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NEGERI PAHANG DARUL MAKMUR 2012
Instructions to candidates:
Answer all questions.
Answers may be written in either English or Bahasa Malaysia.
All necessary working should be shown clearly.
Nonexact numerical answers may be given correct to three significant figures,
or one decimal place in the case of angles in degrees, unless a different level of accuracy
is specified in the question.
Mathematical tables, a list of mathematical formulae and graph paper are provided.
This question paper consists of 5 printed pages.
950/1, 954/1
STPM 2012
Three hours
MATHEMATICS S
PAPER 1
MATHEMATICS T
PAPER 1
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Mathematical Formulae for Paper 1 Mathematics T / Mathematics S :
Logarithms :
a
x
x
b
b
a
log
log
log =
Series :
) 1 (
2
1
1
+ =
=
n n r
n
r
) 1 2 )( 1 (
6
1
1
2
+ + =
=
n n n r
n
r
2 2
1
3
) 1 (
4
1
+ =
=
n n r
n
r
Integration :
} }
= dx
dx
du
v uv dx
dx
dv
u
c x f dx
x f
x f
+ =
}
) ( ln
) (
) ( '
c
a
x
a
dx
x a
+

.

\

=
+
}
1
2 2
tan
1 1
c
a
x
dx
x a
+

.

\

=
}
1
2 2
sin
1
Series:
N n where e + +


.

\

+ +


.

\

+


.

\

+ = +
,
2 1
) (
2 2 1 n r r n n n n n
b b a
r
n
b a
n
b a
n
a b a
1 ,
!
) 1 ( ) 1 (
! 2
) 1 (
1 ) 1 (
2
< +
+
+ +
+ + = + x x
r
r n n n
x
n n
nx x
r n
where
Coordinate Geometry :
The coordinates of the point which divides the line joining (x
1
, y
1
) and (x
2
, y
2
) in the
ratio m : n is

.

\

+
+
+
+
n m
my ny
n m
mx nx
2 1 2 1
,
The distance from ) , (
1 1
y x to 0 = + + c by ax is
2 2
1 1
b a
c by ax
+
+ +
Numerical Methods :
NewtonRaphson iteration for 0 ) ( = x f :
) ( '
) (
1
n
n
n n
x f
x f
x x =
+
Trapezium rule :
}
+ + + + + ~
b
a
n n
y y y y y h dx x f ] ) ( 2 [
2
1
) (
1 2 1 0
n
a b
h rh a f y
r
= + = and where ) (
Trigonometry :
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1. Solve the following equations:
log
4
x + log
x
4 = 2.5 [5 marks]
2. If y =
x
x cos 3
, prove that x
2
2
dx
y d
+ 2
dx
dy
+ xy = 0 . [5 marks]
3. In a geometric progression, the third term is 6 and the sixth term is  .
9
2
Find the
first term and the common ratio of the series. [2 marks]
Hence, find :
(a) S n , the sum of the first n terms of the series. [2 marks]
(b) S , the sum to the infinity of the series. [2 marks]
4. Express f(x) =
) 1 )( 2 (
4 1
2
2
+ +
x x
x x
. in partial fractions.
Hence, show that
}
1
0
) ( dx x f = ln
4
3
[6 marks]
5. Using the laws of the algebra of sets, show that
( A B ) ( A B ) = A B [7 marks]
6.(a) Find all the values of k that satisfy the inequality 0
) 2 1 ( 3
2 1
2
>
k k
k
. [3 marks]
(b) Solve the inequality 1
5 3
1
<
+
x
x
. Give your answer in the interval form. [4 marks]
7. Given that ) ln(
2 2
y x y = where x > 0 and y > 0 ,
(a) show that
) 1 2 (
2
2
=
y x
y
dx
dy
[3 marks]
(b) find the small change in x, correct to three decimal places, when the value of y
changes from 1 to 1.01. [4 marks]
8. Expand
2
1
2 1
1

.

