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Math 2433 Online, Section 17180, Summer 2012 Multiple Choice Homework Week 1

Homework will NOT be accepted through email or in person. Homework must be

submitted through CourseWare BEFORE the deadline. Submit the completed
assignment at http://www.casa.uh.edu under "EMCF" and choose ehw1. 1. Find an
equation of a sphere that has the line segment joining (0,4,2) and (6,0,2) as a
diameter. a. 2 22 ( 3) ( 2) ( 2) 13 xyz + + = b. 222 ( 2) ( 3) ( 2) 13 xyz +
+ = c. 22 2 ( 3) ( 1) ( 2) 12 x yz + + + = d. 22 2 ( 3) ( 1) ( 2) 12 x yz + +
= e. None of the above 2. Which of the following describes a sphere with radius of
2 and center at the origin together with its interior? a. 2 22 = + + {( , , ): 4} xyz x
y z b. 2 22 = + + {( , , ): 2} xyz x y z c. 2 22 = + + {( , , ): 4} xyz x y z
d. 2 22 = + + {( , , ): 2} xyz x y z e. None of the above 3. Calculate the norm of
the vector: 2 2 ij k + a. b. 3 c. 2 d. 5 e. None of the above 4. Find the unit
vector with direction angles: 2 , , 34 3 a. 1 21 222 i jk + b. 1 31 222 i jk +
c. 323 222 i jk + d. 1 21 222 i jk + + e. None of the above 5. Which of the
following vectors are NOT parallel? 2 2 2 336 224 aij k b ij k ci jk d i jk = + = +
= + = + a. a and d b. b and c c. a and c d. c and d e. None of the above 6.
Taking aij k = + 2 and b i jk =++ , find the component of a on b. a. 1 3 b. 2 3 c. 1
2 d. 2 3 e. None of the above 7. Taking aij k = + 2 and b i jk =++ , find the
projection of a on b. a. 221 333 i jk + + b. 222 333 i jk + + c. 221 333 i jk + d. 1
31 222 i jk + + e. None of the above 8. The distance between (1, 3, -10) and (2, 5,
4) is a. 3 14 b. 10 2 c. 201 d. 7 e. None of the above 9. The midpoint of the line
segment containing (2, 4, -1) and (6, -2, 2) is: a. (4, 3, 2) b. 5 3, 3, 2
c. 3 1 , 3, 2 2 d. 1 4,1, 2 e. None of the above 10. An
equation for the sphere centered at (2, -1 ,3) and passing through the point (4, 3,
-1) is: a. 2 22 ( 4) ( 3) ( 1) 6 xyz + ++ = b. 2 22 xyz x yz + + 4 2 6 22 + =
c. 2 22 xyz xyz +++ 4 2 6 32 0 = d. 2 22 ( 4) ( 3) ( 1) 36 xyz + ++ = e.
None of the above 11. If 2 22 xyz x yz + + 4 10 6 2 0 + + = is an equation for
a sphere, then its center and radius are: a. ( 2, 4, 3); 2 10 r = b. (2, 5,3); 4 r
= c. (2, 5,3); 6 r = d. (2,5,3); 4 2 r = e. None of the above 12. The points A BC :(2,
2,1), :(1,1,3), :(2,0,5) are the vertices of a right triangle. The radius of the sphere
with center at the midpoint of the hypotenuse and passing through the vertex
opposite the hypotenuse is: a. 2 3 b. 5 c. 6 d. 7 2 e. None of the above 13. The
points A:(2, 1,3) and B:( 4,5, 1) are the endpoints of a diameter of a sphere.
An equation of the sphere is: a. 222 ( 2) ( 1) ( 3) 22 x yz ++ + = b. 2 22 ( 1)
( 2) ( 1) 22 xy z + + + = c. 2 22 ( 1) ( 2) ( 1) 16 xy z ++ ++ = d. 222 ( 2) ( 1)
( 3) 16 x yz ++ + = e. None of the above 14. The set of all points P xyz :( , , )
that satisfy the inequality 2 22 xyz ++< 9is a. A sphere centered at the origin with
radius 3. b. The exterior of a sphere centered at the origin with radius 3. c. The
interior of a sphere centered at the origin with radius 3. d. The straight line segment
connecting (0,0,0) and (3,3,3). e. None of the above 15. Given the points P :(4, 2, 3)
andQ :(6, 1, 2) . The vector from P to Q is: a. PQ = (2,1,1) b. PQ =
(2,3,5) c. PQ = (2,3,5) d. PQ = (10,1,1) e. None of the above 16.
Given the points P :(2, 1,5) andQ :( 2, 0,3) . The magnitude of the vector from P
to Q is: a. PQ = 21 b. PQ = 5 c. PQ = 9 d. PQ = 65 e. None of
the above 17. A unit vector in the direction of aij k =++ 23 3 is: a. 13 3 24 4 u ij k a
= b. 13 3 24 4 u ij k a = + c. 13 3 24 4 u ij k a =++ d. 13 3 24 4 u ij k a =

