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SHORT

QUESTIONS TEST COMPLEX NUMBERS AND VECTORS

TEST TIME TOTAL: 70 minutes

NON CALCULATOR

[Maximum Marks: 6]

1
3
2
Let = 1 , = 1 = 22

2
8

(a)
Find

(b)
Find the value of such that is parallel to

[Maximum Marks: 6]

Point has position vectors 3 + 2 . Point D lies on the line with
equation = + 5 + ( + 2). Find the value of such that is
parallel to the x-axis

[Maximum Marks: 6]

Two vectors are given by =

and =
, where [0,2]. Find all

2
possible values of for which are perpendicular.

[Maximum Marks: 6]

Three points have coordinates 3, 1, 1 , 4, 1, 3 3, + 1, + 1 , where
> 0.

(a)
Find a vector perpendicular to both and .

(b)
Given that the area of the triangle is 6 2, find the value of .

[Maximum Marks: 5]

Two unit vectors are given such that + 2 = | 2|

(a)
Find the value of

(b)
Hence find the angle between

[Maximum Marks: 6]

!!!
!!!
Does the line joining 1, 4, 3 (7, 5, 6) intersect the line
= =
?
!
!
If it does, find the point of intersection, if it does not then describe their
relationship to one another.

[Maximum Marks: 8]

Two roots of the quantic equation: ! 7 ! + ! + ! + 150 = 0 (where
, ) are 3 and 1 + 2

(a) Write down a third root of the equation

(b) One of the remaining two roots is + . Show that ! + ! = 10

(c) Find the values of and

(d) Hence, find the values of ,

[Maximum Marks: 6]

!
Let = !!!

(a)
Express in terms of

(b)
If = 1, show that = 1

[Maximum Marks: 8]

(a)
(b)

! !" !! !!"

Show that !
=

Find the value of cos (3)

(c)
Find the exact value of cos ( + 3)

[Maximum Marks: 6]

(a) If is a complex number ! + = , where k is real, show that either is
!
real or = !

(b) If is not real, find the set of possible values for

[Maximum Marks: 5]

Show that ! is real