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ANALYTIC GEOMETRY

1. ECE Board November 1995

The semi-major axis of an ellipse is
4 and its semi-minor axis is 3. The
distance from the center to the
directrix is
A. 6.047
B. 6.532
C. 0.6614
D. 6.222

A. (11,-24)
B. (-11,-20)
C. (11,-18)
D. (11,-20)
7. ECE Board April 1998
Determine B such that 3x + 2y 7 =
0 is perpendicular to 2x By + 2 = 0.
A. 5
B. 4
C. 3
D. 2

2. ECE Board April 1995/

March 1996, April 1999
Find the equation of the directrix of
the parabola y2 = 16x.
A. x = -4
B. x = -8
C. x = 4
D. x = 8

8. ECE Board April 1998

Find the value of k for which the
equation x2 + y2 + 4x 2y k = 0
represents a point circle.
A. 5
B. 6
C. -6
D. -5

3. ECE Board November 1997

The midpoint of the line segment
between P1(x,y) and P2(-2,4) is
Pm(2,-1). Find the coordinates of P1.
A. (6,-6)
B. (6,-5)
C. (5,-6)
D. (-6,6)

9. ECE Board April 1998

The diameter of a circle described
by 9x2 + 9y2 = 16 is
A. 4/3
B. 16/9
C. 8/3
D. 4

4. ECE Board November 1997

Given the ellipse (x2/36 + (y2/32) = 1.
Determine the distance between the
foci.
A. 8
B. 4
C. 2
D. 3

10. ECE Board April 1998

Find the equation of the axis of
symmetry of the function y = 2x2 7x
+ 5.
A. 7x + 4 = 0
B. 4x + 7 = 0
C. 4x 7 = 0
D. 4x 2 = 0

5. ECE Board November 1997

Find the coordinates of the point
P(2,4) with respect to the translated
axis with origin at (1,3).
A. (1,-1)
B. (-1,-1)
C. (1,1)
D. (-1,1)

11. ECE Board April 1998

Point P(x,y) moves with a distance
from point (0,1) one-half of its
distance from line y = 4. The
equation of its locus is
A. 2x2 4y2 = 5
B. 4x2 + 3y2 = 12
C. 2x2 + 5y3 = 3
D. x2 + 2y2 = 4

6. ECE Board Exam April 1998

The segment from (-1,4) to (2,-2) is
extended three times its own length.
The terminal point is

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12. ECE Board April 1998

The major axis of the elliptical path
in which the earth moves around the
sun is approximately 186,000,000
miles and the eccentricity of the
ellipse is 1/60. Determine the
apogee of the earth.
A. 93,000,000 miles
B. 91,450,000 miles
C. 94,335,100 miles
D. 94,550,000 miles

A points move so that its distance

from the point (2,-1) is equal to its
distance from the x-axis. The
equation of the locus is
A. x2 4x + 2y + 5 = 0
B. x2 4x 2y + 5 = 0
C. x2 + 4x + 2y + 5 = 0
D. x2 + 4x 2y 5 = 0
18. ECE Board November 1999
The point of intersection of the
planes x + 5y 2z = 9, 3x 2y + z =
3 and x+ y + z = 2 is at
A. (1,2,1)
B. (2,1,-1)
C. (1,-1,2)
D. (-1,-1,2)

13. ECE Board November 1998

A line passes through point (2,2).
Find the equation of the line if the
length of the line segment
intercepted by the coordinate axes is
the square root of 5.
A. 2x + y 2 = 0
B. 2x y 2 = 0
C. 2x y + 2 = 0
D. 2x + y + 2 = 0

19. ECE Board November 1999/

April 2005/ ECE Board April 2003
Given the points (3,7) and (-4,-7).
Solve the distance between them.
A. 15.65
B. 17.65
C. 16.65
D. 14.65

14. ECE Board November 1998

Find the area of the triangle which
the line 2x 3y + 6 = 0 form with the
coordinate axes.
A. 3
B. 4
C. 5
D. 2

20. ECE Board November 1999

Find the distance of directrix from
the center of an ellipse if its major
axis is 10 and its minor axis is 8.
A. 8.5
B. 8.1
C. 8.3
D. 8.7

15. ECE Board November 1998

Determine the coordinates of the
point which is three-fifths of the way
from the point (2,-5) to the point
(-3,5).
A. (-1,1)
B. (-2,-1)
C. (-1.-2)
D. (1,-1)

21. ECE Board April 2000

Find the coordinates of the vertex of
the parabola y = x2 4x + 1 by
making use of the fact that at the
vertex, the slope of the tangent is
zero.
A. (2,-3)
B. (-2,-3)
C. (-1,-3)
D. (3,-2)

16. ECE Board April 1999

If the points (-2,3), (x,y) and (-3,5) lie
on a straight line, then the equation
of the line is ________.
A. x 2y 1 = 0
B. 2x + y 1 = 0
C. x + 2y 1 = 0
D. 2x + y + 1 = 0

22. ECE Board April 2000

17. ECE Board November 1999

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Find the area of the hexagon

ABCDEF formed by joining the
points A(1,4), B(0,-3), C(2,3),
D(-1,2), E(-2,-1) and F(3,0).
A. 24
B. 20
C. 22
D. 15
23. ECE Board April 2000
The parabolic antenna has an
equation y2 + 8x = 0. Determine the
length of the latus rectum.
A. 8
B. 10
C. 12
D. 9

C. 19/3
D. 6
28. ECE Board November 2001
Find the angle between the planes
3x y + z 5 = 0.
A. 62.45
B. 52.45
C. 82.45
D. 72.45
29. ECE Board November 2001
Find the equation of a line where xintercept is 2 and y-intercept is -2.
A. 2x + 2y + 2 = 0
B. x y 2 = 0
C. 2y 2x + 2 = 0
D. x y 1 = 0

24. ECE Board November 2000

A line 4x + 2y 2 = 0 is coincident
with the line
A. 4x + 4y 2 = 0
B. 4x + 3y + 3 = 0
C. 8x + 4y 2 = 0
D. 8x + 4y 4 = 0

30. ECE Board April 2002

Find the value of k if the distance
from the point (2,1) to the line 5x +
12y + k = 0. is 2.
A. 5
B. 2
C. 4
D. 3

25. ECE Board April 2001

Find the equation of the parabola
whose axis is parallel to the x-axis
and passes through the points (3,1),
(0,0) and (8,-4).
A. x2 2x y = 0
B. x2 + 2x + y = 0
C. y2 + 2y + x = 0
D. y2 + 2y x = 0

31. ECE Board April 2002

Determine the farthest distance from
the point (3,7) to the circle x2 + y2 +
4x 6y 12 = 0.
A. 6.40
B. 1.40
C. 11.40
D. 4.60

26. ECE Board April 2001/

November 2002
The directrix of a parabola is the line
y = 5 and its focus is at the point
(4,-3). What is the length of latus
rectum?
A. 18
B. 14
C. 16
D. 12

32. ECE Board November 2002

Find the equation of the
perpendicular bisector of the line
joining (4,0) and (6,3).
A. 4x + 6y 29 = 0
B. 4x + 6y + 29 = 0
C. 4x -6y + 29 = 0
D. 4x 6y 29 = 0

27. ECE Board November 2001

A point P(x,2) is equidistant from the
points (-2,9) and (4,-7). The value of
x is
33. ECE Board April 2003
A line has an equation of x + 5y + 5
= 0. Find the equation of the line

