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Hits: 52 Question It is given that a is a positive constant such that i.       Show that    ii.       Use an iterative formula based on the equation in part (i) to find the value of a correct to 4  significant figures. Give the result of each iteration to 6 significant figures. Solution      i.   […]

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Hits: 56 Question Solve the equation 2 ln(2x) − ln(x + 3)= ln(3x + 5). Solution We are given that; Power Rule; Multiplication Rule;  and are inverse functions. The composite function is an identity function, with  domain the positive real numbers. Therefore; Taking anti-logarithm of both sides; Now we have two options. If  then will […]

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Hits: 66 Question The parametric equations of a curve are  ,        i.       Find  in terms of t and hence find the coordinates of the stationary point, giving each  coordinate correct to 2 decimal places.    ii.       Find the gradient of the normal to the curve at the point where the curve crosses the […]

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Hits: 56 Question      i.       Find    ii.       Given that find the value of the positive constant a. Solution      i.   We are required to find; We have the trigonometric identity; It can be rearranged as; Therefore;   provided that It can be rearranged as; Therefore; Rule for integration of  is: Rule for integration […]

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Hits: 77 Question      i.       Find the exact value of    ii.       Given that Find the value of positive constant a. Solution      i.   We are required to find; Rule for integration of  is: Rule for integration of  is: Rule for integration of  is: Rule for integration of  is:      ii.   We […]

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Hits: 109 Question The diagram shows the curve y=4e−2x and a straight line. The curve crosses the y-axis at the point  P. The straight line crosses the y-axis at the point (0, 9) and its gradient is equal to the gradient of  the curve at P. The straight line meets the curve at two points, […]

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Hits: 70 Question The parametric equations of a curve are  ,        i.       Find  in terms of t and hence find the coordinates of the stationary point, giving each  coordinate correct to 2 decimal places.    ii.       Find the gradient of the normal to the curve at the point where the curve crosses the […]

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Hits: 63 Question      i.       Find    ii.       Given that find the value of the positive constant a. Solution      i.   We are required to find; We have the trigonometric identity; It can be rearranged as; Therefore;   provided that It can be rearranged as; Therefore; Rule for integration of  is: Rule for integration […]

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Hits: 66 Question The variables x and y satisfy the equation , where K and a are constants. The graph of ln y  against x is a straight line passing through the points (0.6, 1.81) and (1.4, 1.39), as shown in the  diagram. Find the values of K and a, correct to 2 significant figures. […]

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Hits: 98 Question The variables x and y satisfy the equation , where K and a are constants. The graph of ln y against x is a straight line passing through the points (0.6, 1.81) and (1.4, 1.39), as shown in the diagram. Find the values of K and a, correct to 2 significant figures. Solution We […]

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Hits: 137 Question The diagram shows the curve with equation The curve crosses the x-axis at the point P and has a minimum point M.      i. Find the gradient of the curve at the point P.    ii. Find the exact coordinates of the point M. Solution      i.   We are required to […]