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Past Papers’ Solutions | Edexcel | AS & A level | Mathematics | Core Mathematics 1 (C1-6663/01) | Year 2005 | January | Q#3

Hits: 22   Question Given that the equation , where k is a positive constant, has equal roots, find the value of k. Solution We are given; We can given that given equation has equal roots. For a quadratic equation , the expression for solution is; Where  is called discriminant. If , the equation will have two distinct […]

Past Papers’ Solutions | Edexcel | AS & A level | Mathematics | Core Mathematics 1 (C1-6663/01) | Year 2005 | June | Q#5

Hits: 16   Question Solve the simultaneous equations Solution We are given simultaneous equations; Rearranging the first equation we get expression for ; Substituting this for  in the second equation; We have the algebraic formula; Therefore; For a quadratic equation , the expression for solution is; For the above equation; Now we have two options. By substituting one-by-one these values of […]