# Mark Scheme (Results) January 2010

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GCE

Mechanics M2 (6678)

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January 2010 6678 Mechanics M2 Mark Scheme
Question Number Q1. Scheme Marks

dv = 6t − 4 dt 6t − 4 = 0 ⇒ t =

M1 A1
2 3

M1 A1 M1 A1
38 27

s = ∫ 3t 2 − 4t + 3 dt = t 3 − 2t 2 + 3t ( + c)

t = 2 ⇒ s = − 16 +2 so distance is 3 27

m

M1 A1 [8]

2u
Q2. 2m m

u

v1

v2

CLM: 4mu − mu = 2mv1 + mv2
M1 A1

i.e. 3u = 2v1 + v2
NIL:

3eu = −v1 + v2
v1 = u(1 − e) v2 = u(1 + 2e)

M1 A1 DM1 A1 A1 [7]

Q3.

1 2

x 0.5 x 20 2 ;
1 2

0.5g x 10

B1 B1 M1 A1 DM1 A1

10R =

x 0.5 x 20 2 − 0.5g x 10

⇒ R = 5.1

[6]

GCE Mechanics M2 (6678) January 2010

Question Number Q4.

Scheme

Marks

(i)

I ↑ = 0.25 × 40 sin 60 = 5 3 I ← = 0.25(−20 + 30) = 2.5 |I|= 75 + 6.25 = 9.01 (Ns)

(8.66)

one component both

M1 A1

M1 A1

(4)

(ii)

sinθ sin60 o = 40 1300 o θ = 106 (3 s.f.)

M1 A1

or tan θ = ±

5 3 2.5

oee θ = 106°

M1 A1

(4) [8]

Alternative to 4(i) Use of I = m(v − u)

M1

30 2 + 40 2 − 2 x 30 x 40cos60 o

( = 1300)

M1 A1 A1

I = 0.25 1300 = 9.01 N s (3 s.f.)

2nd Alternative to 4(i)
u = 30i , v = 40 cos 60i + 40 sin 60 j = 20i + 20 3 j 1 I = (−10i + 20 3 j) = −2.5i + 5 3 j 4
M1 A1 etc

GCE Mechanics M2 (6678) January 2010

Question Number Q5.

Scheme

Marks

(a) 490 −R=0 3.5
R = 140 N
B1 M1 A1

A1

(4)

(b)

24 1 + 70 g. − 40u = 0 14 u 40u 2 − 49u − 24 = 0 (5u − 8)(8u + 3) = 0
u = 1 .6

B1 M1 A2,1,0 DM1 DM1 A1 (7) [11]

Q6.

m( B) : R × 4 cos α = F × 4 sin α + 20 g × 2 cos α Use of F = 1 R 2

M1 A2 M1 B1 DM1 A1 [7]

Use of correct trig ratios R = 160N or 157N

GCE Mechanics M2 (6678) January 2010

Question Number Q7.

Scheme

Marks

(a)

Rectangle 24x
x

Semicircles
4.5π 4.5π

Template, T
24x + 9π x
B2 B2

4 x3 3π

4 x3 3π

⎛ 4 x 3⎞ ⎛ 4 x 3⎞ = (24 x + 9π ) x 24 x 2 − 4.5π x ⎜ ⎟ − 4.5π x ⎜ ⎠ ⎝ 3π ⎠ ⎝ 3π ⎟
4 2x 2 − 3 (8x + 3π )

M1 A1

distance = x = (b) When x = 2,
tan θ = 6 4− x x=

**

A1

(7)

20 16 + 3π
6

B1

=

4−

20 16 + 3π

M1 A1

=

48 + 9π . 22 + 6π

A1

(4) [11]

GCE Mechanics M2 (6678) January 2010

Question Number Q8.

Scheme

Marks B1 M1 A1

(a)

x = ut

y = cut − 4.9t 2
eliminating t and simplifying to give

y = cx −

4.9 x 2 ** u2

DM1 A1

(5)

(b)(i)

4.9 x 2 0 = cx − 2 u 0 = x (c − 4.9 x u 2c )⇒R= = 10c 4.9 u2

M1

M1 A1 M1

(ii)

When x = 5c, y = H = 5c 2 − (5c ) 2 = 2.5c 2 10

M1 A1

(6)

(c)

dy 9.8 x x =c− 2 =c− 5 dx u

M1 A1

When x = 0, So, c −

dy =c dx

B1

x −1 = 5 c
1 x = 5(c + ) c

DM1 A1

A1

(6) [17]

Alternative to 8(c) u

u

θ
uc = 7c

v

θ

u 1 v = = cu c u u 7 ⇒v= = c c 7 v = u + at ; − = 7c − 9.8t c 7 1 (c + ) t= c 9.8 1 x = ut = 7t ; x = 5(c + ) c
tan θ =

B1 M1 A1 M1 A1 A1

GCE Mechanics M2 (6678) January 2010

GCE Mechanics M2 (6678) January 2010

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