A. 11/3
B. 20/3

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through point (3,1) that is parallel to

this line.
A. x + 6y + 9 = 0
B. x + 5y 8 = 0
C. x 7y + 8 = 0
D. x + 3y 5 = 0

39. ECE Board November 2003

What is the equation of the circle
with center at the origin and a radius
of 5?
A. x2 + y2 = 1
B. x2 + y2 = 25
C. x2 + y2 = 10
D. x2 + y2 = 5

34. ECE Board April 2003

Determine the vertex of the parabola
y = -x2 + 8x + 2.
A. (18,4)
B. (-4,-18)
C. (4,18)
D. (-4,18)

40. ECE Board November 2003

What is the equation of the line
through (-3,5) which makes an angle
of 45 degrees with the line 2x + y =
12?
A. x + 3y 12 = 0
B. x + 3y + 18 = 0
C. x + 2y 7 = 0
D. x 3y 18 = 0

35. ECE Board April 2003

What is the equation of a circle with
its center at the origin and if the
point (1,1) lies on the circumference
of the circle?
A. (x+1)2 + (y+1)2 = 2
B. (x+1)2 + (y+1)2 = 4
C. x2 + y2 = 2
D. x2 + y2 = 4

41. ECE Board November 2003

Determine the acute angle between
the lines y 3x = 2 and y 4x = 9.
A. 4.39 deg
B. 3.75 deg
C. 5.35 deg
D. 2.53 deg

36. ECE Board April 2003

What is the distance of the line 4x
3y + 5 = 0 from the point (4,2)?
A. 5
B. 4
C. 2
D. 3

42. ECE Board November 2003

Determine the equation of the
perpendicular bisector of the
segment PQ if P(-2,3) and Q(4,-5).
A. 3y 3x + 7 = 0
B. 4x 3y + 7 = 0
C. 6x 8y 14 = 0
D. 3x 4y 7 = 0

37. ECE Board April 2003

If the lines 4x y + 2 = 0 and x + 2ky
+ 1 = 0 are perpendicular to each
other, determine the value of k,
A. 3
B. 4
C. 1
D. 2
38. ECE Board April 2003
A triangle is drawn with vertices at
(-1,-1), (1,3) and (4,1). What is the
median from vertex (4,1)?

43. ECE Board April 2004

Find the volume of the pyramid
formed in the first octant by the
plane 6x + 10y + 5z 30 = 0 and the
coordinate axes.
A. 13
B. 12
C. 14
D. 15

A. 10 units
B. 4 units
C. 5 units
D. 6 units

44. ECE Board April 2004

A circle with its center in the first
quadrant is tangent to both x and y
axes. If its radius is 4, what is the
equation of the circle?

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A. (x+4)2 + (y+4)2 = 16
B. (x8)2 + (y 8)2 = 16
C. (x 4)2 + (y4)2 = 16
D. (x+4)2 (y4)2 = 16

The distance from a point (2,y) to a

line 4x + 3y 7 = 0 is equal to 5.
Find the value of y.
A. 12
B. 8
C. 5
D. 7

45. ECE Board April 2004

A circle is described by the equation
x2 + y2 16x = 0. What is the length
of the chord which is 4 units from the
center of the circle?
A. 6.93 units
B. 13.86 units
C. 11.55 units
D. 9.85 units

51. Problem:
The distance from a point (2,y) to a
line x 2y + 3 = 0 equal to 5 . Find
the value of y.
A. y = 5
B. y = -7
C. y = 9
D. 7 = 3

46. ECE Board April 2004

What is the equation of the line that
passes through (-3,5) and is parallel
to the line 4x -2y + 2 =0?
A. 4x 2y + 22 = 0
B. 2x + y + 10 = 0
C. 4x + 2y 11 = 0
D. 2x y + 11 = 0

52. Problem:
Find the distance between the points
(2,5) and the line x 2y + 3 = 0.
A. 5

47. ECE Board April 2004

What is the distance between line
x + 2y + 8 = 0 and the point (5,-2)?
A. 4.20
B. 4.44
C. 4.02
D. 4.22

B.

C.

D.

53. Problem:
Find x if the distance between points
(x,4) and (3,4) is equal to 10.
A. 13,-7
B. 12,-6
C. 11,-4
D. 14,-7

48. ECE Board April 2005/

April 1999
Given two points (-4,-7) and (3,7).
What is the distance between them?
A. 15.65
B. 4.58
C. 245
D. 1

54. Problem:
Find the distance between the lines
3x + 4y 12 = 0 and 3x + 4y 22 =
0.
A. 3
B. 4
C. 1
D. 2

49. CE Board May 1992

Find the distance between the given
lines 4x 3y = 12 and 4x 3y = -8.

55. Problem:
Find the distance coordinate of the
center of the circle 2x2 8x + 2y2 +
12y = 1 and the x and y axes.
A. (-2,3)
B. (2,3)
C. (2,-3)
D. (-2,-3)

A. 4
B. 10
C. 8
D. 3
50. Problem:

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having a slope of which passes
thru the intersection of the lines.
A. 2x 4y + 11 = 0
B. 2x 8y + 12 = 0
C. 2x 6y + 13 = 0
D. 2x 5y + 9 = 0

56. Problem:
Find the slope of the line whose
parametric equations are x = 2 t
and y = 1 + 2t.
A. -2
B. 2
C.
D.

62. Problem:
Two lines have an equation of 2x y
+ 2 = 0 and 2x + y 4 = 0. What is
the equation of the line bisecting the
bigger angle formed by the
intersection of the lines.
A. y 5 = 0
B. y 3 = 0
C. y + 3 = 0
D. y + 5 = 0

57. Problem:
A line has a parametric equation of
x = 4 + 3t and y = 7 + t. Find the yintercept of the line.
A. 14/3
B. 17/3
C. 16/3
D. 3/17

63. Problem:
The points (1,3) and (5,5) are two
opposite vertices of a rectangle. The
other two vertices lie on the line y =
2x + k. Find the coordinates of the
centroid of the rectangle.
A. y = 4
B. y = 8
C. y = 2
D. y = 0

58. Problem:
A line has a parametric equation of x
= 4 + 3t and y = 7 + t. Find the
distance from the origin to this line.
A. 6.28
B. 5.38
C. 10.76
D. 2.17
59. Problem:
A line has a parametric equation of x
= 4 + 3t and y = 7 + t. Find the angle
in degrees between this line and the
x-axis.
A. 16.43
B. 17.43
C. 18.43
D. 19.43

64. Problem:
The points (1,3) and (5,5) are two
opposite vertices of a rectangle. The
other two vertices lie on the line y =
2x + k. Find the value of k.
A. k = -2
B. k = 2
C. k = 1
D. k = -1

60. Problem:
Two lines have an equation of 2x y
+ 2 = 0 and 2x + y 4 = 0. Find the
smallest angle between the two
lines.
65. Problem:
The points (1,3) and (5,5) are two
opposite vertices of a rectangle. The
other two vertices lie on the line y =
2x + k. Find the area of the
rectangle.
A. 5 sq. units
B. 6 sq. units
C. 7 sq. units
D. 8 sq. units

A. 63.13
B. 90
C. 53.13
D. 45
61. Problem:
Two lines have an equation of 2x y
+ 2 = 0 and 2x + y 4 = 0.
Determine the equation of the line

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B. 5x y 10 = 0
C. 5x y 14 = 0
D. x 5y 14 = 0

66. Problem:
Two lines having an equation of 4x +
3y 11 = 0 and 5x 12y +2 = 0
intersect each other. Find the
equation of the line bisector of the
smaller angle formed by the
intersection of the two lines.
A. 3x + 17y = 11
B. 3x + 11y = 17
C. 11x + 3y = 17
D. 11x + 17y = 3

