# 2014-2-PENANG-SMJKChungLingBW_MATHS QA byOngLeeGhaik

Section A [45 marks]
Answer all questions in this section.
1. Given that
¦
¹
¦
´
¦
÷
< s ÷ +
=
. otherwise , 2
, 2 2 , 2
) ( f
x
x x
x
Find ) ( f lim
2
x
x
÷
÷ ÷
, ) ( f lim
2
x
x
+
÷ ÷
, ) ( f lim
2
x
x
÷
÷
and ) ( f lim
2
x
x
+
÷
, determine whether f is continuous at
x = – 2 and x = 2. [6]

2. A right pyramid has a square base of side x m and a total surface area 72 m
2
. Show that the
volume V cm
3
is given by
4 2 2
4 144 x x V ÷ = . [4]
If x varies, find the value of x which V is a maximum and obtain the maximum value of V.
[Volume of pyramid =
3
1
(base area x height) [6]
3. Show that the equation 0 5 2
3
= ÷ ÷ x x has a root that lies between 2 and 3. [3]
Show that the equation can be rearranged in the form
3
1
) 5 2 ( + = x x . [1]
Use an iterative method to find the root correct to three decimal places. [4]

4. Find the particular solution y in terms of x for the differential equation
( )3
2
1 2 3 ) 1 3 ( 2
d
d
) 1 3 )( 1 2 ( 3 + = + + + + x y x
x
y
x x
given that y = 1 when x = 0. [9]
5. Using the Maclaurin series, evaluate
) 1 (
2 sin 2
lim
5 . 0 2
0
÷
÷
÷
÷
x
x
e x
x x
. [6]

6. Using Trapezium rule with seven ordinates, find the value of
}
÷
÷
0
3
d ) 2 3 ( ln x x correct to
three decimal places. [4]
Determine whether the value obtained from the Trapezium rule is an underestimate or
overestimate, give a reason. [2]

Section B [15 marks]

Answer any one question in this section.

7. Given that x y
1
tan ln
÷
=
(a) Show that ( ) ( ) 0
d
d
1 2
dx
d
1
2
2
2
= ÷ + +
x
y
x
y
x . [4]
(b) Using Maclaurin’s Theorem, show that the series expansion for y
is ...
6
1
2
1
1
3 2
+ ÷ + + x x x . State the range of values of x for which the expansion of y is valid.
[8]
(c) Using the series expansion in (b), where x = 1, estimate the value of t correct to three
decimal places. [3]

8. A research has been set up on an island to study a particular species of turtle. Initially,
there are 25 turtles on the island. After t years the number of turtles x satisfies the differential
equation ) (
20
1
d
d
x k x
k t
x
÷ = , where k is a constant.
(a) Show that k = 100 if it is known that the rate of growth is 0.45 turtle per year when
x =10. [1]
(b) What is the maximum rate of growth? [4]
(c) Obtain the solution of the differential equation and sketch the curve. [6]
(d) Find
(i) the number of turtles after 30 years. [2]
(ii) the time ( to nearest year) when the number of turtles is 50. [2]

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