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1.Which of the following is standard form of a parabola?

y^2=mx cos B

ax^2+bx+c=y

c^2=a^2 +b^2-2ab cos C

x^2/a^2-y^2/b^2=1

2.In the formula for the area of the circle, A = pi x r^2, what does r represent?

Ratio

Rhombus

Rho

Radius

3.Most people are familiar with Albert Einstein's famous equation [ E=mc^2 ] but do you know what each of these symbols represents?

E is energy; m is mass; c is the speed of light in a vacuum.

E is electricity; m is mass; c is amplitude

E is energy; m is matter; c is carbon

E is electricity; m is matter; c is the speed of light in a vacuum

4.This irrational mathematical constant shows up in not only nature, but also the human body and the arts. It shows the true beauty of mathematics. What is the ratio, equal to approximately 1.61803398874989..., better known as?

The Aesthetic Ratio

The Beatiful Ratio

The Golden Ratio

The Silver Ratio

5.What does the mathematical equation, (x-a)^2+(y-b)^2= ((z-c)R)^2 denote in geometrical terms?

A parabola

A cone

A cylinder

A prism

6.Rate is calculated by multiplying distance by time.

Yes

No

7.One way of expressing Ohm's Law is V=IR. If V is the potential difference across a conductor in volts, and R is the resistance of the conductor in ohms, what is I?

Current through the conductor in units of amperes

The electrical charge of the conductor in coulombs

Inductance of the conductor in henrys

The magnetic field strength in teslas

8.Which of these is the standard form for slope-intercept formula?

y=mx+b

None of these

b=mx+y

Both of these

9.The circumference of a circle is given by the formula C=pi x d, where d is the diameter of the circle.

True

False

10.What mnemonic device would help an algebra student expand/solve the expression
(4x+6)(x+2)?