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01234010

FORM TP 2013091
MAY/JUNE 2013

## CARIBBEAN SECONDARY EDUCATION CERTIFICATE

SECONDARY EDUCATION CERTI.FICATE
- EXAMINATION
MATHEMATICS
Paper 01 - General Proficiency
1 hour 30 minutes
(22 MAY 2013 (p.m.))
1.

This test consists of60 items. You will have 1 hour and 30 minutes to answer them.

2.

3.

## A list of formulae is provided on page 2 of this booklet.

4.

Each item in this test has four suggested answers, lettered (A), (B), (C), (D). Read each
item you are about to answer, and decide which choice is best.

5.

having the same letter as the answer you have chosen. Look at the sample item below.
Sample Item

2a + 6a
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

8a
8a2
12a
12a2

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6.

If you want to change your answer, erase it completely before you fill in your new choice.

7.

When you are told to begin, turn the page and work as quickly and as carefully as you can.
If you cannot answer an item, go on to the next one. You may return to this item later.

8.

## You may do any rough work in the booklet.

9.

Calculators and mathematical tables are NOT allowed for this paper.

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-2LIST OF FORMULAE
Volume of a prism

Volume of cylinder

length.

## Volume of a right pyramid

nrh where r is the radius of the base and his the perpendicular height.
1
V = 3 Ah where A is the area of the base and h is the perpendicular height.

Circumference of a circle

Arc length

360

Area of a circle

## Area of a sector of a circle

A = 360

Area of trapezium

A=

()

## nr where eo is the angle in the sector.

(a+ b) h where a and bare the lengths of the parallel sides and his

If ax2 + bx + c

0,

## then x = -b --/b 2 - 4ac

2a
Trigonometric ratios

sine

opposite side
hypotenuse

cos e

hypotenuse

opposite side

Opposite

tan

Area of triangle

2

## base and h is the perpendicular height

Area of MBC = _!_ab sin C
2

B

where s

Sine rule

a+b+c
2

sinA sinE
Cosine rule

a2

b2 + c2

c
sinC
-

/Jh

C (

2bc cos A

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1.

(%Y is equal to

6.

(A)

6
4

(A)
(B)

(C)

(B)

## In a school, the ratio of the number of

pupils to the number of teachers is 20 : 1.
If the number of pupils is 840, how many
teachers are there?

(D)

(C)

(D)

9
7.

than 100 is,
(A)
(B)

2.

(C)

(D)

(A)
(B)

(C)
(D)
3.

80%
85%
125%
152%

8.

(C)

(D)

(D)
9.

\$72
\$ 80
\$180
\$300

(A)
(B)

(C)

## If 12 .!_% of a sum of money is \$40, what

2
is the TOTAL sum of money?
(A)
(B)
(C)

(D)

\$
\$
\$
\$4

10.

(C)
(D)
11.

5.

## The value of29.94

(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

0.15
1.5
15
150

0.5 is approximately

52+ 66
52 X 66
49 +20
49 X 20

is
(A)
(B)

45
320
500
500

1
3
12
60

(D)
4.

91
93
97
99

(A)
(B)

## Ann and Betty shared a sum of money in

the ratio 2:3. Ann received \$120. What
was Betty's share?
(A)
(B)
(C)

40
42
800
840

5
100
500
5 000

to {a, b, c, d}?
(A)
(B)

(C)
(D)

{ 4}
{a, b, c}
{p, q, r, s}
{1, 2, 3, 4, 5}

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## IfTT\$6 .00 is equivalent to US\$1.00, then

TT\$15.00 in U.S. dollars is
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

16.
12.

represents

\$0.25
\$0.40
\$2.50
\$4.00

## A man's taxable income is \$15 200. He

pays tax at the rate of 25%. The amount
of income tax he pays is
'

(A)

(B)
(C)
(D)

13.

