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M32

Leaving Certificate Examination, 2006 Higher Level

General Guidelines 1 Penalties of three types are applied to candidates' work as follows: Slips Blunders Misreading - numerical slips - mathematical errors - if not serious S(-1) B(-3) M(-1)

Serious blunder or omission or misreading which oversimplifies: - award the attempt mark only. Attempt marks are awarded as follows: 2 3 4 5 6 5 (att 2).

Mark all answers, including excess answers and repeated answers whether cancelled or not, and award the marks for the best answers. Mark scripts in red unless candidate uses red. If a candidate uses red, mark the script in blue or black. Number the grid on each script 1 to 10 in numerical order, not the order of answering. Scrutinise all pages of the answer book. The marking scheme shows one correct solution to each question. In many cases there are other equally valid methods.

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1.

(a)

A lift starts from rest. For the first part of its descent it travels with uniform acceleration f. It then travels with uniform retardation 3f and comes to rest. The total distance travelled is d and the total time taken is t. (i) (ii) Draw a speed-time graph for the motion. Find d in terms of f and t.

(i) v

t1 t2

(ii)

f = tan = 3 f = tan =

v t1 v t2 5

v v 3 t = t t 1 1 3t 3t1 = t1
3 t1 = 4 t

5 or
1 2

d=

1 2 1 2

(t1 + t 2 )v

tv

= tv =1 tft1 2
3 ft 2 =8

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(b)

Two trains P and Q, each of length 79.5 m, moving in opposite directions along parallel lines, meet at o, when their speeds are 15 m/s and 10 m/s respectively. The acceleration of P is 0.3 m/s2 and the acceleration of Q is 0.2 m/s2. It takes the trains t seconds to pass each other. (i) (ii) (iii) Find the distance travelled by each train in t seconds. Hence, or otherwise, calculate the value of t. How long does it take for

point o?

(i )

S P = ut + 1 at 2 2 = 15t + 0.15t 2 S Q = ut + 1 at 2 2 = 10t + 0.1t 2 5 5

(ii )

S P + S Q = 159 15t + 0.15t 2 + 10t + 0.1t 2 = 159 t 2 + 100t 636 = 0 (t 6)(t + 106) = 0 t=6 s

(iii )

2 (79.5) = 31.8 5 S Q = 10t + 0.1t 2 31.8 = 10t + 0.1t 2 t 2 + 100t 318 = 0 t = 3.0848 or 3.1 s. 5 25

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2.

(a)

Two aeroplanes A and B, moving horizontally, are travelling at 200 km/h relative to the ground. There is a wind blowing from the east at 60 km/h. The actual directions of flight of A and B are north-west and north-east respectively. Find
(i) (ii)

the speed of aeroplane A in still air the magnitude and direction of the velocity of A relative to B.

60 V1 VA = 200 45 45

VB = 200

(i )

5 5

(ii )

r r r V AB = V A V B 200 r 200 r 200 r 200 r = i + j i + j 2 2 2 2 = r 400 r i +0 j 2 r r or 200 2 i + 0 j

magnitude : direction : .

5
west

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(b)

A boy swims due west at a speed of 0.8 m/s.

A girl swims at 0.4 m/s in the direction south of west.

0.4 m/s 10 m

At a certain instant the girl is 10 m, 60 60 north of west of the boy and 10 s later 0.8 m/s she is due north of the boy. (i) Find the distance travelled by the boy and the girl in 10 s. (ii) Hence, or otherwise, find the value of . (iii) Find the shortest distance between the boy and the girl in the subsequent motion.

(i )

distance travelled by : boy = (0.8)(10) = 8 m girl

5 5

= (0.4 )(10) = 4 m

4 10 d 60 8 B

X VGB

(ii )

8 = 10 cos 60 + 4 cos 3 or = 41.41 cos = 4

r r r VGB = V G V B r r r = 0.3 i 0.2646 j 0.8 i r r = 0.5 i 0.2646 j

(iii )

) (

)
5

direction

Shortest distance = dsin(90 27.89 ) = 6.01sin(62.11) = 5.3 m 5 25

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3.

(a)

A particle is projected from r r a point o r r with velocity 9.8 i + 29.4 j m/s where i and j are unit perpendicular vectors in the horizontal and vertical directions, respectively. (i) Express the velocity and o displacement of the particle r r after t seconds in terms of i and j . (ii) Find, in terms of t, the direction in which the particle is moving after t seconds. (iii) Find the two times when the direction of the particle is at right angles to the line joining the particle to o.

