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January 16th, 2012, 01:15 PM  #1 
Math Team Joined: Nov 2010 From: Greece, Thessaloniki Posts: 1,675 Thanks: 7  2012 revision test. [color=#000000]A translating effort of a revision test, given to students of the third high school grade.[/color] [attachment=0:1tme6qzv]2011 revision test.pdf[/attachment:1tme6qzv] 
January 16th, 2012, 07:36 PM  #2 
Joined: Jul 2011 Posts: 245 Thanks: 0  Re: 2012 revision test.
That's a certainly interesting test. I'll have a go at it another time. I have a backpiling of great resourcesI just can't seem to get around to them. Don't you just hate when that happens, lol? Glancing over Question A, I think I can do those. B kinda looks... odd. I don't immediately see how to solve it, but I'm sure it has to do with the fact that is continuous. C and, particularly, D look intimidating. Could you possibly explain what "image" means in this context? I'm honestly not familiar with the term. I'd say it's not nearly as complicated as it feelsyou know? Things always look complicated if you don't know the terms being used, lol. BTW, is there any way you could post the test without the solutions? I find that my peripheral vision is startlingly good. I have a hard time trying to look at the questions intensely without seeing bits of the solutions. 
January 17th, 2012, 04:52 AM  #3 
Global Moderator Joined: Nov 2009 From: Northwest Arkansas Posts: 2,766 Thanks: 2  Re: 2012 revision test.
I know one high school student who could pass this... guess I grew up in the wrong country! A few nitpicks... The solution to A2 supposes that f is defined as in A1 (= a^x), but the statement of A2 makes no such connection. In question C, use "its" for possessive (which is what you want). "it's" is a contraction for "it is" (which is a subject and a verb). In D, "Let f *be* ..." I've said it before: there's no way I could write such a test in a foreign language, so your work is remarkable to me! 
January 20th, 2012, 04:02 PM  #4 
Joined: Jul 2011 Posts: 245 Thanks: 0  Re: 2012 revision test.
Sadly, I got past part A and had no clue what to do afterward. X_X. 

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