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A2 level Mathematics

C3 EXAM PAPERS

1

January 2012

2.

Figure 1

Figure 1 shows the graph of equation y = f(x).

The points P ( 3, 0) and Q (2, 4) are stationary points on the graph.

Sketch, on separate diagrams, the graphs of

(a) y = 3f(x + 2),

(3)

(b) y = f(x).

(3)

June 2010

4.

f : x | |2x 5|,

x .

(a) Sketch the graph with equation y = f(x), showing the coordinates of the points where the graph cuts or

meets the axes.

(2)

(b) Solve f(x) =15 + x.

(3)

g : x | x2 4x + 1,

x ,

0 x 5.

(2)

(3)

June 2009

5.

Figure 2

Figure 2 shows a sketch of part of the curve with equation y = f(x), x .

The curve meets the coordinate axes at the points A(0, 1 k) and B( 12 ln k, 0), where k is a constant and k

>1, as shown in Figure 2.

On separate diagrams, sketch the curve with equation

(a) y = f(x),

(3)

(b) y = f 1(x).

(2)

Show on each sketch the coordinates, in terms of k, of each point at which the curve meets or cuts the

axes.

Given that f(x) = e2x k,

(c) state the range of f,

(1)

(3)

(1)

January 2010

1.

Express

x 1

1

2

3x 3 3x 1

as a single fraction in its simplest form.

(4)

January 2010

6.

Figure 1

Figure 1 shows a sketch of the graph of y = f (x).

The graph intersects the y-axis at the point (0, 1) and the point A(2, 3) is the maximum turning point.

Sketch, on separate axes, the graphs of

(i)

y = f(x) + 1,

(ii) y = f(x + 2) + 3,

(iii) y = 2f(2x) .

On each sketch, show the coordinates of the point at which your graph intersects the y-axis and the

coordinates of the point to which A is transformed.

(9)

January 2012

7.

f:x

3( x 1)

1

,

2

2x 7x 4 x 4

x , x >

1

.

2x 1

1

.

2

(4)

(3)

(1)

g(x) = ln (x + 1).

1

, giving your answer in terms of e.

7

(4)

June 2010

6.

Figure 2

Figure 2 shows a sketch of the curve with the equation y = f(x), x .

The curve has a turning point at A(3, 4) and also passes through the point (0, 5).

(a) Write down the coordinates of the point to which A is transformed on the curve with equation

(i)

y = |f(x)|,

(4)

On your sketch show the coordinates of all turning points and the coordinates of the point at which

the curve cuts the y-axis.

(3)

The curve with equation y = f(x) is a translation of the curve with equation y = x2.

(c) Find f(x).

(2)

(1)

June 2012

1.

Express

2(3x 2)

2

2

3x 1

9x 4

as a single fraction in its simplest form.

(4)

January 2011

6.

f: x

3 2x

,

x5

x ,

x 5.

(3)

Figure 2

The function g has domain 1 x 8, and is linear from (1, 9) to (2, 0) and from (2, 0) to (8, 4). Figure 2

shows a sketch of the graph of y = g(x).

(b) Write down the range of g.

(1)

(2)

(2)

(i)

y = g(x),

(ii) y = g1(x).

(f)

Show on each sketch the coordinates of each point at which the graph meets or cuts the axes.

(4)

(1)

June2011

3.

Figure 1

Figure 1 shows part of the graph of y = f (x), x .

The graph consists of two line segments that meet at the point R (4, 3), as shown in Figure 1.

Sketch, on separate diagrams, the graphs of

(a) y = 2f(x + 4),

(3)

(b) y = f(x) .

(3)

June 2012

4.

Figure 2

Figure 2 shows part of the curve with equation y = f(x).

The curve passes through the points P(1.5, 0)and Q(0, 5) as shown.

On separate diagrams, sketch the curve with equation

(a) y = f(x)

(2)

(b) y = f(x)

(2)

(c) y = 2f(3x)

(3)

Indicate clearly on each sketch the coordinates of the points at which the curve crosses or meets the axes.

Jan 2013

3.

Figure 1

Figure 1 shows part of the curve with equation y = f(x) , x .