(i )

(ii )

(iii )

direction of : line joining the particle to o

2 29.4t 1 2 gt = tan = = or 3 1 2t 9.8t rir

rrj

lines are perpendicular

(3 t )(3 t ) = 1
1 2

product of slopes = 1

t 2 9t + 20 = 0 (t 4 )(t 5) = 0 t = 4s

and

t = 5s

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(b)

A particle is projected up an inclined plane with initial velocity u m/s. The line of projection makes an angle 30 with the plane and the plane is inclined at 30 to the horizontal. The plane of projection is vertical and contains the line of greatest slope. Find, in terms of u, the range of the particle on the inclined plane.

rj = 0 u sin 30.t t
1 2

5 5 5 5
2

Range = u cos 30.t

1 2

2u = u cos 30. g 3 2 2 u u = 3g g 2u 2 3g

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4.

(a)

Two particles of mass 0.4 kg and 0.5 kg are attached to the ends of a light inextensible string which passes over a fixed smooth light pulley. The system is released from rest.
0.4 kg 0.5 kg Find the acceleration of the system, in terms of g. After falling 1 m the 0.5 kg mass strikes a horizontal surface and is brought to rest. The string again becomes taut after t seconds. Find the value of t correct to two places of decimals.

(i) (ii)

(i)

5 5

0.1g = 0.9 f f = g m/s 2 9

(ii)

v 2 = u 2 + 2as g v 2 = 0 + 2 (1) 9 v= 2g 9 5

The 0.4 kg mass rises for 1 t seconds 2 before coming to instantaneous rest v = u + at 0= 2g ) g (1 2t 9 t = 0.30 seconds

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(b)

A smooth wedge of mass 3m and slope rests on a smooth F m horizontal surface. A particle of mass m is placed 3m on the smooth inclined face of the wedge and is released from rest. A horizontal force F is applied to the wedge to keep it from moving. (i) Show, on separate diagrams, the forces acting on the wedge and on the particle. (ii) Prove that the reaction between the wedge and the horizontal surface is mg 3 + cos 2 . (iii) If the speed of the particle after 1 s is 4.9 m/s find the value of .

(i)

R1 5 mg

F R1 3mg (ii ) R1 = mgcos R2 = 3mg + R1 cos = mg (3 + cos 2 ) = 3mg + (mgcos ) cos R2

(iii )

mg sin = mp g sin = p v = u + at

4.9 = 0 + g sin (1) 1 sin = 2 = 30

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5.

(a)

A smooth sphere P, of mass 3 kg, moving with speed 6 m/s, collides directly with a smooth sphere Q, of mass 5 kg, which is moving in the same direction with speed 2 m/s. The coefficient of restitution for the collision is e.
(i) (ii)

Find, in terms of e, the speed of each sphere after the collision. If the loss of kinetic energy due to the collision is k 1 e 2 , find the value of k.

(i )

PCM NEL

2 2

5 5

(ii )

KE before =

KE after =

3 7 5e 5 7 + 3e Loss in KE = 64 2 2 2 2 = 15( 1-e 2 ) k = 15

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(b)

A smooth sphere A moving with speed u, collides with an identical smooth sphere B which is moving in a perpendicular direction with the same speed u. The line of centres at the instant of impact is perpendicular to the direction of motion of sphere B.

B u A

The coefficient of restitution between the spheres is e. (i) Find, in terms of e, the speed of each sphere after impact and hence, or otherwise, show that it is not possible for the two spheres to have the same speed after impact. (ii) Prove that tan =

(i )

PCM NEL

m(u ) + m(0) = mv1 + mv 2 v1 v 2 = e (u 0) u (1 e ) 2 u (1 e ) 2 u2 (1 + e )2 or u 4 2 e 2 + 2e + 5 and v2 =

5 5

v1 =

u (1 + e ) 2

Speed of A =

Speed of B = u 2 +

Speed of A = Speed of B u (1 e ) = u e 2 + 2e + 5 2 2 e = 1 The speeds can never be equal (ii ) Velocity of B after the collision is r u r u i + (1 + e ) j 2 u (1 + e ) 1 2 tan = = (1 + e ) 2 u

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6.