\

+
x
x
in ascending powers of x up to and including the term
2
x .
[4 marks]
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By finding the range of the values of x where the expansion is valid, explain why
4
1
= x can be used in the above expansion to estimate the value of 2 . [2 marks]
Hence, estimate the value of 2 correct to four decimal places. [2 marks]
9.(a) The polynomial b ax ax x + +
2 3
3 2 has the factor x 1 and leaves a remainder of
54 when divided by x + 2 . Find the values of a and b .
Using these values of a and b , factorise the above polynomial completely .
Subsequently , find all the real zeroes of the polynomial 4 3 9 2
2 4 6
+ + x x x .
[6 marks]
(b) Given
) 2 )( 1 (
9 3
+
=
x x
x
y , show that y does not have any real value between
3
1
and 3
for all real values of x . [4 marks]
10. A parabola has parametric equations ) 2 ( = t t x and ) 1 ( 2 = t y .
(a) By finding the Cartesian equation of the parabola, determine
(i) the vertex,
(ii) the focus
(iii) the equation of the directrix [5 marks]
(b) Show that the equation of the normal to the parabola at the point when y = 4 is
1
10 5
= +
y x
. [5 marks]
(c) Calculate the shortest distance between the vertex of the parabola and the
normal to the parabola at the point when y = 4. [2 marks]
11. The adjoint of matrix



.

\

=
1 10 4
1 8 0
1 2 0
A is



.

\

0 32
0 4 4
6 8 2
k
.
(a) Show that matrix A is nonsingular (i.e. A is invertible). [3 marks]
(b) Find
(i) the value of k, [2 marks]
(ii) the inverse of matrix A. [2 marks]
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The matrix



.

