:
MATHEMATICS ENGINEERING
SET 1
NAME OF LECTURER : DR.MARSYITA
GROUP
:
DUE DATE
: 24 NOVEMBER 2014
NAMA
NO.
MATRIK
LIM JUN RONG
178463
KUAN POH YEE
176762
WONG SWEE YAO
LOW BEE SAN
LIM KOK SANG
NO. KAD PENGENALAN
940202085218
Question 1 (10 marks)
Find the following limits.
√
√
Solution
√
√
Since
√
takes the form
√
at x = – 8, we apply L’ Hôpital’s rule to give
√
√
√
√
=–2
Using trigonometric identity,
Since
takes the form
at x =
, we apply L’ Hôpital’s rule to give
Question 2 (15 marks)
Sketch the graphs of the following functions IT tools for
a)
b)
c)
 
 
 
.
Solution ：
a)
b)
 
x
f(x)
2
1
0
1
2
4
2
0
0
0
,
 
x
f(x)
2
1
0
1
2
4
1
0
1
4
c)
x
f(x)
2
1
1
1
0
1
2
undefined
1
1
 
Question 3 (10 marks)
Two water waves,
and
, meet. Find the equation for the
resultant wave and compare its characteristics with those of the original waves. Discuss the
following special cases:
a)
b)
c)
Solution :
To find the equation for the resultant wave , sum the equation of first water wave (
water wave (
) and second
.
Equation for resultant wave
Let resultant wave be
,
+
+
+
By using the formula of trigonometric identities :
*[
Equation for resultant wave ,
Comparing the resultant wave with both the original waves.
RESULTANT WAVE
ORIGINAL WAVE
Amplitude is higher than original wave.
Amplitude is lower than resultant wave.
Standing wave.
Progressive wave.
a) When
(
)
Since cos 0 = 1,
New original waves do not have any significant changes.
The new resultant wave
will now have a phase difference of
.
b) When
(
)
(
)
√
Since
,
√
X=[√
]
New original wave
leads the old
has no change but
by .
The new resultant wave
c) When
(
)
(
Since
will become
)
,
will have a lower magnitude.
which
New original wave has no change but
lags the old by π.
The new resultant wave will become 0.
will become
which
Question 4 (5 marks)
A projectile is launch from level ground at
with initial velocity
horizontal. Subsequently, its position is described by
Find the equation of trajectory of the projectile. If
ground on its returns.
Solution :
y
u 𝜃
0
x
=
=
Since velocity, v =
Horizontal distance: x =
)t
x=
Vertical distance: Sy =
t+
2
at an angle
to the
,
, find where the projectile hits the
Since a = g, so y= (
2
)t 
Trajectory equation:
x=
t=
y=(
=
2
)t(
2
)
Trigonometric identities:
=
–
y=

(1 +
)
time of flight, t =
since
, t
=
√
√
Position of x =
=(
√
x=
)(
√
)
)
Question 5 (10 marks)
Express the following in partial fraction:
a)
b)
Solution :
a)
[
[
[
When
]
]
[
]
[
]
]
When
By substituting
and
into
,
*Answer
Solution :
b)
[
]
[
]
[
+
When
=2,
+
+
[
]
]
When
=3,
+
+
By substituting
*Answer
22
and
16 into
,