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Module 1 Questions

Section 1 – Basic Numbers and Patterns

Complete the following:
1) ( ) 2)
3) Write down all of the factors of 96.
4) Write down the highest common factor of the following numbers: 36, 108 and 216.
State the next two numbers in the following patterns:
5) 1, 3, 6, 10, 15, 21
6) 1, 8, 27, 64, 125, 216

Section 2 – Fractions, Decimals & Percentages

Write the following fractions with the denominator stated:
1)

With denominator 96 2)

With denominator 35
Reduce the following fractions to their lowest terms:
3)

4)

5)

6)

Arrange the following sets of fractions in order of size from smallest to largest
7)

8)

Complete the following fractions, cancelling where possible:
9)

10)

11)

12)

13)

14)

15)

16)

Convert the following fractions into decimals:
17)

18)

19)

Write down the values of the following:
20) 3.196 + 2.475 + 18.369 21) 19.36 + 2.36 - 5.931 + 0.001
22) 26.31 x 3.901 23) 1.369 x 9.631
24) 0.76 x 0.38 25) 0.169 ÷ 0.00013
26) 50 ÷ 0.125 27) 0.001024 ÷ 0.032
28)

Write the following numbers in standard form and to 3 significant figures
29) 256 987 012 30) 0.00002369841
31) 13 694.2269 32) 0.000 000 100 1
2

Convert the following decimals into fractions:
33) 0.025 34) 1.875
35) 0.0625 36)
̇

Find the difference between the following:
37)

and 0.82916 38)

and 0.7103
Convert the following into a percentage:
39)

40)

41) 0.6832 42) 1.3982
Solve the following:
43) What is 20% of 90? 44) What is 17.5% of £150?
45) Given that 13.3cm is 15% of a length, what is half of the length?
46) If 69.25m is 20%, then how long is 51.2%?
47) State the quotient, dividend and divisor in the following equation:

Section 3 – Ratio, Proportion and Measures

1) Five friends each race in order to contribute to charity in the ratio of 12:8:9:1:2. If the sum
total was £554.24, how much was contributed by each part?
2) A line is 840mm long. If the line is split into three parts of ratio 2:7:11; calculate the
length of each part,
3) A team of 6 engineers repair an aeroplane in 11 hours 30 minutes. How long would it take
the team to repair the plane if there were 8 engineers? Give your answer to the nearest
minute.
4) The FDR of an aeroplane has strength of 80% at a distance of 1.25km. At 2.00km, the
strength of the signal falls by 48.75%. How far away would the FDR be if the signal strength
is 25% if the signal strength decreases as the square of the distance increases?
5) List the 10 standard fundamental measurements stating their SI unit.
Write the approximate equivalent values for the following:
6) 2.2lbs in kg 7) 30 inches in feet
8) 2 stone in ounces 9) 1 UK pint in litres
10) 26.2°C in Fahrenheit 11) 31.75 F in Kelvin

Section 4 – Logarithms and Antilogarithms Using Tables Only

Find the logarithms of the following numbers:
1) 23 2) 9.1
3) 125.1 4) 0.002
5) 36.98 6) 0.0000031426
7) 10 8) 1369241
9) If log
10
50.3 = 1.7016, state which figures represent the characteristic and the mantissa.

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Find the antilogarithms of the following numbers:
10) 3.41 11) 0.026
12) 7.11 13)
14) 15) 1.1111
16) 2.699 17)
18) 19)




Section 5 – Using Square and Square Root Tables

Find values for the following:
1) 5.3
2
2) 8.82
2
3) 7.368
2
4) 1362.9
2

5) 0.11
2
6) 0.0000843
2

7) 604
2
8) 49.01
2

9) √ 10) √
11) √ 12) √
13) √ 14) √
15) √ 16) √

Section 6 – Basic Algebra and Equations

Simplify the following:
1)

2)

( )
3)

4) (

)(

)(

)
Factorise fully:
5)

()

6)

7)

8)

9)

10)

11) State the values of x which satisfy the equation in questions 6 to 10.
Solve the following sets of simultaneous equations:
12)


13)



14)


15)

16)

17) Find the points of intersection of the line and the circle with the
equation

.
Rearrange the following equations:
18) for R. 19)

for r.
20)

for ε
0
. 21)


for R.
4

22)


for Q. 23)

(

)

for v.
Section 7 – Numbers and Number systems

Complete the following indices:
1)

