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Hits: 228   Question The constant , where , is such that     i.       Find an equation satisfied by , and show that it can be written in the form ii.       Verify, by calculation, that the equation  ) has a root between 3 and 3.5.    iii.       Use the iterative […]

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Hits: 185   Question The equation of the curve is .     i.       Show that    ii.       Find the coordinates of each of the points on the curve where the tangent is parallel to the x- axis. Solution      i.   We are given; We are required to find . To find from […]

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Hits: 168     Question It is given that the curve has one stationary point.      i.       Find the x-coordinates of this point.    ii.       Determine whether this point is a maximum or a minimum point. Solution      i.   We are required to find the coordinates of stationary point of the curve; […]

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Hits: 115 Question i.       Express  in the form , where  and , giving exact value of R and the value of   correct to 2 decimal places.    ii.       Hence solve the equation Giving all solutions in the interval . Solution      i.   We are given that; We are required to write it […]

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Hits: 116     Question Find the exact value of Solution We are required to find exact value of; Rule for integration of  is: Rule for integration of  is: Rule for integration of  is:

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Hits: 143    Question The polynomial , where a and b are constants, is denoted by . It is given that    is a factor of , and that when  is divided by   the remainder is 5. Find  the values of  and . Solution We are given that; We are also given that is a […]

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Hits: 160   Question Use logarithms to solve the equation , giving your answer correct to 3 significant figures. Solution We are given; Taking natural logarithm of both sides; Power Rule; Multiplication Rule; Power Rule;

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Hits: 151     Question Solve the inequality . Solution SOLVING INEQUALITY: PIECEWISE Let  and , then; We have to consider two separate cases; When When We have the inequality; It can be written as; We have to consider two separate cases; When When Therefore the inequality will hold for ; SOLVING INEQUALITY: ALGEBRAICALLY Let, […]