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Hits: 55 Question Relative to an origin O, the position vectors of points A, B and X are given by and i.Find and show that AXB is a straight line. The position vector of point C is given by . ii.Show that CX is perpendicular to AX. iii.Find the area of triangle ABC. Solution i. […]

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Hits: 58 Question The first, second and third terms of a geometric progression are ,  and  respectively. (i)       Show that  satisfies the equation 7k2 − 48k + 36 = 0. (i)       Find, showing all necessary working, the exact values of the common ratio corresponding to  each of the possible values of k. (ii) […]

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Hits: 49 Question A function  is defined for  and is such that .     i.      Find the set of values of  for which f is decreasing.   ii.      It is now given that . Find . Solution      i.   We are given derivative of the function as; We are also given that it is […]

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Hits: 74 Question     i.      Show that the equation  can be expressed as Where   ii.      Hence solve the equation   for . Solution i.   We are given the equation; We have the trigonometric identity; From this we can substitute in above equation; Let ;      ii.   We are required to solve the […]

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Hits: 76 Question A line has equation  and a curve has equation , where k is a constant. i.Find the set of values of  for which the line and curve meet at two distinct points. i.For each of two particular values of , the line is a tangent to the curve. Show that these two […]

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Hits: 39 Question The dimensions of a cuboid are x cm, 2x cm and 4x cm, as shown in the diagram. i.Show that the surface area S cm2 and the volume V cm3 are connected by the relation  ii.When the volume of the cuboid is 1000 cm3 the surface area is increasing at 2 cm2 […]

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Hits: 68 Question The diagram shows a semicircle ACB with centre O and radius . Arc OC is part of a circle with  centre A. (i)Express angle CAO in radians in terms of . (ii)Find the area of the shaded region in terms of ,  and , simplifying your answer. Solution (i)   We are […]

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Hits: 33 Question The equation of a curve is . The curve has no stationary points in the interval  . Find the least possible value of and the greatest possible value of . Solution We are given; We are given that curve has no stationary point. A stationary point on the curve is the point […]

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Hits: 42 Question The function g is defined by  for . By first completing the square, find an  expression for and state the domain of . Solution We are given that; We use method of “completing square” to obtain the desired form. We complete the square for the  terms which involve . We have the […]

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Hits: 85 Question (i)          Expand  in ascending powers of y as far as the term in y2. (ii)       In the expansion of  the coefficient of x2 is 48. Find the value of the positive  constant . Solution i.   We are required to expand . Expression for the Binomial expansion of  is: In […]