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# CSEC MATHEMATICS

Matrices
1. A (-1, 4)

## endpoints of line segment AB. Determine

(a) the
gradient of the line AB [2 mks]
(b) the co ordinates of the midpoint of AB
[ 2 mmks]
CSEC May 2013
(c) the equation of the perpendicular bisector of AB. [ 3 marks]
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------2. The line l passes through the points S (6, 6) and T (0, - 2).
Determine the (i) gradient of the line l [2 mks]
(ii) equation of l [ 2 mks]
(iii) the midpoint of TS [ 1 mk]
(iv) length of TS
[ 2 mks]
CSEC
May 2012
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------3. The diagram shows a line segment which passes through A and B
6
B
5
4
A
3
2
1
-2
-1
0 1 2 3 4
Determine (i) the co ordinates of A and B
[2 marks]
(ii) the gradient of the line AB
[ 2 marks]
(iii) the equation of the line which passes through A and B [ 2 marks] CSEC May 2011
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3 5

2 4
4. (a) Determine the inverse of
0 a

## b 0 maps the points R and T onto R and T

(b) The transformation M =
R(7, 2) R(2, 7)
T ( 5, 4) T (4,5)

[ 2 mks]
such that
CSEC May

2011
(i) Determine the values of a and b [2 mks] (ii) Describe fully transformation M
[3 marks]
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1 2
5 2

## 2 5 B = 2 1 (i) Find AB [2 mks]

5. A and B are two 2 x 2 matrices with A =

1
(ii) Find B [1

mk ]

5 2 x 2

2
1

y 3 , write
(iii) Given that

x

y as the product of TWO matrices and find x and y

[4

mks]
CSEC May 2010
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x 4

## 3 x = 13. Calculate the values of x.

6. (a) The value of the determinant of M is
[4 mks]
1 0

## 0 1 and transformation S is represented by

(b)The transformation R is represented by matrix
0 1

1 0
a b

## c d which represents the combined transformation of S followed

(c)(i) Find a single matrix in the form
by R
(ii) Calculate the image of (5, - 2) under the combined transformation in (b) above [ 5 mks]
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