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1 The line _{2} _{y} _{=} _{3}_{x} _{−} _{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.
)
8
4 The figure shows part of the curve
x = y
2
+
4
y +
3
and the line _{y} _{=} _{x} _{−} _{3} . The curve
.
[6]
[4]
[3]
[2]
[3]
[3]
and the line intersect at points A and C where A lies on the xaxis and B and C lie on the yaxis. Find
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.
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.
[2]
[2]
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6 The function f is defined by f(x) =1 + 2 cos 2x for 0 ≤ x ≤ 2π .
(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. 
[3] 

constants. By plotting y Use your graph to estimate 

(i) 
the value of a and of b, 
[4] 

(ii) 
the correct value of y for which an error has been made, 
[1] 

(iii) 
the value of x when 
y = 
5 6 
. 
[1] 

8 A curve has the equation _{y} _{=} _{x} _{l}_{n}_{2}_{x} _{,} 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. 
[2] 

2 

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 – 3t² from the start of the motion. Calculate 
where t is the time in seconds measured 

(i) 
its acceleration when t = 1, 
[2] 

(ii) 
the maximum velocity attained by the particle, 
[2] 

(iii) 
the distance of P from O when it comes to instantaneous rest, 
[4] 

(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
,
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
[2]
[2]
[3]
k is a constant. If the tangent to the curve at the point (2, 8) cuts the yaxis at 4,
11
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
,
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 , 

(ii) 
solve the equation and 5. 
5 cos x − 2 sin x = 1 for values of x between 0 
[3]
[2]
[5]
[5]
[3]
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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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