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(d) q(x) =
(b) h(x) = x2 − 4
(f) r(x) = 2
x+1
x −9
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12
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EG
Prove
∆SVW |||f (x)
∆UTS.
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thethat
functions
= x2 , F (x) = x + 3, g(x) = 2x and G(x) = 3x, find:
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|| TU.
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f F (x)
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(g) g G(x)
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(b) F f (5)
(d) F f (x)
(f) G g(2)
(h) G g(x)
a In ∆SVW and ∆UTS
1
(a)
f (F(5)) = f (5 + 3)
W 4
.
12. (a) If f (x) = 2x , show that f (−x) =
• ∠SVW = ∠UTS
=
90°
(given)
f (x)
= f (8)
U
15
T
SV
12 x 4
-------- == ------ = 2---, (given)
(b) •If g(x)
show that g( x1 ) = g(x) for x ̸= 0.
=
8
2
TU
15
5
x +1
SW
16 =x 644
-------- == ------ = ---, (given)
(c) •If h(x)
show that h( x1 ) = −h(x) for x ̸= 0.
SU
20
2 − 15 2
x
(b)
F( f (5)) = F(5 )
hypotenuse
and
show
that f (x)
× one
f (x side
+ x1 of
) =a right-angled
f (x2 ) + 3. triangle are respectively
(d) ∴
If ∆SVW
f (x) =||| x∆UTS
+ x1 ,(the
F(25)
proportional to= the
hypotenuse and one side of another right-angled triangle).
13. b
For ∠VSW
each of= the
following
out∆sthe
∠TUS
(matching
angles inwrite
similar
areequation
equal) f (a) + f (b) = f (a + b). Then
= 25
+ 3 functions
determine
if
there
are
any
values
of
a
and
b
for
which
f (a) + f (b) = f (a + b).
∴ SV || TU (alternate
angles are equal).
=
28
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f --- = --- – 3 ⎛ ---⎞ + 7
2
EG Example

2
2
If f(x) = x −83x
find: 2
3⎠
3
3
x+ 7,
= then
16 +=g(5)
12
+−=72x
= 2–3 2+7
S
(5
+
2)
+
2
G
2
4
E A statement
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= 8. b fmeans
f(7)
=g(x)
when x = 7 is input
223, therefore,
c into
( 2=) 9 that
f ⎛ ---⎞a=function
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− 4)(x
+ 2)
= 0 September
= 49
4
Solution
Solutions
= 5 --∴
x
=
4,
−2
Different functions
can
be
represented
by
different
letters,
such
as
g,
h,
G,
H,
F.
2
2
2
x +− 72x
c
f(x) = x92 − 3x + 7
a f(x) =g(x)
x 1−=3x
b
f(x) = x − 3x + 7
Example
2
−(x2x+ 2)
8g(x)
=2 x−2=3(−4)
example,
⎛2
⎞ = ⎛2
⎞ – 3⎛ 2
f ( 2 ) = ( 2 )2 – 3( 2 ) + 7
f(−4)
=2if
(−4)
+27,
GForExample
2
E
---⎞ + 7
--f
If
f(x)
=
x

3x
+
7,
find:
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cap
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1
0
2Extension
⎝ 3⎠
⎝ 3⎠ ⎝ 3⎠
2 −s2x
12.2
S
then
g(5)
=
(5
+
2)

8
=
0
x
G
+
2
E
2
+ 12
+ 27 g(x) = 8. b f ( 2=) 2 – 3 2 + 7
If g(x) = =
x 16
− 2x,
solve
c f ⎛ ---⎞ 4
+ S a(x −f(−4)

4)(x=+35
2) = 0= 7
3⎠ = --- − 2 + 7
9 – 3 2 ii f(−4)
1 a If f(x) = 3x =+ 49
5, find:
i =f(2)
iii f(0) 9
Solution

x
=
4,
−2
A statement
such as f(7) = 23, therefore, means that when x = 73 is input into a function
f, the
Solutions
4
f (2)ii= g3×
⎛ ---⎞2 + 5 = 11iii g(6.5)
2−
= 5 --2bis 23.
If g(x)
==11
2x,
find:
i(i)
g(−3)

