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1.

(a)

attempt to form composite

(M1)

e.g. g 7 2 x , 7 2 x 3
(g f)(x) = 10 2x
1

(b)

g (x) = x 3

(c)

METHOD 1
valid approach

A1

N2

A1

N1

N2

N2

(M1)

e.g. g (5), 2, f (5)


f (2) = 3

A1

METHOD 2
1

attempt to form composite of f and g

(M1)

e.g. (f g )(x) = 7 2(x 3), 13 2x


1

(f g )(5) = 3

A1

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2.

(a)

valid approach

(M1)

2
e.g. b 4ac, 0, 4k 4 2k 1
2

correct equation
2

A1
2

e.g. (4k) 4(2k)(1) = 0, 16k = 8k, 2k k = 0


correct manipulation
e.g.

(b)

8k 2k 1 ,

A1

8 64
32

1
2

recognizing vertex is on the x-axis

A2

N3

N1

M1

e.g. (1, 0), sketch of parabola opening upward from the x-axis
P0

A1

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3.

(a)

(1, 2)

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N2

(b)

g (x) = 3(x 1) 2 (accept p =1, q = 2)

A1A1

N2

(c)

(1, 2)

A1A1

N2

2
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4.

(a)

(i)

interchanging x and y (seen anywhere)


y+3
e.g. x = e
correct manipulation
e.g. ln x = y + 3, ln y = x + 3
1

(ii)
(b)

M1
A1

f (x) = ln x 3

AG

N0

x>0

A1

N1

collecting like terms; using laws of logs




x
1
ln 3, ln x ln x 3; ln 3, ln x 2 3
1
x

x
e.g. ln x
simplify

(A1)(A1)

(A1)

3
2
3
e.g. ln x = 2 , x = e
3
3
2
x = e ( e )

A1

N2
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5.

(a)

attempt to form any composition (even if order is reversed)


3x
g
1
2

correct composition h(x) =

3x
1

1
h( x) 4 cos 2

(M1)
(A1)

1
1
3x 2
4 cos x 1, 4 cos
1
3
6
2

(b)

period is 4(12.6)

(c)

range is 5 h(x) 3 ([5, 3])

A1

N3

A1

N1

A1A1

N2
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6.

(a)

(b)

(i)

Neither

(ii)

Geometric series

(iii)

Arithmetic series

(iv)

Neither
Note: Award (A1) for geometric correct, (A1) for
arithmetic correct and (A1) for both neither. These may
be implied by blanks only if GP and AP correct.

(Series (ii) is a GP with a sum to infinity)


3
Common ratio 4

a
1

3
1 r
1
4

S =
=4
Note: Do not allow ft from an incorrect series.

(C3)

(A1)

(M1)
(A1) (C3)
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7.

(a)

A2
(b)

evidence of appropriate approach

N2

(M1)

1
2
e.g. reference to any horizontal shift and/or stretch factor, x = 3 + 1, y = 2
P is (4, 1) (accept x = 4, y = 1)

A1A1

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8.

(a)

Ashley
AP

(b)

12 + 14 + 16 + ... to 15 terms

(M1)

15
S15 = 2 [2(12) + 14(2)]

(M1)

= 15 26
= 390 hours

(A1)

Billie
2

GP
(i)

12, 12(1.1), 12(1.1)

(M1)

(A1)
(AG)

In week 3, 12(1.1)
= 14.52 hours

12[1.1 1]
1.1 1
S15 =
15

(ii)

= 381 hours (3 sf)

(c)

12 (1.1)

n1

(M1)
(A1)

> 50

(M1)

50
n1
(1.1) > 12

(A1)

50
(n 1) ln 1.1 > ln 12
50
ln
12
n 1 > ln 1.1

(A1)

n 1 > 14.97
n > 15.97
Week 16

(A1)

OR
n1
12(1.1) > 50
By trial and error
14
15
12(1.1) = 45.6, 12(1.1) = 50.1
n l = 15
n = 16 (Week 16)

(M1)
(A1)
(A1)
(A1)

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9.

(a)

attempt to find d
u 3 u1
2 , 8 = 2 + 2d
e.g.
d=3

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A1

N2

(b)

(c)

correct substitution
e.g. u20 = 2 + (20 1)3, u20 = 3 20 1
u20 = 59

(A1)

correct substitution

(A1)

A1

N2

N2

20
20
e.g. S20 = 2 (2 + 59), S20 = 2 (2 2 + 19 3)
S20 = 610

A1

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10.

(a)
(b)

(c)

16 1

r = 32 2
correct calculation or listing terms
6 1
3
1
1
,8

2 , 32, ... 4, 2, 1
e.g. 32 2

A1

N1

(A1)

u6 = 1

A1

evidence of correct substitution in S


32 32
,
1 1
1
2 2
e.g.
S = 64

A1

A1

N2

N1
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11.

(a)

(b)

evidence of equation for u27


e.g. 263 = u1 + 26 11, u27 = u1 + (n 1) 11, 263 (11 26)
u1 = 23
(i)

(ii)

M1
A1

correct equation
e.g. 516 = 23 + (n 1) 11, 539 = (n 1) 11
n = 50

N1
A1
A1

correct substitution into sum formula


50( 23 516)
50( 2 ( 23) 49 11)
, S 50
2
2
e.g. S50 =

A1

S50 = 12325 (accept 12300)

A1

N1

N1
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