIR 20B M151 week7 #2b


  2. Sketch a curve satisfying the following conditions. 
    1. The domain of \(f(x)\) is all real numbers.
    2. \(f(2)=-2\), \(f(0)=0\), \(f(4)=0\), \(f'(2)=0\)
    3. \(f'(x)<0\) if \(0<x<2\), \(f'(x)>0\) if \(x>2\).
    4. \(f''(x)<0\) if \(0\leq x <1\) of if \(x>4\)
    5. \(f''(x)>0\) if \(1<x<4\)
    6. \(\displaystyle \lim_{x\rightarrow \infty} f(x)=2\)
    7. The graph of \(f(x)\) is symmetric about the \(y\)-axis

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      MLC WIR 20B M151 week7 #3


  3. Find the limit.
    1. \(\displaystyle \lim_{x\rightarrow -2} \frac{x^3+8}{x+2}\)​

      \(12\)

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      MLC WIR 20B M151 week7 #4a


    2. \(\displaystyle \lim_{x\rightarrow \pi/2} \frac{1-\sin x}{1+\cos 2x}\)​

      \(\dfrac{1}{4}\)

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      MLC WIR 20B M151 week7 #4b


    3. \(\displaystyle \lim_{x\rightarrow \infty} \frac{\ln \sqrt{x}}{x^2}\)​

      \(0\)

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      MLC WIR 20B M151 week7 #4c


    4. \(\displaystyle \lim_{x\rightarrow 0} \frac{e^x-1-x}{x^2}\)​

      \(\dfrac{1}{2}\)

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      MLC WIR 20B M151 week7 #4d


    5. \(\displaystyle \lim_{x\rightarrow \infty} x^3e^{-x^2} \)​

      \(0\)

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      MLC WIR 20B M151 week7 #4e


    6. \(\displaystyle \lim_{x\rightarrow0^+} \left( \dfrac{1}{x} - \dfrac{1}{e^x-1}\right)\)​

      \(\dfrac{1}{2}\)

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      MLC WIR 20B M151 week7 #4f


    7. \(\displaystyle \lim_{x\rightarrow 1^+} x^{1/(1-x)}\)​

      \(\dfrac{1}{e}\)

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      MLC WIR 20B M151 week7 #4g


    8. \(\displaystyle \lim_{x\rightarrow 0^+} (4x+1)^{\cot x}\)​

      \(e^4\)

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      MLC WIR 20B M151 week7 #4h


  4. Sketch the graph of \(f(x)=\dfrac{x}{x^2-4}\) by locating intervals of increase/decrease, local extrema, concavity, and inflection points.

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    MLC WIR 20B M151 week7 #5