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Hits: 83 Question The diagram shows part of the curve . The curve intersects the x-axis at A. The normal to the curve at A intersects the y-axis at B. i.       Obtain expressions for  and ii.    Find the coordinates of B. iii. Find, showing all necessary working, the area of the shaded region. Solution […]

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Hits: 51 Question Functions f and g are defined by;  for   for Where  is a constant.     i.      Find the value of for which the line is a tangent to the curve .   ii.     In the case where , find the set of values of for which .  iii.     In the case […]

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Hits: 42 Question a)   Over a 21-day period an athlete prepares for a marathon by increasing the distance she runs each  day by 1.2 km. On the first day she runs 13 km. (i)          Find the distance she runs on the last day of the 21-day period. (ii)        Find the […]

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Hits: 34 Question The diagram shows a three-dimensional shape OABCDEFG. The base OABC and the upper  surface DEFG are identical horizontal rectangles. The parallelograms OAED and CBFG both lie in  vertical planes. Points P and Q are the mid-points of OD and GF respectively. Unit vectors  and  are parallel to  and  respectively and the unit […]

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Hits: 51 Question a)   Given that x > 0, find the two smallest values of x, in radians, for which . Show  all necessary working. b)  The function is defined for . i.     Express f(x) in the form , where a and b are constants. ii.      Find the range of f. Solution a)   […]

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Hits: 61 Question The diagram shows a circle with centre O and radius cm. Points A and B lie on the circle and  angle radians. The tangents to the circle at A and B meet at T.     i.      Express the perimeter of the shaded region in terms of  and .   ii.      In the […]

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Hits: 30 Question A curve is such that  , where  is a constant. The points P(1, −1) and Q(4, 4) lie on the curve.  Find the equation of the curve. Solution We are given that; We can find equation of the curve from its derivative through integration; Therefore; Rule for integration of  is: If a […]

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Hits: 38 Question The point M is the mid-point of the line joining the points (3, 7) and (−1, 1). Find the equation of the  line through M which is parallel to the line .   Solution We are required to find the equation of the line which passes through the point M and is […]

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Hits: 55 Question The coefficient of  in the expansion of  is 3. Find the value of the constant a. Solution i.   First, we expand . Expression for the Binomial expansion of  is: In the given case: Hence;       Now can we find the coefficient of in the expansion of . We write […]