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# 2 1 Without using a calculator, solve the inequality

17 − 9 x ≤ −2 x2 − 4

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Hence, find the solution of

17 + 9 x ≤ −2 x2 − 4

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(i)

Expand 4 − x in ascending powers of x up to and including the term in x 2 . Find the range of values of x for which the expansion is valid. Let x =
a in the above expansion of 7

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(ii)

4 − x , where a is an integer such that 1 ≤ a ≤ 7 .
7≈ 15680 . 5927

Choose a suitable value of a and show that

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The lines l1 and l2 have equations l1 : r = (i + 3 j + 2k ) + λ (i − j + 7k ) , y −3 z −2 , l2 : x 1, = = 3 −4 where λ is a real parameter. The point P lies on the line l1 with position vector ai + j + 16k . The point Q lies on the line l2 such that PQ is perpendicular to the line l2 . (i) Prove that a = 3. (ii) Find the position vector of the point Q. (iii) Find, in degrees, the acute angle between the lines l1 and l2 . [1] [3] [2]

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= f '( x) Consider the function

( x − 6 )( x − 1)

1

+ 1 , x ∈ , x > 1.
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(i) (ii)

Sketch the graph of y = f ' ( x ) showing all asymptotes and intercepts clearly. State the x-coordinate of any stationary points of f ( x ) .

(iii) Deduce the range of values of x for which f '' ( x ) < 0 .

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(i) (ii)

Differentiate 2 x with respect to x. Show that

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d dx

1 ln e x +3

= − 2 x

1

(

x +3

)

2

.
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[2]
1 x +3

Hence, use integration by parts to evaluate form.

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