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# 456/1

MATHEMATICS
PAPER 1
March/April 2012
21/2hours

## Uganda Certificate of Education

S.1

MATHEMATICS

Paper 1

2 hours 30 minutes
INSTRUCTIONS

## Attempt all questions in b o t h sections A and B .

SECTION A: (40 MARKS)
1. Find the L.C.M and H.C.F of 33,135 and 165 .

## 2. Write down the next three numbers in the sequences:

i) 1, 1, 2, 4, 7, … . , … . . , … ..

Find i) n(AnB)

ii) n(AuB)

## 5. Work out the following:

i) e o t twelve + 1 etwelve

## 7. Evaluate (1 1⁄2 + 1⁄3 ÷ 1 3⁄4)

8. The angles of a triangle are in the ratio 2: 3 : 4. Find the size of the angles of the

triangle.

## 9. Given that (x − 4) + 2 = (x + 1) + (x − 4). Find x

10. Construct the following angles using a pair of compasses and a ruler only.
i) 600
ii) 67.50

## SECTION B: (60 MARKS)

11. a) Evaluate 11110two − 101two giving your answer in base five.

## 12. a) Find the LCM of: 2a, 3a2 and 8

b) Write down the first six numbers of the following sequences with the following formulae.
n
i) 2 (n + 1)

ii) n2

iii) 2n − 1)

13. a) Given that 2M5six = 401five , find M.

## c) Given that 24 K3five = 553eight , find K.

14. In a class of 65 students, 40 study German, 20 study French, and 25 study Latin. 8
study both German and French, 6 study both Latin and German, 7 study both French and
Latin. All students study at least one of the subjects.
Find the number of students who study all the three subjects.

## 15. Using a ruler and a pair of compasses only;

a) construct a triangle ABC such that AC = 7cm, AB = 8cm, BC =7cm.
b) Draw a perpendicular from C to the line AB meeting at point D.

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