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Applications of Derivatives in AP Calculus: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Evaluate f(2.2) by linearizing f(x) around x=2.

Question 2 2. You would like to use Newton's method to find the root of f(x). What is the equation you will need to solve?

Question 3 3. You are standing on a building 50m tall with a ball. You throw it up into the air at a velocity of 5 meters per second. It is accelerating downward at -9.8 meters per second squared. Which of the following equations describes the height of the ball as a function of time, t?

Question 4 4. You can enclose a rectangular yard with a fence. The length of the longest side of the fence is going to be 2 times the length of the shortest side of the fence. Write the equation for the perimeter of the fence.

Question 5 5. What is height as a function of distance along the earth?

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Question 6 6. A farmer has 2400ft of fencing and wants to fence off a rectangular field that borders a straight river. He doesn't need fencing along the river. What are the dimensions of the field that has the largest area?

Question 7 7.

You are designing a cylindrical package. You can spend $4 on packaging, which costs $0.10 per square cm. You would like to determine the maximum volume that you can contain in a cylinder that costs less than $4.

What is the radius of the cylinder with the maximum volume?

Question 8 8. Evaluate f(0.1) by linearizing f(x) around x=0.

Question 9 9. If I am currently at x sub 3 and I need to keep going to find a better answer, what will my next guess be?

Question 10 10. You have 100 ft of fencing to use to enclose part of a yard. You first choose to enclose the yard with a rectangular pen 'w' feet in width and 'd' feet in depth. As a function of 'w', what is the equation for the area that you can enclose using 100 ft of fence?

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Question 11 11. Linearize f(x) about the point x=pi/2.

Question 12 12. What is the maximum area that you can enclose in a rectangular pen with 150 feet of fencing?

Question 13 13. When attempting to solve 0=f(x), what is my x sub 0?

Question 14 14. Evaluate f(1.1) by linearizing f(x) around x=1.

Question 15 15.

You are designing a cylindrical package. You can spend $4 on packaging, which costs $0.10 square cm. You would like to determine the maximum volume that you can contain in a cylinder that costs less than $4.

What are the equations for the surface area and volume of this cylinder?

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Question 16 16.

You are designing a cylindrical package. You can spend $4 on packaging, which costs $0.10 per square cm. You would like to determine the maximum volume that you can contain in a cylinder that costs less than $4.

What is the maximum volume you can obtain in a cylinder that costs $4?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is NOT a step that is required in order to solve optimization problems?

Question 18 18. Linearize f(x) about the point x=0:

Question 19 19. You are standing on a building on Mars with a ball, and you have decided that the appropriate equation of motion for the height of the ball as a function of time (t) is below. Which graph represents this equation?

Question 20 20.

You are designing a cylindrical package. You can spend $4 on packaging, which costs $0.10 per square cm. You would like to determine the maximum volume that you can contain in a cylinder that costs less than $4.

What is the equation for the volume as a function of only the cylinder radius?

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Question 21 21. You would like to use Newton's method to find the root of f(x). What is the equation you will need to solve?

Question 22 22. You are standing on a building on Jupiter with a ball, and you have decided that the appropriate equation of motion for the height of the ball in miles as a function of (t) is shown below on the graph. What is the highest that the ball gets?

Question 23 23. Evaluate f(1.1) by linearizing f(x) around x=1.

Question 24 24. Use Newton's method to find the root of f(x), starting at x=1.

Question 25 25. Evaluate f(pi + 0.1) by linearizing f(x) around x=pi.

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Question 26 26. Use Newton's method to find the root of f(x), starting at x=2.

Question 27 27. When the altitude reaches zero, what kind of solutions are we trying to find with Newton's Method?

Question 28 28. You have 150 ft of fencing to use to enclose part of a yard. You choose to enclose the yard with a rectangular pen 'w' feet in width and 'd' feet in depth. As a function of 'w' and 'd', what is the equation for the perimeter of the rectangle?

Question 29 29. Linearize f(x) about the point x:

Question 30 30. Linearize f(x) about the point x=0:

Applications of Derivatives in AP Calculus: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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