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Hits: 302   Question Functions  and  are defined by  for .      i.       Find the range of .    ii.       Sketch the graph of .   iii.       State, with a reason, whether  has an inverse. Solution i.   We have the function; We can write it as; We know that; Hereby; We can find the range of   by substituting extreme possible values of ; Therefore; […]

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Hits: 265   Question The equation of a curve is . The equation of a line is . On the same diagram, sketch the curve and the line for . Solution First we sketch  for . We can find the points of the graph as follows. Now we sketch the line  for . We can write it as; Slope-Intercept form […]

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Hits: 691   Question The diagram shows the graph of  for .      i.       Find the values of ,  and .    ii.      Find the smallest value of  in the interval  for which . Solution i.   We are given that; When we observe given graph of this function, it is evident that y-intercept of the graph, i.e. when , is 3. […]

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Hits: 2111 Question The diagram shows a semicircle ABC with centre O and radius 6 cm. The point B is such that angle BOA is 90o and BD is an arc of a circle with centre A. Find i.       the length of the arc BD,    ii.       the area of the shaded region. Solution      i.   Expression for length […]

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Hits: 263 Question i.               Prove the identity . ii.               Solve the equation  for . Solution i.   We have the trigonometric identity; We can rewrite it in two ways; ii.   To solve the equation  for , we can express, as demonstrated in (i), the right hand side of given equation as; Therefore the given equation can be written as; […]

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Hits: 260 Question Solve the equation  for . Solution To solve this equation for , we can substitute . Hence, Since given interval is  , for  interval can be found as follows; Multiplying the entire inequality with 2; Adding  to entire inequality; Since ; Hence the given interval for  is . To solve  equation for interval , Using calculator we can find the value of . […]