# MTH1014 Quiz 1Fall 2013

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This is quiz 1 to be taken by Tuesday, 17 September 2013. It should take you between half an hour and 2 hours to answer the following questions. You should do this quiz after doing the rest of assignment 1.

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Please answer the following questions on this form (or on a paper copy of this form).

1. Classify each of the following numbers by the type of number: -36, 37.5, 7/12, π

2. What are the commutative properties. Explain in detail with an example.

3. What are the associative properties. Explain in detail with an example.

4. What is the distributive property. Explain in detail with an example.

5. What is the zero-product property. Explain in detail with an example.

6. What is the least common multiple of 12 and 15?

7. What is the sum of (x3+5x2-3x-8) and (4x4-x3-7x2)?

8. What is the product of x3-x2+x-1 and x+1?

9. What are the quotient and remainder of x7 - a7 divided by x - a

10. Factor 36x2 - 16

11. Explain synthetic division in detail, giving a worked example.

12. Explain the meaning of a(b/c)

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Revised 8 September 2013