2x
g(x)
x
output
2
2
c
f(x) = x9 − 3x + 7
a f(x) = x − 3x + 7
b
f(x) = x − 3x + 7 ⎝ 2⎠
Example 1 8 = x22 − 2x
(ii)
=h(2)
3× (−4) + 5iii=2−7
2
2f (−4)
2
2
c
If
h(x)
=
x

4,
find:
i
h(5)
ii
(= 2⎛ 2

f (by 2different
) = ( 2letters,
f(−4)

3(−4)
+7
) – 3 ( such
2 ) +as7 g, h, G,
functions
can
be represented
2 =− (−4)
---⎞h F.
--)-⎞ – 3 ⎛ ---⎞ + 7
f H,
12.2
EG Different
IfExercise
f(x)
=
x
3x
+
7,
find:
2
Example
2

2x

8
=
0
x
3⎠
3
3
(iii)
f
(0)
=

0
+
5
=
5
+ SGFor example,
16g(x)
+ 2x
12=3,+(xfind:
7+ 2)2,
= 2 – 3 2 +ii7 F(4)
d If =F(x)
=
i F(0)
iii⎞ F(−2)
⎛2
2if
E a 1(x
4
-Iff(−4)
g(x)
=
x

2x,
solve
g(x)
=
8.
b
c
f
(
2
)
f

4)(x
+
2)
=
0
a If f(x)
+ 5, find:2
i f(2)
iii⎠ f(0)
=3 --- − 2 + 7
⎝3
+S
=u(x)
35==3x
= 9 – 3 2 iiii f(−4)
2=−(5
e Ifthen
4x++2)1, find:
i u(3)
u(−5)
iii u ⎛ ---⎞9
∴ xg(5)
=x4,
−2
3
⎝ 4⎠ 4
2 find:
Solution
Solutions
b If g(x) = 11=−72x,
i g(−3)
ii g ⎛ ---⎞
iii g(6.5)
⎝ 2⎠
f If G(x)
=
x(x
+
5),
find:
i
G(4)
ii
G(−5)
iii
G
(=225 -2g(x)
2 − 3x + 7
=2 49
93 )
c
f(x)
a f(x)
= xh(x)
− 3x
f(x) =i (i)
xh(5)
c If
= =x+2xx−7−4,2x
find: b
ii =h(2)
iii==h17
(x 2−)23x + 7
g(−3)
11−
2
×
(−3)
Exercise
2
g If
φ(x)28=−12.2
− 2x
=23(−4)
x,2find:
⎛ 2-iii
⎞ =φ(−3)
⎛2
f ( 2 ) =i (φ(0)
f(−4)
= (−4)
+7
2 ) 2 – 3 (3 ii2 )φ(4)
+7
---⎞ – 3 ⎛ ---⎞ + 7
Example
2
3
dx2 −If2x
F(x)
i (ii)
F(0) g( 2 )ii= F(4)
11− 2 × 23 f=⎝8--3iii
⎝ 3⎠
⎠ F(−2)
⎝ 3⎠
Example
1− 8==2x0 , find:
= 16
=i 2f(2)
– 3 2 + 7ii f(−4)
2+
1 g(x)
a If
f(x)
3x2+solve
+75, find:
iii f(0)
−=12
2x,
g(x) = 8.
3
GG
EE
If If
f(x)
=4)(x
x=2 u(x)
−x+3x
+=x7,
find:
S
(x

2)
0
e
If
=

4x
+
1,
find:
i
u(3)
ii u(−5)
u ⎛4------⎞− 2 + 7
(iii)
= 11−
+
3⎞ 2 × 6.52iii= =−2
= 35
= 9 – 3 2g(6.5)

+S
4⎠

9
b If g(x)
2x, find:
i g(−3)
ii g --- c f ⎛ --iii
∴ x===11
4,−−2
-⎞ g(6.5)
a Solution
f(−4)
⎝ 2⎠
f If G(x)
x(x
+ 5), find: b f ( 2i) G(4)
ii G(−5)
iii
G
(
3)
⎝ 3⎠ = 524
-2 )
c If h(x)
find:
i h(5)
ii h(2)
iii h ( -g(x)==x2xx2−−4,2x
9
Solutions
g If φ(x) = 2 ,2find:
i φ(0)
ii φ(4)
iii φ(−3)
2

