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# ACS-ANDERSON PREPARATION

PQRSTU

is a hexagon. Find

1.
a)

## the sum of all its interior angles

b)

the value of

x.

6 x 11oQ

125 o

9x 5o 6 x P

x 15 o

76 o
U

2.
Each exterior angle in a regular polygon is 30. How many sides does the
polygon have?
Given that ABCDEF is a regular hexagon. Find the values of x , y and z .

3.

C
y

x
A

z
F

Three interior angles of an n-gon are 1530, 1440 and 1000. If the
remaining interior angles are each equal to 149 0, find the value of n.
[3]

4
.
5.

(a)

(b)

## Hence, sketch the graph of the function in the answer

space below.

A 12 cm
Q = PRQ = 90,
6. In the diagram,
PQR is similar to BQA. BAQ
P
AQ = 12 cm,
13 cm
B
27 cm
R

7.

## The diagram below shows a sketch of part of the curve y x 1 x 5 .

The curve cuts the

## x -axis at P and Q and the y -axis at R.

y
T

y x 1 x 5

y x k

(a)
Find the coordinates of P.
(b)
Find the equation of the line of symmetry of the curve.
(c)
T ( 2, t ) is a point on the curve. Find the value of t.
(d)
Write down the coordinates of the maximum turning point.
(e)
Given that the straight line y x k passes through T, find the value of k.
8. Solve the following equations.
(a)

7
x3

x 1
3

(b)

1
2x

3
3x 2 6 9 x

## 9. A rectangular open box is formed from a thin rectangular metal

sheet of dimension
20 cm by 14 cm. Squares of side x cm are cut out from the corners
and the
remaining piece is folded along the dotted lines to form the box.
x
x
14
cm

20
cm

(a)

[2]

(b)

## Find the base area of the box in terms of x in cm2.

[1]

(c)

Given that the base area of the box is 180 cm2, show that
x2 17x + 25 = 0.

[2]

(d)

(e)

## Solve the equation x2 17x + 25 = 0, giving your answers

correct to
2 decimal places.

[3]

[1]

## 10. The speed of a boat in still water is 40 km/h.

The speed of the water current is x km/h.
(a) Write down an expression for the speed of the boat
(i)

(ii)

[1]
[1]

## The boat travels 80 km in the water.

(b) Write down an expression for the time taken to travel 80 km

(c)

(i)

[1]

(ii)

## with the current.

[1]

If the boat takes 50 minutes longer to travel against the current than it takes
to travel with the current, write down an equation in x and show that it
reduces to x 2 192 x 1600 0 . [3]

## (d) Solve the equation x 2 192 x 1600 0 .

Explain why you would reject one of the two solutions.

[3]

(e) Find the time taken, in hours and minutes, to travel with the current.
x2
5
2 x 1 (1 x) .
2
3

## 11. Solve the inequalities

[2]

[3]

12. List all the integer values of y which satisfy the inequalities
y
3 y 23
7 2 y 10
.
2
2

13.The straight line passes through the points P(4, - 2) and Q( - 6, 4).
(a) Find the gradient of PQ.
(b) Find the equation of the line parallel to PQ and passes through the point R
(1, 0) .

(c) The line in (b) cuts the x-axis at A and the y-axis at B. Find the coordinates of A
and B.
(d) Find the length of AB.
14. A cylindrical container of internal radius 3.5 cm contains water to a height of
10.25 cm.
(a) Calculate the surface area of the container that is in contact with water,
taking

to be

22
.
7

(b) 5 steel balls are dropped into the tank, find the radius of the steel balls given
the water level rises by

5
cm.
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(c)

15.

The water and the steel balls are then transferred to another conical
container with internal radius of 5 cm. The container is filled completely.
Calculate the height of the water level in the conical container, correct to 3
significant figures.

The stem and leaf diagram below shows the marks scored by 30 students in a
Science test.
Stem Leaf
5
1 6
6
0 0
7
1 1
8
2 3
Key: 7
(a)

(b)

17.

8
3 4 4 5 6 6 7 7 8 8 8 9
4 5 6 6 7
represents 76 marks.

Find the
mean,
median,
mode of the distribution.

(i)
(ii)
(iii)

16
.

6
2
2
5
6

[2]
[1]
[1]

[1]

x

0.3

0.8

2.4

120

45

18

15

(i)

[2]

(ii)

[1]

(iii)

[1]

(iv)

[1]

## (a) Given that y is directly proportional to (2x + 1)2. The value of y

when x = 1.5 is 48.
(i)

Express y in terms of x.

[2]
[1]

## (b) Given that y is inversely proportional to square of x and

that y = 5 when
x = 2, find the positive value of x when y = 0.8.

[3]

## (c) It takes 6 men 8 days to paint 20 halls. Assuming that all

the men work at the same rate, how long will it take 3 men
to paint 15 such halls?

[2]

## 18. Find the sum of

1 1 1
1
1

.........
without the use of a calculator
2 6 12 20
24492

## 19 In the diagram, A, B, C and D are four markers on a horizontal field.

.
AC = 350 m, BAC 32 and BCA 90

(a
)

Calculate AB.

(b
)

[2
]

Calculate

(c
)

[1
]

[2
]

[2
]

## An aircraft was hovering vertically above the point A.

The angle of elevation of the bottom of the aircraft from B is
29.
(i) Calculate the height at which the aircraft is hovering.

[1
]

aircraft.

[2
]

20
.

(a)

## Given 3780 = 22 3a 5 7b when expressed as a product of its prime

factors.
Write down the values of a and of b .

(b)