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Hits: 318     Question The diagram shows the part of the curve y = sin2 x for  .      i.       Show that    ii.       Hence find the x-coordinates of the points on the curve at which the gradient of the curve is  0.5.   iii.       By expressing sin2 x in terms […]

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Hits: 198     Question      i.       By sketching a suitable pair of graphs, show that there is only one value of x that is a root of  the equation    ii. Verify by calculation that this root lies between 1 and 2.   iii. Show that this root also satisfies the equation   […]

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Hits: 185 Question The equation of the curve is .     i.       Show that    ii.       Find the equation of the tangent to the curve at the point (2, 4), giving your answer in the form ax+by=c. Solution      i.   We are given that; Therefore; Rule for differentiation of  is: If  and […]

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Hits: 192   Question i. Express  in the form , where  and , giving exact  value of R 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 that; We are required to write it in […]

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Hits: 119     Question Solve the inequality (0.8)x < 0.5. Solution We are given; Taking natural logarithm of both sides; Power Rule;

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Hits: 133   Question The polynomial  is denoted by .     i.       Find the remainder when  is divided by .    ii.       Find the quotient and remainder when   is divided by . Solution      i.   We are given that;    We are required to find the remainder when is divided by […]