2x
8
=
x
3
d If
= 12.2
2x , find:
iii =F(−2)
h(5)
− 4 =c 21 f(x)
Exercise
2 − 3x
2 − 3x +
x2 − 3x + 7
aExample
f(x)
xF(x)
b
f(x) =i (i)
xF(0)
7 ii= 5F(4)
2
− 8 =+0 7
x2 −=2x
2
⎛⎛3
⎞2
2
2
2
2=−x3(−4)
--2
ea− =
If
u(x)
−+ 4x
+ 71,= find:
⎞ =uf(0)
=)u(−5)
2f(−4)
EG If 1g(x)
f(−4)
=If
+find:
(u(3)
2 ) –h(2)
3 ( iiii
2
+ 7− 4 = 0f ⎛ 2
x2(−4)
−+ 2x,
solve
g(x)
8. f ( 2 ) =ii(ii)
---iii
----⎠⎞ – 3 ⎛ ---⎞ + 7
f(x)
=
3x
5,
f(2)
iii
(x
4)(x
2)
=
0

4

3⎠
3
3
+S
2
= 16
+ 7−2
=i 2G(4)
– 3 2 + 7 ii G(−5)
fb If
G(x)
==11
x(x
+2x,
5), find:
find:
iii
G
(2 3)
∴+x12
4,
⎛3

4
-g
If
g(x)
=

i
g(−3)
ii
iii
g(6.5)
(iii)
h 2 = ⎝ 2⎠2 − 4 = −2
Solution
= --- − 2 + 7
= 35
=i 9φ(0)
–3 2
9
2 x2−
gc If
φ(x)
=
2
,
find:
ii
φ(4)
iii
2x
g(x)
=
x
If h(x) = x − 4, find:
i h(5)
ii h(2)
iii φ(−3)
h( 4 2)
2 − 2x
= 5 --Exercise
8 = x12.2
9
d
If
F(x)
=
2x3, find:
i F(0)
ii F(4)
iii F(−2)
2
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x − 2x − 8 = 0
3

2
1 ae If
f(x)
=
3x
+
5,
find:
i
f(2)
ii
f(−4)
iii
f(0)
2 × 0 = 0 iii u 3---⎞
i(i)u(3) F(0)ii= u(−5)
Example
2 ==0x − 4x + 1, find:
(x − 4)(xIf+u(x)
2)
⎝ 4⎠
⎛ 3⎞
2g(x)
bf = If
11
g(−3) F(4)iiii= G(−5)
iii G
g(6.5)
EG If g(x)
===4,solve
−2−+2x,
x∴
−x2x,
g(x)
= 8.
2g ⎝×--2-4⎠ 3 = 128 iii
If
G(x)
x(x
5),find:
find:
ii(ii)
G(4)
(2 3)
+S
2
3
cg If
4, find:
h(5) : F(−2)
h(2)
iii
hlogarithms
( 2)
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Functions
If h(x)
φ(x) == x2x,−find:
ii(iii)
φ(0)
iiii =φ(4)
φ(−3)
2 × (−2) and
=iii
−16
Solution
3, find:
d Ifg(x)
F(x)=12.2
=x22x
i F(0)
ii F(4)
iii F(−2)
Exercise
− 2x
2, find:
2 2−+
h Page 467
v(x)
1)
ii v(4)
ii v(−7)
iii vu(⎛ 3
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8Saturday,
==x(x
-2⎞)
u(x)
−2x
4x
+ 1,
find:11:47 AMi f(2)
u(3)
u(−5)
1 a2e If If
f(x)
= 3x x+ 5,
find:
ii iif(−4)
iii iii
f(0) ⎝ -⎠
4
2
8
=
0
x fi− 2xIf −G(x)
2
(i)
v(4)
=
(4
+
1)
=
25
3
, find:
ii H(0)
ii H(3)
iii HG(( 27 )3 )
H ( x )= =x(x +255),
– xfind:
G(4)
---⎞
If g(x)
i g(−3)
ii iig ⎛G(−5)
iii iii
g(6.5)
(x b− 4)(x
+ 2)==11
0 − 2x,1find:

