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Hits: 71 Question i.       Express  in the form , where  and , stating the exact value of R and 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 the expression; We are required to write it […]

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Hits: 40     Question A.  Find i.        ii.        B.  Use the trapezium rule with 2 intervals to estimate the value of giving your answer correct to 2 decimal places. Solution A.    i.   We are required to find; Rule for integration of  is: Rule for integration of  is: Rule for integration […]

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Hits: 35 Question The parametric equations of a curve are  ,  , for . i.       Show that . ii.       Find the coordinates of the point on the curve at which the gradient is -4. Solution      i.  We are required to show that  for the parametric equations given below; If a curve is given parametrically by […]

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Hits: 55   Question The equation of a curve is . Find the exact x-coordinate of each of the stationary points of the curve and determine the nature of each stationary point. Solution First we are required to find the exact x-coordinate of each of the stationary points of the curve. A stationary point on […]

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Hits: 41 Question The diagram shows the curve y = x4 +2x −9. The curve cuts the positive x-axis at the point P. i.               Verify by calculation that the x-coordinate of P lies between 1.5 and 1.6. ii.            Show that the x-coordinate of P satisfies the equation iii.               Use the iterative formula to determine […]

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Hits: 81     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 […]