# QUALIFYING EXAMINATION FOR APPLICANTS FOR JAPANESE GOVERNMENT (MONBUKAGAKUSHO) SCHOLARSHIPS 2009

EXAMINATION QUESTIONS

COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY STUDENTS

MATHEMATICS

PLEASE NOTE: THE TEST PERIOD IS 60 MINUTES.

·). (0 ~ x < 271') .d . -__j . Calculate .2 = 0 2) Solve the equation sin x + 2 cos" X = 1. 6) Let f (x) = cos x and 9 (x) = sin x ..3 ._ ~ -. .+l. ) satisfies the following conditions.-----------~ !vlA THE!\. Express a« as a function of n .X' + 2) < 2 . 4) Solve the inequality log~ (. 1 -- 5) A number sequence {a. f(x2h )-f(x+h) lITI I h'~O 9 (x+ 3h )-g (x-h) -=----:--_:____:___:. underlining family name) Name Marks __ 1 Fill in the blanks with correct numbers or expressions...lA TICS Nationality (Please print full name....3. (n = 1.2.2. (n= 1.(2009) . < 1 (7-x) .. 3) Solve the inequality x+ . a] = 2.J I 4·' . 1) Solve the equation 16 X - . 3an+l =2a.

0.\'1. ~--- 9) In a single toss of two dice.7) Differentiate the function e.ax ( 11) Let A and B be the points (2.2). l_ on the line through A and B such that OP AB . Find the point P 10) Find the real value of a such that the coefficient of x9 is 221 in the expansion 1 )-9 of l cz " . 12) Let a and /3 be non-real roots of the equation x3 = 8 Find the value of L _ .<SillI . 8) Calculate1: loge X dx .2 . l_ respectively.1.1) and (0. find the probability that the product of the two numbers is greater than their sum.

3) Find the values of c and d which satisfy Z = eX + dY . 4) Calculate A "Z . X=(_\) . = 1) Find the value of a which satisfies AX aX . M-3 .Y=(~) and z=(~) . 2) Find the value of b which satisfies AY = bY .2 Let A =(~ ~).

3 Let k be a positive constant. 1) Sketch the graph of the function Y = f (x) . :\'1. 4) Find the minimum value of I (k) and the value of k which minimizes I (k) . Express I (k) as a function of k . f (.4 .r) = IX2 - k 21and I (k ) = 1~Cx. 3) Suppose k > 1. 2) Suppose k < 1. Express 1 (k) as a function of k .) f dx .