# Past Papers’ Solutions | Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) | AS & A level | Mathematics 9709 | Pure Mathematics 1 (P1-9709/01) | Year 2016 | Oct-Nov | (P1-9709/13) | Q#10

Hits: 462 Question A curve is such that , where a is a positive constant. The point A(a2, 3) lies on the curve. Find, in terms of a, i. the equation of the tangent to the curve at A, simplifying your answer, ii. the equation of the curve. It is now given that B(16,8) also lies on the curve. […]