# Revise past papers questions from 1998 to 2010 (May/June and Oct/Nov) sections

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1. Find the value of when 2. Solve the equation 3. Make 4. (a) Calculate the value of (b) Make when , and . [2] [2] ). [3] [2] . [2] the subject of the equation and . . . [3] [2] [2]

the subject of the formula. ( ) . ( ) (

5. Solve the equation 6. Factorise completely 7. Solve the equation

8. Find the value of g in the simultaneous equations , . [3] 9. Solve the equation 10. Factorise completely 11. Solve the simultaneous equations , . [4] 12. Factorise completely 13. Find the value of . when , and . [2] [1] ( ) . ( ). [3] [2]

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. . [1] [1] [1] [2] 17. Factorise completely 22. Solve the equations (a) (b) ( ) . [2] Page 2 of 8 . [4] 21. . Solve the equations (a) (b) (c) 16. [2] [2] [2] [1] 18. [3] 15. . [4] .14. Solve the simultaneous equations . ) ( ). . Solve the simultaneous equations . . [3] 20. Simplify ( . Solve the simultaneous equations . when . (a) Factorise completely (b) Find the value of 19. . Solve the simultaneous equations . .

[3] 28. [1] [2] the subject of the formula. giving your answer to nearest whole number. ). [1] (b) Calculate the value of when 26. [2] [2] [1] [2] 25. Factorise completely 24. (a) Find (b) Make when . [3] . . [1] [1] [2] [2] Page 3 of 8 30.23. (a) Find the value of (b) Factorise when . and . . (a) Multiply out the brackets (b) Factorise completely . . Solve the equation ( ). [3] 29. . Solve the simultaneous equations . The frequency of radio waves ( ) is connected to the wavelength ( ) by the formula (a) Calculate the value of when . ( . . (a) Factorise (b) Solve the equations (i) (ii) ( ) . 27. .

.31. [2] 37. Make the subject of the formula . and ) . Simplify the expression . Solve the equation . [2] 36. is [2] [1] [2] Page 4 of 8 . [1] 35. . of a rectangle with length a and width . The formula for the perimeter. 34. . [2] (b) Factorise . (a) Find the value of when . [3] 32. (a) Expand the bracket and simplify the expression ( ). . When find the value of . [1] 38. Solve the simultaneous equations . [2] [2] (b) Make the subject of the formula. Make the subject of the formula. Factorise 40. [2] [2] . 39. Solve the equations (a) (b) ( 33.

Solve the equation 52. Expand the brackets and simplify 55. . . centimetres. . Factorise completely 53. [2] 48. ( ). [2] [2] [2] [2] [2] [2] [2] [2] [2] Page 5 of 8 .41. . . . [3] 42. Solve the equation 54. Solve the equation 45. Solve the equation 56. . . ( ). . Solve the simultaneous equations . [2] 47. Factorise completely 49. Factorise completely . . Expand the brackets and simplify ( ). Factorise completely 46. Factorise completely 51. Expand the brackets and simplify ( ). Expand the brackets and simplify . Solve the equation 50. . [1] [2] [2] [2] [2] 43. The surface area of a sphere with radius is (a) Calculate the surface area of a sphere with a radius of (b) Make the subject of the formula 44.

the subject of the formula. [2] [2] the subject of the formula. (a) Find when (b) Make and . (a) Find the value of (b) Make when and . ) 58. . [3] 64. . Solve the simultaneous equations .57. . . (a) Find the value of (b) Make when and . (a) Factorise (b) Simplify completely ( 61. ( . [2] [1] . [2] [1] ( ) . (a) Expand and simplify (b) Factorise 59. 62. . Page 6 of 8 . [1] [2] . [2] [2] [1] [3] the subject of the formula. (a) Expand and simplify (b) Factorise 60. ) ( ). . [3] 63. Solve the simultaneous equations .

When (a) (b) . [3] 70. . Solve the simultaneous equations . Simplify the following expressions (a) (b) . find the value of the following expressions [1] [2] 69. . [3] 73. . Factorise completely 67. . [3] 72. ( ). ) . . [1] [3] [2] [2] (b) Simplify completely ( 66. [1] [2] Page 7 of 8 . the subject of the formula and .65. Solve the simultaneous equations . (a) Factorise . . Make 68. (a) Factorise . ( ) ( ) [3] 71. Solve the simultaneous equations . [1] (b) Expand the brackets and simplify completely.

( ) [2] 78. Multiply out the brackets. . [2] (b) Use your answer to part (a) to make the subject of the formula below. Solve the simultaneous equations . Solve the equation. [1] [2] 75. [3] 77. (a) ( (b) ( ). Solve the simultaneous equations . Factorise completely. (a) Factorise completely. [1] 76. ). Expand the following expressions. [2] 80. . [2] Page 8 of 8 .74. [2] 79.

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