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1: Functions
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7. [
STPM 2000 MT P1 Q1
]Function
f
is deﬁned by
f
(
x
) = 1
x
with
x
∈
R
and
x
= 0. Determine the set of values of
x
so that
f
(
x
)
> f
(
x
−
1).
[5 marks]
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8. [
STPM 2000 MT P1 Q2
]Given that
x
3
+
mx
2
+
nx
−
6 is divisible by
x
−
3 and
x
+ 2. Find the values of
m
and
n
.
[5 marks]
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9. [
STPM 2000 MT P1 Q6
]Given that
f
(
x
) = log
2
(15
−
2
x
−
x
2
). Find the range of
x
so that
f
(
x
) is deﬁned.
[3 marks]
Find the maximum value of 15
−
2
x
−
x
2
and hence deduce the maximum value of
f
(
x
).
[4 marks]
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10. [
STPM 2000 MT P1 Q11
]Express sin
x
−
3cos
x
in the form
r
sin(
x
−
α
), with
r >
0 and 0
◦
< α <
90
◦
, giving the value of
α
correct to the nearest 0
.
1
◦
. Sketch the curve
y
= sin
x
−
3cos
x
for 0
◦
≤
x
≤
360
◦
.
[8 marks]
Find the range of values of
x
between 0
◦
and 360
◦
which satisﬁes the inequality sin
x
−
3cos
x
≥
2.
[4 marks]
Find the largest and the smallest value for 1sin
x
−
3cos
x
+ 5.
[3 marks]
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11. [
STPM 2000 MS P1 Q1
]Solve the equation
4
x
1
−√
x
= 3
.
[5 marks]
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12. [
STPM 2000 MS P1 Q2
]Determine the values of
k
so that the quadratic equation
x
2
+ 2
kx
+ 4
k
−
3 = 0 has two distinct realroots.
[4 marks]
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13. [
STPM 2000 MS P1 Q6
]The function
f
is deﬁned as follows:
f
:
x
→
5
x
+ 2
x
−
5
,x
= 5(a) Find
f
2
and hence deduce
f
−
1
.
[3 marks]
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