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Hits: 49 Question The gradient of a curve at the point (x, y) is given by . The curve  has a stationary point at (a, 14), where a is a positive constant. a)Find the value of . b)Determine the nature of the stationary point. c)Find the equation of the curve. Solution a) We are given […]

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Hits: 27 Question The diagram shows part of the curve with equation y=x2+1. The shaded region  enclosed by the curve, the y-axis and the line y = 5 is rotated through 360o about the y-axis. Find the volume obtained. Solution Expression for the volume of the solid formed when the shaded region under the  curve […]

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Hits: 50 Question A function  is defined for  and is such that .     i.      Find the set of values of  for which f is decreasing.   ii.      It is now given that . Find . Solution      i.   We are given derivative of the function as; We are also given that it is […]

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Hits: 103 Question The diagram shows part of the curve . The curve intersects the x-axis at A. The normal to the curve at A intersects the y-axis at B. i.       Obtain expressions for  and ii.    Find the coordinates of B. iii. Find, showing all necessary working, the area of the shaded region. Solution […]

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Hits: 52 Question A curve is such that  , where  is a constant. The points P(1, −1) and Q(4, 4) lie on the curve.  Find the equation of the curve. Solution We are given that; We can find equation of the curve from its derivative through integration; Therefore; Rule for integration of  is: If a […]

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Hits: 66 Question A curve for which passes through the point (2,3).      i.       Find the equation of the curve.     ii.      Find .  iii.      Find the coordinates of the stationary point on the curve and, showing all necessary working,  determine the nature of this stationary point. Solution i.   We […]

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Hits: 42 Question The diagram shows part of the curve with equation  and the tangent to the curve at the  point A. The x-coordinate of A is 4.      i.      Find the equation of the tangent to the curve at A.    ii.       Find, showing all necessary working, the area of the shaded […]

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Hits: 37 Question A curve is such that . The curve has stationary points at (−1, 2) and (3, k). Find  the values of the constants a, b and k. Solution We are given that derivative of the equation of the of the curve is; We are also given that curve has stationary points at […]

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Hits: 528 Question The diagram shows part of the curve and the minimum point M. i.Find the expressions for and ii.Find the coordinates of M. The shaded region is bounded by the curve, the y-axis and the line through M parallel to the x-axis. iii.Find, showing all necessary working, the area of the shaded region. […]

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Hits: 385 Question A curve is such that . The point P (2,9) lies on the curve. i.  A point moves on the curve in such a way that the x-coordinate is decreasing at a constant rate of 0.05 units per second. Find the rate of change of the y-coordinate when the point is at […]

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Hits: 278 Question The diagram shows part of the curve  and a point P(2, 1) lying on the curve. The normal  to the curve at P intersects the x-axis at Q.     i.       Show that the x-coordinate of Q is .    ii.       Find, showing all necessary working, the area of the shaded region. Solution […]

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Hits: 178 Question A curve for which has a stationary point at (3, 6).      i.       Find the equation of the curve.    ii.       Find the x-coordinate of the other stationary point on the curve.  iii.       Determine the nature of each of the stationary points. Solution i.   We can find equation of the curve […]

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Hits: 221 Question The diagram shows part of the curve with equation . The shaded region is bounded by  the curve, the x-axis and the line x = 3.      i.       Find, showing all necessary working, the volume obtained when the shaded region is rotated  through 360O about the x-axis.    ii.       P is the […]

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Hits: 182 Question A curve with equation y = f(x) passes through the points (0, 2) and (3, −1). It is given that  , where  is a constant. Find the value of . Solution i.   We can find equation of the curve from its derivative through integration; For the given case; Therefore; Rule for […]

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Hits: 195 Question The diagram shows part of the curve  and the lines  and . The curve and the line  intersect at point A. i.       Find, showing all necessary working, the volume obtained when the shaded region is rotated  through 3600 about the x-axis.    ii.       Find the equation of the normal to the curve […]

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Hits: 166 Question A curve passes through (0, 11) and has an equation for which , where a and b are  constants.      i.      Find the equation of the curve in terms of a and b.    ii.       It is now given that the curve has a stationary point at (2, 3). Find […]

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Hits: 435 Question The diagram shows part of the curve . The curve crosses the y-axis at A and the stationary point on the curve is M. i.       Obtain expressions for and ii.       Find the coordinates of M. iii.    Find, showing all necessary working, the area of the shaded region. Solution i.   We […]