Past Papers’ Solutions | Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) | AS & A level | Mathematics 9709 | Pure Mathematics 2 (P2-9709/02) | Year 2007 | Oct-Nov | (P2-9709/02) | Q#2

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 to 4 decimal places.    ii.       State an equation that is satisfied by  , and hence […]

Past Papers’ Solutions | Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) | AS & A level | Mathematics 9709 | Pure Mathematics 2 (P2-9709/02) | Year 2007 | May-Jun | (P2-9709/02) | Q#5

Question      i. By sketching a suitable pair of graphs, show that the equation Where x is in radians, has only one root in the interval .    ii. Verify by calculation that this root lies between 1.0 and 1.2.   iii. Show that this root also satisfies the equation   iv. Use the […]