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Hits: 35 Question      i.       By sketching a suitable pair of graphs, show that the equation has exactly one real root.    ii.       Use the iterative formula to find the root correct to 4 significant figures. Give the result of each iteration to 6 significant  figures. Solution      i.   We are required to show […]

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Hits: 47 Question The sequence of values given by the iterative formula With initial value , converges to .      i.       Determine the value of correct to 2 decimal places, giving the result of each iteration to 4  decimal places.    ii.       Determine the exact value of . Solution      i.   If we can […]

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Hits: 17 Question The sequence of values given by the iterative formula With initial value , converges to .      i.       Determine the value of correct to 3 decimal places, giving the result of each iteration to 5  decimal places.    ii.       State an equation satisfied by and hence find the exact value of . […]

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Hits: 49 Question The diagram shows the curve and its stationary point M. The x-coordinate of M is m.       i.       Find an expression for and hence show that .    ii.       Use an iterative formula based on the equation in part (i) to find the value of m correct to 4  significant figures. Give […]

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Hits: 30 Question     i.       It is given that the positive constant a is such that    ii.       Show that   iii.       Use an iterative formula , to find a correct to 3 decimal places. Give the result of each iteration to 5 decimal places. Solution      i.   We are given that; Rule for […]

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Hits: 26 Question The equation of a curve is  . At the point on the curve with x-coordinate p, the gradient of  the curve is .      i.       Show that .      ii.       Show by calculation that 3.3 < p < 3.5.     iii.       Use an iterative formula based on the equation in […]

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Hits: 24 Question The equation of a curve is  . At the point on the curve with x-coordinate p, the gradient of  the curve is .      i.       Show that .      ii.       Show by calculation that 3.3 < p < 3.5.     iii.       Use an iterative formula based on the equation in […]

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Hits: 35 Question The equation of a curve is  . At the point on the curve with positive x-coordinate p, the gradient of the curve is .        i.       Show that .      ii.       Show by calculation that 2 < p < 3.     iii.       Use an iterative formula based on the equation […]

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Hits: 43 Question It is given that     i.       Show that    ii.       Use an iterative formula based on the equation in part (i) to find the value of a correct to 3  decimal places. Give the result of each iteration to 5 decimal places. Solution      i.   We are given that; Rule for […]

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Hits: 18 Question The sequence of values given by the iterative formula With initial value , converges to .        i.       Determine the value of correct to 3 decimal places, giving the result of each iteration to 5  decimal places.    ii.       State an equation satisfied by and hence find the exact value of […]

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Hits: 27     Question      i.       By sketching a suitable pair of graphs, show that the equation has exactly one real root .    ii.       Verify by calculation that 4.5 < < 5.0. iii.       Use the iterative formula to find correct to 2 decimal places. Give the result  of each iteration to 4 decimal […]

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Hits: 59 Question      i.       By sketching a suitable pair of graphs, show that the equation has two real root.    ii.       Use the iterative formula to find one of the real roots correct to  3 decimal places. Give the result of each iteration to 5 decimal places.   iii.       Hence find the coordinates of […]

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Hits: 33 Question      i.       By sketching a suitable pair of graphs, show that the equation has two real root.      ii.       Use the iterative formula to find one of the real roots correct to 3 decimal places. Give the result of each iteration to 5 decimal places.   iii.       Hence find the coordinates […]

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Hits: 26 Question i.       Given that show that the positive constant a satisfies the equation    ii.       Use an iterative formula, , with  to find the value of correct to 3 decimal places. Give the result of each iteration to 5 decimal places. Solution      i.  We are given that; Rule for integration of  is: […]

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Hits: 32 Question The polynomial is defined by The diagram shows the curve which crosses the x-axis at  and .      i.       Divide by a suitable linear factor and hence show that is a root of the equation    ii.       Use the iterative formula to find correct to 2 decimal places. Give the   result of […]

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Hits: 57 Question The diagram shows part of the curve  and its maximum point M. The x-coordinate of M is denoted by m.      i.       Find  and hence show that m satisfies the equation .    ii.       Show by calculation that m lies between 0.7 and 0.8.   iii.       Use an iterative formula based on the […]

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Hits: 40   Question The diagram shows part of the curve  and its maximum point M. The x-coordinate of M is denoted by m.      i.       Find  and hence show that m satisfies the equation .    ii.       Show by calculation that m lies between 0.7 and 0.8.   iii.       Use an iterative formula based […]

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Hits: 52   Question It is given that i.       Show that    ii.       Show by calculation that the value of a lies between 1.0 and 1.5.   iii.       Use an iterative formula, based on the equation in part (i), to find the value of a correct to 3  decimal places. Give the result of each […]

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Hits: 38 Question It is given that     i.       Show that    ii.       Show by calculation that the value of a lies between 1.0 and 1.5.   iii.       Use an iterative formula, based on the equation in part (i), to find the value of a correct to 3  decimal places. Give the result of each […]

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Hits: 103   Question      i.       By sketching a suitable pair of graphs, show that the equation has exactly one real root.    ii.       Show by calculation that the root lies between 2.0 and 2.5.   iii.       Use the iterative formula to find the root correct to 3 decimal places. Give  the result of each […]