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Hits: 487   Question The diagram shows the curve with equation . The minimum point on the curve has coordinates  and the x-coordinate of the maximum point is , here  and  are constants.      i.       State the value of .    ii.       Find the value of .   iii.       Find the area of the shaded region.   iv.       The gradient, , of […]

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Hits: 391   Question A straight line has equation , where  is a constant, and a curve has equation .      i.       Show that the x-coordinates of any points of intersection of the line and curve are given by the equation .    ii.          Find the two values of  for which the line is a tangent to the […]

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Hits: 431   Question      i.       The diagram shows part of the curve  and part of the straight line  meeting at the point , where  and  are positive constants. Find the values of  and .    ii.             The function f is defined for the domain  by Express  in a similar way. Solution i.   It is evident from the […]

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Hits: 552   Question The diagram shows part of the curve  , crossing the y-axis at the point B(0, 3). The point A on the curve has coordinates (3, 1) and the tangent to the curve at A crosses the y-axis at C.     i.       Find the equation of the tangent to the curve at A.    ii.    Determine, showing all necessary working, […]

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Hits: 1254   Question The diagram shows a triangle ABC in which A has coordinates (1, 3), B has coordinates (5, 11) and angle ABC is  . The point X (4, 4) lies on AC. Find     i.       the equation of BC,    ii.     the coordinates of C. Solution i.   We need to find the equation of BC. To find the equation of […]

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Hits: 460   Question The line  , where  is a constant, is a tangent to the curve  at the point P. Find i.          the value of k,  ii.       the coordinates of P. Solution i.   We are given that line is tangent to the curve, therefore, line and the curve intersect at one point only i.e. P. […]

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Hits: 996   Question The diagram shows a plan for a rectangular park ABCD, in which AB = 40m and AD = 60m. Points X and Y lie on BC and CD respectively and AX, XY and YA are paths that surround a triangular playground. The length of DY is  m and the length of XC is  m. […]

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Hits: 1724   Question The diagram shows the curve  and the point A(1, 2) which lies on the curve. The tangent to the curve at A cuts the y-axis at B and the normal to the curve at A cuts the x-axis at C. i.           Find the equation of the tangent AB and the equation […]

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Hits: 594   Question The diagram shows the curve  and the straight line . The curve and straight line intersect at  and , where  is a constant. i.      Show that . ii.   Find, showing all necessary working, the area of the shaded region. Solution i.   It is evident from the diagram that line and the curve intersect […]

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Hits: 408 Question The equation of a line is , where is a constant, and the equation of a curve is .     i.       In the case where, the line intersects the curve at the points A and B. Find the equation of the perpendicular bisector of the line AB.    ii.       Find the set of values of  for which the line […]

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Hits: 1479 Question The point A has coordinates (−1, −5) and the point B has coordinates (7, 1). The perpendicular bisector of AB meets the x-axis at C and the y-axis at D. Calculate the length of CD. Solution i.   Expression to find distance between two given points  and is: Therefore, to find the length of CD […]

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Hits: 1755 Question The coordinates of A are (−3, 2) and the coordinates of C are (5, 6). The mid-point of AC is M and the perpendicular bisector of AC cuts the x-axis at B. i.       Find the equation of MB and the coordinates of B.    ii.       Show that AB is perpendicular to BC.   iii.       Given that ABCD is […]

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Hits: 571 Question The diagram shows the curve  and the line , where  is a constant. The curve and the line intersect at the points A and B.     i.       For the case where , find the x-coordinates of A and B.    ii.       Find the value of  for which  is a tangent to the curve . Solution i.   For the […]