(a)

A particle moves with simple harmonic motion of period 3 . At time t = 0, the particle passes through the centre of the oscillation. It passes through a point distant 4 m from the centre of motion with a speed of 5 m/s away from the centre. Find, correct to two decimal places, (i) the maximum acceleration of the particle (ii) the time which elapses before it next passes through this point.

(i )

Period =

2 3 =

2 3

v = a2 x2 5=
2 3

a 2 16 5

a = 72.25 = 8.5 max accel = 2 a = (ii )

(2 )2 (8.5) 3

= 3.78 m/s 2

4 = 8.5 cos(1 t) 3

x = a cos( . 1 t) 2 t = 3.24 seconds or x = a sin( .t ) t = 0.7349

1 4

5 5

) 4 = 8.5 sin ( 2 3t

required time = 2( Period t ) 3 = 2 0.7349 = 3.24 s. 4

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(b)

A hollow cone with its vertex downwards and its axis vertical, revolves about its axis with a constant angular velocity of 4 rad/s. A particle of mass m is placed on the inside rough surface of the cone. The particle remains at rest relative to the cone. The coefficient of friction between the particle and the cone is

300
l

The semi-vertical angle of the cone is 30 and the particle is a distance l m from the vertex of the cone. Find the maximum value of l , correct to two places of decimals.

1 . 4

R mg

Rsin30 = mg + Rcos30 1 3 R 2 8 m= g R cos 30 + R sin 30 = mr 2 3 1 1 2 R = mr (16 ) 2 + 4 R 2 1 3 R 2 8 R 3 R r (16 2 ) + = g 2 8 r = 0.2169

l sin 30 = r

5 5

l = 2r

= 0.43 m.

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7.

(a)

A uniform rod [pq] of length 4 m is free to turn in a vertical plane about a hinge at p. The mass of the rod is 20 kg. The rod is supported in a horizontal position by a rope attached to q and to a point 3 m vertically above p. Find
(i) (ii)

p the tension in the rope the magnitude and direction of the reaction at the hinge.

Y X p 20g

T q

(i ) Take moments about p : Tsin (4 ) = 20 g (2 ) 3 T (4 ) = 20 g (2 ) 5 50 g T= or 163.3 N 3 50 g 4 40 g X = Tcos = = 3 5 3 Y + Tsin = 20 g Y + 10 g = 20 g Y = 10 g magnitude of reaction = X 2 + Y 2 40 g 2 = + (10 g ) 3 50 g = or 163.3 N 3 Y 10 g 3 = tan = = X 40 g 4 3 3 ) = 36.87 or tan 1 ( 4
2

5 5

(ii )

direction

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(b)

One end of a uniform ladder rests on a rough horizontal floor and the other end rests against a rough vertical wall. The coefficient of friction at each contact is . The ladder makes an acute angle with the wall. If the ladder is on the point of slipping find in terms of , the angle of friction, where = tan .

R2 R1
W

R2

R1

horiz vert

R1 = R 2 R1 + R 2 = W W R2 = 1+ 2

5 5

W 1 + 2

1 2 = tan 2 1+ 2 1+ 2 2 = tan 1 2 2 tan = tan 1 tan 2 tan 2 = tan = 2

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8.

(a)

Prove that the moment of inertia of a uniform rod of mass m and length 2l 1 about an axis through its centre perpendicular to the rod is m l 2 . 3

Let M = mass per unit length mass of element = M{ dx} moment of inertia of the element = M{ dx} x 2 moment of inertia of the rod = M 5 5

-l

x 2 dx
l

x3 =M 3 l =2 M l3 3 =1 m l2 3

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(b)

A uniform rod of mass 3m and length 1.2 metres can turn freely in a vertical plane about a horizontal axis through one end. The rod oscillates through an angle of 120 , as shown in the diagram. Find the angular velocity of the rod when the rod is vertical.

120

(i)

(ii)

Find, in terms of m, the vertical thrust on the axis when the rod is vertical.

(i)

I =

1 2

I 2 = mgh 5

1 4 2 2 (3m )(0.6) = (3m )g (0.6 0.6 cos 60) 2 3

2 =

5g 4

or 12.25

(ii)

R 3mg =

(3m )r 2

r = 0.6 R 3mg =

(3m )(0.6)(12.25)
5 30

R = 51.45m or 5.25mg N

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9.

