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Hits: 720   Question The diagram shows the function  defined for  by  for  for      i.       State the range of .    ii.       Copy the diagram and on your copy sketch the graph of .   iii.       Obtain expressions to define , giving the set of values of  for which each expression is valid. Solution i.   We have the function;  for  for It […]

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Hits: 1165 Question A function is defined by   for .    i.     State the range of .  ii.     State the exact value of .  iii.      Sketch the graph of .  iv.      Obtain an expression, in terms of , for Solution i.   We have the function;  for This can be written as; We know […]

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Hits: 2204   Question The function  is defined for the domain .      i.       Solve the equation .    ii.       Sketch the graph of .   iii.       Find the set of values of  for which the equation  has no solution. The function  is defined for the domain .   iv.       State the largest value of  for which g has an inverse.    v.    […]

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Hits: 310 Question A curve has equation . It is given that .     i.       Find the set of values of  for which  is an increasing function.    ii.       Given that the curve passes through (1, 3), find . Solution i.   To test whether a function  is increasing or decreasing at a particular point , we take derivative of a function at […]

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Hits: 759 Question The equation of a curve is .     i.        Find .    ii.      Find the equation of the tangent to the curve at the point where the curve intersects the y-axis.   iii.       Find the set of values of  for which  is an increasing function of . Solution     i.   Rule for differentiation of […]

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Hits: 860 Question The function f is defined by  for .      i.       Express  in the form of  and hence state the range of .    ii.       Obtain an expression for  and state the domain of . The function g is defined by  for . The function  is such that  and the domain of  is .   iii.       Obtain an expression for . […]

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Hits: 561 Question Functions  and  are defined for  by  Express  in the form , where a, b and c are constants. Solution i.   We have the functions; For ; We have the expression; We use method of “completing square” to obtain the desired form. We take out factor ‘4’ from the terms which involve ; Next we complete the square for […]

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Hits: 450 Question The function  is defined for .      i.       Find the values of the constant  for which the line  is a tangent to the curve .    ii.       Express  in the form of , where ,  and  are constants.   iii.       Find the range of . The function g is defined by  is defined for .   iv.       Find the smallest value of  for […]

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Hits: 422 Question The function  is defined for . Given that  and  find      i.       the values of  and ,    ii.       the range of .   iii.       the exact value of . Solution i.   We have the function; We are given that; Since Since Subtracting both equation; Substituting  in anyone of the above equations will yield value of . We choose; ii.   […]

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Hits: 631 Question The functions  and  are defined for  by      i.       Find the range of .    ii.       Find the value of the constant  for which the equation  has equal roots. Solution i.   Standard form of quadratic equation is; The graph of quadratic equation is a parabola. If  (‘a’ is positive) then parabola opens upwards and its vertex is […]

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Hits: 590 Question The function  is defined by  for .      i.       Express  in the form .    ii.       State the range of .   iii.        Find the set of values of  for which . The function g is defined by  for .   iv.       Find the value of the constant  for which the equation  has two equal roots. Solution i.   We have the expression; […]

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Hits: 644 Question The function  is such that    for .      i.       Express  in the form , stating the values of  and .    ii.       State the greatest and least values of .   iii.       Solve the equation . Solution i.   We have the function; We have the trigonometric identity; We can rewrite it as; Therefore the function becomes; Hence; ii.   From (i), we […]