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# Past Papers’ Solutions | Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) | AS & A level | Mathematics 9709 | Pure Mathematics 2 (P2-9709/02) | Year 2015 | May-Jun | (P2-9709/23) | Q#7

Hits: 94 Question A.  Find the gradient of the curve At the point (1,1). B.  The parametric equations of a curve are Find the gradient of the curve at the point (−3, 3). Solution A.    We are given equation of the curve as; We are required to find expression for gradient of the curve. […]

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Hits: 66 Question The diagram shows part of the curve and its point of intersection P with the x-axis.      i.       Find the exact x-coordinate of P.    ii.       Show that the equation of the curve can be written and use integration to find the exact area of the shaded region enclosed by the curve […]

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Hits: 127 Question      i.       By sketching a suitable pair of graphs, show that the equation has two real root.    ii.       Use the iterative formula to find one of the real roots correct to  3 decimal places. Give the result of each iteration to 5 decimal places.   iii.       Hence find the coordinates of […]

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Hits: 160 Question The diagram shows the curve  and its minimum point M.      i.       Show that the x-coordinate of M is .    ii.       The region shaded in the diagram is enclosed by the curve and the lines ,   and  . Use integration to show that the area of the shaded region is . […]

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Hits: 51 Question It is given that  is an acute angle measured in degrees such that     i.       Find the value of .    ii.       Use an appropriate formula to find the exact value of . Solution      i.  We are given that; We know that; Therefore; Let ; then, Now we have two options. […]

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Hits: 67   Question i.       Given that  is a factor of , find the value of the constant . ii.       When  has this value, factorise  completely. Solution      i.   We are given that; We are also given that is a factor of . When a polynomial, , is divided by , and […]

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Hits: 72   Question      i.       Use logarithms to solve the equation 2x = 205, giving the answer correct to 3 significant figures.    ii.       Hence determine the number of integers n satisfying Solution i.   We are required to solve the equation; Taking natural logarithm of both sides; Power Rule; ii.   […]