The curve passes through the points Q(0, 2) and P(3, 0) as shown.

(a) Find the value of ff (3).

(2)

(b) y = f 1(x),

(2)

(c) y = f(x) 2,

(2)

(d) y = 2f 12 x .

(3)

Indicate clearly on each sketch the coordinates of the points at which the curve crosses or meets the axes.

Jan 2013

7.

h(x) =

18

2

4

+ 2

2

,

x 2 x 5 ( x 5)( x 2)

2x

.

x 5

x 0.

(4)

(3)

Figure 2

Figure 2 shows a graph of the curve with equation y = h(x).

(c) Calculate the range of h(x) .

(5)

TRIGONOMETRY

June 2009

2.

(a) Use the identity cos2 + sin2 = 1 to prove that tan2 = sec2 1.

(2)

2 tan2 + 4 sec + sec2 = 2.

(6)

January 2012

5.

2 cot2 3 = 7 cosec 3 5.

Give your answers in degrees to 1 decimal place.

(10)

June 2009

6.

(a) Use the identity cos (A + B) = cos A cos B sin A sin B, to show that

cos 2A = 1 2 sin2 A

(2)

C1: y = 3 sin 2x

C2: y = 4 sin2 x 2 cos 2x

(b) Show that the x-coordinates of the points where C1 and C2 intersect satisfy the equation

4 cos 2x + 3 sin 2x = 2

(3)

(c) Express 4cos 2x + 3 sin 2x in the form R cos (2x ), where R > 0 and 0 < < 90, giving the value of

to 2 decimal places.

(3)

(d) Hence find, for 0 x < 180, all the solutions of

4 cos 2x + 3 sin 2x = 2,

giving your answers to 1 decimal place.

(4)

June 2009

8.

(1)

(b) Find, for 0 < x < , all the solutions of the equation

cosec x 8 cos x = 0.

giving your answers to 2 decimal places.

(5)

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January 2010

3.

(a) Express 5 cos x 3 sin x in the form R cos(x + ), where R > 0 and 0 < <

1

2

(4)

5 cos x 3 sin x = 4

for 0 x < 2, giving your answers to 2 decimal places.

(5)

January 2010

8.

Solve

cosec2 2x cot 2x = 1

for 0 x 180.

(7)

June 2010

1.

sin 2

= tan .

1 cos 2

(2)

(b) Hence find, for 180 < 180, all the solutions of

2 sin 2

= 1.

1 cos 2

Give your answers to 1 decimal place.

(3)

June 2011

6.

1

cos 2

= tan ,

sin 2

sin 2

90n, n .

(4)

(i)

(3)

cosec 4x cot 4x = 1.

11

(5)

January 2011

3.

2 cos 2 = 1 2 sin

in the interval 0 < 360.

(6)

January 2011

1.

(a) Express 7 cos x 24 sin x in the form R cos (x + ) where R > 0 and 0 < <

.

2

(3)

(1)

7 cos x 24 sin x = 10,

giving your answers to 2 decimal places.

(5)

June 2010

7.

(a) Express 2 sin 1.5 cos in the form R sin ( ), where R > 0 and 0 < <

.

2

(b) (i)

(3)

(ii) Find the value of , for 0 < , at which this maximum occurs.

(3)

Tom models the height of sea water, H metres, on a particular day by the equation

4 t

1.5 cos

25

H = 6 + 2 sin

4 t

,

25

0 t <12,

(c) Calculate the maximum value of H predicted by this model and the value of t, to 2 decimal places,

when this maximum occurs.

(3)

(d) Calculate, to the nearest minute, the times when the height of sea water is predicted, by this model, to

be 7 metres.

(6)

12

January 2012

8.

(a) Starting from the formulae for sin (A + B) and cos (A + B), prove that

tan A tan B

.

1 tan A tan B

(4)

1 3 tan

.

=

6

3 tan

(3)

tan (A + B) =

(b) Deduce that

tan

1 + 3 tan = (3 tan ) tan ( ).

Give your answers as multiples of .

(6)

June 2012

5.

(b) Hence show that

(2)

(4)

4 cosec2 2 cosec2 = 4

giving your answers in terms of .