71. Problem:
A circle has its center at (3,-2) is
tangent to the line 3x + 4y 26 = 0.
Compute the equation of the circle.
A. x2 y2 6x + 4y = 12
B. x2 + y2 6x 4y = 12
C. x2 y2 + 6x + 4y = 12
D. x2 + y2 6x + 4y = 12

67. Problem:
Two lines having an equation of 4x +
3y 11 = 0 and 5x 12y +2 = 0
intersect each other. Find the
smaller angle between the two lines.
A. 7545
B. 4575
C. 6075
D. 7560

72. Problem:
A circle has its center at (3,-2) is
tangent to the line 3x + 4y 26 = 0.
Compute the equation of the normal.
A. 3x 2y = 12
B. 4x 3y = 18
C. 4x 4y = 12
D. 3x 3y = 11
73. Problem:
A circle has its center at (3,-2) is
tangent to the line 3x + 4y 26 = 0.
Compute the point of tangency of
the circle.
A. 4,2
B. 3,4
C. 6,2
D. 2,6

68. Problem:
Two lines having an equation of 4x +
3y 11 = 0 and 5x 12y +2 = 0
intersect each other. Find the
equation of the line perpendicular to
the line bisector of angle formed by
intersection of the two lines which
passes thru the intersection of the
two lines.
A. 11x 5y = 19
B. 11x 6y = 9
C. 11x 3y = 19
D. 11x 6y = 6
69. Problem:
What is the equation of the line
having a slope of 2 and passing
through the point (-1, 1).

74. Problem:
Two circles have equations of
x2 + y2 4x 4y + 4 = 0 and
x2 + y2 4x + 8y + 4 = 0. Find the
distance between the centers of the
two circles.
A. 6
B. 4
C. 3
D. 2

A. 2x y + 3 = 0
B. 3x +y 3 = 0
C. 2x + y 3 = 0
D. 3x y + 3 = 0
70. Problem:
A line has an equation of x + 5y + 5
= 0. Find the equation of the line
through points (3,1) that is
perpendicular to this line.
A. x 5y 4 = 0

75. Problem:

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Two circles have equations of

x2 + y2 4x 4y + 4 = 0 and
x2 + y2 4x + 8y + 4 = 0. Determine
the equation of the radical axis.
A. y = 2
B. y = 0
C. y = 4
D. y = 3

y 10 = 0 and 2x + y + 2 = 0. Find
the area of the triangle
circumscribing the circle.
A. 25 sq.units
B. 15 sq.units
C. 30 sq.units
D. 45 sq.units
81. Problem:
A triangle has its sides having
equation equal to x + 2y 5 = 0, 2x
y 10 = 0 and 2x + y + 2 = 0. Find
the equation of the circle inscribed in
the triangle.
A. x2 + y2 4x + 2y = 0
B. 3x2 + 3y2 3x 2y = 0
C. 4x2 + 4y2 x 4y = 0
D. 2x2 + 2y2 -2x + 3y = 0

76. Problem:
Two circles have equations of
x2 + y2 4x 4y + 4 = 0 and
x2 + y2 4x + 8y + 4 = 0. Compute
the length of the common external
tangent.
A. 5.66
B. 6.74
C. 4.12
D. 6.43

82. Problem:
A triangle has its sides having
equation equal to x + 2y 5 = 0, 2x
y 10 = 0 and 2x + y + 2 = 0. Find
the area of the circle inscribed in the
triangle.
A. 17.51 sq.units
B. 15.67 sq.units
C. 13.54 sq.units
D. 15.71 sq.units

77. Problem:
A circle is circumscribing a triangle
formed by the lines y = 0, y = x, and
2x + 3y = 10. Find the area of the
triangle inscribed in the circle.
A. 7
B. 3
C. 8
D. 5
78. Problem:
A circle is circumscribing a triangle
formed by the lines y = 0, y = x, and
2x + 3y = 10. Find the equation of
the circle.
A. x2 + y2 5x + y = 0
B. 2x2 + y2 3x + 2y = 0
C. x2 + 3y2 x y = 0
D. 2x2 y2 5x + y = 0

83. Problem:
79. Problem:
A circle is circumscribing a triangle
formed by the lines y = 0, y = x, and
2x + 3y = 10. Find the area of the
circle.
A. 18.23 sq.units
B. 20.42 sq.units
C. 22.23 sq.units
D. 35.33 sq. units

A circle has an equation of x2 + y2 =

48. Determine the area of the
segment of the circle cut by the line
joining the intersection of the circle
and the curve x2 + 8y = 0.
A. 12.5
B. 11.32
C. 13.67
D. 17. 54

80. Problem:
A triangle has its sides having
equation equal to x + 2y 5 = 0, 2x

84. Problem:

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A circle has an equation of x2 + y2 =

48. Determine the area of the
segment of the circle cut by the line
joining the intersection of the circle
and the curve x2 + 8y = 0.
A. 24.45 sq.units
B. 23.75 sq.units
C. 23.24 sq.units
D. 27.12 sq.units

A. x 4 = 0
B. x 2 = 0
C. x + 4 = 0
D. x 4 = 0
90. Problem:
A parabola has an equation of
x2 = 16y. Compute the abscissa of a
point B on the curve which has its
ordinate equal to 4.
A. 4
B. 2
C. 8
D. 16

85. Problem:
A circle has an equation of x2 + y2 =
48. Compute the common area
between the circle x2 + y2 = 48 and
the curve x2 + 8y = 0.
A. 57.23 sq.units
B. 77.54 sq.units
C. 53.43 sq.units
D. 67.85 sq.units

91. Problem:
A parabola having its axis along the
x-axis passes through (-3,6) if the
vertex is at the origin. Compute the
equation of the parabola.
A. y2 = -12x
B. y2 = -14x
C. y2 = -16x
D. y2 = -8x

86. Problem:
A parabola has an equation of
x2 = 20y. Compute the latus rectum
of the parabola.
A. 25 latus rectum
B. 23.5 latus rectum
C. 20 latus rectum
D. 18 latus rectum

92. Problem:
A parabola having its axis along the
x-axis passes through (-3,6) if the
vertex is at the origin. Locate the
coordinates of the focus.
A. F(-3,0)
B. F(0,3)
C. F(0,-3)
D. F(-3,3)

87. Problem:
A parabola has an equation of
x2 = 20y. Locate the coordinates of
the focus of the parabola.
A. (5,0)
B. (0,5)
C. (4,5)
D. (5,4)

93. Problem:
A parabola has an equation of
x2 + 4x + 16y = 44. Locate the
coordinates of the vertex of the
parabola.
A. (-2,3)
B. (3,-2)
C. (4,-3)
D. (3,-3)

88. Problem:
A parabola has an equation of
x2 = 20y. Determine the equation of
the directrix of the parabola.
A. y + 5 = 0
B. y 5 = 0
C. y + 20 = 0
D. y 20 = 0

94. Problem:
A parabola has an equation of

89. Problem:
A parabola has an equation of
x2 = 16y. Determine the equation of
the directrix.

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x2 + 4x + 16y = 44. Locate the

coordinates of the focus of the
parabola.
A. F(-2,-1)
B. F(-2,-2)
C. F(-3,1)
D. F(2,2)

C. 2
D. 1
100. Problem:
A point moves so that its distance
from point (2,-1) is equal to its
distance from the x-axis. Compute
the equation of the directrix.
A. y + 1 = 0
B. y 1 = 0
C. y + 2 = 0
D. y 2 = 0

95. Problem:
A parabola has an equation of
x2 + 4x + 16y = 44. Determine the
equation of the directrix of the
parabola.
A. y 5 = 0
B. y 4 = 0
C. y 6 = 0
D. y + 4 = 0

