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# Past Papers’ Solutions | Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) | AS & A level | Mathematics 9709 | Pure Mathematics 2 (P2-9709/02) | Year 2014 | Oct-Nov | (P2-9709/22) | Q#6

Hits: 59 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: 87 Question i.       Given that  and  are factors of    ii.       When a and b have these values, factorise completely, and hence solve the equation giving any answers correct to 3 significant figures. Solution      i.   We are given that;   We are also given that and are factors of . We can […]

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Hits: 62   Question i.       Given that  and  are factors of    ii.       When a and b have these values, factorise completely, and hence solve the equation giving any answers correct to 3 significant figures. Solution      i.   We are given that;    We are also given that and are factors of . We […]

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Hits: 97   Question The polynomial p(x) is defined by where a is a constant.     i.       Given that (x + 2) is a factor of p(x), find the value of a. ii.       When a has this value, find the quotient when p(x) is divided by (x + 2) and hence show that […]

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Hits: 229   Question The polynomial p(x) is defined by where a is a constant.     i.       Given that (x + 2) is a factor of p(x), find the value of a. ii.       When a has this value, find the quotient when p(x) is divided by (x + 2) and hence show that […]

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Hits: 134    Question     i.       Find the quotient when  is divided by ,  and confirm that the  remainder is 7. ii.       Hence solve the equation . Solution      i.   Hence quotient is and remainder is .    ii.  We are required to solve; When a polynomial, , is divided by a […]