+ e. None of the above 18. If a i jk = 3 6 + and bi j k = + 2 have the same

magnitude, then = a. 11 b. 11 c. 17 d. 21 e. None of the above 19. If a = (3,
2, 1) and b = (6, , 2) are parallel, then = a. -4 b. -2 c. 2 d. 4 e. None of the
above 20. The vector with norm 2, and with direction opposite to the direction of ai j
k = + 3 4 is: a. 2 ( 3 4) 26 i jk + b. 2( 3 4 ) i jk + c. 2 ( 3 4) 26 i jk + d.
2( 3 4 ) i jk + e. None of the above 21. Leta b = (1, 2,1), (2, 3, 2) = , and c
= (2, 0, 4). Then (b i c)a = a. ( 4,8, 4) b. (12, 0, 24) c. 4 d. Cannot be
determined e. None of the above 22. The angle between a = (2, 1,1) and b = ( 1,
2,1) is: a. 3 b. 5 6 c. 3 4 d. 2 3 e. None of the above 23. Calculate the
length of line segment AB given A( 5, 2, 0) and B(6, 0,3) a. 134 b. 114 c. 12 d.
14 e. None of the above 24. Find the direction angles of the vectorij k + 2 a. , , 3
34 = == b. 2 3 , , 3 34 = = = c. 3 , , 334 = == d.
2 , , 3 34 == = e. None of the above 25. Find all numbers x for which 252
64 i j k i jk + + x x + a. x = 0, 4 b. x = 4 c. x = 4 d. x =1 e. None of the above
26. A direction vector for the line x 4 2 = y + 3 5 = z 1 is a. d = (4, -3, 1) b. d
= (-2, 5, 0) c. d = (2, -5, -1) d. d = (-2, 5, 1) e. None of the above 27. Find the
distance from the point P(2, -1, 4) to the line : x = 1+ 3t, y = 4 2t, z = 2 + t a.
10 14 b. 5 14 c. 507 14 d. 110 14 e. None of the above 28. An equation for the
plane that passes through the point P(2, -1, 5) and is parallel to the plane 2x 4y +
z = 10 is a. 2x 4y z = 3 b. 2x 4y + z = 13 c. 2x 4y + z = 3 d. 2x 4y + z =
4 e. None of the above 29. Symmetric equations for the line that passes through
P(2, -1, 4) and is parallel to the line r(t) = (3,7,2)+ t(3,4,6) are: a. x 2 3 = y +1 4
= z 4 6 b. x = 2 + 3t, y = 1+ 4t, z = 4 6t c. x 3 3 = y 7 4 = z 2 6 d.
x + 2 3 = y 1 4 = z + 4 6 e. None of the above 30. The lines 1 : x = 2 + 4t, y
= 3 2t, z = 3+ 6t and 2 : x = 6 2s, y = 1+ s, z = 3 3s are a. Coincident b.
Parallel but not coincident c. Have a unique point of intersection d. Skew e. None of
the above 31. The lines 1 : x + 2 4 = y 3 2 = z 3 6 and 2 : x = 1+ 3s, y =
1+ 2s, z = 4 + s are a. Coincident b. Parallel but not coincident c. Have a unique
point of intersection d. Skew e. None of the above 32. The lines 1 : r(t) = (3i + 4 j+
7k)+ t(i + 3j+ 2k) and 2 :R(u) = (i j+ 4k)+ u(3i + 2j+ k) are a. Coincident b.
Parallel but not coincident c. Have a unique point of intersection d. Skew e. None of
the above 33. One of the problems 30-32 above have a unique point of intersection.
That point of intersection is: a. (1, -1, 0) b. (4, 1, 5) c. (4, -1, 9) d. (2, 1, 9) e. None of
the above 34. The cosine of the angle between the lines 1 : x + 2 3 = y 2 2 = z
+1 2 and 2 : x = 2 3s, y = 4 + s, z = 1+ 4s is a. 19 26 17 b. 1 26 17 c. 19
26 17 d. 15 26 17 e. None of these 35. An equation for the plane which passes
through the point P(-3, 2, -4) and is perpendicular to the line x + 2 6 = y 3 = z
5 2 is a. 6(x + 3) 2(z + 4) = 0 b. 6x + y 2z = 0 c. 6(x 3)+ (y + 2) 2(z 4)
= 0 d. 6(x + 3)+ (y 2) 2(z + 4) = 0 e. None of these 36. An equation for the
plane which passes through the point P(2, -3, 1) and contains the line x 4 2 = y
1 3 = z + 2 is a. 13x + 8y 2z = 0 b. 5x 8y 14z = 4 c. 5x + 8y +14z = 0
d. 13x 8y + 2z = 4 e. None of these 37. The cosine of the angle between the
planes 4x + y 2z = 3 and 2x + y + z = 1 is a. 7 3 14 b. 11 21 5 c. 7 19 6 d. 7
21 6 e. None of these 38. Given the point A(4,3, 2) and the plane P :
5x4y3z=24, let be the line through A and perpendicular to P. The point B at

