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Question number: 40
» Linear and Exponential Growth
Appeared in Year: 2010
Question
The figure above shows worldwide unemployment rates from 2006 to 2015. Which of the following statements is true? (January)
(I) The graph is decreasing everywhere.
(II) The graph is increasing 2006 to 2010 and decreasing from 2012 to 2015.
(III) The graph is decreasing 2010 to 2012 and increasing from 2013 to 2015.
(IV) The graph is increasing 2006 to 2013.
Choices
Choice (5)  Response  

a.  I, II and IV only  
b.  II only  
c.  I only  
d.  I, II, III and IV  
e.  I and II only 
Question number: 41
» Linear and Exponential Growth
Appeared in Year: 2010
Question
The figure above shows the straight line depreciation of a computer over the first six years of its use. According to the figure, what is the average rate of change in dollars per year of the value of the computer over the six year period? (Answer will be approximately) (January)
Choices
Choice (5)  Response  

a.  
b. 
 
c.  
d. 
 
e. 

Question number: 42
» Linear Inequality and Equation Word Problems
Appeared in Year: 2008
Question
Figures I and II above show two stacks of identical pails and their heights. If is the number of pails in a stack and , the height of the stack, in inches, is given by . The number 2 in the equation represents what quantity shown in Figure III? (January)
Choices
Choice (5)  Response  

a.  , the height of one pail  
b.  , the height of the overlap of two pails  
c.  , the volume of the bottom pail that remains after the second pail is stacked on top of it.  
d.  , the diameter of the bottom of each pail  
e.  , the distance between the top of one pail and the top of the next pail in the stack 