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A& O Centre of Excellence E.

Mathematics Year 10 February Monthly Test

Name: _________________________________

1. Solve the equations: a) 3x2+7x-40 =0 b) x+4 = 3x+9 c) y2 + 5y =0

2. Factorise completely: a) 6m + 4n 9km 6kn b) 2x2 5x 3 c) 2x2 + 8x + 6

3. Solve the simultaneous equations: a) 3x + 2y = 5 2x y = 8 b) 2m n = 6 2m + 3n = - 6 c) 5x = 3(1 y) 3x + 2y + 1 = 0

4. Solve the equation: a)


X 11 2

X3 5

=2

b)

X X+1

X+1 3x 1

1 4

5. The sides of a right-angled triangle have lengths (x 3) cm, (x + 11) cm and 2x cm, where 2x is the hypotenuse. Find x.

6. A car travels for x hours at speed of (x + 2) km/h. If the distance travelled is 15km, write down an equation for x and solve it to find the speed of the car.

7. A piggy-bank contains 50 coins, all either 2 cents or 5 cents. The total value of the coins is $1.87. How many 2 cents and 5 cents coins are there?

8. Three positive integers are (x 1), x and (x + 1). When they are multiplied together the answer is 40 times their sum. a) Write down the equation in x. b) Find the value of x.