101. Problem:
An ellipse has an equation equal to
9x2 144x + 16y2 + 96y + 495 = 0.
Compute the center of the curve.
A. (8,4)
B. (4,7)
C. (8,-3)
D. (3,-8)

96. Problem:
A parabola has an equation of
y2 + 4y 4x 8 = 0. Locate the
vertex of the parabola.
A. (-4,4)
B. (5,3)
C. (4,-1)
D. (-3,-2)

102. Problem:
An ellipse has an equation equal to
9x2 144x + 16y2 + 96y + 495 = 0.
Compute the eccentricity of the
curve.
A. 0.556
B. 0.661
C. 0.841
D. 0.689

97. Problem:
A parabola has an equation of
y2 + 4y 4x 8 = 0. Locate the
focus of the parabola.
A. F(-3,-2)
B. F(-2.2)
C. F(-2,-2)
D. F(4,-4)
98. Problem:
A point moves so that its distance
from point (2,-1) is equal to its
distance from the x-axis. Find the
equation of the locus.
A. x2 + 5x 2y + 5 = 0
B. x2 4x 2y + 5 = 0
C. x2 3x + 2y + 5 = 0
D. x2 + 4x 2y + 5 = 0

103. Problem:
An ellipse has an equation equal to
9x2 144x + 16y2 + 96y + 495 = 0.
Compute the length of the latus
rectum.
A. 7.5
B. 3.6
C. 4.5
D. 9.3

99. Problem:
A point moves so that its distance
from point (2,-1) is equal to its
distance from the x-axis. Compute
the length of latus rectum.
A. 5
B. 3

104. Problem:
An ellipse has an equation equal to
9x2 + 4y2 72x 24y + 144 = 0.
Compute the location of its vertices.
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B. (4,0) and (4,6)

C. (5,9) and (6,9)
D. (8,3) and (7,4)

D. 0.732
110. Problem:
The distance between the foci of an
ellipse is equal to 8 and the second
eccentricity is equal to 1.333.
Compute the length of latus rectum.
A. 4.8
B. 3.1
C. 2.5
D. 3.6

105. Problem:
An ellipse has an equation equal to
9x2 + 4y2 72x 24y + 144 = 0.
Compute the distance between the
foci.
A. 6.423
B. 6.733
C. 4.472
D. 8.135

111. Problem:
The distance between the foci of an
ellipse is equal to 8 and the second
eccentricity is equal to 1.333.
Compute the distance between the
directrices.
A. 12.5
B. 17.4
C. 13.5
D. 16.42

106. Problem:
An ellipse has an equation equal to
9x2 + 4y2 72x 24y + 144 = 0.
Compute the distance from the
center to one of its directrix.
A. 4.025
B. 7.421
C. 6.774
D. 3.578

112. Problem:
The distance between the foci of an
ellipse is equal to 8 and the second
eccentricity is equal to 1.333.
Compute the perimeter of the curve.
A. 26.8
B. 22.4
C. 25.91
D. 19.43

107. Problem:
An ellipse has an eccentricity of 1/3
and the distance between the foci is
equal to 4. Compute the length of
latus rectum.
A. 77.94
B. 14.89
C. 6.78
D. 10.67
108. Problem:
An ellipse has an eccentricity of 1/3
and the distance between the foci is
equal to 4. Compute the distance
from the farthest vertex to one of its
directrix.
A. 12
B. 16
C. 24
D. 32

113. Problem:
The length of the latus rectum of an
ellipse is 4/5 of the length of its
minor axis. If the distance between
their vertices is 20, compute its
eccentricity.
A. 0.60
B. 0.73
C. 0.31
D. 0.56

109. Problem:
An ellipse has an eccentricity of 1/3
and the distance between the foci is
equal to 4. Compute the second
eccentricity of ellipse.
A. 0.644
B. 0.353
C. 0.321

114. Problem:
The length of the latus rectum of an
ellipse is 4/5 of the length of its
minor axis. If the distance between
their vertices is 20, compute the
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A. 66.67
B. 33.33
C. 45.66
D. 23.33

The length of the latus rectum of a

hyperbola is equal to 18 and the
distance between the foci is 12.
Compute the equation of the
asymptote of the hyperbola.
A. y 3x

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The distance from point A

B. y 4x

C. y 5x

ellipse is equal to 2. If the equation

of ellipse 2x2 + 6y2 = 12. Find the
value of .
A. 60
B. 15
C. 45
D. 74

D. y 6x
120. Problem:
A hyperbola has a length of latus
rectum equal to 1 and slope of
asymptotes is 1/2. Find the
equation of the hyperbola.
A. x2 4y2 = 6
B. x2 + 4y2 = 4
C. x2 4y2 = 3
D. x2 4y2 = 4

116. Problem:
A hyperbola has an equation of
16y2 9x2 + 36x + 96y 36 = 0.
Compute the coordinates of the
center of the curve.
A. (2,-3)
B. (-2.-3)
C. (-3,2)
D. (3,6)

121. Problem:
A hyperbola has a length of latus
rectum equal to 1 and slope of
asymptotes is 1/2. Compute the
distance between the directrices of
the hyperbola.
A. 4.68
B. 3.58
C. 8.65
D. 5.57

117. Problem:
A hyperbola has an equation of
16x2 9y2 128x 90y 113 = 0.
Locate the position of the vertices of
the curve.

122. Problem:
A hyperbola passes through (2,0)
and whose foci are (-4,0) and (4,0).
Find the equation of the hyperbola.
A. 3x2 + y2 = 12
B. x2 + 3y2 = 12
C. 3x2 y2 = 12
D. x2 3x2 = 12

A. V(5,6) and V(1,-5)

B. V(7,-5) and V(5,-1)
C. V(7,-7) and V(1,5)
D. V(7,-5) and V(1,-5)
118. Problem:
The length of the latus rectum of a
hyperbola is equal to 18 and the
distance between the foci is 12. Find
the equation of the curve if the
conjugate axis is parallel to the yaxis.
A. 3x2 y2 = 27
B. 4x2 3y2 = 21
C. 3x2 + y2 = 27
D. 3x2 3y2 = 29

123. Problem:
A point moves so that the difference
between its distances from (0,5) and
(0,-5) is 8. Find the equation of the
locus of the point.
A. 9y2 16x2 = 144
B. 3y2 4x2 = 12
C. 4y2 + 3x2 = 144
D. 9y2 + 16x2 = 12

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124. Problem:
Two ground stations are located by
its coordinates as A(0,0) and B(0,5),
the unit being 1 km. An airplane pilot
conducting a reconnaissance survey
knows from the radar that at a
certain instant he is 3 km. nearer B
than A. What is the equation of the
curve that defines this data?
A. 9x2 16y2 + 80y 64 = 0
B. 9x2 + 16y2 9y 16 = 0
C. 9x2 16y2 80y 64 = 0
D. 9x2 + 16y2 + 80y 75 = 0

128. Problem:
An equilateral hyperbola has an
equation of x2 y2 = 9. Compute the
location of the vertices.
A. V(3,0) and (-3,0)
B. V(-3,0) and (0,3)
C. V(-3,3) and (3,0)
D. V(-3,2) and (3,2)
129. Problem:
An equilateral hyperbola has an
equation of x2 y2 = 9. Compute the
eccentricity of the equilateral
hyperbola.
A. 2
B. 1.414
C. 3.14
D. 5.34

125. Problem:
Two ground stations are located by
its coordinates as A(0,0) and B(0,5),
the unit being 1 km. An airplane pilot
conducting a reconnaissance survey
knows from the radar that at a
certain instant he is 3 km. nearer B
than A. Compute the eccentricity of
this curve.
A. 1.86
B. 1.67
C. 1.53
D. 1.79