(3)

June 2012

8.

Given that f(x) = R cos (2x + ), where R > 0 and 0 < < 90,

(a) find the value of R and the value of .

(3)

7 cos 2x 24 sin 2x = 12.5

for 0 x < 180, giving your answers to 1 decimal place.

(5)

(c) Express 14 cos2 x 48 sin x cos x in the form a cos 2x + b sin 2x + c, where a, b, and c are constants to

be found.

(2)

(d) Hence, using your answers to parts (a) and (c), deduce the maximum value of

14 cos2 x 48 sin x cos x.

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(2)

Jan 2013

4.

(a) Express 6 cos + 8 sin in the form R cos ( ), where R > 0 and 0 < <

Give the value of to 3 decimal places.

p( ) =

(b)

.

2

(4)

4

,

12 6 cos 8 sin

0 2.

Calculate

(i)

(4)

Jan 2013

6.

(i)

(sin 22.5 + cos 22.5)2.

You must show each stage of your working.

(5)

(ii) (a) Show that cos 2 + sin = 1 may be written in the form

k sin2 sin = 0, stating the value of k.

(2)

(b) Hence solve, for 0 < 360, the equation

cos 2 + sin = 1.

(4)

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January 2010

5.

Sketch the graph of y = ln x, stating the coordinates of any points of intersection with the axes.

(3)

June 2009

3.

Rabbits were introduced onto an island. The number of rabbits, P, t years after they were introduced is

modelled by the equation

1

P = 80e 5 , t ,

t

t 0.

(a) Write down the number of rabbits that were introduced to the island.

(1)

(b) Find the number of years it would take for the number of rabbits to first exceed 1000.

(2)

(c) Find

dP

.

dt

(2)

dP

= 50.

dt

(3)

January 2010

9.

(i)

(a) ln (3x 7) = 5,

(3)

(5)

f (x) = e2x + 3,

x ,

(a) Find f 1 and state its domain.

(4)

(3)

June 2010

8.

2x 2 9x 5

.

x 2 2 x 15

(3)

Given that

ln (2x2 + 9x 5) = 1 + ln (x2 + 2x 15),

(b) find x in terms of e.

x 5,

(4)

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January 2011

4.

Joan brings a cup of hot tea into a room and places the cup on a table. At time t minutes after Joan places

the cup on the table, the temperature, C, of the tea is modelled by the equation

= 20 + Aekt,

where A and k are positive constants.

Given that the initial temperature of the tea was 90 C,

(a) find the value of A.

(2)

(b) Show that k =

1

ln 2.

5

(3)

(c) Find the rate at which the temperature of the tea is decreasing at the instant when t = 10. Give your

answer, in C per minute, to 3 decimal places.

(3)

June2011

4.

f : x 4 ln (x + 2), x , x 1.

(a) Find f 1(x).

(3)

(1)

g : x e x 2, x .

2

(3)

(1)

January 2012

3.

The area, A mm2, of a bacterial culture growing in milk, t hours after midday, is given by

A = 20e1.5t,

(a) Write down the area of the culture at midday.

t 0.

(1)

(b) Find the time at which the area of the culture is twice its area at midday. Give your answer to the

nearest minute.

(5)

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June2011

5.

The mass, m grams, of a leaf t days after it has been picked from a tree is given by

m = pekt,

where k and p are positive constants.

When the leaf is picked from the tree, its mass is 7.5 grams and 4 days later its mass is 2.5 grams.

(a) Write down the value of p.

(b) Show that k =

(1)

1

ln 3.

4

(4)

dm

= 0.6 ln 3.

dt

(6)

June 2012

6.

f: x ex + 2,

x ,

g : x ln x,

x > 0.

(1)

(2)

(4)

(3)

(e) On the same axes sketch the curves with equation y = f(x) and y = f1(x), giving the coordinates of all

the points where the curves cross the axes.

(4)

Jan 2013

8.

V = 17000e0.25t + 2000e0.5t + 500.

where V is the value of the car in pounds () and t is the age in years.

(a) Find the value of the car when t = 0.

