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5K views28 pagesSuccess in SPM – Additional Mathematics – Form 4
Chapter 2: Quadratic Equations
1. Given i. ii. iii. and + + + are the roots of 3 − 2 + 1 = 0, find
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Success in SPM – Additional Mathematics – Form 4 2. The equation 4 − 8 + 9 = 0 has roots i. + 3 and + 3 ii. and iii. and and , find
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Success in SPM – Additional Mathematics – Form 4 3. Given + + = 0 has one root 4 times of another roo

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Success in SPM – Additional Mathematics – Form 4
Chapter 2: Quadratic Equations
1. Given i. ii. iii. and + + + are the roots of 3 − 2 + 1 = 0, find
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Success in SPM – Additional Mathematics – Form 4
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Success in SPM – Additional Mathematics – Form 4 2. The equation 4 − 8 + 9 = 0 has roots i. + 3 and + 3 ii. and iii. and and , find
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Success in SPM – Additional Mathematics – Form 4
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Success in SPM – Additional Mathematics – Form 4 3. Given + + = 0 has one root 4 times of another roo

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Success in SPM – Additional Mathematics – Form 4
Chapter 2: Quadratic Equations
1. Given i. ii. iii. and + + + are the roots of 3 − 2 + 1 = 0, find
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Success in SPM – Additional Mathematics – Form 4
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Success in SPM – Additional Mathematics – Form 4 2. The equation 4 − 8 + 9 = 0 has roots i. + 3 and + 3 ii. and iii. and and , find
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Success in SPM – Additional Mathematics – Form 4
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Success in SPM – Additional Mathematics – Form 4 3. Given + + = 0 has one root 4 times of another roo

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Success in SPM – Additional Mathematics – Form 4

Chapter 2: Quadratic Equations

1. Given and are the roots of 3 ^{} − 2 + 1 = 0, find

i. ^{+}

ii.

+ ^{}

iii. ^{+}

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Success in SPM – Additional Mathematics – Form 4

2. The equation 4 ^{} − 8 + 9 = 0 has roots and , find

i. + 3 and + 3

ii.

iii.

_{} and

and ^{}

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3. Given ^{} + + = 0 has one root 4 times of another root, find in terms of and .

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4. + 1 ^{} − 3 − 4 + 2 + 9 = 0 has a root negative of another root, find .

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5. Given one root of 2 ^{} + 5 + 3 − + 5 = 0 is the reciprocal of another root, find .

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6. The roots of the equation 2 ^{} + + 3 = 0 where > 0 are and whilst those of the

equation 3 ^{} − 2 + 3 are

and ^{} _{} . Find .

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7. Given ^{} + − 5 − = 0 has roots which differ by 4. Find

i. The value of each root

ii. The value of .

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8. Given that is the root of each of the equations ^{} − 5 + = 0 and ^{} − 6 + 3 = 0, where ≠ 0, find and .

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9. Given that and are the roots of the equation ^{} = − 2,

i. Find the value of ^{}

^{+}

^{}

ii. Prove that ^{} = 2 − 3

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10. Form the quadratic equation for which the sum of the roots is 2 and the sum of the squares of the roots is 18.

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11. Given the equation 3 + ^{} − 8 + 4 + 3 + 4 = 0, find the value of for which

i. One root is the negative of the other

ii. One root is the reciprocal of the other

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12. Write ^{} + 6 + 144 in the form + ^{} + and thus obtain expressions for and in terms of . Hence find the range of values of ^{} such that ^{} + 6 + 144 is positive for all values of , and deduce the corresponding range of values of .

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13. The equation 3 ^{} + + 120 = 0, where > 0, has roots and where − = 3. Evaluate and and hence, or otherwise, find the value of .

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14. Obtain the quadratic equation whose roots are the squares of the roots of the equation 3 ^{} − 2 + 5 = 0.

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15. Given that the equation 2 ^{} − 2 + 3 = 0 has the roots and , find the equation

whose roots are

_{} and

^{.}

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16. Given that and are the roots of the equation 2 ^{} = 3 − 4,

i. Form an equation whose roots are − and − .

ii. Show

that 4 ^{} = − 12

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17. The quadratic equation ^{} + + = 0 has roots −2 and 6. Find

i. The value of and

ii. The range of values of for which the equation ^{} + + = has no real roots

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18. The equation ^{} − 2 + 3 = 0 has roots and and the equation ^{} − 4 + = 0 has roots _{} and _{} . Find the value of and of .

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19. Find the values of for which the line = 2 + is a tangent to the curve =

^{.}

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20. Given that _{1} and _{2} are the roots of ^{} + + = 0, state in terms of some or all of ,

and ,

i. The condition that _{1} = _{2}

ii.

The value of _{1} + _{2}

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21. Find the values of for which the line = is a tangent to the curve ^{} = 3 − 1.

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22. The line = 2 mees the curve 3 = ^{} − 10 at the points A _{1} , _{1} and B _{2} , _{2}

i. Obtain the quadratic equation whose roots are _{1} and _{2}

ii. Without solving this equation, find the co-ordinate of the midpoint of AB

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