130. Problem:
A curve has an equation of x2 = 16y.
Compute the equation of the tangent
at point (4,1).
A. x = 2y + 2
B. x = 5y 2
C. x = 4y 1
D. x = y 4

126. Problem:
Two ground stations are located by
its coordinates as A(0,0) and B(0,5),
the unit being 1 km. An airplane pilot
conducting a reconnaissance survey
knows from the radar that at a
certain instant he is 3 km. nearer B
than A. Compute the length of the
latus rectum.
A. 7.53
B. 6.44
C. 5.33
D. 11.34

131. Problem:
A curve has an equation of x2 = 16y.
Compute the equation of the normal
at point (4,1).
A. 2x y + 9 = 0
B. 2x y 9 = 0
C. 2x + y 9 = 0
D. 2x + 2y 9 = 0
132. Problem:

127. Problem:
The equation of an asymptote of a
hyperbola is equal to y = 2x which
5
passes thru ,3 . Determine the
2
equation of the hyperbola.
A. 5x2 5y2 = 12
B. 4x2 y2 = 16
C. 4x2 + y2 = 8
D. 3x2 3y2 = 10

A curve has an equation of x2 = 16y.

Find the length of the sub-normal.
A. 0.9
B. 0.45
C. 0.5
D. 0.33
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A curve has an equation of x2 + 16y2

16x + 96y + 144 = 0. Find the
equation of the tangent at (8,-1).
A. y 1 = 0
B. y + 1 = 0
C. y + 2 = 0
D. y 2 = 0

D. (7,15) and (8.6)

139. Problem:
A curve has an equation of y2 = 8x.
Compute the equation of the tangent
at (2,4).
A. x y + 2 = 0
B. 2x y + 3 = 0
C. x y 2 = 0
D. x + 2y 1 = 0

134. Problem:
A curve has an equation of x2 + 16y2
16x + 96y + 144 = 0. Find the
equation of the normal at (8,-1).
A. x 9 = 0
B. x 8 = 0
C. x 7 = 0
D. x 12 = 0

140. Problem:
A parabola has an equation of x2 =
16y. Find the equation of tangent at
(8,4).
A. x y = 4
B. x 3y = 3
C. x + 8y = 2
D. x 8y = 4

135. Problem:
A curve has an equation of x2 + 16y2
16x + 96y + 144 = 0. Determine
the eccentricity of the curve.
A. 0.97
B. 0.76
C. 0.80
C. 0.34

141. Problem:
A circle has an equation of x2 + y2 =
25. Find the equation to the tangent
to a circle having a slope of 1 at the
A. y x 4 3

136. Problem:

B. y x 5 2

A curve has an equation of x2 + 16y

= 32 4x y2. Find the equation of
the tangent at (4,0).
A. 3x + 4y 12 = 0
B. 3x 5y 11 = 0
C. 3x + 6y 10 = 0
D. 3x 4y + 12 = 0

C. y x 3 2
D. y x 5 2
142. Problem:
The equation of a circle is
x2 + y2 = 25. Find the equation of the
tangent on the 2nd quadrant if it has a
slope of 3/4.
A. 3x + 4y 25 = 0
B. 3x 4y + 25 = 0
C. 2x 4y + 25 = 0
D. 2x + 5y 16 = 0

137. Problem:
A curve has an equation of y = 2x2 +
1. Compute the equation of the
tangent at (1,3).
A. 4x + y = 1
B. 4x y = 1
C. 4x + 2y = 1
D. 4x 3y = 1

143. Problem:
A curve has an equation of
9x2 + 25y2 = 225. Find the equation
of the tangent to the curve at the 2nd
A. y 3x 109

138. Problem:
A parabola has an equation of x2 =
6y + 10. Compute the points of
tangency at the curve.
A. (11,13) and (6,8)
B. (18,6) and (4,7)
C. (10,15) and (4,1)

B. y 3x 100
C. y 2x 109
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x2 = 6y + 10. Compute the point of
tangency of the curve.
A. (4,2)
B. (3,1)
C. (4,1)
D, (5,2)

144. Problem:
A parabola has an equation of
y2 = 8x. Find the equation of the
diameter of the parabola which
bisects chords parallel to the line
x y = 4.
A. y 5 = 0
B. y 3 = 0
C. y 4 = 0
D. y + 2 = 0

150. Problem:
The coordinate axes are the
asymptotes of the equilateral
hyperbola whose vertex in the first
quadrant is 3 2 units from the
origin. What is the equation of the
hyperbola.
A. xy = 4
B. xy = 9
C. xy = 6
D. xy = 3

145. Problem:
A parabola has an equation of
y2 = 8x. Find the equation of the
tangent to the parabola having a
slope parallel to the line x y = 4.
A. x + y 2 = 0
B. x y + 2 = 0
C. x y 3 = 0
D. x + y 4 = 0

151. Problem:
A parabola has an equation of
x2 = - 6y. If the equation of the
diameter of the parabola is x = 3,
find the slope of the chords which
are bisected by the diameter of
parabola.
A. y = 1
B. y = -1
C. y = 2
D. y = -2
152. Problem:

146. Problem:
A parabola has an equation of
y2 = 8x. Find the point of tangency.
A. (3,4)
B. (2,4)
C. (1,4)
D. (2,1)
147. Problem:
A parabola has an equation of
x2 = 6y + 10. Determine the equation
of a diameter of the parabola which
bisects chords having a slope of 4/3.
A. x 2 = 0
B. x 4 = 0
C. x + 2 = 0
D. x + 4 = 0

A curve has an equation equal to 9x2

+ 25y2 = 225. Compute the second
eccentricity of the curve.
A. 2.12
B. 2.66
C. 1.33
D. 1.56

148. Problem:
A parabola has an equation of
x2 = 6y + 10. Compute the equation
of a tangent to the curve x2 = 6y + 10
which has a slope of 4/3.
A. 4x 3y = 13
B. 3x 3y = 12
C. 2x 4y = 11
D. 4x 3y = 13

153. Problem:
A hyperbola has an equation of 2x2
5y2 = 10. If the equation of the
diameter of the hyperbola is equal to
x 5y = 0, find the slope of the
chords which are bisected by the
diameter of hyperbola.
A. y = 2
B. y = 1
C. y =
D. y = 3

149. Problem:
A parabola has an equation of

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A hyperbola has an equation xy =

16. If the equation of the diameter of
the hyperbola is 3x + y = 0, find the
slope of the chords which are
bisected by the diameter of the
hyperbola.
A. y = 3
B. y = 2
C. y = 1
D. y = -3

Find the angle of rotation of the

curve 3xy + y 2 = 0 such that the
transformed equation will have no
xy term.
A. 40
B. 45
C. 60
D. 22.5
160. Problem:
A curve has an equation of
r2 sin 2 = 6. Transform it into
rectangular coordinates.
A. xy = 3
B. xy = 4
C. xy = 6
D. xy = 2

155. Problem:
The equation of ellipse is given as
16x2 + 36y2 = 576. Compute the
equation of polar of the point (4,-6)
with respect to the ellipse 16x2 +
36y2 = 576.
A. 8x 27y = 32
B. 8x 27y = 42
C. 8x + 27y = 36
D. 8x 27y = 72

161. Problem:
A curve has an equation of
r2 sin 2 = 6. Find the equation of the
diameter of the hyperbola which
bisects all chords having a slope of
-2.
A. 3x = 2y
B. x = 2y
C. 2x = y
D. 3x = y
162. Problem:

156. Problem:
The equation of ellipse is given as
16x2 + 36y2 = 576. Compute the
equation of the diameter of ellipse
which bisects all chords having a
slope of 3.
A. 4x 21y = 0
B. 4x + 27y = 0
C. 4x + 27y = 0
D. 4x 21y = 0

A curve has an equation of r2 sin 2

= 6. Find the equation of the
conjugate diameter of a hyperbola.
A. 2x + y = 0
B. 2x y = 0
C. 2x + 2y = 2
D. 2x y = 2

157. Problem:
The equation of ellipse is given as
16x2 + 36y2 = 576. Compute the
second eccentricity of the ellipse.
A. 1.1143
B. 1.1175
C. 1.1632
D. 1.6432

163. Problem:
A conic section is describe by the
following equation r sin2 = cos
with angle corresponds to a right
triangle with adjacent side x and
opposite side y and hypotenuse r.
Compute the length of the latus
rectum.
A. 2
B. 1
C. 3
D. 0.5

158. Problem:
Compute the transform equation of
the curve xy = 1 by rotating the axes
through 45.
A. (x)2 + (y)2 = 2
B. x y = 2
C. (x)2 (y)2 = 2
D. x + y = 2

164. Problem:
A conic section is described by the
following equation r sin2 = cos

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with angle corresponds to a right

triangle with adjacent side x and
opposite side y and hypotenuse r.
Compute the abscissa of the focus
of the conic section.
A. 0.33
B. 0.5
C. 0.25
D. 0.8

169. Problem:
The equation of a conic is r sin2 =
8 cos . Compute the coordinates of
the focus of the given conic.
A. (2,5)
B. (2,0)
C. (3,5)
D. (1,2)
170. Problem:

165. Problem:
A conic section is describe by the
following equation r sin2 = cos
with angle corresponds to a right
triangle with adjacent side x and
opposite side y and hypotenuse r.
Compute the area bounded by this
curve and the latus rectum.
A. 0.167
B. 0.235
C. 0.123
D. 0.468

The equation of a conic is r sin2 =

8 cos . Compute the area bounded
bi the conic and the line x = 4.
A. 10.22
B. 10.33
C. 10.45
D. 10.67

166. Problem:
The polar equation of a curve is
equal to r2(4sin2 + 9cos2 ) = 36.
Compute the area bounded by the
curve.
A. 18.44
B. 18.85
C. 12.23
D. 17.42

171. Problem:
The polar equation of the curve is
2
expressed as r
. Compute
1 sin
the ordinate to the vertex of the
curve.
A. -1
B. 2
C. -3
D. 1

167. Problem:
The polar equation of a curve is
equal to r2(4sin2 + 9cos2 ) = 36.
Compute the total length of the
curve.
A. 12.68
B. 12.33
C. 14.67
D. 16.02

172. Problem:
Point P having a cylindrical
coordinates of (8,30,5). Find the
value of x in Cartesian coordinates.
A. 7.42
B. 10.34
C. 13.66
D. 6.93

168. Problem:
The polar equation of a curve is
equal to r2(4sin2 + 9cos2 ) = 36.
Determine the eccentricity of the
given curve.
A. 0.845
B. 0.334
C. 0.745
D. 0.232

173. Problem:
Point P having a cylindrical
coordinates of (8,30,5). Find the
value of y in Cartesian coordinates.
A. 5
B. 6
C. 4
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C. 5 2

174. Problem:
Point P having a rectangular
coordinates of (3,4,5). Find the value
of in Polar coordinates.
A. 6454
B. 5454
C. 4645
D. 5446

D. 5 3
180. Problem:
Point C having a Cartesian
coordinates of (3,4,5). Find the value
of using spherical coordinates.
A. 5308
B. 4534
C. 7612
D. 45

175. Problem:
Point P having a rectangular
coordinates of (3,4,5). Find the value
of in polar coordinates.
A. 5221
B. 5767
C. 5554
D. 5533

181. Problem:
Point C having a Cartesian
coordinates of (3,4,5). Find the value
of using spherical coordinates.
A. 5308
B. 4534
C. 7612
D. 45

176. Problem:
Point A having a Cartesian
coordinates of (3,4,5). Find the value
of r using cylindrical coordinates.
A. 4
B. 2
C. 6
D. 5

182. Problem:
A plane has an equation of 4x + y +
8z + 33 = 0. Find the distance
between the point A(1,5,-3) from the
plane.
A. 2
B. 3
C. 4
D. 5

177. Problem:
Point A having a Cartesian
coordinates of (3,4,5). Find the value
of using cylindrical coordinates.
A. 5746
B. 5308
C. 3355
D. 9542

183. Problem:
A plane has an equation of 4x + y +
8z + 33 = 0. Find the angle between
the planes 4x + y + 8z 33 = 0 and
2x 3y + z + 2 = 0.
A. 6717
B. 5544
C. 3323
D. 9656

178. Problem:
Point A having a Cartesian
coordinates of (3,4,5). Find the value
of z using cylindrical coordinates.
A. 5
B. 3
C. 2
D. 1

184. Problem:
Find the distance between points
A(5,1,5) and B(4,3,2).
A. 34

179. Problem:
Point C having a Cartesian
coordinates of (3,4,5). Find the value
of r using spherical coordinates.
A. 4 3

B.

14

C.

56

D.

67

185. Problem:

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The distance from A(1,8,3) to

B(x,2,4) is equal to 7.28, find the
value of x.
A. 2 or 3
B. 2 or -5
C. 5 or -3
D. 5 or -2

A plane is described by the equation

2x y + 3z = 12. What is the
coordinate of the point on the plane
which is closest to the y-axis.
A. -14
B. -12
C. -23
D. -34

186. Problem:
Find the angle between two lines
whose direction parameters are
(-1,2,2) and (4,-1,8).
A. 5616
B. 7614
C. 6816
D. 2212

191. Problem:
A plane is described by the equation
2x y + 3z = 12. What is the
smallest angle that the given plane
makes with the plane 2x 3y + 4z =
9.
A .1578
B. 1288
C. 1945
D. 3256

187. Problem:
The equation of the plane passing
thru points (5,4,1), (4,-2,-3) and
(0,6,5) is expressed as
x y z
1 . Find the value of B
A B C
A. 1/3
B. 2/3
C. -1/3
D. -2/3

192. Problem:
The vertices of a triangle are
A(1,1,0), B(1,0,1) and C(0,1,1). Find
the distance AB.
A. 3

188. Problem:
The equation of the plane passing
thru points (5,4,1), (4,-2,-3) and
(0,6,5) is expressed as
x y z
1 . Find the equation of
A B C
the plane.
A. 2x 3y + 4z = 2
B. 2x + y + 4z = 2
C. 2x 3y 4z = 2
D. 2x + y 4z = 2

B.

C.

D.

193. Problem:
The vertices of a triangle are
A(1,1,0), B(1,0,1) and C(0,1,1). Find
the points of intersection of the
medians of the triangle.
2 2 2
A. , ,
3 3 3
3 3 3
, ,
2 2 2

B.

189. Problem:
A plane is described by the equation
2x y + 3z = 12. Find the distance
from the point (1,4,6) to the given
plane.
A. 1.269
B. 1.054
C. 1.069
D. 1.035

5 3 1
, ,
2 2 2

C.

2 4 5
, ,
3 3 3

D.

194. Problem:
The points (1,2,6), (1,6,2) are
vertices of an equilateral triangle. If
the x and y coordinates of the other
vertex is 5 and 2. Find the value of z.