(1)

(4)

(c) Find the rate at which the value of the car is decreasing at the instant when t = 8.

Give your answer in pounds per year to the nearest pound.

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(4)

DIFFERENTIATION

June 2010

2.

y=

3

,

(5 3 x ) 2

5

.

3

Find an equation of the normal to C at P in the form ax + by + c = 0, where a, b and c are integers.

(7)

January 2010

4.

(i)

Given that y =

ln( x 2 1)

dy

, find

.

x

dx

(4)

dy

1

=

.

dx 1 x 2

(5)

June 2009

4.

(i)

(a) x2 cos 3x,

(3)

ln( x 2 1)

(b)

.

x2 1

(4)

y = (4x+1),

x > 14 , y > 0.

The point P on the curve has x-coordinate 2. Find an equation of the tangent to C at P in the form ax +

by + c = 0, where a, b and c are integers.

(6)

June 2009

7.

f(x) = 1

2

x 8

+

, x , x 4, x 2.

( x 4) ( x 2)( x 4)

x3

.

x2

(5)

ex 3

g(x) = x

, x , x ln 2.

e 2

18

ex

(b) Differentiate g(x) to show that g(x) = x

.

(e 2) 2

(3)

(4)

January 2010

7.

1

d(sec x)

, show that

= sec x tan x.

cos x

dx

(3)

(b) find

dy

.

dx

(4)

6

6

(c) Find the values of the constants a and b, giving your answers to 3 significant figures.

(4)

June 2010

5.

Figure 1

Figure 1 shows a sketch of the curve C with the equation y = (2x2 5x + 2)ex.

(a) Find the coordinates of the point where C crosses the y-axis.

(1)

(b) Show that C crosses the x-axis at x = 2 and find the x-coordinate of the other point where C crosses the

x-axis.

(3)

(c) Find

dy

.

dx

(3)

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(5)

January 2011

2.

(a) Express

4x 1

3

2( x 1) 2( x 1)(2 x 1)

as a single fraction in its simplest form.

(4)

Given that

f(x) =

4x 1

3

2,

2( x 1) 2( x 1)(2 x 1)

x > 1,

f(x) =

3

.

2x 1

(2)

(3)

January 2011

8.

Given that

d

(cos x) = sin x,

dx

(a) show that

d

(sec x) = sec x tan x.

dx

(3)

Given that

x = sec 2y,

(b) find

dx

in terms of y.

dy

(2)

dy

in terms of x.

dx

(4)

June 2011

1.

(a) ln (x2 + 3x + 5),

(b)

(2)

cos x

.

x2

(3)

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January 2011

7.

y=

3 sin 2 x

.

2 cos 2 x

dy 6 sin 2 x 4 cos 2 x 2

=

dx

(2 cos 2 x) 2

(b) Find an equation of the tangent to C at the point on C where x =

(4)

.

2

Write your answer in the form y = ax + b, where a and b are exact constants.

(4)

January 2012

1.

(a) x2 ln (3x),

(b)

(4)

sin 4 x

.

x3

(5)

June 2011

7.

f(x) =

2x

4x 5

2

,

(2 x 1)( x 3) x 9

f(x) =

5

.

(2 x 1)( x 3)

x 3, x

1

.

2

(5)

5

lies on C.

2

(8)

January 2012

4.

with y-coordinate .

4

12

(7)

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June 2011

8.

(a) Express 2 cos 3x 3 sin 3x in the form R cos (3x + ), where R and are constants, R > 0 and 0 < <

(4)

f(x) = e2x cos 3x.

f (x) = Re2x cos (3x + ),

where R and are the constants found in part (a).

(5)

(c) Hence, or otherwise, find the smallest positive value of x for which the curve with equation y = f(x) has

a turning point.

(3)

June 2012

3.

Figure 1

Figure 1 shows a sketch of the curve C which has equation

y = ex3 sin 3x,

x .

3

3

(a) Find the x-coordinate of the turning point P on C, for which x > 0. Give your answer as a multiple of .

(6)

(b) Find an equation of the normal to C at the point where x = 0.

(3)

June 2012

7.

