College Algebra – Week 2 Assignment


Please complete the follow problems neatly.   Clearly label each problem, show all work, and use Microsoft Word’s equation editor to properly format all mathematics.

1.  Identify the x- and y-intercepts of

2.   Use algebraic tests to check  for symmetry with respect to:

a.   x-axis

b.   y-axis

c.   The origin

3.  Write the equation of a circle for which the endpoints of a diameter are  and

4.   Solve the following equations



5.  Find the slope of the line that passes through  and .

6.  Find the equation of the line that is parallel to  and passes through

7.   A manuscript translator charges a standing fee of $50 plus $2.50 per page translated.  Write a linear equation for the amount  earned for translating  pages.

Each problem/part is worth 5 points for a total of 50 points.  Points are awarded as correct or not correct – there is no partial credit for these problems.