\

+
+
1 16 29
8 0 2
10 4 1 3
c
c b c b
b a
where a, b and c are constants, is a symmetric
matrix.
(c) Write a system of equations in terms of a , b and c. [2 marks]
(d) Hence, find the values of a, b and c using matrix. [4 marks]
12(a) The continuous function ) (x f is defined by
>
<
=
constant a is and 1 , 4
1 ,
1
) 1 ( 2
) (
k x k x
x
x
x
x f
Find : (i) the value of ) (
1
lim
x f
x
, [2 marks]
(ii) the value of k. [2 marks]
(b) The functions f and g are defined by :
1 1 , 1 :
0 ,
1
1
:
2
2
s s
<
+
x x x g
x
x
x f
(i) By using sketch graphs of the functions f and g on the same axes, determine
the range of function f and function g. [5 marks]
(ii) Determine whether the function g f exists. [2 marks]
(iii) Explain why the function f has an inverse function,
1
f .
Find the inverse function,
1
f in the same form as given for f [3 marks]
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SIJIL TINGGI PERSEKOLAHAN MALAYSIA
NEGERI PAHANG DARUL MAKMUR 2012
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Answer all questions.
Answers may be written in either English or Bahasa Malaysia.
All necessary working should be shown clearly.
Nonexact numerical answers may be given correct to three significant figures,
or one decimal place in the case of angles in degrees, unless a different level of accuracy
is specified in the question.
Mathematical tables, a list of mathematical formulae and graph paper are provided.
This question paper consists of 6 printed pages.
950/2
TRIAL STPM
2012
Three hours
MATHEMATICS S
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1. The length y meters of a cable subjected to a load of x kilogram. The values of y were
measured for each of 15 values of x. The following quantities were calculated from 15
pairs of values.
x = 225 , y = 238 , x = 3625, y = 3792 , x y = 3581
(a) Calculate the Pearsons correlation coefficient for the length of load. [3 marks]
(b) Calculate the coefficient of determinant. Comment on your answer. [3 marks]
2. 500 lecturers attended a seminar concerning the standard of higher education in our
country and 120 agreed that the standard of higher education is high.
(a) Obtain a 95% confidence interval for the proportion of lecturers who agreed
that the standard of higher education in our country is high. [4 marks]
(b) Find the smallest sample size which needs to be taken or considered in
order that the error of estimation is not more than 0.05 at the 90% confidence
interval. [5 marks]
3. X is a discrete random variable with probability function as follow:
()
{
where b is a constant.
(a) Find the value of b. [2 marks]
(b) Sketch a graph of f(x) [2 marks]
(c) Find the mean and standard deviation of X. [4 marks]
4. The time taken in minutes by exam candidates in an examination is normally distributed.
A random sample of 200 students is taken and the time x taken by each student in
completing the examination is recorded. The results are summarized as follows:
(a) Calculate the unbiased estimate for the population mean and the population
variance,
. [3 marks]
(b) If 40 of the students who sat for the examination did not complete the test,
calculate a 95% confidence interval for the population proportion of students
who completed the examination. [4 marks]
(c) Teacher Tan claims that 80% of the exam candidates managed to complete the
examination with a 95% confidence interval. Comment on the teachers claim.
[2 marks]
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5. A and B are two events such that ()
()
(
(a) Show that ( )
[4 marks]
(b) Find the value of
(i) P(B) [2 marks]
(ii) P(B\A) [2 marks]
(c) State whether events A and B are independent. Give a reason for your answer.
[2 marks]
6. The diameter of a type of straws has normal distribution with mean mm and standard
deviation mm. Given that 10% of the straws have diameters more than 18.533 mm and
95% of the straws are with diameters at least 17.632 mm.
(a) Find the values of and correct to 3 decimal places. [5 marks]
(b) Calculate the probability that the mean diameter of a random sample of 9 screws is
between 17.85 mm and 18.05 mm. [4 marks]
7. The table below shows the income tax collected (in million RM) for each quarter and the
centered moving averages.
Year Quarter Income tax
(in million RM)
Centered
moving average
2005
1 15
2 28
3 34 22.875
4 16 21.75
2006
1 12 21.125
2 22 21.75
3 35 22.5
4 20 23.25
2007
1 14 23.375
2 26 23.5
3 32
4 24
Based on multiplicative model, calculate the adjusted seasonal variation for each of the
