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Past Papers’ Solutions | Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) | AS & A level | Mathematics 9709 | Pure Mathematics 1 (P1-9709/01) | Year 2018 | May-Jun | (P1-9709/11) | Q#6

Hits: 48 Question The diagram shows a circle with centre O and radius r cm. The points A and B lie on  the circle and AT is a tangent to the circle. Angle radians and OBT is a  straight line.      i.       Express the area of the shaded region in terms of r and . […]

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Hits: 25 Question The diagram shows a kite OABC in which AC is the line of symmetry. The  coordinates of A and C are (0, 4) and (8, 0) respectively and O is the origin.      i.       Find the equations of AC and OB.    ii.       Find, by calculation, the coordinates of B. Solution      […]

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Hits: 27 Question A curve is such that . The point (1,1) lies on the curve. Find the  coordinates of the point at which the curve intersects the x-axis. Solution We are required to find the coordinates of the point at which the curve intersects the  x-axis. The point at which a line or curve intersects […]

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Hits: 28   Question Find the exact coordinates of the stationary point of the curve with equation Solution We are required to find the exact coordinates of the stationary point of the curve. A stationary point on the curve is the point where gradient of the curve is  equal to zero; Therefore, we find the […]

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Hits: 19 Question The variables x and y satisfy the equation y = Kxa, where K and a are constants. The  graph of ln y against ln x is a straight line passing through the points (0.22,  3.96) and (1.32, 2.43), as shown in the diagram. Find the values of K and a, correct to […]

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Hits: 23 Question                     i.       Solve the equation                   ii.       Hence, using logarithms, solve the equation giving the answer correct to 3 significant figures. Solution SOLVING EQUALITION: PIECEWISE      i.   Let, . We have to consider both moduli separately and it leads to following cases;  OR We have the equation; We have to consider […]

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Hits: 17   Question The diagram shows the curve with equation The maximum point is denoted by M.      i.       Find an expression for  and determine the gradient of the curve at the point  where the   curve crosses the x-axis.    ii.       Show that the x-coordinate of the point M satisfies the equation   iii. […]

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Hits: 6 Question Find the equation of the normal to the curve at the point (3, 1). Solution  We are given equation of the curve as; We are required to find the equation of normal to the curve at the point (3, 1). To find the equation of the line either we need coordinates of […]

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Hits: 14   Question      i.       Solve the inequality .    ii.       Hence find the greatest integer satisfying the inequality  Solution SOLVING INEQUALITY: PIECEWISE      i.   Let, . We can write it as; We have to consider both moduli separately and it leads to following cases; When If then above four intervals translate to […]

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Hits: 43   Question The equation of a curve is      i.       Find an expression for  and show that the gradient of the curve at the point  (−1, 2)  is .   ii.       Show that the curve has no stationary points.   iii.       Find the x-coordinate of each of the points on the curve at […]

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Hits: 29 Question A curve has equation Find the exact gradient of the curve at the point for which y = 4. Solution We are required to find the gradient of the curve at a point where y=4. Gradient (slope) of the curve at the particular point is the derivative of equation of the  curve […]

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Hits: 19 Question      i.       Solve the inequality .    ii.       Hence find the largest integer n satisfying the inequality . Solution SOLVING INEQUALITY: PIECEWISE      i.   Let, . We can write it as; We have to consider both moduli separately and it leads to following cases; When If then above four intervals translate […]

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Hits: 36   Question The equation of a curve is      i.       Find an expression for  and show that the gradient of the curve at the point  (−1, 2)  is .    ii.       Show that the curve has no stationary points.   iii.       Find the x-coordinate of each of the points on the curve at […]

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Hits: 7 Question A curve has equation Find the exact gradient of the curve at the point for which y = 4. Solution We are required to find the gradient of the curve at a point where y=4. Gradient (slope) of the curve at the particular point is the derivative of equation of the  curve […]

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Hits: 3 Question      i.       Solve the inequality .    ii.       Hence find the largest integer n satisfying the inequality . Solution SOLVING INEQUALITY: PIECEWISE      i.   Let, . We can write it as; We have to consider both moduli separately and it leads to following cases; When If then above four intervals translate […]

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Hits: 8   Question Find the exact coordinates of the stationary point of the curve with equation Solution We are required to find the exact coordinates of the stationary point of the curve. A stationary point on the curve is the point where gradient of the curve is  equal to zero; Therefore, we find the expression […]

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Hits: 10 Question      i.       Solve the equation .    ii.       Hence 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; We have to consider both […]

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Hits: 17   Question Find the exact coordinates of the stationary point of the curve with equation Solution We are required to find the exact coordinates of the stationary point of the curve. A stationary point on the curve is the point where gradient of the curve is  equal to zero; Therefore, we find the […]

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Hits: 12 Question      i.       Solve the equation .    ii.       Hence 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; We have to consider both […]