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# 954/2 STPM

## SMK Seri Setia

STPM 954/2

MATHEMATICS (T)
PAPER 2
One and a half hours

SMK SERI SETIA

TRIAL EXAMINATION 2014
SECOND SEMESTER
MALAYSIA HIGHER SCHOOL CERTIFICATE

Instruction to candidates:
DO NOT OPEN THIS QUESTION PAPER UNTIL YOU ARE TOLD TO DO SO.
Answer all questions in Section A and one question only in Section B. Answers may be
written in either English or Bahasa Malaysia.
All necessary working should be shown clearly.
Scientific calculators may be used. Programmable and graphic display calculators are
prohibited.
A list of mathematical formulae is provided on page 5 of this question paper.

Prepared by: Verified by:

Loo Siaw Choon Bong Lok Leong
Subject teacher 6
th
Form Senior Assistant

This question paper consists of 5 printed pages.

SMK Seri Setia
STPM 964/2
Section A [45 marks]
Answer all questions in this section.

1. Given ( )

>
=
< +
=
2 1
2 ,
2 , 5
3
2
x hx
x k
x x h
x f

Find the value of h such that ( ) x f
x 2
lim

exists. [3 marks]
Hence, find the value of k if f is continuous at 2 = x . [2 marks]

2. Sketch the graph of the curve
( )
3
2
1 2

=
x
x
y , indicating clearly its asymptote and turning
point and the nature of the turning point. [9 marks]

3. If , sin x e y
x
= show that . 2 2
2
2
y
dx
dy
dx
y d
= [3 marks]
Hence, using the Maclaurin theorem, find the Maclaurins series for x e
x
sin up to and
including the term in
3
x . [3 marks]
Deduce the Maclaurins series for x e
x
cos up to and including the term in
2
x . [2 marks]

4. By using trapezium rule with 4 subdivisions, estimate
}
+
3
1
3
2
1
dx
x
x
correct to three
decimal places. [4 marks]
By integrating the integral exactly, find the percentage error in the above estimation.
[4 marks]

5. Show that ( ) . 1
2
1
2
1
2
x e
dx
x
x
=
}

Hence, find the general solution of the differential equation ( ) . 1 , 1 1
2
< + = x xy
dx
dy
x
[6 marks]

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STPM 964/2
6. By sketching suitable graphs, show that the equation 0 4 4 = x e
x
has a positive and a
negative roots. [3 marks]
With 2
0
= x

as the first approximation of a root,
(a) find the second and third approximations to the root using iteration
1
4
1
1
=
+
n
x
n
e x . Make a comment on the iteration. [3 marks]
(b) find the positive root, correct to 3 decimal places, using the Newton-Raphson
method. [3 marks]

Section B [15 marks]
Answer one question only in this section.

7.

The figure above shows a portion of the curve
2
1 x
x
y
+
= and the line x y 2 3 = .
(a) Show that the area of the region R is given by
( )
.
6
1
1
2
2
0
2
2
2
}

+
dx
x
x

Hence, find the area of R, giving your answer correct to three decimal places.
[8 marks]
(b) Using the substitution u tan = x , show that
( )
} }
=
+
4
0
2
2
2
0
2
2
2
. sin
1
t
u u d dx
x
x

and evaluate this integral.
Hence, find the volume of the revolution generated when region R is rotated
[7 marks]

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STPM 964/2

8. The number of ants in a colony at time t is x. The rate of growth of ants is proportional to
the product of x with ( ) x h , where h is a positive constant. Write a differential equation
to represent this situation, taking k as the constant of proportion. [1 mark]
If x y 2 3 = when 0 = t and h x
5
1
= when T t = , show that
(a)
2
5
ln
2
hT
k = [7 marks]

(b)
T
t
T
t
h
x
2
2
2
5
25
2
5
|
.
|

\
|
+
|
.
|

\
|
=
[7 marks]

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STPM 964/2
MATHEMATICAL FORMULAE

Differentiation

Integration

()
()
|()|

Maclaurin series

( )

()

()

( )

()

()

Numerical methods

Newton-Raphson method

)

Trapezium rule