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A. 5
B. 3
C. 2
D. 1

Find the new coordinates of the

point (3,3) if the axes is translated to
the new origin at (-2,4).
A. (5,1)
B. (4,1)
C. (5,-2)
D. (5,-1)

195. Problem:
The first three consecutive vertices
of a parallelogram are (6,4,-1),(7,6,7) and (1,7,-5). If x = 0 and y = 5, of
the fourth vertex, find the value of z.
A. 2
B. 6
C. 9
D. 1

201. Problem:
Compute the original coordinates
with respect to x and y axes if the
translated coordinates of this point at
a new origin (3,2) is equal to (4,-3).
A. (4,6)
B. (7,-1)
C. (4,-2)
D. (5,-1)

196. Problem:
Find the new equation of the line 5x
+ 4y + 3 = 0. if the origin is
translated to the point (1,2).
A. 5x + 4y + 16 = 0
B. 4x + 3y 12 = 0
C. 3x + 4y 10 = 0
D. 4x + 4y 12 = 0

202. Problem:
What conic section is represented by
x2 4y2 + 8x + 4y = 15?
A. hyperbola
B. circle
C. ellipse
D. parabola

197. Problem:
Find the new equation of the curve
x2 + 4x + 7y = 0 if the origin is
translated to point (-2,6).
A. (x)2 + 7y + 38 = 0
B. (x)2 + 8y + 32 = 0
C. (x)2 + 6y + 28 = 0
D. (x)2 + 12y + 24 = 0

203. Problem:
If the general equation of the conic is
Ax2 + 2Bxy + Cy2 + 2Dx +2Ey + F =
0 and B2 AC > 0, then the conic is:
A. circle
B. parabola
C. ellipse
D. hyperbola

198. Problem:
By translation of axes, simplify the
equation, x2 6x 6y 15 = 0.
A. (x)2 = 6y
B. (x)2 = 5y
C. (x)2 = 7y
D. (x)2 = 6y

204. Problem:
What type of conic has an equation
of Ax2 + Cy2 + Dx + Ey + F = 0.
A. circle
B. parabola
C. ellipse
D. hyperbola

199. Problem:
Find the new coordinates of the
point (3,-5). If the axes are
translated to the new origin at (-4,6).
A. (7,-11)
B. (6,10)
C. (-10,5)
D. (4,-16)

205. Problem:
3x2 + 2x 5y + 7 = 0, determine the
curve.
A. circle
B. ellipse
C. hyperbola
D. parabola

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206. Problem:
212. Problem:
If the vertices of a triangle are
A(0,0,0), B(2,4,6) and C(2,4,-4). Find
the point of intersection of the
median of the triangle.
3 4 6
A. , ,
4 3 5

The equation x2 + y2 4x + 2y 20 =
0 describes :
A. circle
B. ellipse
C. parabola
D. hyperbola
207. Problem:
What conic section is represented by
9x2 + 16y2 36x 32y 92 = 0.
A. circle
B. parabola
C. ellipse
D. hyperbola

3 3 2
, ,
4 8 3

B.

4 8 2
, ,
3 3 3

C.

6 8 4
, ,
5 3 3
213. Problem:
If the vertices of a triangle are
A(0,0,0), B(2,4,6) and C(2,4,-4). Find
the length of the shortest median of
the triangle.
A. 4.67
B. 4.90
C. 4.58
D. 3.67
D.

208. Problem:
What conic section is 2x2 8xy + 4x
= 12?
A. hyperbola
B. ellipse
C. parabola
D. circle
209. Problem:
What conic section is defined by the
equation 7x2 + 16y2 16xy 60x +
96y + 156 = 0.
A. hyperbola
B. ellipse
C. parabola
D. circle

214. Problem:
If the vertices of a triangle are
A(0,0,0), B(2,4,6) and C(2,4,-4). Find
the length of the longest median of
the triangle.
A. 9.67
B. 8.31
C. 5.42
D. 10.7

210. Problem:
A point has a coordinate of (2,3,-6).
Find the distance from the origin to
the point.
A. 4
B. 6
C. 7
D. 9

215. Problem:
A warehouse roof needs a
rectangular skylight with vertices
(3,0,0), (3,3,0), (0,0,4), (0,3,4). If the
units are in meters, find the area of
the skylight.
A. 25 sq. m.
B. 22.5 sq. m.
C. 15 sq. m.
D. 12.5 sq. m.

211. Problem:
Find the direction cosines on the xaxis of the line from (-1,2,4) to
(1,0,5).
A. 4/3
B. 2/3
C. 3/2
D. 5/2

216. Problem:
What is the radius of a sphere
whose center is at the origin that
passes through (8,1,6)?
A. 101

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B.

99

C.

105

D.

97

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Find the equation of a sphere of
radius 3, and tangent to all three
coordinate planes if the center is in
the first octant.
A. x2 + y2 + z2 6x 6y 6z + 18 =0
B. x2 + y2 + z2 + 6x 6y 6z + 18 =0
C. x2 + y2 + z2 6x + y + 6z + 18 =0
D. x2 + y2 + z2 + 6x + 6y 6z + 18 =0

217. Problem:
What is the equation of sphere with
radius 5 and center at (-2,3,5).
A. (x + h)2 + (y k)2 + (z j)2 = 25
B. (x + h)2 + (y k)2 + (z j)2 = 20
C. (x + h)2 + (y k)2 + (z j)2 = 15
D. (x + h)2 + (y k)2 + (z j)2 = 10

223. Problem:
Find the volume of the solid having
coordinates of (0,0,4), (3,0,0) and
(0,0,0).
A. 16 cu.units
B. 14 cu.units
C. 12 cu.units
D. 8 cu.units

218. Problem:
A sphere has an equation of x2 + y2 +
z2 2x + 8y + 16z + 65 = 0. Find the
centroid of the sphere.
A. (1,6,-8)
B. (1,-4,-8)
C. (4,7,1)
D. (5,9,-1)

224. Problem:
Find the component of the line
segment from the origin to the point
(6,3,9) on a line whose direction
2 1 2
cosines are , , .
3 3 3
A. 15
B. 17
C. 14
D. 11

219. Problem:
A sphere has an equation of x2 + y2 +
z2 2x + 8y + 16z + 65 = 0. Find the
surface area of the sphere.
A. 74 sq.units
B. 42 sq.units
C. 64 sq.units
D. 94 sq.units
220. Problem:
A given sphere has an equation of
x2 + y2 + z2 + 4x 6y 10z + 13 = 0.
Compute the centroid of the sphere.
A. (-2,3,5)
B. (-6,4,7)
C, (2,4,8)
D. (-2,3,4)

225. Problem:
Find the length of the radius vector
of (2,1,3).
A. 5.85
B. 7.33
C. 3.74
D. 3.11

221. Problem:
A given sphere has an equation of
x2 + y2 + z2 + 4x 6y 10z + 13 = 0.
Find the volume of the sphere.
A. 346.7 cu.units
B. 523.6 cu.units
C. 633.5 cu.units
D. 445.7 cu.units

226. Problem:
A line has an equation of x + 5y + 5
= 0. Find the equation of the line
through point (3,1) that is parallel to
this line.
A. x + 5y 8 = 0
B. 5x y 14 = 0
C. 2x 3y = 3
D. x 5y + 8 = 0

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227. Problem:
A line has an equation of x + 5y + 5
= 0. Find the equation of the line
through point (3,1) that makes an
angle of 45 clockwise from the line
that is perpendicular to the line x +
5y + 5 = 0 at that point.
A. x + 5y 8 = 0
B. 5x y 14 = 0
C. 2x 3y = 3
D. x 5y + 8 = 0

