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Hits: 186 Question A curve is defined by the parametric equations for .       i.       Find the exact gradient of the curve at the point for which .    ii.       Find the value of at the point where the gradient of the curve is 2, giving the value correct to 3 significant figures. Solution […]

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Hits: 142   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: 188   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: 192 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: 188   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: 81 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: 216   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: 72 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: 64   Question The diagram shows the curve with parametric equations  ,    for 0 ≤ t ≤ 2. At the point P on the curve, the y-coordinate is 1.     i.       Show that the value of t at the point P satisfies the equation .    ii.       Use the iterative formula  with t1 […]

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Hits: 65   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: 129   Question The diagram shows the curve with parametric equations  ,    for 0 ≤ t ≤ 2. At the point P on the curve, the y-coordinate is 1.     i.       Show that the value of t at the point P satisfies the equation .    ii.       Use the iterative formula  with t1 […]

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Hits: 139   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: 146 Question The parametric equations of a curve are for . At the point P on the curve, the gradient of the curve is 2.      i.       Show that the value of the parameter at P satisfies the equation .    ii.       By first expressing in the form , where R > 0 and  […]

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Hits: 135 Question The curve with equation and the point P on the curve has y-coordinate 10. i.               Show that the x-coordinate of P satisfies the equation ii.               Use the iterative formula to find the x-coordinate of P correct to 4 significant figures. Give the  result  of each iteration to 6 significant figures. iii.               Find […]

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Hits: 59 Question a.   Show that b.   Find the exact value of showing all necessary working. Solution a.     We are required to show; Rule for integration of  is: Division Rule; Power Rule;   b.     We are required to find; We know that Therefore, we can rearrange; Hence; Similarly, we know that; Therefore, we […]

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Hits: 77 Question The curve with equation crosses the x-axis at only one point. This point has coordinates .   i.               Show that satisfies the equation ii.               Show by calculation that 0.75 < p < 0.85.  iii.               Use an iterative formula based on the equation in part (i) to find the value of p  correct […]

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Hits: 62   Question Find the gradient of the curve at the point (0, 2). Solution We are required to find gradient of the curve ta the point (0 , 2). Gradient (slope) of the curve at the particular point is the derivative of equation of the  curve at that particular point. Gradient (slope) of […]

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Hits: 95   Question The diagram shows the curve with equation for values of x such that . Find the x-coordinate of the stationary point M, giving your answer correct to 3  significant figures. Solution We are required to find the x-coordinate of stationary point M. A stationary point on the curve is the point […]

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Hits: 142   Question The diagram shows the curve with equation  for . At  the points P and Q on the curve, the gradient of the curve is 3.      i.    Find an expression for .    ii.     By first expressing  in the form , where R > 0 and ,  find the […]

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Hits: 101 Question A curve has parametric equations      i.       Find the equation of the tangent to the curve at the origin.    ii.       Find the coordinates of the stationary point, giving each coordinate correct to 2  decimal places. Solution i.   We are required to find the equation of tangent to the curve at […]