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Trial WACE Examination, 2012

Question/Answer Booklet

Section One:

Student Number:

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Time allowed for this section
Reading time before commencing work: five minutes
Working time for this section:
fifty minutes

Materials required/recommended for this section
To be provided by the supervisor
This Question/Answer Booklet
Formula Sheet

To be provided by the candidate
Standard items: pens, pencils, pencil sharpener, eraser, correction fluid/tape, ruler, highlighters
Special items:


Important note to candidates
No other items may be used in this section of the examination. It is your responsibility to ensure
that you do not have any unauthorised notes or other items of a non-personal nature in the
examination room. If you have any unauthorised material with you, hand it to the supervisor
before reading any further.

Show all your working clearly. 3.e. It is recommended that you do not use pencil. ensure that you cancel the answer you do not wish to have marked. Spare pages are included at the end of this booklet. except in diagrams. The rules for the conduct of Western Australian external examinations are detailed in the Year 12 Information Handbook 2012. They can be used for planning your responses and/or as additional space if required to continue an answer. If you repeat an answer to any question. i.2012 ST HILDA’S MATHEMATICS 3CD 2 CALCULATOR-FREE Structure of this paper Number of questions available Number of questions to be answered Working time (minutes) Marks available Percentage of exam Section One: Calculator-free 7 7 50 50 33 Section Two: Calculator-assumed 13 13 100 100 67 Total 150 100 Section Instructions to candidates 1.  Planning: If you use the spare pages for planning. Write your answers in the spaces provided in this Question/Answer Booklet. Sitting this examination implies that you agree to abide by these rules. valid working or justification is required to receive full marks.  Continuing an answer: If you need to use the space to continue an answer. For any question or part question worth more than two marks. Incorrect answers given without supporting reasoning cannot be allocated any marks. indicate this clearly at the top of the page. 4. See next page . 2. give the page number. indicate in the original answer space where the answer is continued. Fill in the number of the question(s) that you are continuing to answer at the top of the page. Your working should be in sufficient detail to allow your answers to be checked readily and for marks to be awarded for reasoning.

1. Working time for this section is 50 minutes.CALCULATOR-FREE 3 Section One: Calculator-free MATHEMATICS 3C/3D (50 Marks) This section has seven (7) questions. Write your answers in the spaces provided. Calculate (a) P( B) (1 mark) (b) P( A  B) (1 mark) (c) P( A  B) (1 mark) (d) P( A | B) (1 mark) See next page . Question 1 (4 marks) For the two independent events A and B .3 and P( B)  0. Answer all questions. P( A)  0.

2012 ST HILDA’S MATHEMATICS 3CD 4 Question 2 Solve the system of equations CALCULATOR-FREE (5 marks) 3x  2 y  6z  3 x  3 y  4z  9 2x  8  2z  y See next page .

CALCULATOR-FREE 5 Question 3 (a) (b) MATHEMATICS 3C/3D (8 marks) Differentiate the following with respect to x . (i) y  2 x3 3  x 2 (ii) y 1 e3 x1 d Simplify dx 2e x 2 (Do not simplify your answer) (2 marks) (Do not simplify your answer) (3 marks) x2  t 2   dt  3  2   (3 marks) See next page .

(b) Find the coordinates of the point of inflection of f ( x) (c) Sketch the graph of y  f ( x) . (d) What is the maximum value of f ( x) in the interval 2  x  4 ? (3 marks) (1 mark) (3 marks) See next page (1 mark) . (a) Find the coordinates of the turning points of f ( x) and state their nature.2012 ST HILDA’S MATHEMATICS 3CD 6 CALCULATOR-FREE Question 4 (8 marks) A function is defined by f ( x)  6 x2  2x3 .

CALCULATOR-FREE 7 Question 5 Let f ( x)  MATHEMATICS 3C/3D (9 marks) 1 and g ( x)  e2x . (5 marks) (b) Solve f ( x)  3  2x . 1 x (a) Determine the domain and range of f ( g ( x)) . (4 marks) See next page .

(6 marks) See next page (3 marks) .2012 ST HILDA’S MATHEMATICS 3CD 8 Question 6 CALCULATOR-FREE (9 marks)  x(3x 2 4  6 x)4  (3 x2  6 x) dx (a) Determine (b) Calculate the area bounded by the functions f ( x)  ( x  2)2  3 and g ( x)  2x  4 .

A cm2. Justifying you have found the minimum surface area is not required.CALCULATOR-FREE 9 MATHEMATICS 3C/3D Question 7 (7 marks) A closed cylindrical can of radius r cm has a volume of 250 cm . r (2 marks) (b) Determine the exact minimum possible surface area of the can and the radius and height required to achieve this optimum area. of this can is given by A  500  2 r 2 . (5 marks) End of questions . 3 (a) Show that the total surface area.

2012 ST HILDA’S MATHEMATICS 3CD Additional working space Question number: _________ 10 CALCULATOR-FREE .

CALCULATOR-FREE Additional working space Question number: _________ 11 MATHEMATICS 3C/3D .