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Hits: 84 Question     i.       Use the factor theorem to show that (2x+3) is a factor of    ii.       Show that the equation  can be expressed as   iii.       Solve the equation For . Solution      i.   We are given that; We are also given that is a factor of . When a polynomial, […]

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Hits: 82   Question The diagram shows the curve with equation for values of x such that . Find the x-coordinate of the stationary point M, giving your answer correct to 3  significant figures. Solution We are required to find the x-coordinate of stationary point M. A stationary point on the curve is the point […]

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Hits: 115 Question The diagram shows the curve  for . The region R is  bounded by the curve, the axes and the line .      i.       Use the trapezium rule with two intervals to find an approximation to the area of  R, giving your answer correct to 3 significant figures.    ii.       The […]

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Hits: 67   Question Solve the equation  for . Solution We are given;   provided that   provided that We have the trigonometric identity; Let , then; For a quadratic equation , the expression for solution is; Where  is called discriminant. If , the equation will have two distinct roots. If , the equation will […]

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Hits: 69 Question The diagram shows the curve  for . The region R is  bounded by the curve, the axes and the line .      i.       Use the trapezium rule with two intervals to find an approximation to the area of  R, giving your answer correct to 3 significant figures.    ii.       The region R […]

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Hits: 48   Question Solve the equation  for . Solution We are given;   provided that   provided that We have the trigonometric identity; Let , then; For a quadratic equation , the expression for solution is; Where  is called discriminant. If , the equation will have two distinct roots. If , the equation will […]

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Hits: 62   Question      i.       Show that    ii.       Solve the equation  for , giving your answers  correct to 3 significant figures.   iii.        Find Solution      i.   We are given;   provided that   provided that      ii.   We are required to solve the equation for . […]

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Hits: 78 Question A curve has equation Find the equation of the tangent to the curve at the point where it crosses the y-axis. Solution We are given that curve with equation  and we are required to find the equation of  the tangent to the curve at point where it crosses the y-axis i.e.  . […]

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Hits: 110   Question      i.       Show that    ii.       Solve the equation  for , giving your answers  correct to 3 significant figures.   iii.       Find Solution      i.   We are given;   provided that   provided that      ii.   We are required to solve the equation for . As demonstrated in […]

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Hits: 130   Question A curve has equation Find the equation of the tangent to the curve at the point where it crosses the y-axis. Solution We are given that curve with equation  and we are required to find the equation of  the tangent to the curve at point where it crosses the y-axis i.e.  […]

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Hits: 73 Question i.       Express  in the form , where  and . Give the value  of  correct to 4 decimal places.    ii.       Using your answer from part (i), solve the equation for . Solution      i.   We are given the expression; We are required to write it in the form; If  and are […]

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Hits: 126 Question The parametric equations of a curve are for .     i.       Find the gradient of the curve at the point for which  radian.    ii.       Find the value of at the point on the curve where the tangent is parallel to the y-axis. Solution      i.   We are required to find […]

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Hits: 77   Question      i.       Show that    ii.       Hence find the exact value of .   iii.       Find Solution      i.   We are given;   provided that   provided that   provided that      ii.     provided that Therefore; Hence; Therefore; Hence;   iii.   We are required to find; […]

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Hits: 68   Question A curve has equation . Find the equation of the tangent to the curve at the point for which . Solution      i.   We are given that curve with equation  and we are required to find the equation of the  tangent to the curve at origin . To find the […]