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SPM MATHEAMTICS 2010 PAPER 1
1. Round off 2.037 correct to three significant
figures.
A 2.03 C 2.030
B 2.04 D 2/040

2. Given that 0.000 000 067 = m × 10
n
, where
m × 10
n
is a number in standard form. State
the value of m and of n.
A m = 6.7, n = ÷8
B m = 6.7, n = 8
C m = 67, n = ÷9
D m = 67, n = 9

3.
7
0.034
1.7 10 ×
=
A 2 × 10
-5
C 2 × 10
-8
B 2 × 10
-6
D 2 × 10
-9


4. The total population of Malaysia in the year
2000 is 23.37 million. It is given that the
number of people who are 65 years of age
and above is 3.9% of the total population.
Calculate the number of people who are
below 65 years of age.
[1 million = 10
6
]
A 1.42 × 10
5
C 2.24 × 10
5

B 1.42 × 10
7
D 2.24 × 10
7


5. Express 5(5
2
+ 3) as a number in base five.
A 3010
5
C 1030
5

B 3001
5
D 1003
5


6. 11001
2
÷ 110
2
=
A 10001
2
C 10101
2

B 10011
2
D 10111
2


7. In Diagram 1. PQTUVW is a regular
hexagon. PTS and PQR are straight lines.

Find the value of x.
A 20 C 50
B 40 D 60
8. In Diagram 2, PQRST is a pentagon and
RST is an isosceles triangle. PQV and STU
are straight lines.

Find the value of x + y.
A 115 C 135
B 125 D 145

9. In Diagram 3, PQRS is a tangent to the
circle RTU at point R. TVR is a straight
line.

Find the value of x.
A 100 C 110
B 105 D 125

10. Diagram 4 shows two triangles, LMN and
FGH, and four straight lines. VW, TU, RS
and PQ, drawn on square grids. Triangle
LMN is the image of triangle FGH under a
reflection.
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The axis of reflection is the straight line
A VW C RS
B TU D PQ

11. Diagram 5 shows five quadrilaterals,P, A,
B, C and D, drawn on square grids.


Which of the quadrilaterals A, B, C or D is
not the image of quadrilateral P under an
enlargement?

12. Which graph represents part of the graph y
= tan x?
A

C

B D


13. In Diagram 6, point P and point Q lie on the
arc of an unit circle with centre O.

Find the value of cos x
o
+ sin y
o
.
A 1.02 C 1.51
B 1.22 D 1.71

14. Diagram 7 shows a right prism PQRSTU
with a rectangular base PQRS. X and Y are
midpoints of the lines TP and UQ
respectively.

Name the angle between the plane TSP and
the plane TPY.
A ZSYT C ZSXY
B ZSTY D ZSYX

15. Diagram 8 shows a vertical pole PQ. P is a
point which is 20 m from Q on a horizontal
plane. The point R is vertically above point
Q.
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The angle of elevation of point R from
point P is 44
o
Calculate the height, in m, of
the pole.
A 13.89 C 19.31
B 14.39 D 20.71

16. Diagram 9 shows a boy standing on a
horizontal stage. Points P, Q and R are on a
same vertical plane. The angle of
depression of point R from his eye level
when he is at P and Q are 61
o
and 29
o

respectively.


It is given that the horizontal distance of
point R from the base of the stage is 5 m.
Calculate the distance, in m, of PQ.
A 2.77 C 16.27
B 11.27 D 21.27

17. Diagram 10 shows three points P, Q and R,
on a horizontal plane. R lies due north of Q
and the bearing of P from R is 216
o
.

Find the bearing of Q from P.
A 078
o
C 258
o

B 102
o
D 282
o


18. In Diagram 11, P is a point on the earth. N
is the North Pole, S is the South Pole and
NOS is the axis of the earth.

Find the location of point P.
A (20
o
N, 50
o
E) C (70
o
N, 50
o
E)
B (20
o
N, 130
o
E) D (70
o
N, 130
o
E)
19. 3(x + 2) ÷ (1 – 2x)
2
=
A 1 + 3x – 4x
2
C 5 + 3x + 4x
2