2)

3)

4) (

)

Complete the following using the number system stated:
5) Transfer 101101
2
to denary. 6) 10001111.1
2
to denary.
7) 472
8
to denary 8) 112F
16
to denary.
9) 1011110001
2
to octal. 10) 1011111101001
2
to hexadecimal
11) 457.953125
10
to binary. 12) 376
8
to hexadecimal.
13) 1100101
2
+ 100101
2
14) 11010001
2
– 101
2
15) ABC
16
+ EF
16
. 16) 871
8
+ 427
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Section 8 – Volumes, Surface Area, Graphs and the Equation y = mx + c

1) A trapezium has parallel sides of 7cm and 13cm. The vertical height is 10cm. What is the
total area of this shape?
2) If the volume of a sphere is 4188.79mm
3
. What is the length of the diameter?
3) In the cone shown, find the surface area and the volume.
Find the area of the following shapes:
4)





5) 6)



7) The volume of a small copper cylinder is 180cm
3
. If the radius of the cylinder is 25mm, what
is the height of the cylinder?
State the equations of the following straight lines when:
8) The two coordinates (2, 14) and (7, 34) lie on the line.
9) The line intersects the y axis at 3 and the point (-3, 6) is on the line.
10) The points A and B are perpendicular to C and D. If the two lines intersect at the midpoint
of CD with coordinates (2, -6) and CD has the equation what is the equation of
the line AB?

5cm
8cm
3m
1m
2m
0.5m
17.5mm
19.4mm
396km
412km
45km
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Section 9 – Circles, Radians and Similar and Congruent Triangles

Find the missing angles in the following circles:
1) 2) 3)







Convert the following angular measurements into their equivalent radian measure:
4) 270° 5) 156°
6) 39°06’ 7) 60°
8) 361° 9) 100°
Convert the following radian measures to their angular equivalents:
10)

radians 11)

radians
12) 1 radian 13)

radians
14) 2π 15) 10π
16) A sector has radii of length 5m and the angle subtended is 15°. What is the
length of the arc?
17) The diagram shows a straight path of 70m from town A to town
B. A railway track, in an arc shape, whose centre is C, also runs
between the towns and has a radius of 44m. Calculate the
following: (a) The magnitude of angle ACB. (b) The length of the
railway track. (c) The shortest distance from C to the path. (d) The
area of the region bounded by the railway track and the path.
18) In the triangles below, find the missing sides in triangle PQR without using
trigonometry:

40°
60°
x y
A 47°
C
A 50°
B
44m 44m
70m
Railway Track
B
C
A
8.62cm
35°
Q
R P
10.63cm
12.97cm
7.44cm
55°
X
Y
Z
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Section 10 – Pythagoras’ Theorem, Trigonometry and Polar Coordinates

Using the tables only, find the following values:
1) Sin 36° 2) Sin 14°30’
3) Sin 89°01’ 4) Sin 3°49’
5) Sin
-1
0.4554 6) Sin
-1
0.010
7) Sin
-1
0.8642 8) Sin
-1
0.6631
9) Cos 69° 10) Cos 44°35’
11) Cos 35°10’ 12) Cos 26°22’
13) Cos
-1
0.3364 14) Cos
-1
0.2497
15) Cos
-1
0.1 16) Cos
-1
0.4554
17) Tan 39° 18) Tan 28°06’
19) Tan 84°59’ 20) Tan 35°35’
21) Tan
-1
0.5987 22) Tan
-1
2.669
23) Tan
-1
15.39 24) Tan
-1
0.0017
Using Pythagoras’ Theorem, calculate:
25) The hypotenuse when the two shorter sides are of length 12m and 5m.
26) The adjacent side when the hypotenuse is 25km and the opposite is 15km.
27) Complete the following table for equivalent angles when 0°≤θ≤360°.
θ Sin θ Cos θ Tan θ
108°
207°
134°
300°
286°
95°
163°
Calculate the polar coordinates for the following:
28) (3, 2) 29) (8, -7)
30) (-3, -5) 31) (12, -5)
Calculate the polar coordinates for the following but state the angle in radians:
32) (2, 1) 33) (-6, 8)
34) (-2, -4) 35) (4, -7)
Calculate the Cartesian coordinates for the following polar points:
36) (5, 30°) 37) (3, 330°)
38) (7, 65°) 39) (5, π/3)
40) (6, 3π/4) 41) (10, 5π/3)