# Past Papers’ Solutions | Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) | AS & A level | Mathematics 9709 | Pure Mathematics 1 (P1-9709/01) | Year 2016 | Feb-Mar | (P1-9709/12) | Q#10

Question The diagram shows part of the curve , which touches the x-axis at the point P. The point Q(3,4) lies on the curve and the tangent to the curve at Q crosses the x-axis at R. i. State the x-coordinate of P. Showing all necessary working, find by calculation ii. the x-coordinate of R, iii. the area of the shaded […]