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Calculus examination test

Class: form four marks

NAME: ________________________________________________________

Part one: multiple choices (20 marks)


x2 −4
1. lim
x→3 x−2

a) 9 b) 5 c) -5 d) 1/5
2. differentiating this equation 𝒚 = 𝒙𝟐 + 𝟐 is
a) 2x+2 b) x c) 2x d) 0
3. the gradient of the curve 𝒚 = 𝟑𝒙𝟐 − 𝟒𝒙 + 6 𝑎𝑡 𝑥 = 2
a) 10 b) 4 c) 8 d) 12
4. The second derivative of 𝒚 = 𝒙𝟑 + 𝟒𝒙𝟐 + 𝟑𝒙 is
𝑑2 𝑦 𝑑2 𝑦 𝑑2 𝑦
a) 𝑑2 𝑥 = 6𝑥 + 3 𝑏) 𝑑2 𝑥 = 3𝑥 2 + 8𝑥 + 3 𝑐) = 6𝑥 + 8 𝑑)𝑎 and c
𝑑2 𝑥

5. The value lim 𝑥 3 + 5𝑥


𝑥→∞

a) 0 b) ∞ c) 5 d) none
6. The equation of tangent to the curve 𝒚 = 𝒙𝟐 at point P( 3, 9) is
a) 𝑦 = 6𝑥 + 9 𝑏) 𝑦 = 2𝑥 − 9 𝑐) 𝑦 = 6𝑥 − 9 𝑑) 𝑦 = 6𝑥 − 18
7. The coordinates of equation with the curve 𝑦 = 𝑥 2 + 2 and gradient = 8
a) X= 8, y= 16 b) x= 4, y= 16 c) x= 4, y= 18 d) x= 2 , y= 6
8. Given that equation of curve is 𝑦 = 𝑎𝑥 + 𝑏 with coordinate (1, 2 ) and grad= 7 find
value of constant a and b
9. the gradient 𝒚 = 𝟐𝒙𝟐 at 𝑥 = 2
a) 8 b) -8 c) 4 d) -4
10. find equation of normal to the curve 𝑦 = 𝑥 2 𝑎𝑡 𝑝𝑜𝑖𝑛𝑡 (3,9)
19 1 19 1 19
a) 𝑦 = 6𝑥 + b) 𝑦 = 6 𝑥 + c) 𝑦 = − 6 𝑥 + d) none
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Structural part (30 marks)


1. find the coordinates of any points on the following lines where the gradient is stated
(4 marks)
a) 𝑦 = 𝑥 2 , 𝑔𝑟𝑎𝑑𝑖𝑒𝑛𝑡 8

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b) 𝑦 = 𝑥 2 − 4𝑥 + 5 , 𝑔𝑟𝑎𝑑𝑖𝑒𝑛𝑡 2
𝑑𝑦
2. differentiate each of the following using from first principles to find 𝑑𝑥 (6marks)
a) 𝑦 = 5𝑥

b) 𝑦 = 9𝑥 + 5

c) 𝑦 = 3𝑥 2

3. find the second derivative of these functions ( 3marks)


a) 𝑦 = 5𝑥 3 + 6𝑥 − 5

4. differentiate using rule with respect to x ( 4 marks)


a) 𝑦 = 3𝑥 4

b) 𝑦 = 4√𝑥

5. find equation of tangent to 𝑓(𝑥) = 𝑥 2 + 1 at the point where 𝑥 = 1 ( 4marks)

6. find the equation of any horizontal tangents to 𝑦 = 𝑥 3 − 12𝑥 + 2 (4 marks)

7. find the equation of normal 𝑦 = 2𝑥 2 − 5 𝑎𝑡 𝑥 = −4 ( 5 marks)

Bonus calculations
1- find the coordinates of the points where the curve 𝑦 = 𝑥 2 − 𝑥 − 12 cuts the x-axis and
determine the gradient of 𝑦 = 𝑥 2 − 𝑥 − 12

2- find 𝑘 if the tangent to 𝑦 = 2𝑥 3 + 𝑘𝑥 2 − 3 at point where x=2 has gradient 4


USE BACK OF THE PAPER TO SOLVE PROBLEMS

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