B 1 + 7x + 4x
2
D 5 + 7x – 4x
2


20. Express
2
1 2
3 2
p p
p
+ ÷
÷ as a single fraction
in its simplest form.
A
2
6 2
6
p p
p
÷ + +
C
2
1
3
p p
p
÷ +

B
2
6 2
6
p p
p
÷ ÷ +
D
2
3
3
p p
p
÷ +


21. Given that y =
1
2 3
w
+ , express w in terms
of y.
A w =
3
2
y ÷
C w =
3 6
2
y ÷

B w =
3
2
y ÷
D w =
6 3
2
y ÷


22. Given that 3 ÷
2( 1)
3 2
x x ÷
= , find the value
of x.
A
17
7
C
14
5

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B
22
7
D
22
5


23.
3 2
5 =
A
2
3
1
5
| |
|
\ .
C
2
3
5
B
3
2
1
5
| |
|
\ .
D
3
2
5

24. Simplify
( )
1
3
3
8
2
s
t
× s
2
t
2

A s
3
t C s
3
t
3

B 4s
3
t D 4s
3
t
3


25. It is given that 2 ≤ r < 9 and 2 – s < 4,
where r and s are integers. Find the
maximum value of r – s.
A 8 C 10
B 9 D 11

26. List all the integers x which satisfy both the
simultaneous linear inequalities
1
2
x < 3
and 8 – 3x ≤ 2.
A 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 C 3, 4, 5
B 2. 3, 4, 5 D 4, 5

27. Diagram 12 is a pictogram showing the
number of visitors to a zoo on Thursday
and Saturday. The number of visitors to the
zoo on Friday and Sunday are not shown.
Thursday

Friday
Saturday

Sunday
A total of 3 300 visitors went to the zoo
over the four days. The number of visitors
on Sunday was twice the number of visitors
on Saturday.
How many visitors were there on Friday?
A 600 C 1 100
B 900 D 1 800

28. Diagram 13 is a bar chart showing the
number of cars sold by a salesman from
July to December 2009.

The number of cars sold from July to
December is 20% more than the number of
cars sold from January to June. The
commission earned by the salesman for
each car sold was RM1 500. Calculate the
total commission earned by the salesman in
that year.
A RM75 000 C RM165 000
B RM90 000 D RM180 000

29. Diagram 14 shows a set of data.
9 8 3 5
4 3 3 7
2 4 9 3
A 3 C 5
B 4 D 9

30. Which graph represents y = 5 – x
3
?

A

C

B D
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31. List all the subsets of set P = { , , }
A { }, { }, { }
B { }, { }, { }, { }
C { }, { }, { }, { , }, { , },
{ , }, { , , }
D { }, { }, { }, { , }, { , },
{ , }, { , , }, { }

32. Given:
Universal set c = {x : 1 ≤ x ≤ 20, x is an
integer}
Set M = {x : x is a multiple of 3}
Set R = {x : x is a multiple of 6}
Which statement is true?
A M c R C (M · R) = R
B R . M D (M · R) = M

33. Find the gradient of the straight line
2
3
y –
x = 12
A 3 C
3
2

B ÷3 D ÷
3
2


34. Diagram 15 shows two straight lines, KL
and LM, on a Cartesian plane.

It is given that the gradient of KL is 2. Find
the x-intercept of KL
A ÷
3
2
C
2
3

B ÷
2
3
D
3
2


35. A box contains 100 oranges. If an orange is
chosen at random from the box, the
probability of choosing a rotten orange is
2
5
. Find the number of oranges in the box
which are not rotten.
A 20 C 50
B 40 D 60

36. In a group of 80 students, 25 are girls. Then
10 boys leave the group. If a student is
chosen at random from the group, state the
probability that the student chosen is a boy.
A
5
14
C
7
16

B
9
14
D
9
16


37. Table 1 shows some values of the variables
P and Q, such that Q varies directly as the
square root of P.
P
1
4

n
Q 3 2
Calculate the value of n.
A
1
9
C 12
B
1
3
D 36

38. It is given that
1
2
PQ k = , where k is a
constant. Which statement is true?
A P varies directly as the square of Q.
B P varies directly as the square root of
Q.
C P varies inversely as the square of Q.
D P varies inversely as the square root of
Q.

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39.
2 3 4 1 4 2
3
4 1 3 3 2 3
÷ | | | |
÷
| |
÷ ÷
\ . \ .
=
A
5 5 10
9 5 6
| |
|
÷ ÷
\ .

B
3 1 6
1 3 0
÷ | |
|
÷
\ .

C
5 13 10
15 1 12
| |
|
÷ ÷
\ .

D
3 21 6
21 3 18
| |
|
÷ ÷ ÷
\ .


40. Given
1 2
3
2 4
x
y
÷ | | | | | |
÷ =
| | |
\ . \ . \ .
.
Find the value of x and y.
A x = ÷1, y = ÷10
B x = ÷1, y = ÷2
C x = 3, y = 6
D x = 5, y = 14




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