# Past Papers’ Solutions | Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) | AS & A level | Mathematics 9709 | Pure Mathematics 2 (P2-9709/02) | Year 2005 | Oct-Nov | (P2-9709/02) | Q#5

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   iv. Use […]

# Past Papers’ Solutions | Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) | AS & A level | Mathematics 9709 | Pure Mathematics 2 (P2-9709/02) | Year 2005 | May-Jun | (P2-9709/02) | Q#3

Question The sequence of values given by the iterative formula With initial value , converges to .      i.       Use this iterative formula to find correct to 2 decimal places, showing the result of each  iteration.    ii.       State an equation satisfied by , and hence find the exact value of . […]