1
2
2

x,xfind:
-(ii)
v(−7)
=
(−7
+
1)
=
36
,
find:
i
p(2)
ii
iii
p(−5)
px( x=)=4,
=
+
-p
gj If∴φ(x)
2
i
φ(0)
ii
φ(4)
iii
φ(−3)
c If h(x) = x2 −−2
4, find:
i h(5) : F uiin c
h(2)
iiidh (l o2g)a r i t h m s
2⎠n s a n
xC h a p t e r 12
467
t i⎝o
1
2
k If k(x) = (x3 − 1)(x + 4), find:
i k(1)
ii k(−6)
iii k ⎛ ---⎞
(iii)
v ii2F(4)
= 2 + 1 iii= 3+
2⎝ 2⎠2
d If F(x) = 2x , find:
i F(0)
F(−2)
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x4x–2,+12
Exercise
he l If If
v(x)
find:
ii v(4)
iiii iiv(−7)
iii
u(x)
x2=+− 1)
1,, find:
u(3)
u(−5)
iiiiiivu(⎛L---⎛2⎞–)2 ---⎞
i L(0)
L(4)
L (==x12.2
)(x
-------------⎝ 4⎝⎠ 2⎠
x+4
2 , find:
ii H(0)
iiii H(3)
iii
H ( x=)=3x
=x(x
25
– xfind:
G(x)
G(4)
G(−5)
G(( 2 7 )3 )
1 iaf If f(x)
++
5,5),
find:
f(2)
f(−4)
iii H
f(0)
1 1
⎛ 1---⎞ .
1
2j IfIfT (px( )x )==----------,
find
T
3

2 iii p(−5)
find:
ii p(2)
iiii φ(4)
+12x,
--- ,C
pg=⎛ ------⎞25 − 0and
467
g If g(x)
φ(x) = 11
2xx,x–−find:
φ(0)
φ(−3)
h a⎝p⎠t e r 12
logarithms
b
g(−3)
(i) : Functions
H (0)
=iii5 g(6.5)
⎝⎝ 22⎠⎠
x find: 2
1

k
+ 4), find:
ii k(1)
iiii k(−6)
c If
If k(x)
h(x) == (x
x2 −− 1)(x
4, find:
h(5)
h(2)
iii4 kh⎝(-(ii)
H (3)
= 25 − 32 =iii
2⎠2 )
■ Consolidation
2, find:
( 2 )1⎞
hd IfIf v(x)
= (x2x+x3,1)
ii v(4)
iiii v(−7)
iii
–find:
12
F(x)
F(0)
F(4)
iii vL
F(−2)
2⎛ – 2 -find:the value of
i xL(0)
ii L(4)
iii
L (f(x)
x )==
-------------3l a If If
= 3x

8, ,find
for which f(x)
= 25.
⎝ =3 223

x
+
4
(iii)
H
2
=
25

2
2 , find:

2
ie bIfIf H
i
H(0)
ii
H(3)
iii
(
x
)
=
25

x
H
(
7
)
u(x)
= x= x−2 4x
+ find
1, find:
i u(3)
u(−5)
iii u --If
F(x)
+ 6,
all values of
x for which iiF(x)
= 15.

4
1
11 T ⎛ 1---⎞ .
⎛ 1---⎞
2 jIf
,+find
( xpG(x)
) ( x=) ----------2p(2)
,
find:
i
ii
iii
p(−5)
=
x
+
-p
f cTIfIf
=
x(x
5),
find:
i
G(4)
ii
G(−5)
iii
G
(
2 3)

If h ( xx)–=1 ----------⎝ 2⎠
2 h ( x ) = --- .
x– 2 , solve
1
x
3

---⎞
kg IfIf k(x)
1)(x + 4), find:
ii k(1)
iiii k(−6)
iii
φ(x)==(x2x−, find:
φ(0)
φ(4)
iii kφ(−3)
⎝ 2⎠
d If φ(x) = (x − 3)2, solve φ(x) = 49.
■ Consolidation
1
x2x–−12
(i)= 64. k(1)
(1− 1)(1+ 4)
1, find x such that g(x)
If
= -------------, find:
i L(0)
ii ==
L(4)
iii=L0⎛ – 2 ---⎞
(g(x)
x )= =3x
3 la eIf
If L
f(x)

which f(x)
25.
⎝ 2⎠
x2+8,4find the value of x for
(ii)of x such
k(−6)
= (−6
E(x)
+ 4x
− all
10,values
find allofvalues
E(x)−=1)(−6
11. + 4) = 14
b f If If
F(x)
= x=2 x+ 6,
find
x for which
F(x)that
= 15.
1⎞
1
1
1
1

