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2014 2 PENANG SMJK Chung Ling BW MATHS QA

# 2014 2 PENANG SMJK Chung Ling BW MATHS QA

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STPM TRIAL 2014 MATHEMATICS T
STPM TRIAL 2014 MATHEMATICS T

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2014-2-PENANG-SMJKChungLingBW_MATHS QA
byOngLeeGhaik
Section A
all
questions in this section.
1
. Given that
.otherwise,2 ,22,2 )(
x x x x
Find
)(lim
2
x
x
,
)(lim
2
x
x
,
)(lim
2
x
x
and
)(lim
2
x
x
, determine whether f is continuous at
x
=
–
2 and
x
= 2. [6]
2
. A right pyramid has a square base of side
x
m and a total surface area 72 m
2
. Show that the volume
cm
3
is given by
422
4144
x x

. [4] If
x
varies, find the value of
x
which
is a maximum and obtain the maximum value of
. [Volume of pyramid =
31
(base area x height) [6]
3
. Show that the equation
052
3
x x
has a root that lies between 2 and 3. [3] Show that the equation can be rearranged in the form
31
)52(

x x
. [1] Use an iterative method to find the root correct to three decimal places. [4]
4
. Find the particular solution
y
in terms of
x
for the differential equation
32
123)13(2 dd)13)(12(3

x y x x y x x
given that
y
= 1 when
x
= 0. [9]
5
. Using the Maclaurin series, evaluate
)1(2sin2lim
5.02 0
x x
e x x x
. [6]
6
. Using Trapezium rule with seven ordinates, find the value of
03
d)23(ln
x x
correct to three decimal places. [4] Determine whether the value obtained from the Trapezium rule is an underestimate or overestimate, give a reason. [2]

Section B
one
question in this section.
7
. Given that
x y
1
tanln

(a) Show that

0dd12dxd1
222
x y x y x
. [4]
(b) Using Maclaurin’s Theorem,
show that the series expansion for
y
is
...61211
32
x x x
. State the range of values of
x
for which the expansion of
y
is valid. [8] (c) Using the series expansion in (b), where
x
= 1, estimate the value of

correct to three decimal places. [3]
8
. A research has been set up on an island to study a particular species of turtle. Initially, there are 25 turtles on the island. After
years the number of turtles
x
satisfies the differential equation
)(201dd
x x x
, where
is a constant. (a) Show that
= 100 if it is known that the rate of growth is 0.45 turtle per year when
x
=10. [1] (b) What is the maximum rate of growth? [4] (c) Obtain the solution of the differential equation and sketch the curve. [6] (d) Find (i) the number of turtles after 30 years. [2] (ii) the time ( to nearest year) when the number of turtles is 50. [2]