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FORM TP 2009092
CARIBBEAN EXAMINATIONS COUNCIL
SECONDARY EDUCATION CERTIFICATE
EXAMINATION
MATHEMATICS
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General Proficiency
2 hours 40 minutes
20 MAY 2fi)9
(a.m.)
INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES
1. Answer ALL questions in Section I, and ANY TWO in Section tr.
2. Write your answers in the booklet provided.
3. All working must be shown clearly.
4. A list of formulae is provided on page 2 of this booklet.
Examination Materials
Electronic calculator (non-programmable)
Geomeffy set
Mathematical tables
Graph paper (provided)
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LIST OF FORMULAE
Volume of a prism
Volume of cylinder
Volume of a right pyramid
Circumference
Area of a circle
Area of trapezium
Rootsof quadraticequations If a* + bx + c
-b+
then x
=
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V
=
Ah where A is the area of a cross-section and h is the perpendicular
length.
V
=nfhwhere
r is the radius of the base and h is the perpendicular height.
y
=
!
Anwhere A is the area of the base and h is the perpendicular height.
C
=
2nr where r is the radius of the circle.
A
=
nf where r is the radius of the circle.
A
=
|@
+ b) hwhere a and b arc thelengths of the parallel sides and fu is
the perpendicular distance between the parallel sides.
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Trigonometric ratios
Sine rule
Cosine rule
2a
opposite side
Epotenuf
adjacent side
hypotenuse
opposite side
afiacenGiae
sin0
=
cosO
=
tan0
=
0pposite
Area of triangle Area of A
=
)nnwhere
D is the length of the base and fo is
the perpendicular height
Area of LABC
=
loO
"in
C
AreaofMBC=W
a + b+ c
where s
=
bc
tirrB
=
sirrc
a
sin A
b2
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4ac
Adjacent
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SECTION I
Answer ALL the questions in this section.
All working must be clearly shown.
(a) Using a calculator, or otherwise, calculate the EXACT value of
2l
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(
3 marks)
(
3 marks)
( lmark)
rate.
(
2 marks)
( 2 marks)
( 2 marks)
(
2 marks)
(D
2- + 1-
3,5
2
6-
5
giving your answer as a cofllmon fraction
giving your answer in standard form.
The basic wage earned by a truck driver for a 4O-hour week is
$560.00.
(D Calculate his hourly rate.
For overtime work, the driver is paid one and a half times the basic hourly
(ii)
Calculate his overtime wage for 10 hours of overtime.
Factorise completely:
(i) 2ax + 3ay
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2bx
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3W
(ii)
s*
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20
(iii) 3* + 4x
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(ii)
(b)
(iii)
Calculate the TOTAL wages earned by the truck driver for a 55-hour week.
(
3 marks)
Total L2 marks
(a) 2.
(b) One packet of biscuits costs $x
and one cup of ice cream costs $y.
One packet of biscuits and two cups of ice cream cost $8.00, while three packets of
biscuits and one cup of ice cream cost $9.00.
(i) Write a pair of simultaneous equations in x and y to represent the given
informationabove.
(
2marks)
(ii)
Solve the equations obtained in (b) (i) above to find the cost of one packet
of biscuits and the cost of one cup of ice cream.
(
4 marks)
Total L2 marks
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(a)
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In a survey of 50 students,
23 owned cellular phones
l8 owned digital cameras
x owned cellular
phones and digital cameras
2x owned neither.
Let C represent the set of students in the survey who owned cellular phones, and D the
set of students who owned digital cameras.
(i) Copy and complete the Venn diagram below to represent the information
obtained from the survey.
(b)
( 2 marks)
(i1) Write an expression in.;r for the TOTAL number of students in the
iTfl"O ,
(iii) Calculate the value of x. (
2 marks)
The diagram below, not drawn to scale, shows a rhonrbus, PgRs,with the diagoni
PR
=
6 cm, and the angle RPQ
=
$Q".
(r)
(ii)
Using a ruler, a pencil, and a pair of compasses, csnstruct the rhombus P@iRS
accurately.
(
4marts)
Join
OS.
Measure and state, in centimetres; the length of
QS.
( 2 marks)
Total l.L marks
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4. (a) The table below shows two readings taken from an aircraft's flight record.
Time Distance Travelled
(km)
08:55
09:O7
957
1083
For the period of time between the two readings, calculate
(i)
the distance travelled in kilometres
(ii) the average speed of the aircraft in km/tr.