2 5 . k( 2 ) = ( 2 − 1)( 2 + 4) = −2 43
) = ,1find
3x –T7 ,---solve
2 If Tg ( x If
. t ( x ) = (iii)
) =t ( x----------⎝ 2⎠ h ( x ) = 2--- .
c If h ( x ) x=– 1----------- , solve
5 2+ 4x
h If u ( x ) =x –-------------- , solve u(x) =3 −1.
2,2x
3

d
If
φ(x)
=
(x

3)
solve
φ(x) = 49.
■ Consolidation
x +x −
−x
1
4e IfIff(x)
=
2
2
,
show
that
f(−1).
g(x) = 2 , find x suchf(1)
that=g(x)
= 64.
3 a If f(x) = 3x − 8, find the value of x for which f(x) = 25.
2
E(x) = x + 4x − 10,
find all values
of x such that E(x) = 11.
5f IfIfIfF(x)
b
F(x)==6xx2−+2,6,find
findan
allexpression
values of xfor:
for which F(x) = 15.
a
g a If F(3a)
2 +5 .1)
t ( x ) = 3x
c F ⎛ ---⎞
1 – 7 , solve t ( xb) =2F(a
⎝ ⎠
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Example
1e
− 2x + 7 2
=2 −x23(−4)
f ( 2 ) = ( 2 )2 – 3( 2 ) + 7
=g(x)
(−4)
For f(−4)
example,
if g(x)
= (x + 2) ,

Homework

( ) ( )

( ) (

)

( )

( )

i H(0)
ii H(3)
iii H ( 7 )
25 – x , find:
1
1
j If p ( x ) = x + --- , find:
i p(2)
ii p ⎛ ---⎞
iii p(−5)
⎝ 2⎠
x C h a p t e r 12 : Functions
and logarithms
1
k If k(x) = (x − 1)(x + 4), find:
i k(1)
ii k(−6)
iii k ⎛ ---⎞

Question 1 (continued)
2⎠
1
x – 12
2 , find:
lh If v(x)
L(0)
L(4)
iii vL( ⎛ –22)---⎞
L ( x )= =(x -------------+x 1)
ii v(4)
iiii v(−7)
iii
⎝ 2⎠
+ 4, find:
i If H ( x ) =1 25 – x 2 , 1find:
i H(0)
ii H(3)
iii H ( 7 )
0 − 12
⎛ ---⎞ .
2 If T ( x ) = ----------- , find
T
(i)
L(0)
=
=
−3
1
1
⎝ 2⎠
j If p ( x ) x=– 1x + --- , find:
i p(2)
ii p ⎛ --0-⎞+ 4
iii p(−5)
⎝ 2⎠
x
1
4 − 12
k If k(x) = (x − 1)(x + 4), find:
i k(1)
ii k(−6)
iii k ⎛ ---⎞
■ Consolidation
⎝ 2⎠
(ii)
L(4)
=
= −1
4+4
1
x− –8,12
3 al If
find
the value of xi for
25.
If f(x)
, find:
L(0)which f(x)
ii =L(4)
iii L ⎛ – 2 ---⎞
L ( x=
) 3x
= -------------1
−2

