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# Past Papers’ Solutions | Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) | AS & A level | Mathematics 9709 | Pure Mathematics 1 (P1-9709/01) | Year 2005 | Oct-Nov | (P1-9709/01) | Q#6

Hits: 1569 Question A small trading company made a profit of \$250 000 in the year 2000. The company considered two different plans, plan A and plan B, for increasing its profits. Under plan A, the annual profit would increase each year by 5% of its value in the preceding year.  Find, for plan A,     i.       the profit for the year […]

# Past Papers’ Solutions | Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) | AS & A level | Mathematics 9709 | Pure Mathematics 1 (P1-9709/01) | Year 2005 | May-Jun | (P1-9709/01) | Q#6

Hits: 2271 Question A geometric progression has 6 terms. The first term is 192 and the common ratio is 1.5. An  arithmetic progression has 21 terms and common difference 1.5. Given that the sum of all the terms in the geometric progression is equal to the sum of all the terms in the arithmetic progression,  find the first term […]