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Differentiate the following with respect to x
(a)
(b)
4
x
2
− x −
8
3
e
3
_{2}
x
^{x} sin 2
x
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The cubic polynomial f(x) is such that the coefficient of x ^{3} is 1 and roots of f(x) = 0
are 1, 4 and k. Given that f(x) has a remainder of 14 when divided by x − 2, find
(i) 
the value of k, 
(ii) 
the remainder when f(x) is divided by x + 2. 
Given that
equations
A
⎛
= ⎜
⎜
⎝
1
4
− ⎞
⎟
⎟
⎠
2
3
, use the inverse matrix of A to solve the simultaneous
2
3
y
y
= x −
=− +
4
7,
x
6.
Differentiate
1
ln(5 + 4x) with respect to x. Hence evaluate _{∫} _{−}
^{3}
1
(a) Given that
(i)
(ii)
_{∫}
∫
2
_{6}
4
2
(b) Evaluate _{∫}
∫
6
2
g
(
x
) d
x =
3g(x) dx ,
{g(x) 1}dx
+
∫
π
2
0
(sin
x +
cos
10 , evaluate
6
4
g(x) dx
x
)
2 d
x .
.
4
5
+
4
x
d x .
Find the equation of the straight line which has gradient of 2 and which passes through the point A (7, 6). M is the foot of the perpendicular from the point P (6, − 1) to the straight line. Find M and determine the ratio PM : MA.
A curve has a gradient of 10 at the point (2, 5) and
d
2
y
d x
2
=
6
(i) 
Find the equation of the curve. 
(ii) 
Show that the gradient is always greater or equal to 
x −
4
2
3
4
.
.
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Additional Mathematics Paper 1
Preliminary Exam 2008
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(a)
Given that
y =
x − 2
2
x +
1
is the equation of a curve, find the equation of the
normal at the point A where the curve crosses the xaxis.
(b)
The line y = 3x − 8 is a tangent to the curve y = ax
x = 2. Find the value of a and of b.
Solve the following equations:
(a)
(b)
(c)
3log
log 16
7(3
x
x
x
−
2 + log
x
1
+
)
log
5
+ =
2
18 = 2
x =
3
x
+
4
.
1
,
,
2
+ bx
at the point where
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The equation of a circle, C, is
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(ii) The midpoint of a chord in the circle is (6, −4), find the equation of this chord. [3]
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(i) Find the coordinates of the centre of C and find the radius of C.
x
2
2
+ y − x + y −
6
4
12
=
0
.
(iii) Find the equation of the circle which is a reflection of C in the line x = −2.
C
D
E
ABCD is a rectangle. A line through B, at an angle θ to BC, intersects AD at F and
CD produced at E, where BF = 8 cm and FE = 7 cm.
(i) 
Show that the length, P cm, of the perimeter of ABCD is given by 

P 
= 16 sinθ ° + 30 cosθ ° . 

(ii) 
Express P in the form R sin(θ ° + α°). 

(iii) 
Hence show that 0 < P ≤ 34 for all θ. 

(iv) 
Find the value of θ for which P = 20. 
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Additional Mathematics Paper 1
Preliminary Exam 2008
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12. In the figure, D is a point on the circle with AB as diameter and C as centre. The
tangent to the circle at A meets BD produced at E. The perpendicular to this tangent through E meets CD produced at F.
(i) 
Prove that AB is parallel to EF. 
[2] 
(ii) 
Prove that FD = FE. 
[3] 
(iii) 
Explain why F is the centre of the circle passing through D and touching AE at E. 
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Methodist Girls’ School
Additional Mathematics Paper 1
Preliminary Exam 2008
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