four quarters. [4 marks]
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8. The table below shows the duration in minutes taken by 200 students to complete a
Mathematics Problem in a competition.
Duration (minutes) Frequency
0.0  2.9 25
3.0 5.9 48
6.0 8.9 56
9.0 11.9 24
12.0 14.9 20
15.0 17.9 17
18.0 20.9 10
(a) Draw a histogram and comment on the skewness of the distribution. [3 marks]
(b) Calculate the mean and standard deviation. [4 marks]
9. The relationship between the revision time, x hours per week and the examination marks,
y of eight students for Mathematics S are given in the following table:
Revision time
per week,
x hours
12 11 10 8 7 6 5 4
Examination
marks, y
65 70 60 52 50 33 40 35
(a) Plot a scatter diagram for the above data. [2 marks]
(b) Find the regression line of y on x in the form of y = a + bx where a and b are
expressed correct to 2 decimal places. Draw the graph of the regression line on
your scatter diagram. [7 marks]
(c) Find the score, to the nearest integer, of a student who spent 8.5 hours per week on
revision. [2 marks]
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10. The following table shows the number of handphone sold in a departmental store for the
year 2009 and 2010.
Type of
handphone
2009 2010
Price (RM) Quantity Price (RM) Quantity
A 130 26 195 40
B 230 18 270 38
C 380 19 420 21
D 580 30 720 25
By using 2009 as the base year,
(a) Calculate the average of relative quantity index of handphones A, B, C
and D for the year 2010. [3 marks]
(b) Calculate the Paasche price index for the year 2010 and comment on your
answer. [3 marks]
11. The following table shows the activities for a project and their preceding activities and
duration.
Activity Preceding activity Duration (weeks)
A  2
B  3
C  6
D A 9
E B 5
F C 9
G B, D 5
H F 4
(a) Draw a network diagram to for the above project. [2 marks]
(b) Calculate the total float for each activity. Hence, determine the critical path and the
minimum completion time of the project. [7 marks]
(c) If activity E is delayed for 8 weeks, is there any effect on the completion time of the
project? Give a reason for your answer. [2 marks]
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12. A furniture manufacturer produces tables, sofas and chairs. The profits per item are
RM50, RM60, RM20 respectively.
The following table shows the initial tableau for the maximization of total profit, P.
The variable X
1
, X
2
, and X
3
represent the number of tables, sofas and chairs to be
produced per week.
Basic P X
1
X
2
X
3
S
1
S
2
S
3
Solution
P 1 50 60 20 0 0 0 0
S
1
0 5 10 3 1 0 0 500
S
2
0 1 3 1 0 1 0 200
S
3
0 2 0 1 0 0 1 180
(a) Based on the initial tableau given, formulate the linear programming model to
determine the number of tables, sofas and chairs that should be produced per week
in order to maximize the total profit. [4 marks]
(b) Construct the subsequent tableaus until the optimal solution is obtained. [4 marks]
(c) Hence, state the number of tables, sofas and chairs that should be produced
per week in order to maximise the total profit. State also the maximum profit. [2 marks]
Mathematical Formulae for Paper 2 Mathematics S :
Correlation and regression
Pearson correlation coefficient:
(
)(
)
(
Regression line y on x: y = a + bx
Where
(
)(
)
(
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Mathematics T Paper 1 (954/1)/ Mathematics S Paper 1 (950/1)
1.(a) log
4
x + log
x
4 = 2.5
log
4
x +
x
4
4
log
4 log
=
2
5
M1
log
4
x +
x
4
log
1
=
2
5
2(log
4
x)
2
 5 log
4
x + 2 = 0 M1
( 2log
4
x  1) (log
4
x  2) = 0 M1
2log
4
x = 1 , log
4
x = 2 M1
x
2
= 4 x = 4
2
x = 2 , x = 16 A1 [5]
2. y =
x
x cos 3
xy = 3cos x B1
x
dx
dy
+ y = 3 sin x B1
x
2
2
dx
y d
+
dx
dy
+
dx
dy
= 3 cos x B1
x
2
2
dx
y d
+ 2
dx
dy
=  xy B1
x
2
2
dx
y d
+ 2
dx
dy
+ xy = 0 A1 [ 5 ]
3. GP , T
3
= ar
2
= 6 ,
T
6
= ar
5
= 
9
2
either one correct M1
r = 
3
1
, a = 54 both correct B1
(a) S n =
(
(
(
(
)
3
1
( 1
)
3
1
( 1
54
n
M1
=
(
n
)
3
1
( 1
2
81
A1
(b) S =
)
3
1
( 1
54
M1
=
2
81
A1 [6]
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4.
1 2 ) 1 )( 2 (
4 1
2 2
2
+
+
+
+
=
+ +
x
C Bx
x
A
x x
x x
M1
1 4x  x
2
= A( x
2
+ 1 ) + ( Bx + C)( x + 2)
When x = 2 , 5 = 5A
A = 1
Equating coefficient of x 2 , 1 = 1 + B
B = 2
Equating constants , 1 = 1 + 2C
C = 0
Hence, f(x) =
) 1 )( 2 (
4 1
2
2
+ +
x x
x x
=
1
2
2
1
2
+
+ x
x
x
A1
} }
+
+
=
1
0
2
1
0
1
2
2
1
( ) ( dx
x
x
x
dx x f M1
= [ln  x + 2   ln  x
2
+ 1 ]
1
0
M1
=
1
0
2

