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# IB Mathematics HL

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## 1. The graph of the quadratic function f (x) = ax2 + bx + c has y-intercept y = 5

and has vertex at the point V (2, 1).
(a) (4 points) Compute the coefficients a, b, and c.

y
6

z =

2
+ 1 4i.
1i

zero.

## 3. (5 points) The polynomial x2 4x + 3 is a factor of x3 + (a 4)x2 + (3 4a)x + 3,

where a is a real constant. Find the value of a.

## 4. (5 points) The polynomial 2x3 x2 + ax + b has a factor of (x + 1) and a

remainder 6 when divided by (x 1). Calculate the value of a and of b.

## 5. Consider the rational function g(x) =

x2 + 3x + 4
.
2x + 2

(a) (4 points) Sketch the graph of g, clearly labeling all intercepts and (polynomial) asymptotes.

(b) (2 points) Let p(x) be the polynomial asymptote of the above rational
function. Using your graph obtained in part (a), solve the inequality
g(x) p(x).

## 6. (5 points) Solve the inequality |x + 1| |3x 4|.

7. The following depicts the graph of a rational function y = f (x). The vertical
asymptotes are at x = 2 and x = 6. The x-intercepts are at x = 4, x = 0,
and at x = 5.
40

30

y=f(x)

20
10
x

20

10

10

20

10
20
30
40

## (a) (2 points) Solve the inequality f (x) 0.

(b) (3 points) Give a possible explicit formula for f (x) as a rational function
of x.

## 8. (5 points) Compute the quantity 3 +

2+
3+

1
2+

1
...

9. (4 points) Let P (x) be a polynomial with real coefficients and assume that
2 + 3i is a zero of P (x). Check the appropriate responses.
2 3i is also a zero of P (x);
3 2i is also a zero of P (x);

Yes
Yes

No
No

Cant tell
Cant tell

Yes

No

Cant tell

Yes

No

Cant tell

## x2 4x + 13 evenly divides P (x).

Yes

No

Cant tell

10. (4 points) Let P (x) be a polynomial with real coefficients and assume that
2 + 3i is a zero of P (x). Check the appropriate responses:
P (x) has even degree;
P (x) has at least two imaginary zeros;

Yes
Yes

No
No

Cant tell
Cant tell

P (2 3i) = 0;

Yes

No

Cant tell

## P (x) has an odd number of positive zeros;

Yes

No

Cant tell

P (0) = 2 3i.

Yes

No

Cant tell

IB Mathematics HL
Year IUnit 2 Test
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## Part 2, calculators allowed, 50 points.

1. (6 points) Solve the equation 3x3 19x2 104x 60 = 0, given that x = 23 is
a solution. Give exact solutions.

## 2. (6 points) Givean example of a polynomial with integer coefficients having

zeros x = 1 + 2 3 4 and x = 3.

y
3. (5 points) The graph of the polynomial
P (x) = 3x6 + + 4
is given to the right.
Identify all possible rational zeros of
P (x)

x
2

Equation 1: y=(x+2.3)(x+.55)(x.9)(x2.3)(x+x+1)/3+4

4. (6 points) Solve the equation 2x4 5x3 27 = 0, giving exact answers (not
decimals).

5. (5 points) You are given a rational function of the form f (x) = 2x + 1 + r(x),
where r(x) 0 as |x| . Find a possible expression for r(x) given that the
graph of f is always above its slant asymptote. Graph your rational function
below.

## 6. (5 points) Compute the quantity

1 + 2 + 1 + 2
q

7. (6 points) Find all complex solutions of z 2 = 5 12i, representing your answers in the form a + bi, where a, b Z.

## 8. (6 points) Assume that x and y are positive numbers with x + y = 2. Show

1 1
that + 2.
x y

9. (5 pts) The following depicts the graphs of three functions, f , g, and h. Approximate the solution of the inequality f (x) g(x) h(x).

20 y
y=g(x)

y=h(x)
y=f(x)

10

x
-6

-4

-2
y=g(x)

-10
y=g(x)

-20