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Hits: 152 Question The equation of a curve is y3+4xy=16      i.       Show that .    ii.       Show that the curve has no stationary points.   iii.       Find the coordinates of the point on the curve where the tangent is parallel to the y-axis. Solution      i.   We are required to find . Hence; […]

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Hits: 73 Question     i.       Prove that  .    ii.       Hence A.  Solve the equation  for . B.  Find the exact value of Solution      i.  We are given that;   provided that   provided that    ii.  a.  We are required to solve the equation; As demonstrated in (i); Hence;   provided that Now […]

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Hits: 63 Question i.       Given that show that the positive constant a satisfies the equation    ii.       Use an iterative formula, , with  to find the value of correct to 3 decimal places. Give the result of each iteration to 5 decimal places. Solution      i.  We are given that; Rule for integration of  is: […]

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Hits: 22 Question The polynomials f(x) and g(x) are defined by;  and where a and b are constants. It is given that (x + 2) is a factor of f(x). It is also given that, when g(x)  is divided by (x + 1), the remainder is −18.     i.       Find the values of a and […]

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Hits: 84 Question The equation of a curve is Find the equation of the tangent to the curve at the point  . Give the answer in the form y = mx + c, where the values of m and c are correct to 3 significant figures. Solution We are required to find the equation of […]

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Hits: 101 Question The variables x and y satisfy the equation where A and p are constants. The graph of against x is a straight line passing through the  points (2,1.60) and (5, 2.92) as shown in the diagram. Find the values of A and p correct to 2  significant figures. Solution We are given; […]

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Hits: 112   Question The polynomials f(x) and g(x) are defined by;  and where a and b are constants. It is given that (x + 2) is a factor of f(x). It is also given that, when g(x)  is divided by (x + 1), the remainder is −18. i.       Find the values of a […]

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Hits: 268   Question      i.       Solve the equation .    ii.       Hence, using logarithms, solve the equation , giving the answer  correct to 3 significant figures. Solution i.   SOLVING EQUATION: PIECEWISE Let, . We have to consider both moduli separately and it leads to following cases;  OR We have the equation; […]