1
2
 ln
(
+
+
x
x
M1
= ln
2
3
 ln 2
= ln
4
3
A1 [6]
5. ( A B ) ( A B) = A B
Use left hand side:
= ( A B ) ( A U B) A1
= [(A B) A] U [(A B) B] A1
= [ (B A) A )] U [(A B) B)] A1
= [B (A A )] U [A (B B)] A1
= [B ] U [A B ] A1
= U [A B ] A1
= A B A1 [7]
6. (a) 0
) 2 1 ( 3
2 1
2
>
k k
k
>
+
) 1 )( 1 3 (
2 1
k k
k
0 B1
Solve the inequality using appropriate method M1
k < 1 or
2
1
3
1
s < k A1
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6. (b) 1
5 3
1
<
+
x
x
 5 3  1 < + x x
2 2
) 5 3 ( ) 1 ( < + x x M1
( ) 0 ) 5 3 ( 1
2 2
< + x x M1
8x
2
+32x24 < 0
8(x 1)(x3) < 0 M1
The solution set is { x : x < 1 , x > 3} A1 [7]
7. (a) ) ln(
2 2
y x y =
y x y ln ln
2 2
+ =
dx
dy
y x dx
dy
y
1 2
2 + = M1A1
x dx
dy
y
y
2 1
2 =


.