(b) The map shown below is drawn to a scale of 1:50 000.
straight line.
Calculate the actual distance, in kilometres, from Lto M.
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( lmark)
(
3 marks)
(
2 marks)
( 2 marks)
Total Ll marks
(1)
(ii)
(iii)
Measure and state, in centimetres, the distance on the map from Lto M alonga
The actual distanco between
two points is 4J km, Calculate the number of
centimetres that shguld be used to,represent th,is distance on,the map.
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(3marks)
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5. (a) Given thatflx)
=
2x
-
5 and
g(x)
=
*
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31, calculate the value of
(i)
fr-z)
(i1)
ffi1)
(iii)
"f-I(3).
Giventhaty
=*+2x-3
(i) Copy and complete thetable below.
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( lmark)
( 2 marks)
(
2 narks)
(b)
(ii)
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(
2 marks)
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Using a scale of 2 cm to reprecnt I unit o tfue.r-uis and-l-im ts represont
1 unit on the y-axis, draw the graph of y
=
f a 2x
-
3 fq - 4
<
x 3 2.
(
smarks)
Total 12 marks
x 4 -3 -2 -1 0 I 2
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6. The diagram below shows triangles A, B andD. The line y
=
x is also shown.
(a)
Describe, FULLY, the single transformation which
(i)
triangle D
(ii)
triangle B.
State the coordinates of the vertices of triangle C,
reflection in the line y
=
x.
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maps triangleA onto
(
3 marks)
(
3 marks)
the image of triangle A after a
( 4 marks)
Total L0 marks
(b)
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An answer sheet is provided for this question.
The table below shows ttre time to the nearest minfie, that 80 students waited to be served at a
school's canteen.
Waiting Time
(minutes) No. of Students
Cumulative
Frequericy
1-5
6-10
11-15
t6-20
2t
-25
26-30
31-35
36-40
4
7
11
18
22
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5
3
4
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Copy and complete the table, &e cumulative frequeney.
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( 2 marks)
On the answer sheet provided, use the values from your table to
cbmplete
the
cumulative frequency curve.
( 4 marks)
Use your graph frqm
(b) above to estimate
(i)
the median for the data
( 2 marks)
(ii)
the number of studeffs who waited for nomore than 29 minutes
( 2marks)
(iii)
the probability ttrat a student, chosen at random from the
Soup,
waited for no
more than 17 minutes.
(
2 marks)
Total L2 marks
(a)
(b)
(c)
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An answer sheet is provided for this question.
The drawings below show the first three diagfams in a sequence. Each diagram in the sequence
is obtained by drawing a l-unit square on each side that forms the perimeter of the previous
For example, Diagram 2 is obtained by drawing a l-unit square on each of the four sides of
Diagram 1.
On the ansYver sheet provided:
(a) Draw Diagram4 in the sequence.
( 2 marks)
(b) Complete the table by inserting the appropriate values at the rows marked (i), (ii) and
( 8 marks)
Total l0 marks
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SECIION II
Answer TWO questions in this section.
RELATIONS, FIINCTIONS AND GRAPHS
Solve the pair of simultaneous equations
y=4
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2x
y=2*-3x+7.
(4marks)
Express 2*
-
3x + L in the fonna(x + h)2 + &, where a,harrdkareteal numbers.
(
3 marks)
(b)
(c)
(e)
Using your answer from
(b) above, or otherwise, calculate
(D ttre
minimum vahrc of ?-*
-3x+
I
(ii) the value of x for which the
minimum
occurs,
Sketch the graph of y
=
*
-
3x + l, clearly showing
the coordinates of the minimum point
the value of the y-intercept
the values of x where the graph cuts-the x-axis.
Sketch on your graph of y
-
Z*
-
Zx+ 1, the line which
values of x and
y calculated in (a) above.
L mark
)
l mark
)
(
4 marks)
intersects the curve at the
(
2 marks)
Total 15 marks
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(d)
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(a)
T1re owner of a shop wishes to buy x guitars and y violins. To satisfy the demands of
his customers, fhe nurnber of violins must be less than m equal to the number of guitars.
(i) Write an inequality to represent this informatioa. ( lmark)
The cost of orp guitar is
$150
and the cost of one violin is
$300-
He has
$4 500 to
spend on the purchase of these instruments.
(ii) Write an inequality to represent this infoilnation.
(
2 marks)
To get a good bargain, the owner of the shop rnust buy at least 5 violins.
