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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)

Express y x2 + 6x + 5 in the form of y (x + h)2 + k.

(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

BR = 27 cm and BQ = 13 cm. Calculate the length of PQ.


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)

Find the length and width of the box in terms of x.

[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]

Hence find the volume of the box.

[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)

against the current,

(ii)

with the current.

[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)

against the current,

[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.
6

(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]

What is the percentage of students who scored more than 75 marks?


[1]

The following table shows some corresponding values of x and y.


x

0.3

0.8

2.4

120

45

18

15

(i)

Determine if x and y are in direct or inverse proportion.

[2]

(ii)

State the value of the constant, k.

[1]

(iii)

Hence write down an equation connecting x and y.

[1]

(iv)

Find the value of x when y = 22.5.

[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.

(ii) Hence find the value of y when x = 7.

[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
)

The bearing of B from A is 042. CAD 45 and CDA 72 .

[2
]

Calculate

(c
)

(i) the bearing of D from A,

[1
]

(ii) the bearing of D from C,

[2
]

(iii) the shortest distance from C to the path AB.

[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
]

(ii) Find the angle of depression of the marker C from the


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)

Hence, find the smallest value of k , when 3780k is a perfect square.

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