1

2

(i)

x ln (3x),

(ii)

1 10 x

, giving your answer in its simplest form.

(2 x 1) 5

22

(6)

dy

in terms of x.

dx

(5)

Jan 2013

1.

y = (2x 3)5

The point P lies on C and has coordinates (w, 32).

Find

(a) the value of w,

(2)

(b) the equation of the tangent to C at the point P in the form y = mx + c , where m and c are constants. (5)

Jan 2013

5.

(i)

(a) y = x3 ln 2x,

(b) y = (x + sin 2x)3.

(6)

(ii) show that

dy

1

=

.

dx 1 x 2

(5)

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NUMERICAL METHODS

June 2009

1.

Figure 1

Figure 1 shows part of the curve with equation y = x3 + 2x2 + 2, which intersects the x-axis at the point A

where x = .

To find an approximation to , the iterative formula is used:

xn + 1 =

2

+2

( xn ) 2

(a) Taking x0 = 2.5, find the values of x1, x2, x3 and x4.

Give your answers to 3 decimal places where appropriate.

(3)

(3)

June 2011

2.

0 x < 2.

(a) Show that f (x) = 0 has a root between x = 0.75 and x = 0.85.

(2)

1

xn + 1 = arcsin (1 0.5 xn )2 ,

1

x 0 = 0.8,

(c) Show that = 0.80157 is correct to 5 decimal places.

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(3)

(3)

January 2010

f(x) = x3 + 2x2 3x 11

2.

(2)

3x 11

,

x2

x=

x 2.

3x n 11

xn 2

(3)

(3)

June 2010

3.

where x is in radians.

(a) Show that there is a root of f(x) = 0 in the interval [1.2, 1.3].

(2)

(b) Show that the equation f(x) = 0 can be written in the form

x=

1

1

+

sin x 4

(2)

xn+ 1 =

1

1

+ ,

4

sin x n

x0 = 1.25,

to calculate the values of x1, x2 and x3, giving your answers to 4 decimal places.

(3)

(d) By considering the change of sign of f(x) in a suitable interval, verify that = 1.291 correct to 3 decimal

places.

(2)

January 2012

f(x) = x2 3x + 2 cos ( 12 x),

6.

0 x .

(a) Show that the equation f(x) = 0 has a solution in the interval 0.8 < x < 0.9.

(2)

(b) Show that the x-coordinate of P is the solution of the equation

3 sin ( 12 x)

x=

.

2

(c) Using the iteration formula

25

(4)

xn + 1 =

3 sin ( 12 x n )

,

2

x0 = 2,

find the values of x1, x2 and x3 , giving your answers to 3 decimal places.

(3)

(d) By choosing a suitable interval, show that the x-coordinate of P is 1.9078 correct to 4 decimal places.

(3)

June 2012

f(x) = x3 + 3x2 + 4x 12

2.

x=

4(3 x)

, x 3.

(3 x)

(3)

(b) Use the iteration formula

xn + 1 =

4(3 x n )

, n 0,

(3 x n )

(3)

(c) By choosing a suitable interval, prove that = 1.272 to 3 decimal places.

(3)

Jan 2013

g(x) = ex 1 + x 6

2.

x = ln (6 x) +1,

x < 6.

(2)

The iterative formula

xn + 1 = ln (6 xn) + 1,

x0 = 2.

(b) Calculate the values of x1, x2 and x3 to 4 decimal places.

(3)

(c) By choosing a suitable interval, show that = 2.307 correct to 3 decimal places.

(3)

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January 2011

5.

Figure 1

Figure 1 shows a sketch of part of the curve with equation y = f(x) , where

f(x) = (8 x) ln x,

x > 0.

The curve cuts the x-axis at the points A and B and has a maximum turning point at Q, as shown in Figure 1.

(a) Write down the coordinates of A and the coordinates of B.

(2)

(3)

(c) Show that the x-coordinate of Q lies between 3.5 and 3.6

(2)

x=

8

.

1 ln x

(3)

xn 1

8

1 ln x n

is used.

(e) Taking x 0 = 3.55, find the values of x1 , x 2 and x 3 .

Give your answers to 3 decimal places.

(3)

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