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Hits: 69     Question Solve the equation , for . Solution We are required to solve; Therefore; We have the trigonometric identity; Let , then; Since , therefore; Using calculator we can find that; Properties of Domain Range Periodicity Odd/Even Translation/ Symmetry We utilize the periodicity/symmetry property of   to find other solutions (roots):  […]

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Hits: 61     Question i.       By differentiating , show that if  θ then .    ii.       Hence show that Giving the values of a and b.   iii.       Find the exact value of Solution      i.   We are given that; We are required to show that; Since   provided that ; Therefore; If […]

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Hits: 34   Question The polynomial , where a and b are constants, is denoted by . It is given that  when  is divided by  the remainder is 4, and that when  is divided by the remainder is 12.     i.       Find the values of  and .    ii.       When a and b have these […]

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Hits: 59     Question      i.       Use the trapezium rule with 2 intervals to estimate the value of Giving your answer correct to 2 decimal places.    ii.       Find Solution      i.   We are required to apply Trapezium Rule to evaluate; The trapezium rule with  intervals states that; We are given that there […]

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Hits: 106     Question The diagram shows the curve , for . A rectangle OABC is drawn, where B is the  point on the curve with x-coordinate , and A and C are on the axes, as shown. The shaded  region R is bounded by the curve and by the lines x = and […]

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Hits: 76   Question The parametric equations of a curve are for t < 0.      i.       Show that in terms of t.    ii.       Find the exact coordinates of the only point on the curve at which the gradient is 3. Solution      i.   We are required to find  for the parametric equations […]

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Hits: 63     Question Solve the equation , for . Solution We are required to solve; Therefore; We have the trigonometric identity; Let , then; Since , therefore; Using calculator we can find that; Properties of Domain Range Periodicity Odd/Even Translation/ Symmetry We utilize the periodicity/symmetry property of   to find other solutions (roots):  […]

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Hits: 264   Question Use logarithms to solve the equation 5x = 32x-1, giving your answer correct to 3 significant figures.  Solution We are given; Taking natural logarithm of both sides; Power Rule; Power Rule; Division Rule;

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Hits: 53   Question Solve the inequality . Solution SOLVING INEQUALITY: PIECEWISE Let, . We can write it as; We have to consider both moduli separately and it leads to following cases; When If then above four intervals translate to following with their corresponding inequality; When When When If then above four intervals translate to […]