This action might not be possible to undo. Are you sure you want to continue?
*
954/2
*This question paper is CONFIDENTIAL until the examination is over. CONFIDENTIAL*
2
T
R
X
Y
P
O
1 Given f(x) = 3 sin 2x + 2 cos 2x. Express f(x) in the form r sin(2x + o ) where
r > 0 and 0
0
<o < 90
0
. [4 marks]
2 At one instant, ship Y is 125 km in the direction N 45
0
E from ship X. Ship X
sails with velocity (20i + 30j) km h
1
and ship Y sails with velocity (12i + 16j) km h
1
with
i and j as unit vectors in the directions to the east and to the north respectively.
Calculate
(a) the magnitude and direction of the velocity of ship X relative to ship Y.
[5 marks]
(b) the shortest distance between two ships. [2 marks]
3 The variables x and y, satisfy the differential equation
1
1
2
2
÷
÷
=
x
y
dx
dy
x
y
.
Show that y
2
= A(x
2
– 1) + 1, where A is a constant.
Hence, express y (y > 0) in terms of x for which y = 4 when x = 2. [7 marks]
4 Three forces, F
1
= (4i + 5j )N, F
2
has magnitude 13 N in the direction parallel to
5i + 12j and F
3
has magnitude10 N in the direction parallel to 3i – 4j, act on a particle,
with i and j as unit vectors in the directions to the east and to the north respectively.
Calculate the magnitude and direction of the resultant forces. [8 marks]
5 The diagram below shows three straight lines from an external point P to a circle
with centre O.
The lines from P touch the circle at the points T and R whereas another line from
P intersects the circle at points X and Y. Show that
(a) TP = PR. [4 marks]
(b) APTX and APYT are similar. [4 marks]
(c) PT
2
= PX ×PY. [2 marks]
CONFIDENTIAL*
954/2
*This question paper is CONFIDENTIAL until the examination is over. CONFIDENTIAL*
3
6 (a) Prove that cos x + cos y = 2 cos
2
y x +
cos
2
y x ÷
. [2 marks]
Hence, show that cosu + cos2u + cos3u + cos4u = 4cos
2
u
cosu cos
2
5u
.
Find all the values of u between 0
0
and 180
0
such that
cos u + cos 2u + cos 3u = – cos 4u [6 marks]
(b) Prove that sin x sin

.

\

+
3
2t
x sin

.

\

+
3
4t
x = –
4
1
sin 3x.
Hence, deduce the maximum and minimum values of the expression
sin x sin

.

\

+
3
2t
x sin

.

\

+
3
4t
x for all values of x. [6 marks]
7 The lifespan, in hundred hours, of an electrical devise is a random variable T with
the probability density function as follows
f(t) =
¦
¹
¦
´
¦
>
÷
otherwise
0 for e
50
1
0
50
t
t
Find the probability that the device will function after 600 hours. [3 marks]
8 Each different arrangement of all the letters of the word ‘SELECTION’ be called a
word.
(a) How many of these words the vowels are together? [2 marks]
(b) What is the probability that in such a arrangement both Es are not side by side?
[3 marks]
9 From past experience, it is found that the number of typing errors, X, made by Ali
on a randomly chosen page follows a Poisson distribution with E(X
2
) = 0.24.
(a) Calculate the mean of X. [3 marks]
(b) Calculate the probability that no errors made on a randomly chosen page.
[2 marks]
(c) 10 pages are selected randomly calculate the probability that at least 8 pages
contain no error. [3 marks]
CONFIDENTIAL*
954/2
*This question paper is CONFIDENTIAL until the examination is over. CONFIDENTIAL*
4
10 The mass of a red apple is normally distributed with mean 116 g and standard
deviation 16 g whereas the mass of a green apple is normally distributed with mean 106 g
and standard deviation 12 g.
Determine the probability that the mass of a red apple is more than that of a green
apple. [4 marks]
One day, Yap bought two apples, but one of the two apples he bought is rotten and
the apple left has an equal chance of being red or green, determine the probability that its
mass will be more than 118 g. [5 marks]
11 When a protozoa is subjected to radiation the protozoa may die, survive as a
single protozoa or divide into two protozoa with probability
2
1
,
3
1
and
6
1
respectively.
Two protozoa are independently subjected to radiation. The random variable X represents
the total numbers of protozoa still survive after this experiment.
(a) Show that P(X = 2) =
18
5
. [2 marks]
(b) Find the probability distribution for X. [4 marks]
(c) Calculate E(X) and show that Var(X) =
9
10
. [5 marks]
12 (a) From the basic definition of standard deviation, prove that the standard
deviation of a set of data consist n observed values with mean x
is given by
2
2
x
n
x
÷
¯
. [3 marks]
(b) The data below shows the age of 24 residents staying in a village.
34 59 62 37 40 48 52 49
48 32 99 77 79 33 54 57
35 64 52 52 61 79 61 90
(i) Display above data in a stemplot. [2 marks]
(ii) Calculate the mean and standard deviation for the age of the residents.
[5 marks]
(iii) Determine the median and semiinterquartile range. [4 marks]
This action might not be possible to undo. Are you sure you want to continue?
We've moved you to where you read on your other device.
Get the full title to continue reading from where you left off, or restart the preview.