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 3 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.

)

8

4 The figure shows part of the curve

x = y

2

+

4

y +

3

and the line y = x 3 . The curve

.













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 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

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.







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 2.5 3 y 0.65 0.46 0.4 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.  constants. By plotting y Use your graph to estimate (i) the value of a and of b,  (ii) the correct value of y for which an error has been made,  (iii) the value of x when y = 5 6 .  8 A curve has the equation y = x ln2x , where x > 0. dy (i) Find an expression for .  dx (ii) Hence find ∫ 1 2 3ln 2x dx .  (iii) Find the range of values of x for which the function y = xln2x is increasing. Leave your answer in terms of e.  (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 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,  (ii) the maximum velocity attained by the particle,  (iii) the distance of P from O when it comes to instantaneous rest,  (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

,

.

6

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

3

k

x

2

, where







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

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











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 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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