Math 143 Comprehensive Final Exam

Exam covers the concepts we discussed in Chapters 1, 2, 3, 4 and 9, and in the graphing
calculator manual No calculators on the exam - same as all semester.

Formulas to know and be able to use - All the formulas from our tests, including

• given two points : distance formula, slope of a line
• point- slope form and slope- intercept form of equation of a line
• standard form of a circle : (x - h)2 + (y - k)2 = r2
• standard form of a parabola : y = a(x - h)2 + k
• area and perimeter of rectangle, square , triangle; area, circumference of circle
properties , laws of exponents and logarithms
exponential growth and decay formulas
Be able to quickly sketch the graphs of y = x2, x3, |x|,1/x, sqrt(x), bx, logb x

No more than 20 - 30 points of the final exam (out of 200 points) will be on material
covered since the last test.

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December 18.

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Grades are composed of: 3 tests @ 20% each, homework @ 10%, and final exam @ 30%.
Cell phones, PDAs, computers, or other electronic devices will not be allowed on your desk
during the exam.

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