\

) 1 2 (
2
2
=
y x
y
dx
dy
A1
(b) 01 . 0 = y o
2
1
e x = B1
x
dx
dy
y o o ~
x
e
c
~
) 1 2 (
) 1 ( 2
01 . 0
2
1 M1A1
008 . 0 ~ x o (3 d.p.) A1 [7]
8.
2
1
2
1
) 2 1 ( ) 1 (
+ x x
= ( )
(
(
(
(
+

.

\


.

\

+ 
.

\

+
(
(
(
(
+

.

\


.

\

+ + ... ) 2 (
! 2
2
3
2
1
) 2 (
2
1
1 ...
! 2
2
1
2
1
) (
2
1
1
2 2
x x x x M1
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8. =
(
+ +
(
+ ...
2
3
1 ...
8
1
2
1
1
2 2
x x x x A1A1
= ...
8
15
2
3
1
2
+ + x x A1
The expansion is valid when 1 < x and 1 2 < x
2
1
< x M1
2
1
2
1
< < x
Since

.

\

e
2
1
,
2
1
4
1
, therefore
4
1
can be used to estimate the value of 2 A1
2
4
1
8
15
4
1
2
3
1
4
1
2 1
4
1
1

.

\

+ 
.

\

~

.

\

+
M1
128
95
2
1
~
4844 . 1 2 ~ or 1.3474 A1 [8]
9. (a) P(x) = 2x
3
3ax
2
+ ax + b
Find two linear equations and solve for a and b M1
2(1)
3
3a(1)
2
+a(1) + b = 0
2a + b = 2
P(2) = 54
2(2)
3
3a(2)
2
+a(2) + b = 54
14a + b = 38
a = 3, b = 4 A1
P(x) = 2x
3
9x
2
+ 3x + 4
= (x 1)(2x
2
7x 4) M1
= (x 1)(2x + 1)(x 4) A1
2x
6
9x
4
+ 3x
2
+ 4
= (x
2
1)(2x
2
+ 1)(x
2
4) M1
The zeroes are 2 , 1 , 1 and 2 A1
(b)
) 2 )( 1 (
9 3
+
=
x x
x
y
9 3 ) 2 (
2
= x x x y
yx
2
yx  2y = 3x9
yx
2
(y+3)x + (9 2y) = 0 M1
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(9) For all real values of x is real, 0 4
2
> ac b
(y3)
2
4(y)(9 2y) 0 > M1
3y
2
10y + 3 0 >
(3y 1)(y 3) 0 >
3
3
1
> s y or y A1
y does not have any real value between
3
1
and 3 for all real values of x. A1 [10]
10. (a) 1
2
+ =
y
t

.

\

+ 
.

\

+ = 2 1
2
1
2
y y
x M1
1
4
2
=
y
x
y
2
= 4(x + 1) A1
(i) Vertex = (1, 0) B1
(ii) Focus = (0, 0) B1
(iii) Directrix , x = 2 B1
(b) x = t(t2) y = 2(t 1)
4 = 2(t 1)
t = 3
x = 3 B1
2 2 = t
dt
dx
2 =
dt
dy
1
1
2 2
2
=
t t dx
dy
M1
2
1
=
dx
dy
A1
The equation of normal:
y 4 = 2(x 3) M1
y = 2x + 10
1
10 5
= +
y x
A1
(c) 2x + y 10 = 0 , (1, 0)
2 2
1 2
10 0 ) 1 ( 2
+
+
= d M1
=
5
12
=
5
5 12
A1 [12]
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11(a)
1 8
1 2
4
1 10
1 2
0
1 10
1 8
0
= A M1
= 24 A1
Since 0 = A , therefore matrix A is nonsingular A1
(b)(i) k =
23
o
k =
23
M
=
10 4
2 0
M1
= 8 A1
(ii)



.

