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SHZ/SESERI/2012

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Form 4 Syllabus | Chapter 2 Quadratic Equations

Name: __________________________________________________ Date: ___________
Mentor: ________________________________________________ Class: __________

1. Use the method of completing the square to solve the equation

. Give the
answers correct to 2 decimal places.

2. If the roots of the equation

are and , find the values of each of the


following.
(a)


(b)



3. If and are the roots of the quadratic equation

, find the equation with


roots

and

.

4. If and are the roots of the quadratic equation

, find the equation with roots


and .

5. Find the values of , given that each of the following quadratic equations has two equal roots.
(a)


(b)


(c)



6. Find the ranges of , given that each of the following quadratic equations has two different
roots.
(a)


(b)


(c)



7. Find the ranges of , given that each of the following quadratic equations has no real roots.
(a)


(b)


(c)



8. (a) Show that the equation

has no real roots for all values of .


(b) Given that the curve

has the -axis as a tangent, find the value of .



SHZ/SESERI/2012
ANSWER SHEET

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2. (a) 16
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5. (a)
(b)
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(b)


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7. (a)


(b)
(c)


8. (b)