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Hits: 48   Question i.       Express  in the form , where  and , stating the exact  value of R and and the value of  correct to 2 decimal places.    ii.       Hence solve the equation Giving all solutions in the interval . Solution      i.  We are given the expression; We are required to write […]

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Hits: 90 Question The parametric equations of a curve are  ,  , for . i. Show that .    ii. Find the coordinates of the point on the curve at which the gradient is -4. Solution      i.   We are required to show that  for the parametric equations given below; If a curve is […]

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Hits: 77   Question A.         Find B.   i.       Use the trapezium rule with 2 intervals to estimate the value of giving your answer correct to 3 decimal places. ii.       Using a sketch of the graph of  for , explain whether the trapezium rule  gives an under-estimate or an over-estimate of the true value of […]

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Hits: 34 Question Solve the equation , giving all solutions in the interval . Solution We are required to solve the equation; We know that;   provided that   provided that Hence; We have the trigonometric identity; From this we can get; Therefore; Let ; Now we have two options. Since Using calculator we can […]

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Hits: 100 Question i.       Express  in the form , where  and , stating the exact value of R and and the value of  correct to 2 decimal places.  ii.    Hence solve the equation Giving all solutions in the interval . Solution      i.  We are given the expression; We are required to write it […]

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Hits: 58 Question The parametric equations of a curve are  ,  , for . i.       Show that . ii.       Find the coordinates of the point on the curve at which the gradient is -4. Solution      i.  We are required to show that  for the parametric equations given below; If a curve is given parametrically by […]

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Hits: 123   Question      i.       Prove the identity    ii.       Hence solve the equation For . Solution      i.   We are required to prove the identity; We know that; Therefore;    provided that    ii.   We are required to solve the equation; From (i) we know that; Therefore; Since , therefore Let […]

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Hits: 89     Question A.  Find the exact area of the region bounded by the curve , the x-axis and the lines   and . The diagram shows the curve , for and its minimum point M. Find the exact x- coordinate of M. Solution A.    We are required to find area under the […]

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Hits: 620   Question      i.       Express in the form , where  and , giving the  exact value of R and the value of a correct to 2 decimal places.    ii.      Hence solve the equation Giving all solutions in the interval  correct to 1 decimal place.   iii.       Determine the least value […]

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Hits: 298     Question      i.       By sketching a suitable pair of graphs, show that the equation where x is in radians, has only one root for .    ii.       Verify by calculation that this root lies between x= 0.7 and x=0.9.   iii.       Show that this root also satisfies the equation   iv. […]

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Hits: 204   Question i.       Show that  .  ii.       Hence show that Solution      i.   We are given that; From this we can write; From this we can write; It can be formulated as; Hence;    ii.   We are required to show that; We have found in (i) that; Therefore; Rule for integration […]

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Hits: 144   Question      i.       Express in the form , where  and , giving the exact value of R and the value of a correct to 2 decimal places.    ii.       Hence solve the equation Giving all solutions in the interval  correct to 1 decimal place.   iii.       Determine the least value of  as […]

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Hits: 148     Question      i.       By sketching a suitable pair of graphs, show that the equation where x is in radians, has only one root for .    ii.       Verify by calculation that this root lies between x= 0.7 and x=0.9.   iii.       Show that this root also satisfies the equation   iv. […]

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Hits: 137 Question i.       Show that  . ii.       Hence show that Solution      i.   We are given that; From this we can write; From this we can write; It can be formulated as; Hence;      ii.   We are required to show that; We have found in (i) that; Therefore; Rule for integration […]