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Past Papers’ Solutions | Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) | AS & A level | Mathematics 9709 | Pure Mathematics 2 (P2-9709/02) | Year 2008 | Oct-Nov | (P2-9709/02) | Q#2

Hits: 169   Question The polynomial , where a is a constant, is denoted by . It is given that is a factor of . i.       Find the value of  .    ii.       When  has this value, factorise  completely. Solution      i.  We are given that;    We are also given that is […]

Past Papers’ Solutions | Assessment & Qualification Alliance (AQA) | AS & A level | Mathematics 6360 | Pure Core 1 (6360-MPC1) | Year 2008 | June | Q#6

Hits: 55   Question The polynomial p(x) is given by  . a.   Use the Remainder Theorem to find the remainder when p(x) is divided by x-1 . b.                         i.       Use the Factor Theorem to show that x+2 is a factor of p(x).                   ii.       Express p(x) as the product of linear factors. c.                         i.       The curve with equation […]

Past Papers’ Solutions | Assessment & Qualification Alliance (AQA) | AS & A level | Mathematics 6360 | Pure Core 1 (6360-MPC1) | Year 2008 | January | Q#6

Hits: 31   Question a.   The polynomial  is given by .                   i.       Use the Factor Theorem to show that  is a factor of  .                 ii.       Express  as the product of three linear factors. b.   The curve with equation  is sketched below. The curve cuts the x-axis at the point A and […]