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# SET 1

## MAT 037 ESSENTIAL MATHEMATICS

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QUESTION 1
a) Evaluate
i. ( ) ( ) 10 5 6 2 4 2 7 13 (

ii.
5 2
15
3 5
1 2
2 3
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iii. ( )
0.6 0.4
3 1.5 3
0.2
(
+
(

b) Complete the following table.

Fraction Decimal Percentage (%)
2.25
7
16

0.89%
1
2
5

QUESTION 2
a) Given function
2
g(x) 3x 8x 5 = + . Find
i. ) 2 ( g

ii. x if g(x) 5 =

b) Solve the following inequalities:

i. 2 6(x 1) 9x + >

ii. 1 7x 5 2x 5 < +

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QUESTION 3
a) i) Consider
3
y x 6
2
= , complete the table below.
x 2 0 2 4 6
y

ii) Based on the table above, plot the graph of
3
y x 6
2
= .

iii) On the same graph, draw another line that passes through ( ) 8,0 and ( ) 0, 4

iv) State the intersection point of the two lines above.

b) Find the equation of the straight line with slope 5 and passes through the point ( ) 4,5

c) Find the equation of a straight line that passes through the points ( ) A 3,2 and ( ) B 4,3 .

QUESTION 4
a) Given arithmetic sequence 4, 7, 10... (a=4, d=3). Find
i) T
n=13

ii) S
n=25

b) Given geometric sequence -5, 10, -20... (a=-5, r=-2). Find,
i) T
n=8

ii) S
n=10

QUESTION 5
a) Ellyna borrows RM2150 at 5.5% simple interest rate for 5 years. Find,
i) The interest earned
ii) The simple amount

b) Kelly saves RM1750 in a bank that offers 4.5% compounded monthly for 6 years. Find,
i) The future value
ii) The interest amount

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QUESTION 6
a) Mellysa bought LCD TV at the listed price is RM3570. The retailer offer a trade discount
was 7% and 10%. Find,
i) The net price
ii) The amount of discount

b) Zain bought a digital camera for RM1985. He wished to obtain 25% gross profit based on
cost. Find,
i) The selling price
ii) The gross profit

END OF QUESTION PAPER

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FORMULA LIST

1.
a 2
ac 4 b b
x
2

=
2.
1 2
1 2
x x
y y
m

=
3. d ) 1 n ( a T
n
+ =
4. ( ) [ ] d 1 n a 2
2
n
S
n
+ =
5.
1 n
n
ar T

=
6.
( )
1 r
1 r a
S
n
n

=

1 r >

7.
( )
r 1
r 1 a
S
n
n

=

1 r <

8. t Pr I =

9. ) rt 1 ( P S + =
10. ( )
n
i 1 P S + =

11. d LP D =
12. ( )( )
2 1
d 1 d 1 LP NP =

13. GP C SP + =

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