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College Physics: Math Pretest (Part II)


General Questions


What is the length of the unknown side of the right triangle illustrated in terms of p and q? 

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How many radians in 315˚ ?
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(9.1 ´ 10-3) - (-4.6 ´ 10-4) = ________.
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 = _______
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Joe and Ron are painters. A certain job will require 21 hours if Joe works alone, but only 7 hours if Joe and Ron work together.  How long will it take Ron, working alone, to complete the job?
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cos 330˚ = ________.
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(6.6 ´ 10-27) ´ (-1.8 ´ 1015) = ________.
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Solve for x in the equation below, treating m, j, and d as constants: -mx2 - jx + d = 0
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sin q = ________.

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What are the values of x in the expression below?
3x2 + 5ax - 2a2 = 0
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Solve for y in the following equations:
2y - 5 = z
y - 3z = -5
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 = ________.
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3.14 ´ 101 + 1.28 ´ 102 = ________.
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tan q = ________.

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 = ________.
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 -  = ________.
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tan 190˚ = ________.
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What is the (approximate) slope of the curve at x = 8?
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What is the value of r when x = 0 on the line that goes through the points (x = 12, r = 5) and (x = -6, r = -4).
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