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Past Papers’ Solutions | Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) | AS & A level | Mathematics 9709 | Pure Mathematics 2 (P2-9709/02) | Year 2003 | Oct-Nov | (P2-9709/02) | Q#6

Hits: 168   Question The diagram shows the curve y=(4−x)ex and its maximum point M. The curve cuts the x-axis at A  and the y-axis at B.     i.       Write down the coordinates of A and B.    ii.       Find the x-coordinate of M.   iii.       The point P on the curve has x-coordinate p. The tangent to the curve at P passes […]

Past Papers’ Solutions | Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) | AS & A level | Mathematics 9709 | Pure Mathematics 2 (P2-9709/02) | Year 2003 | Oct-Nov | (P2-9709/02) | Q#5

Hits: 174   Question      i.       By sketching a suitable pair of graphs, for x < 0, show that exactly one root of the equation    is negative.    ii.       Verify by calculation that this root lies between -1.0 and -0.5.   iii.       Use the iterative formula to determine the root correct to 2 decimal places, showing the result of each iteration. […]

Past Papers’ Solutions | Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) | AS & A level | Mathematics 9709 | Pure Mathematics 2 (P2-9709/02) | Year 2003 | Oct-Nov | (P2-9709/02) | Q#2

Hits: 108     Question Two variable quantities x and y are related by the equation where a and k are constants. Four pairs of values of x and y are measured experimentally. The result of plotting ln y against x is  shown in the diagram. Use the diagram to estimate the values of a and k. […]

Past Papers’ Solutions | Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) | AS & A level | Mathematics 9709 | Pure Mathematics 2 (P2-9709/02) | Year 2003 | May-Jun | (P2-9709/02) | Q#5

Hits: 155     Question      i.       By sketching a suitable pair of graphs, show that the equation Has exactly one root.    ii.       Verify by calculation that this root lies between 1.0 and 1.4.   iii.       Use the iterative formula  to determine the root correct to 2 decimal places, showing the […]

Past Papers’ Solutions | Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) | AS & A level | Mathematics 9709 | Pure Mathematics 2 (P2-9709/02) | Year 2003 | May-Jun | (P2-9709/02) | Q#3

Hits: 164   Question The diagram shows the curve . The shaded region R is bounded by the curve and by the  lines x = 0, y = 0 and x = p.             i.       Find, in terms of p, the area of R.           ii.       Hence calculate the value of p for which the area of R is equal to 5. Give […]

Past Papers’ Solutions | Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) | AS & A level | Mathematics 9709 | Pure Mathematics 2 (P2-9709/02) | Year 2002 | Oct-Nov | (P2-9709/02) | Q#6

Hits: 163   Question a)   Find the value of b)    The diagram shows part of the curve  . The shaded region R is bounded by the curve and by  the lines x =1, y = 0 and x = p. i.       Find, in terms of p, the area of R. ii.       Hence find, correct to 1 decimal place, the value […]