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# Past Papers’ Solutions | Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) | AS & A level | Mathematics 9709 | Pure Mathematics 2 (P2-9709/02) | Year 2015 | Oct-Nov | (P2-9709/23) | Q#4

Hits: 43 Question     i.       Find the quotient when   is divided by  ,  and show that the remainder  is 39.    ii.       Hence, show that the equation  has exactly one real root. Solution      i.   Hence quotient is and remainder is .    ii.   We are required to factorise; When a polynomial, , […]

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Hits: 45 Question The polynomial  is defined by where  is a constant. It is given that  is a factor of     i.       Use the factor theorem to show that .    ii.       When ;           a.  Factorise p(x) completely,           b.  Solve the equation  for . Solution […]

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Hits: 53 Question i.       Find the quotient and remainder when is divided by .    ii.       It is given that, when is divided by , the remainder is ZERO. Find the values of the constants  and .   iii.       When  and have these values, show that there is exactly one real value of satisfying the  […]

# Past Papers’ Solutions | Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) | AS & A level | Mathematics 9709 | Pure Mathematics 2 (P2-9709/02) | Year 2015 | May-Jun | (P2-9709/23) | Q#2

Hits: 61   Question i.       Given that  is a factor of , find the value of the constant . ii.       When  has this value, factorise  completely. Solution      i.   We are given that; We are also given that is a factor of . When a polynomial, , is divided by , and […]

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Hits: 168   Question i.       Given that  is a factor of , find the value of the constant . ii.       When  has this value, factorise  completely. Solution      i.   We are given that; We are also given that is a factor of . When a polynomial, , is divided by , and […]

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Hits: 165   Question The polynomials f(x) and g(x) are defined by;  and where a and b are constants. It is given that (x + 2) is a factor of f(x). It is also given that, when g(x)  is divided by (x + 1), the remainder is −18. i.       Find the values of a […]