# Past Papers’ Solutions | Edexcel | AS & A level | Mathematics | Core Mathematics 1 (C1-6663/01R) | Year 2013 | June | Q#7

Question Each year, Abbie pays into a saving scheme. In the first year she pays in £500. Her payments the  increase by £200 each year so that she pays £700 in the second year, £900 in the third year and so  on. a.   Find out how much Abbie pays into the saving scheme in the tenth year. Abbie […]

# Past Papers’ Solutions | Edexcel | AS & A level | Mathematics | Core Mathematics 1 (C1-6663/01R) | Year 2013 | June | Q#6

Question A sequence  is defined by   , Where  is a constant, . a)   Write down an expression for  in terms of k. b)  Show that Given also that c)   Calculate the value of k. d)  Hence, find the value of . Solution a.     We are given that sequence  is defined by   We are required to […]

# Past Papers’ Solutions | Edexcel | AS & A level | Mathematics | Core Mathematics 1 (C1-6663/01) | Year 2013 | June | Q#7

Question A company, which is making 200 mobile phones each week, plans to increase its production. The  number of mobile phones produced is to be increased by 20 each week from 200 in week 1 to 220 in week 2, to 240 in week 3 and so on, until it is producing 600 in week N. a.   Find […]

# Past Papers’ Solutions | Edexcel | AS & A level | Mathematics | Core Mathematics 1 (C1-6663/01) | Year 2013 | June | Q#4

Question A sequence  is defined by  , for  Where  is a constant. a)   Find an expression for  in terms of k. Given that , b)  Find the two possible values of k. Solution a)     We are given that sequence  is defined by We are required to find . We can utilize the given expression for general terms beyond first […]

# Past Papers’ Solutions | Edexcel | AS & A level | Mathematics | Core Mathematics 1 (C1-6663/01) | Year 2013 | January | Q#7

Question Lewis played a game of space invaders. He scored points for each spaceship that he captured. Lewis scored 140 points for capturing his first spaceship. He scored 160 points for capturing his  second spaceship, 180 points for capturing his third spaceship, and so on. The number of points scored for capturing each successive spaceship formed an arithmetic  sequence. a.   […]

# Past Papers’ Solutions | Edexcel | AS & A level | Mathematics | Core Mathematics 1 (C1-6663/01) | Year 2013 | January | Q#4

Question A sequence  satisfies , , Given that , a)   Find the value of  and the value of . b)  Evaluate . Solution a)     We are given that sequence  is defined by We are given that  and required to find . We can utilize the given expression for general terms beyond first term as; Similarly, we can find . b)  […]