12

x
+
4
2
b If F(x) = x2 + 6, find all values of x for
F(x) 12=) 15.
(iii)whichL(−2
=
= −9 232
1
−2 2 + 4
1
1 1
2 cIf TIf( xh) ( =
, find
T ⎛ ---⎞h.( x ) = 2--- .
, solve
x ) ----------= ----------⎝ 2⎠
x – x1 – 2
3
1
x
2.d If φ(x)
(a) = (x If− 3)f 2(x)
,
show
that
f (−x) =
=
2
, solve φ(x) = 49.
f (x)
■ Consolidation
1, find x such that g(x) = 64.
e If g(x) = 2x −LHS
= f (−x)
3 fa If
If E(x)
f(x) ==3x
thefind
value
x forof
which
f(x)that
= 25.
x2 −+ 8,
4xfind
− 10,
all of
values
x such
E(x) = 11.
−x
=
2
2
b
If
F(x)
=
x
+
6,
find
all
values
of
x
for
which
F(x)
=
15.
g If t ( x ) = 3x – 7 , solve t ( x ) = 2 5 .
1
2
1
5 + 4x,=solve h ( x ) = --- .
If uh (( xx )) =
= ----------hc If
u(x) = −1.
-------------x3 –– 22x- , solve
3
2x
2
d f(x)
If φ(x)
3) , solve
49.
4 If
= 2x =+ (x
2−x−, show
that
f(1) == f(−1).
1 φ(x)
x

1
=
e If g(x) = 2 , find x such that g(x) = 64.
fexpression
(x)
5 If
= 6x=−x22,+find
for: of x such that E(x) = 11.
f F(x)
If E(x)
4x −an10,
find all values
a
= RHS b F(a + 1)
a F(3a)
c F ⎛ ---⎞
⎝ 2⎠
g If t ( x ) = 3x – 7 , solve t ( x ) = 2 5 .
5 +−4xb), showx that g(a) = g(b). 1
6 If
=( x(x) −=a)(x
h g(x)
If u(b)
-------------- , solve u(x) = −1.
If
3 –h(x)
2x = x 2 − 1 , show that h( x ) = −h(x)
f ( x) – f (3)
thethat
simplest
form of ----------------------------- .
74 aIf f(x)
If f(x)
= 2x=+x22,−xfind
, show
1 f(1) = f(−1).
x–3
i

If H ( x ) =

LHS = h( x )

g( x) – g(2)
1
1
5 bIf F(x)
= 6x=−3x2,2,find
for:
findan
theexpression
simplest
form
of ---------------------------- .
If g(x)
x
x
a
x–2
= 1 2 b= F(a
a F(3a)
+ 1)
c F ⎛ ---⎞
1

1
h
(
x
)

h
(
4
)
(
)

1
2⎠
2
x
form of ---------------------------- .
c If h(x) = x2 + 5x + 3, xfind the simplest
x

4
6 If g(x) = (x − a)(x − b), show
that2g(a) = g(b).
1
x
x
x
8 If f(x) = 2x, explain why
=×0 has
= 1f(x)
= no solutions.
2
f2( x ) – f ( 3 )
xform1−
2 −1
of x----------------------------- .
7 a If f(x) = x2, find the xsimplest
x–3
9 If L(x) = 3 − 2x, solve L(x) < 15.

x
g
(
x) – g(2)
form of ---------------------------- .
b If g(x) = 3x2, find=the
− ⎜simplest
2

x–2
■ Further applications
⎝ x − 1⎠
h( x) – h(4)
-.
find
form
c If h(x) =1 x2 + 5x +=3,−h(x)
f ( x )the
– fsimplest
(1)
1 of --------------------------x–4
10 If f ( x ) = --- , show that ----------------------------- = – --- .
x
= RHS
8 If f(x) = 2x, xexplain why
f(x) x= –0 1has no solutions.
f ( x) – f (1)
1
119 If
- = ---------------- .
f ( x )==3 − 2x,
x , show
If L(x)
solvethat
L(x)---------------------------< 15.
1x – 1
(c)
If g(x) = x + x , show that1 +f (x)x × f (x + 1x ) = f (x 2 ) + 3
■ Further applications
LHS = f (x) × f (x + 1x )

1
f ( x ) – f⎛( 1 )
11 ⎞
10 If f ( x ) = --- , show that
= x---------------------------+ 1xx –×1⎜ x -+ =1x +– --x- . 1 ⎟
x

(

11 If f ( x ) =

)

x+ x⎠

f ( x ) – f ( 1 )2
1
-.
x , show that
⎛ x 2---------------------------⎞ ⎛ 2 ⎞ ⎛ 2