P'
(P u Q)'
Q uP'
Q n P'

(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

## If X and Yare two finite sets such that

n(X) = 7, n(Y) = 5 and n(X n Y) = 3, then
n(X u Y) is
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

17.

6
9
15
18

\$3
\$3
\$3
\$3

775
800
825
875

## At the end of any year a car is worth 5%

less than what it was worth at the beginning
of the year. If a car was worth \$1 0 000 in
January 2011, then its value in December
2011 was
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

\$9
\$9
\$9
\$9

995
500
025
000

18.

## Tom bought a pen for \$60 and sold it to gain

20% on his cost price. How much money
did he gain?
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

14.

\$12
\$40
\$72
\$80

## IfP = {Factorsof6} andQ={Factorsof4} ,

19.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

{}
{1, 2}
{4, 6, 8 ... }
{12, 24, 36 ... }

## Mr. Duncan bought a table at a discount

of 30% thus saving \$42. What was the
marked price of the table?
(A)

\$ 98

(B)
(C)
(D)

\$110
\$140
\$182

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20.

## If the simple interest on \$800 for 3 years is

\$54, what is the rate of interest per annum?

25.

(A)

(A)

(B)
(C)
(D)

~%

-4

(B)

2_!__%
4
5%

(C)

(D)

44%
26.

3x2 x 2x3

=
;

21.

(A)

(B)
(C)
(D)

22.

\$20.00
\$21.50
\$24.50
\$26.00

(B)
(C)
(D)

27.

(B)
(C)
(D)

\$
\$
\$
\$1

105
210
370
050

(A)

1~

(B)

2_!__
2

(C)

22
8

(D)

2~

## Seven times the product of two numbers,

a and b, may be written as
(A)

(B)
(C)
(D)

7ab
49ab
7a+ b
7(a+ b)

28.

## If xis an integer that satisfies the inequality

4 < 2x ::; 6, then
(A)
(B)

(C)
(D)

## The sum of two positive numbers (p and q)

is 32. Their difference is 12. What is the
SMALLER number?
(A)

(B)
24.

6x 5
6x6
5x6
72x5

x 2 +3y
xy

## If \$7 000 is borrowed at the rate of 5% per

annum for 3 years, the simple interest is
(A)

23.

(A)

## At a sale, each book was marked \$3.00 off

the original price. Daniel paid \$46.00 for
two books that had the same sale price.
What was the original cost of ONE of his
books?

(C)
(D)

10
12
20
22

2<x:S3
-2 <X:':: 3
-3 < x :S2
-3 :::x < -2
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29.

## When 6 is added to a number and the sum

is divided by three, the result is four. This
statement written in mathematical symbols
lS

(A)

30.

(B)

6
- +x =4
3

(C)

-- =

(D)

6+ -= 4
3

6+x
3

4
3

33.

(B)
(C)

(D)

If3 +

30 cm3
100 cm3
300 cm3
1 000 cm3

(A)

-1

(B)
(C)

1
5
1

(D)

1
6

(A)

-trr

(B)

- ;rr

(C)

1 2
3
1
-trr
3

(D)

1
6

- ;rr

## Item 34 refers to the figure below which

shows a triangle resting on a square.

32.

## AOB is a sector of a circle such that angle

AOB = 60 and OBis runits long. The area
' ofAOB is

(A)

31.

6+~ = 4

tonne?
(A)
(B)

(C)
(D)

10
100
1 000
10 000

34.

## The length of one side of the square is

5 em and the height of the triangle is 4 em.
What is the TOTAL area of the figure, in
cm2 ?
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

35
45
50
100

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35.

## Which of the figures below, not drawn

1
to scale, has an area equal to - (5 + 4) x 2
2
square units?

38.

(A)

## A man leaves home at 22: 15 hrs and reaches

his destination at 04:00 hrs on the following
day, in the same time zone. How many
hours did the journey take?
(A)

(B)

5~
4

(B)

(C)

y
y

36.

39.