\

0 8 32
0 4 4
6 8 2
24
1
1
A M1
=



.

\

0
0
3
1
3
4
6
1
6
1
4
1
3
1
12
1
A1
(c) 2b c = 1
4a + 10b c = 29
8b c = 16 M1A1
(d)



.

\

=



.

\




.

\

29
16
1
1 10 4
1 8 0
1 2 0
c
b
a
B1



.

\




.

\

=



.

\

29
16
1
0 8 32
0 4 4
6 8 2
24
1
c
b
a
M1
=



.

\

3
20
2
5
2
A1
a = 2, b =
2
5
, c =
3
20
A1 [13]
12.(a) (i)
1
) 1 ( 2
lim ) ( lim
1 1
=
x
x
x f
x x
=
) 1 (
) 1 ( 2
lim
1
x
x
x
M1
= 2 A1
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12(a) (ii) ) ( lim ) ( lim
1
1
x f x f
x
x
+
=
2 ) 4 ( lim
1
=
+
k x
x
M1
2 ) 1 ( 4 = k
k = 6 A1
(b)(i)
) 1 , 0 ( =
f
R or {y : 0 < y < 1} B1
] 0 , 1 [ =
g
R or {y : 1 y 0} B1
(ii) ] 0 , 1 [ =
g
R ; ) 0 , ( =
f
D
Since ) 0 , ( ] 0 , 1 [ . because ] 0 , 1 [ 0 e but ) 0 , ( 0 e M1
That is
f g
D R .
g f does not exist. A1
(iii) From the graph of function f, function f is onetoone in the domain given because
any horizontal line y = c , c constant, that cuts the graph of f, cuts only at a point.
Therefore function f has an inverse function
1
f . B1
Let y x f =
) (
1
) 0 i.e ( D y and R y because
1
1
1
1
) (
f
f
2
2
1  < e e
=
+
=
=
y
x
x
y
x
x
y
y
x
y f x
x
x
x f
=
1
) (
1
D1 : curve y = f(x) or y = g(x)
D1 : curves y = f(x) and y = g(x)
D1 : both graphs correct.
x
y
1
1
1
1
y = f(x)
y = g(x)
M1
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Therefore 1 0 ,
1
:
1
< <
x
x
x
x f A1 [14]
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MARKING SCHEME FOR MATHEMATICS S PAPER 2
No. Solution Mark
1(a)
= 3581
()()
= 11
()
= 3625
= 250
()
Pearsons correlation coefficient,
r =
()(
)
M1
(Calculating any
of the S
xx
, S
yy
, S
xy
)
M1
A1
1 (b) Coefficient of determinant,
()
3.08% variation in y can be explained by x.
M1
A1
B1
2(a) Z
0.025
= 1.96
A 95% confidence interval for the proportion of lecturers who
agreed that the standard of higher education is high
= (
()
)
= (
()
)
= (0.24)
= (0.203, 0.277)
B1
M1 for 0.24
M1correct K
A1
2(b)
( )
()
()()
M1 for
M1substitution
B1z value 1.645
M1
A1
3(a)
B1
A1
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3(b)
f(x)
x
1 2 3 4 5
D1Uniform
scale and at least
3 correct
D1all correct
3(c) Mean =E(x) = ()
= (
) (
) (
) (
) (
)
=
f(x)
=
)
=
Standard deviation = (
) [()]
= 1.28
B1
B1
M1
A1
4(a) Unbiased estimate for the population mean
=
= 80
Unbiased estimate for the population variance
()
()
()()
()
= 16
B1
M1
A1
4(b) Z
0.025
= 1.96
A 95% confidence interval for the population proportion of
students who completed the examination
= (
()
)
= (
()
)
= (0.8 )
= (0.745, 0.855)
B1
M1 for 0.8
M1correct K
A1
4(c) 80% lies in the interval of (0.745, 0.855). Therefore, teacher
Tans claim is true.
B1true
B1reason
5(a)
()
()
()
=
()
( )
(
)
M1
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() ( )
[ ()]
( )
( )]
( )
( )
M1
M1
A1
5(b)(i)
()
( )
M1
A1
5(b)(ii)
()
( )
()
M1A1
5(c) Since () () A and B are not independent events.
B1deduction
B1reason
6(a) ( )
(
I
( )
(
III: 0.901 = 2.927
(3dp)
Substitute into I, ()
= 18.138 (3dp)
M1
M1
B1both
equations
correct
A1
A1
6(b)
)
(
)
(
)
( )
( ) ( )
= 0.1957 0.00252
= 0.193
B1
B1 for
M1
A1
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7 1 2 3 4
2005   1.486 0.736
2006 0.568 1.011 1.556 0.860
2007 0.599 1.106  
Average S 0.584 1.059 1.521 0.798
Correction
factor
1.0096 1.0096 1.0096 1.0096
Adjusted S 0.590 1.069 1.536 0.806
A1correct
values of
M1correct
average
B1correction
factor
M1adjusted S
8(a)
The distribution is skewed to right.
D1uniform scale
and correct
values
D1all correct
B1
8(b)
Mean =
Standard deviation =
( )
= 4.97 minutes
M1
A1
M1
A1
9(a)
D1
D1
9(b)
B1
0
10
20
30
40
50
60
0.05 2.95 5.95 8.95 11.95 14.95 17.95 20.95
Frequency
Duration
(Minutes)
0
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
80
0 5 10 15
Uniform scale
and at least 5
correct points
All correct
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() (
) (
() (
=4.49
=
)
= 15.27
The equation of the regression line: y = 15.27 + 4.49x
( ) ( )
Straight line passing through his ( )
M1
(his value)
A1
B1
A1
D1
D1
9(c) y = 15.27 + 4.49 (8.5)
= 53.44 (nearest integer)
M1
A1
10 (a) Type of
handphone
Sales quantity
2009 (q
0
) 2010 (q
n
)
A 26 40 153.85
B 18 38 211.11
C 19 21 110.53
D 30 25 83.33
Average relative quantity index =
= 139.71
B1
M1
A1
10(b)
Paasche price index =
=
()()()()
()()()()
= 123.23
The price of handphones in 2010 has increased by 23.23%
compared to that of 2009
M1
A1
B1
11(a)
D1correct
sequence and
flow
D1correct
activities and
duration
1
000
0 0
2
000
2 5
3
000
3
14
4
000
6 6
A
C
2
6
B
3
5
000
11 14
7
000
19 19
6
000
15 15
D
E
5
F
G
H
5
9
4
9
x
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11(b) Activity Total float
A 3
B 11
C 0
D 3
E 11
F 0
G 3
H 0
Since the total float for activities C, F and H are zeroes,
therefore the critical path is CFH and the minimum
completion time is 19 weeks.
B1correct
values of EST
B1correct
values of EFT
B1 correct
values of LST
B1correct
values of LFT
B1correct total
float
B1critical path
B1minimum
completion time
11(c) There is no effect on the completion time of the project.
Reason: Total float for activity E represents the maximum time
that it can be delayed ( 8 weeks < total float for activity E)
B1no effect
B1reason
12(a) Maximize profit:
Subject to:
B1
B1
B1
B1
12(b) Tableau 2
Tableau 3
Basic P X
1
X
2
X
3
S
1
S
2
S
3
Solution
P 1 20 0 2 6 0 0 3000
X
2
0
0 0 50
S
2
0 
1 0 50
S
3
0 2 0 1 0 0 1 180
Basic P X
1
X
2
X
3
S
1
S
2
S
3
Solution
P 1 0 0 8 6 0 10 4800
X
2
0 0 1
5
S
2
0 0 0
95
X
1
0 1 0
0 0
90
M1attempt to
do row
operation
A1all values in
solution column
correct
M1attempt to
do row
operation
A1all values in
tableau correct
12(c) 90 units of tables, 5 units of sofas and none of chairs should be
produced per week in order to maximise the total profit.
The maximum profit is RM4800.
A1
A1
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