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Hits: 69 Question The diagram shows the curve with parametric equations for .     i.       Show that can be expressed in the form    ii.       Find the equation of the normal to the curve at the point where the curve crosses the positive y-axis. Give your answer in the form y = mx +c, where […]

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Hits: 47 Question      i.       Show that    ii.       Solve the equation for .   iii.       Find the exact value of Solution      i.   We are required to show that; Since ; Therefore; provided that ii.   We are required to solve the equation for . We are given that; As demonstrated in (i); […]

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Hits: 67 Question The diagram shows the curve and its stationary point M. The x-coordinate of M is m.       i.       Find an expression for and hence show that .    ii.       Use an iterative formula based on the equation in part (i) to find the value of m correct to 4  significant figures. Give […]

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Hits: 60 Question The polynomial is defined by  where is a constant.     i.       Use the factor theorem to show that (x +1) is a factor of p(x) for all values of a.    ii.       Given that the remainder is −42 when p(x) is divided by (x −2), find the value of a.    iii. […]

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Hits: 37 Question The definite integral  is defined by    i.   Show that  .    ii.   Sketch the curve  for .   iii.   State whether an estimate of obtained by using the trapezium rule will be more than or less than 8e −2. Justify your answer. Solution      i.   We are given that; Rule […]

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Hits: 79   Question      i.       Given that , find the value of 2y.    ii.       Use logarithms to find the value of y correct to 3 significant figures. Solution i.   We are given; We can write it as; Let , then; Now we have two options. Since ; Taking natural logarithm […]

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Hits: 121   Question Solve the equation . Solution SOLVING EQUATION: PIECEWISE Let, . We can write it as; We have to consider two separate cases; When When We have the equation; It  can be written as; We have to consider two separate cases; When ; When ; Hence, the only solutions for the given […]