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Chapter 2 Multiple choice questions
Curves and graphs
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Which of the following straight lines has the steepest slope?
y
=
x
 5
correct
incorrect
y
= 3  2
x
correct
incorrect
3y
= 1 
x
correct
incorrect
2y
= 3
x
+ 7
correct
incorrect
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not completed
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What is the largest possible number of turning points for an n
^{th}
order polynomial?
n1
correct
incorrect
n
correct
incorrect
n+1
correct
incorrect
None of the above.
correct
incorrect
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not completed
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If
y
decays exponentially with
x
, so that y = A e
^{k}
^{x}
where A and k are positive constants, which of the following plots would be a straight line?
y
versus
x
.
correct
incorrect
y
versus ln(
x
).
correct
incorrect
ln(
y)
versus
x
.
correct
incorrect
ln(
y
) versus ln(
x
).
correct
incorrect
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not completed
.
Which of the following is the equation of a circle?
x
^{2}
+ 2
x
+
y
^{2}
 4
y
= 1
correct
incorrect
x
^{2}
+
y
^{2}
= 1
correct
incorrect
x
^{2}

y
^{2}
= 1
correct
incorrect
x
^{2}

y
^{2}
= 1
correct
incorrect
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not completed
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Which of the following is
not
an ellipse?
x
^{2}
+
y
^{2}
= 1
correct
incorrect
2x
^{2}
+ 3
y
^{2}
= 1
correct
incorrect
5x
^{2}
+ 2
y
^{2}
= 3
correct
incorrect
3x
^{2}
 2
y
^{2}
= 1
correct
incorrect
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