which intersects P is: a. (9, -7, -1) b. (1, -1, -1) c. (-1, 1, 5) d. (1, 1, -1) e. None of
these 39. Using your result from question 38, calculate the distance between A and
B. a. 3 5 b. 22 c. 10 2 d. 5 2 e. None of these 40. The planes 2x 4y + 5z = 1 and x
2y 3z = 2 are a. Coincident b. Parallel c. Intersect in a straight line d. Skew e.
None of the above 41. A direction vector for the line of intersection of the planes x
y + 2z = 4 and 2x + 3y 4z = 6 is a. d = i j+ 5k b. d = 2i + 8j+ 5k c. d =
2i + 8j+ k d. d = 10i 8j 5k e. None of these 42. Continuing number 41, scalar
parametric equations for the line of intersection are: a. x = 2t, y = 2 + 8t, z =
3+ 5t b. x = 10t, y = 2, z = 3+ 5t c. x = 2t, y = 2 + 8t, z = 3+ t d. x =
10t, y = 2 8t, z = 3 5t e. None of these 43. The dot product of two vectors
is always orthogonal (perpendicular) to the plane through the two vectors. a. True b.
False 44. The vectors a and b lie flat on the page and point in the directions
indicated below: a b Which of the following is true? a. a b = 0 b. a b = 0 c. a b <
0 d. a b > 0 e. None of these 45. Given points P(2, -1, 3), Q(4, 1, -1) and R(-3, 0, 5),
find the area of PQR a. 139 2 b. 4 29 c. 2 29 d. 149 2 e. None of these 46. What is
the volume of the parallelepiped with sides: a = i 3j+ k, b = 2j k, c = i + j 2k a.
2 b. 4 c. 6 d. 7 e. None of these 47. If a and b are vectors such that a b = 0 and a
b = 0 then a. a = 0 and b = 0 b. only a = 0 c. only b = 0 d. at least one of a and b is
0 48. Which of the following DOESNT make sense? a. a (b c) b. a (b c) c. a
(b c) d. a ((b c)d) e. all are okay