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Section 24 Complex Numbers R D Buskirk Eastern Kentucky University Fall 2008 Goals You will learnreview 0 basic properties of the number 239 x 1 imaginary unit 0 complex numbers real part imaginary part standard form ax 9239 0 basic arithmetic with the complex numbers additionsubtraction multiplicationdivision o conjugate denoted a 9239 a 9239 of a complex number a bi 0 use other vocabulary such as imaginary unit complex number imaginary number pure imaginary number real number natural number integer rational number irrational number Practice Problems Problem 1 Check all of the following that apply z 1 xS 5 0 01 imaginary unit complex number imaginary number pure imaginary number real number natural number integer rational number irrational number Problem 2 Perform the indicated operations and write the answer in simpli ed standard form a 2395 21003 c 32 d 4 5239 8 3239 e 2 502 f 2 502 5239 g 3 4 1 2 3239 h 1 1 3239 2 3239 Problem 3 Solve for the indicated variables forxandy 2 1 a 3x z 42y11 b 3 iz2if0rz 01 Problem 4 Perform the indicated operation and write the answer in standard form a 9239 cdi Section 21 Linear Functions R D Buskirk Eastern Kentucky University Fall 2008 Goals You will learn review 0 how to compute the rise run or slope of a line segment and interpret its meaning geometrically 0 how to nd the intercepts of a line and interpret its meaning geometrically 0 how to graph lines given two points a point and the slope and equation 0 how to nd the equation of a line using pointslope form y yl mx x1 slopeintercept form y mac b standard form aka generalform Ax By C A Z 0 There is also a special intercept form that makes it easy to see both intercepts E g 1 04 0 geometric and algebraic properties of parallel and perpendicular lines 0 how to do all of the above for vertical lines 0 other terms like unde ned slope linear equation slope of secant line slope of tangent line average rate of change Practice Problems Problem 1 Use the graph of the linear function to nd a rise a run and the slope Write the equation of the line in standard form Problem 2 Use the graph in the previous problem a Approximate the intercepts of the linear function b nd the intercepts of the linear function algebraically Express the solutions exactly Problem 3 Which of the following de ne a linear function IE 3 a y 12 y3 b2 x 1 0 my 3 1317T2 y Jc 17 e 11quot 17 12 Problem 4 Write the equation of the vertical line that passes through the point 617 Problem 5 Write the equation of the line that passes through the points 3 2 and 8 1 in standard form Problem 6 Write the equation of the line that has slope and goes through the point 3 2 in slopeintercept form 01 Problem 7 Write the equation of the line that has xintercept 3 and yintercept 5 in slopeintercept form Problem 8 Write the equation of the horizontal line that passes through 18 17 the point 3 H in slopeintercept form Zl Problem 9 Find the equation of the line L2 that passes through the point 3 2 and is parallel to the line L1 2x 3y 6 Graph both lines below 51 Problem 10 Find the equation of the line L2 that passes through the point 3 2 and is perpendicular to the line L1 2x 3y 6 Graph both lines below 171 Problem 11 Let f 1162 Find the equation of the secant line 3 3 connectmg the pomts 0n the graph at x 1 and x 5 SI Work problems 84 and 88 Section 27 Solving Inequalities R D Buskirk Eastern Kentucky University Fall 2008 Goals You will learn review to o understand inequalities analytically with symbolic expressions graphically and verbally o solve linear inequalities o solve absolutevalue inequalities o solve quadratic inequalities o solve combined inequalities 0 use inequalities for mathematical modeling Practice Problems Problem 1 Use the graph below to answer the following Approximate to the nearest 01 unit Write answers in both interval and inequality notation a x 2 0 b it S 90 0 f969 gt 0 Problem 2 Write as an inequality u is more than 5 units from 1 Graph the solution set express the solution set in interval and inequality notation different from the original inequality Problem 3 Solve each inequality Express the solution using set notation interval notation and a graph a x 5lt 4 7 2x23 5 4 7xlt17 Problem 4 PM 7T E 5lt3 2 2 1 2xgt 3 Section 25 Quadratic Equations and Models R D Buskirk Eastern Kentucky University Fall 2008