DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS WORKSHEET-for Math HL Q1. Find the exact value of x satisfying the equation (3x) (42x+1) =6x+2 .

Give your answer in the form of ln a/ ln b where a , b are integers. Q2. The weight Wt of a radioactive substance after t years is given by 25000 x 3-t/3000 gm. Find 1) initial weight 2) time taken to reduce to 30% of the original value. 3) %age weight loss after 1500 years. Q3. Solve; log16 (100- x2)1/3 = 0 .5 Q4. Solve : 2(5x + 1) = 1 + 3/ 5x , giving the answer in the form of a + log 5 b, where a, b are integers. Q5. Solve: Q6. Solve: log3 27 + log3 ( 1/3) = log3 x 300 x 20.005t = 1000

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Q7. The weight Wt grams of radioactive substance after t weeks is given by Wt = 8000 e-t/20 grams. Find the time for the weight to: a) halve b) reach 1000 gms c) reach 0.1% of its original value Q8. The function f is defined by f(x)= x3. Find an expression for g(x) in terms of x in each of the following cases: a) fog(x) = x+1 b) gof(x) = x+1 Q9. A sum of & 5000 is invested at a compound interest rate 6.3% per annum. a) Write down an expression for the value of the investment after n full years. b) What will be the value of the investment at the end of five years? c) The value of the investment will exceed & 10.000 after n full years . i) Write an inequality to represent this information ii) Calculate the minimum value of n

DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS WORKSHEET-for Math HL Q10. (a) Write down the inverse of the matrix  1 3 1    A =  2 2 1  1 5 3    (b) Hence, find the point of intersection of the three planes: x- 3y + z = 1 ; 2x + 2y –z = 2 ; x -5y + 3z = 3

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(c) A fourth plane with equation x+ y + z = d passes through the point of intersection. Find the value of d. Q11. Let f(x) = x + 4 / (x + 1) , x ≠ -1 and g(x) = x-2/ (x-4) , x ≠ 4. Find the set of values of x such that f(x) ≤ g (x). Also solve the same graphically. Q12. The square matrix X is such that X3 = 0. Show that the inverse of the matrix (I - X) is I + X + X2. Q13. The polynomial x3 - 2x2 + ax + b has a factor (x-1) and a remainder 8 when divided by (x + 1). Calculate the value of a and that of b. Q14. The function f is defined on the domain [ -1, 0] by f(x) = 1/ (1 + x2). Write down the range of f. Also find an expression for f-1(x). Q15. Solve the inequality:

Q16. The polynomial x2 - 4x +3 is a factor of x3 + (a-4)x2 + (3-4a)x + 3. Calculate the value of the constant a.