D. 2x 3y = 0

232. Problem:
A line segment has its ends on the
coordinate axes and forms with them
a triangle of area equal to 36 sq.
units The segment passes through
the point (5,2). Compute the length
of the line segment intercepted by
the coordinate axes.
A. 16.34
B. 17.4
C. 13.42
D. 12.66

228. Problem:
A line connecting coordinates (x,7)
and (10,y) is bisected at (8,2). Find
the value of x.
A. 4
B. 5
C. 6
D. 7
229. Problem:
A line connecting coordinates (x,7)
and (10,y) is bisected at (8,2). Find
the equation of the line.
A. 5x + 2y 44 = 0
B. 2x + 5y 44 = 0
C. 4x 2y 44 = 0
D. 3x 5y 22 = 0

233. Problem:
A line segment passes through point
(2,2). If the length of the line
segment intercepted by the
coordinate axes is equal to the
square root of 5. Compute the
equation of the line.
A. 2x y 2 = 0
B. 3x + y 2 = 0
C. 2x + y + 2 = 0
D. 3x y + 2 = 0

230. Problem:
A line segment has its ends on the
coordinate axes and forms with them
a triangle of area equal to 36 sq.
units The segment passes through
the point (5,2). What is the slope of
the line segment.
A. 2
B. -2
C. 3
D. -3

234. Problem:
A line segment passes through point
(2,2). If the length of the line
segment intercepted by the
coordinate axes is equal to the
square root of 5. Compute the area
of the triangle which forms with the
coordinate axes.
A. 2 sq. units
B. 1 sq. units
C. 4 sq. units
D. 0.5 sq. units

231. Problem:
A line segment has its ends on the
coordinate axes and forms with them
a triangle of area equal to 36 sq.
units The segment passes through
the point (5,2). Compute the
equation of the line segment.
A. 2x 3y = 12
B. 2x + y = 12
C. x + 2y = 0

235. Problem:
The sum of the coefficients of x and
y in Ax + By 16 = 0 is 14. If the

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slope of the line is 8. Find the value

of B.
A. 3
B. 1
C. 2
D. -2

C. 17x 45y + 67 = 0
D. 45x + 17y 67 = 0

236. Problem:
The line 3x + 2y 10 = 0 is
perpendicular to 2x By + 2 = 0.
Find the distance from the
intersection of the lines to the origin.
A. 3.8
B. 2.828
C. 5.235
D. 6.12

240. Problem:
In triangle ABC, A(x,4) is equidistant
from B(5,-2) and C(3,4). Find the
value of x.
A. 10
B. 11
C. 12
D. 13

237. Problem:
The vertices of a triangle are at
A(1,2), B(3,8) and C(8,-1). Locate
the point of intersection of its
medians (centroid of A).
A. centroid is at (4,3)
B. centroid is at (3,4)
C. centroid is at (5,3)
D. centroid is at (3,5)

241. Problem:
A parabola has its focus at (7,-4) and
its directrix has an equation equal to
y 2 = 0. Find the vertex of the
parabola.
A. (4,5)
B. (7,-1)
C. (6,3)
D. (7,5)

238. Problem:
The vertices of a triangle are at
A(1,2), B(3,8) and C(8,-1). Locate
the point of intersection of its
altitudes (orthocenter).
1 19
A. ,
4 12

242. Problem:
A parabola has its focus at (7,-4) and
its directrix has an equation equal to
y 2 = 0. Compute the length of
latus rectum.
A. 15
B. 13
C. 12
D. 18

3 12
,
4 19

B.

4 12
,
3 9

243. Problem:
A parabola has its focus at (7,-4) and
its directrix has an equation equal to
y 2 = 0. Compute the equation of
parabola.
A. x2 14x + 12y + 61 = 0
B. x2 14x 6y + 32 = 0
C. x2 15x 5y 49 = 0
D. x2 15x 25y + 49 = 0

C.

1 17
,
8 12

D.

239. Problem:
The vertices of a triangle are at
A(1,2), B(3,8) and C(8,-1). If the
Eulers line of a triangle passes
through the centroid and orthocenter
of the triangle, find the equation of
the Eulers line of this triangle.
A. 67x 45y + 17 = 0
B. 45x 17y + 67 = 0

244. Problem:
A parabola has its axis parallel to the
y-axis, one end of its latus rectum is
at (9,6) and the vertex is at (5,4).
Find the length of the latus rectum.

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A. 7
B. 8
C. 2
D. 5

two fixed points (0,3) and (0,-3) is

always equal to 8. Compute the
equation of ellipse.
A. 16x2 + 7y2 = 112
B. 16x2 7y2 = 112
C. 7x2 + 16y2 = 112
D. 7x2 16y2 = 112
250. Problem:
An ellipse is a locus of a point so
that the sum of its distances from the
two fixed points (0,3) and (0,-3) is
always equal to 8. Compute the
distance between their directrices.
A. 16.64
B. 11.85
C. 9.44
D. 10.66

245. Problem:
A parabola has its axis parallel to the
y-axis, one end of its latus rectum is
at (9,6) and the vertex is at (5,4).
Find the equation of the parabola.
A. x2 10x + 8y + 57 = 0
B. x2 10x 16y 57 = 0
C. x2 + 10x 8y + 57 = 0
D. x2 10x 8y + 57 = 0
246. Problem:
The distance from point A

6 cos 45, 2 sin 45 to the center

251. Problem:
The length of the conjugate axis of
an equilateral hyperbola is equal to
12. The x and y-axis forms the
asymptotes of the equilateral
hyperbola. What is the distance from
the vertex to the intersection of the x
and y axis.
A. 7
B. 6
C. 3
D. 13

of ellipse is equal to 2. If the

equation of ellipse 2x2 + 6y2 = 12.
Compute the length of the longer
focal radius from point A.
A. 4.42
B. 3.86
C. 7.36
D. 8.13
247. Problem:
The locus of a point which moves so
that the sum of its distances from
two fixed points (3,0) and (-3,0) is
always equal to 10. Compute the
length of the minor axis.
A. 8
B. 12
C. 7
D. 14

252. Problem:
The length of the conjugate axis of
an equilateral hyperbola is equal to
12. The x and y-axis forms the
asymptotes of the equilateral
hyperbola. What is the equation of
the equilateral hyperbola?
A. xy = 36
B. xy = 14
C. xy = 12
D. xy = 18

248. Problem:
The locus of a point which moves so
that the sum of its distances from
two fixed points (3,0) and (-3,0) is
always equal to 10. Compute the
eccentricity of the ellipse.
A. 0.30
B. 0.60
C. 0.76
D. 0.68

253. Problem:
A hyperbola whose transverse axis
is parallel to the x-axis with its center
at (0,0) has an asymptote with a
slope of 0.4 vertical to 1 horizontal.
The distance between the vertices is
equal to 10. Compute the equation
of the hyperbola.
A. 5x2 26y2 = 100
B. 4x2 25y2 = 100

249. Problem:
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C. 3x2 16y2 = 100

D. 6x2 16y2 = 100
254. Problem:
A hyperbola whose transverse axis
is parallel to the x-axis with its center
at (0,0) has an asymptote with a
slope of 0.4 vertical to 1 horizontal.
The distance between the vertices is
equal to 10. Compute the equation
of the asymptote.
A. 2x 5y = 0
B. 3x 7y = 0
C. 3x 4y = 0
D. 4x 8y = 0
255. Problem:
A hyperbola whose transverse axis
is parallel to the x-axis with its center
at (0,0) has an asymptote with a
slope of 0.4 vertical to 1 horizontal.
The distance between the vertices is
equal to 10. Compute the
eccentricity of the hyperbola.
A. 1.604
B. 1.56
C. 1.078
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