(iii) Wiite an inequality to represent this information. ( 1 mark
)
(i)
Using a scale of 2 cmon the horizontal axis to represont 5 guitars, and 2 cm
on the vertical axis to represent 5 violins, draw the graphs of the lines
associated with the THREE inequalities written in (a) (i), (ii)
and
(iii)
above.
( 4 marks)
(ii)
Shade the region on your graph that satisfies all THREE inequalities.
(iii)
State the coudinates of the vertices of the shaded region.
(
Lmark)
( 2
marks)
The owner of the shop sells the instruments to make a profit of $60 on each guitar and
$10O on each violin.
(b)
(c)
J
l
(D Express the TOTAL profit in terms of * and y.
(ii)
Calculate the maximum profit.
(
I" mark
)
(
3 marks)
Total L5 marks
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GEOMETRY AND TRIGONOMETRY
The diagram beloW, not drawn to scale, shows a circle, centre O. The line DCE is a
tangentio the circle. Angle ACE
=
48o and angle OCB
=
26o
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(a)
Calculate:
(i) ZABC
(ii)
4o,
(iii) zBcD
(iv) ZBAC
(v) toAC
(vD IOAB
( Lmark)
( Lmark)
( lmark)
( l mark)
( l mark)
( L mark)
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The diagram below" not drawn to sc.ale, shows the positions of hvo hurricane
tracking stations, P and
Q,
relative to a point O. P is on a bearing of 025" from O,
and OP
=
400 l.rrL.
Qis
on a bearing of 080o from P and PQ= 700 km.
(i)
Copy the diagram above.
bearings of025o and 080".
Calculate
On your diagram label the
<oPg
the length, to the nearestkilsmet's, of OQ
the bearing of
Qfrom
O.
angles that show the
(
2 marks)
(ii)
a)
b)
c) (
7 marks)
Total 15 marks
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In this question, use 7T
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ana assume that the earth is a sphere of radius 6370 km.
7'
The diagram below, not drawn to scale, shows a sketch of the earth with the North and
South Poles labelled N and S respectively.
Arcs representing circles of longitude 35"8 and 15"W, and circles of latitude 0" and 60oN are
drawn but not labelled.
(a) Copy the sketch and
(i) label the arc which represents:
a) 60"N
b) 35"E
(ii) insert the points:
a) J
(60"N, 35"E)
(
2 marks)
b) K(60oN, 15"W)
(2marks)
(b) Calculate, to the nearest kilometre, the SHORTEST distance from
(D J to the North Polb measured along the common circle of longitude
(ii) J to K measured along the cornmon circle of latitude.
(
3 marks)
( a marks)
(c) A point 11 is located 2002 km due
Calculate the latitude of 11.
south of K along the common circle of longitude-
(
4 marks)
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(a)
13.
In the diagram below, not drawn to scale,
midpoint of AB, and D is such that OD
=
ZDA.
-+ -+
OA
=
3a and OB
=b.
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(
4marks)
(
2marks)
B is the midpoint of OX, C is the
The vectors a and b are such that
The points A
origin
(0,0).
Express
(i)
(ii)
the vectors AB and
the position vector
VECTORS AND MATRICES
-+
(-z\
-)
(+\
and B have position vectors Oo
=
[
,.,J
*O
O,
=lr)where
O is the
The point G lies on the line AB such thatAG
=
LrAn.
(
/,\
in trre rorm
[r.J
-+
-)
AG
-+
oG.
(b)
(i) Write in terms of a and b:
-+
a) AB
-+
b) AC
-+
c) DC
-+
d) DX (6marks)
State TWO geometrical relationships between DX and, DC. ( 2 marks)
State ONE geometrical relationship between the points D, C, andX.
(
lmark)
Total 15 marks
(ii)
(iii)
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14.
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(a)
The value of the determinantof M
=l
^
|
is 13.
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x)
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Calculate the values of x.
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(b)
(i)
(ii)
(c)
(-r
The transformation R is represented by the matrix
|
^
[0
The transformation S is represented by the
-"*, [ |
\-1
(i) Wiite a single matrix, in the
^r
("
I
to represent the combined
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d)
transformation S followed by R.
( 2 marks)
(b) (i) above.
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The marix ,
=
[,
5)
(ii)
Calculate the image of the point (5,
-2)
under the combined transformation in
(
3marks)
Determine the inverse matrix of N.
Hence, calculate the value of x and the value of y for which
3x
-
y
-5
2x + 5y
=).
(
2 marks)
(
4marks)
Total 15 marks
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