(a)

16 cm 3 of acid of relative density 1.8 is mixed with 7 cm 3 of water to form 22.35 cm 3 of dilute acid.

Find
(i) (ii)

the contraction in volume which has taken place. the relative density of the dilute acid.

(i)

Contraction in volume =

16 + 7 22.35 5

= 0.65 cm 3

(ii)

Mass of dilute acid = Mass of water + Mass of acid

(1000 s )(22.35)10 - 6 =
1000(7 )10
-6

5 5 5

+ 1800(16)10 - 6

22.35s = 35.8
s =

35.8 = 1.6 22.35

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b)

A hollow spherical shell of external radius a and internal radius b floats in water. The relative density of the material of the shell is s. Find the maximum buoyancy force that the shell could experience while floating in water. Hence, or otherwise, prove that if the shell is not totally immersed in the water then a3 s< 3 . a b3 a 27 If s = , prove that the thickness of the shell must be less than . 19 3
Maximum Buoyancy = Vg 4 = 1000 a 3 g 3 4000 a 3 g = 3 (ii ) B =W W < Maximum Buoyancy 4 4000 a 3 3 (1000s) (a b ) g < 3 3 s (a b 3 ) < a 3 s< 3
3

(i) (ii)

(iii)

(i )

5 5

a3 (a 3 b 3 )

(iii)

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10.

(a)

dy xy = dx 1 + x

given that y = e when x = 0.

dy xy = dx 1 + x dy xdx = y 1+ x

1 1 dx 1+ x 5 5

ln y = x ln (1 + x ) + C
y = e, x = 0 C = 1

ln y = x ln (1 + x ) + 1 y = e
x ln (1+ x ) + 1

e x +1 or 1+ x

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10

(b)

The acceleration of a particle moving horizontally in a straight line is away from a fixed point o, where x is its distance from o. The particle starts from rest at x = 1 . Calculate
(i) (ii)

1 x3

4 3 the time that it takes the particle to reach a point 2 metres from o.
the velocity of the particle when x =

(i )

dv dx

= x 3

5
4 3

v dv =
0 v

x 3 dx
1
4

5 5 5

1 2 v 2 0 1 2 v 2

= =

3 1 2 2x 1 9 1 + 32 2

v =
v

7 or 0.66 m/s 4 1 2 1 2x 1 1 2 + 2 2x 1 1 = x2 x2 1 x2
x

(ii )

1 2 v 2 0 1 2 v 2

= =

v =

xdx x2 1
2 1 2

= =t

[ x 1]

dt
0

t= 3

or

1.73 s

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Some Alternative Solutions

1. (a)

(ii)

v = u + at and v = 0 + ft1 v = t1 f t1 + t 2 = t v v + =t f 3f 3 ft v= 4 d=
1 2

v = u + at 0 = v 3 ft 2 v = t2 3f

(t1 + t 2 )v

or

1 2

tv

1 3 ft t 2 4 5 v = u + at 0 = v 3 ft 2 v = t2 3f 20

3 ft 2 =8

(ii)

v = u + at and v = 0 + ft1 v = t1 f t1 + t 2 = t v v + =t f 3f 3 ft v= 4 d = s1 + s 2 =
1 2

ft12 + vt 2

3 2

2 ft 2 2

2v 2 2 3 ft = = 3f 3f 4 3 ft 2 =8

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(a)

60 V1 VA = 200 VB = 200 V2

60

(i )

v12 = 60 2 + 200 2 2(60)(200)cos45 = 26629.43725 v1 = 163.185285 km/h

(ii )

2 v2 = 60 2 + 200 2 2(60)(200)cos135

r r r V12 = V1 V2 r r r r = 81.4 i + 141.4 j 201.4 i + 141.4 j r r = 282.8 i + 0 j

) (

)
5

magnitude : direction : .

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3(a)
(iii )

r r r r = (gt ) i + (3gt 1 gt 2 ) j 2 r r r v = (g ) i + (3g gt ) j r r r and v are perpendicular

{(gt ) i + (3gt
r

1 2

r r r gt 2 ) j . (g ) i + (3g gt ) j = 0

}{

gt (g ) + (3gt 1 gt 2 )(3g gt ) = 0 2
3 t 3t + 1 t2 = 0 1+ 9 2 2

t 2 9t + 20 = 0

(t 4 )(t 5) = 0
t = 4s and t = 5s

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