6..!..

## The perimeter of a square is 48 em. What

is the area, in cm2 ?
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

}
5

36
72
108
144

## Among a group of employees, the highest

paid receives a weekly wage of \$105.40 .
If the range of the wages is \$27.50, how
much does the LOWEST paid employee
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

## A car travels 80 kilometres in 2..!.. hours.

2
What is its speed in kilometres per hour?
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

(D)

40.

(D)

(C)

\$ 27.50
\$ 66.45
\$ 77.90
\$105.40

## Item 41 refers to the information below

which shows the scores obtained by eleven
footballers in a goal-shoot competition:

6
32
82.5
200

5, 3, 6, 8, 7, 8, 3, 11, 6, 3, 2

37.

## The area of a rectangle is 53.6 cm2 If the

length is multiplied by four and the width
is halved, the area would then be
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

26.8 cm2
53.6 cm 2
107.2 cm2
214.4 cm2

41.

(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

3
6
8
11

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42.

## A bag contains 2 red, 4 yellow and 6 blue

marbles of similar size and shape. The
probability of drawing a blue marble from
the bag at random is

## Item 44 refers to the pie-chart below which

shows the preference in drinks of a group
of students.

1
6

(A)

(B)

(C)
2

6
11

(D)

## Item 43 refers to the bar chart below which

shows the ages of children who took part
m a survey.

44.

## If 12 students prefer chocolate, then the

TOTAL number of students is
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

48
72
180
360

=4

-e==
~

"0

45.

..c
==
c:.J

..... 3
~

..c 2

## Of 120 students writing an exam , 100 are

expected to pass. The estimated probability
that a randomly selected student will FAIL
the exam is
(A)

5
6
7
Ages in years

(B)
5

(C)
43.

(D)

(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

5
15
75
87

1
6

1
2
5
6

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46.

a function?

y
2

(A)

-1

(B)

49.

(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

(C)

50.

(D)

(0,
(0,
(3,
(0,

## What is the gradient of the straight line

2y+ 3x=-8?

-3

(A)

3
2

(B)
Item 47 refers to the diagram below.
2

(C)
-3

47.

-1

3
3

(D)

is defined by
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

48.

-2

3)
2)
-2)
- 2)

a function.

x<1
x>1
x2':1
x:S1

(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

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51.

## Which of the following statements BEST

describes the function?

17

35

(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

y +3
y = 2x + 1
f(x) = 3 -x
f(x)=x+3
X=

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52.

## If the sum of the interior angles of a

polygon is 4 right angles, then the polygon
IS a
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

triangle
hexagon
pentagon

1\

\
1\

1 f
56.
53.

## In the diagram AB and CD are parallel.

Which of the following BEST describes
the relation between x andy?
(A)
(B)

(C)
(D)

## How many triangles congruent to L1ADE

would be needed to cover the rectangle
ABCD entirely?
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

y
X> y
x + y> 2x
x + y < 2x

X =

2
4

6
8

## Item 57 refers to triangle ABC below.

Item 54 refers to the triangle below.

54.

57.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

55.

30
60
120
150

translation [
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

## In the triangle, not drawn to scale, angle

BA C = 30 and AB = 40 m. The length BC,
in metres, is
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

40
40
40
40

sin 30
tan 30
sin 60
tan 60

~ Jis

(- 5, 3)
(-2, 4)
(- 1, 1)
(-1, 3)

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59.

L~N
58.

(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

## Triangle LMN is rotated in a clockwise

direction about L through an angle of 90.
What is its image?
(A)

## A plane is flying in a direction of 045 and

changes course in a clockwise direction to
135. The angle through which the plane
turns is

L ~N'

M'
(B)

M'
N'
(C)

N'~L
M'

(D)

60.

## A' B' C' is the image of ABC under an

enlargement of scale factor 2. The area of
A' B' C', in square units, is
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

M'

2
4
8
12

N'

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