+ 1x⎞– 1⎛ x- += 11--------------+ 1x × x = x + 1 × x + 1 + x
=⎜
×
+
2
x + 1x x ⎟⎠ ⎜⎝ x ⎟⎠ ⎜⎝ x
x + 1⎟⎠
⎝ x ⎟⎠ ⎜⎝ x
2

⎛ x 2 + 1⎞
x 4 + 2x 2 + 1
=⎜
+1=
+1
x2
⎝ x ⎟⎠
x 4 2x 2 1
1
+ 2 + 2 + 1 = x2 + 2 + 3
2
x
x
x
x
2
RHS = f (x ) + 3
=

1
+3
x2
∴ LHS = RHS
= x2 +

467

9. A year is a leap year if and only if the year number is divisible by 400 (such as
2000) or is divisible by 4 but not by 100 (such as 2012). The 200th anniversary
of the birth of novelist
Charles x Dickens
was celebrated on February 7, 2012, a
x
−x
−x
3
+
3
3

3
On=what day
the= week was Dickens born?
3.Tuesday.
Let c(x)
andofs(x)
2

2

(A) Friday
(B)) Saturday
Show that ( c(x)
= 12 ( c(2x) + 1) . (C) Sunday
2

LHS = ( c(x) )

(D) Monday

(E) Tuesday

2

10. A triangle has area 2 30, one side of length 10, and the median to that side of
⎛ 3xθ+ be
3− x ⎞the acute angle formed by that side and the median. What
length 9. =Let
is sin θ ? ⎜⎝ 2 ⎟⎠
2012 AMC12A Solutions
4
2x
−2 x
9
2
9
3 = 3 + 2 +1 3
(B)
(C)
(D)
(E)
(A)
10 (B): 4 3
20
3
10

If Alex wins1 3 rounds, Mel wins 2 rounds, and Chelsea wins 1 round, then
RHS = 2 ( c(2x) + 1)
the game’s outcomes
will be a permutation of AAAMMC, where the ith letter
11. Alex, Mel, and
a game that has
2 xChelsea
−2 x
th 6 rounds. In each round there is a
⎛ 3initial
+ 3 of ⎞play
round. There are
represents=the
the
winner
of
the
i
1
+ 1⎟
single winner,
of
the
rounds
are independent. For each round
2 ⎜ and the outcomes
2

1
the probability2 xthat−2 xAlex wins is 2 , and
6! Mel is twice as likely to win as Chelsea.

= 60
3
+
3
+
2
What is the
that Alex wins
= 12 probability
3!2!1!three rounds, Mel wins two rounds, and
⎜⎝

2

Chelsea wins one round?
such permutations.
2x
−2 x
1
1
5 = 3 + 3 5+ 2
(D)
(E) 1 that P (M) + P (C) = 1 −
(A)
Because each(B)
round
has(C)
only one winner,
it follows
4
72 1
36
6
3
P (A) = 2 . Also P (M) = 2P (C) and so P (M) = 13 and P (C) = 16 .

Initial
Problem
The probability
that Alex wins 3 rounds, Mel wins 2 rounds, and Chelsea wins

therefore
12. 1Around
squareisregion
ABCD is externally tangent to the circle with equation x2 +y 2 =
1 at the point (0, 1) on !
the "side
A and B are on the circle with
"2 !Vertices
"
3 ! CD.
5
6!
1
1
1
60
2
2
this square?
equation x + y = 4. What is the side length
=
.
= of
3!2!1! √ 2
3
23 · 32 √
·6
36
√6

2 5
2 2
2 19 − 4
9 − 17
10 + 5
(B)
(C)
(D)
(E)
(A)
10
5
3
5
5

Suppose by symmetry that A = (a, b) with a > 0. Because ABCD is tangent
to the circle with equation x2 + y 2 = 1 at (0, 1) and both A and B are on the
concentric circle with equation x2 + y 2 = 4, it follows that B = (−a, b). Then
the horizontal length of the square is 2a and its vertical height is b−1. Therefore
2a = b − 1, or b = 2a + 1. Substituting this into the equation a2 + b2 = 4 leads
formula, the positive root is
to √
the equation 5a2 + 4a − 3 = 0. By the quadratic

1
1
5 ( 19 − 2), and so the side length 2a is 5 (2 19 − 4).