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1 The line 2 y = 3x 1 intersects the curve

y =

3

+ 1 at the points A and B. Find the

 

x

midpoint of AB.

2 Given that the coefficient of

x

4 in the expansion of

(

3

x

m

x

)

8

is –13608,

(i)

find the value of the constant m,

(ii)

hence find the term independent of x in the expansion of

(1 +

2

4

)(

3

x

m

x x

3 The expression

2

3

x

3

x

2

kx +

6

is exactly divisible by x + 2.

(i)

Calculate the value of k.

(ii)

Factorise the expression completely.

(iii)

Hence solve the equation

2

3x

kx

2

+ 6x

3

= 0.

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4 The figure shows part of the curve

x = y

2

+

4

y +

3

and the line y = x 3 . The curve

.

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and the line intersect at points A and C where A lies on the x-axis and B and C lie on the y-axis. Find

(i) the coordinates of the points A, B and C, (ii) the area of the
(i)
the coordinates of the points A, B and C,
(ii)
the area of the shaded region.
y
A
O
B
C

x

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5 The diagram shows a solid cone with base radius 24 cm and height 80 cm. A cone of radius r cm and height h cm is to be removed.

(i)

(ii)

(iii)

Express h in terms of r.

r h 24 cm
r
h
24 cm

80 cm

Hence show that the volume, V cm 3 , of the cone to be removed is given by

V =

80π

r 2

10

π

r

3

.

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Calculate the value of r for which V has a stationary value. Hence, find the stationary value of V and determine whether it is a maximum or minimum value.

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6 The function f is defined by f(x) =1 + 2 cos 2x for 0 x .

(i)

(ii)

(iii)

(iv)

Find the amplitude and the period of f.

State the maximum value and minimum value of f (x).

Sketch the graph of the function y =

The equation

graph in (iii).

2

+

4 cos 2 x =

2

+

2 x

π

f (x) .

can be solved by inserting a straight line on the

State the equation of this line and insert this line on the graph.

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7 Answer the whole of this question on a sheet of graph paper.

The table below shows the experimental values of two variables x and y. An error has been made in recording one of the values of y.

x 1.0

1.5

2.0

2.5

3.0

y 0.65

0.46

0.40

0.29

0.25

It is known that x and y are related by an equation of the form

y =

a , where a and b are

x

+

b

1

against x, draw a straight line graph for the given data.

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constants. By plotting y

Use your graph to estimate

 

(i)

the value of a and of b,

 

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(ii)

the correct value of y for which an error has been made,

[1]

(iii)

the value of x when

y =

5

6

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8 A curve has the equation y = x ln2x , where x > 0.

 

dy

(i)

Find an expression for

 

.

[2]

dx

(ii)

Hence find

1

2

3ln 2x dx .

 

[4]

(iii)

Find the range of values of x for which the function y = xln2x is increasing. Leave your answer in terms of e.

[2]

(iv)

Find the rate of change of x given that y increases at the rate of 4 units/second when

x is

1

e

units.

 

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9 A particle P starts at a point 3m away from O and travels in a straight line so that its

 

velocity v ms -1 is given by v = 9t – 3from the start of the motion. Calculate

where t is the time in seconds measured

(i)

its acceleration when t = 1,

 

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(ii)

the maximum velocity attained by the particle,

[2]

(iii)

the distance of P from O when it comes to instantaneous rest,

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(iv)

the total distance travelled by P in the first 4 seconds.

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(a)

Evaluate

(i)

(ii)

4

3

3

2

x

5

dx

,

10 (a) Evaluate (i) (ii) ∫ 4 3 3 2 x − 5 dx , dx

dx

(iii)

π

2

0

4 sin

2

2 x dx

,

.

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(b) The gradient of a curve at the point (x, y) on the curve is given by

3

k

x

2

, where

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k is a constant. If the tangent to the curve at the point (2, 8) cuts the y-axis at 4,

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find

(i)

the value of k,

(ii)

the equation of the curve.

2sin 2

x

sin4

x

=

(a) Show

that

tan

2

2sin 2

+

sin4

x leaving your answer in terms of π .

x

x

. Hence evaluate

π

0

4

2 sin 2

x

sin 4

x

2 sin 2

x

+

sin 4

x

(b) By expressing

0 <α<

π

2

,

4 x (b) By expressing 0 < α < π 2 , 5 cos x −

5 cos x 2 sin x in the form R cos(x + α ) where R > 0 and

dx

(i)

obtain the minimum value of

5 cos x − 2 sin x + 12 ,

5 cos x 2 sin x + 12 ,

(ii)

solve the equation and 5.

5 cos x − 2 sin x = 1 for values of x between 0

5 cos x 2 sin x = 1 for values of x between 0

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ANSWER KEY FOR ADDITIONAL MATHS PRELIM PAPER 2

1. Midpt of AB =

(

1

2

,

1

4

)

9.

(i)

3m/s 2

 

(i)

2. m = 3

 

(ii)

 

6.75m/s

 

(ii)

- 6804

(iii)

16.5m

 

3. k = 11

(i)

 

(iv)

19m

(ii)

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

10.

(a) (i)

1.65

 

(ii)

3

(iii)

π

(iii)

x

= −0.5, 2,

 

1

(b) (i)

k = 4

(ii)

y

= 3 +

x

3

(i)

4. A(3,0), B(0,1), C(0,3)

11.

(a)

1

π

4

(ii)

4.5 sq units

 

(b)

(i)

9

(ii) 0.501, 4.32

(i)

5. h

= 80

10

r

 

3

(iii)

7150 (3sf)

6. Amplitude is 2. Period is π

(i)

 

(ii)

Max value is 3and min value is -1.

(iv)

y =1+

x

 

π

 

7. a = 0.812, b= 0.244

(i)

 

(ii)

Correct one should be 0.36

(iii)

x = 0.73

 

8. 1 + ln 2x

(i)

(ii)

3.24

 
 

1

(iii)

x

>

 

2

e

(iv)

2 units/s

 

1

π

4

4

x

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