# Past Papers’ Solutions | Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) | AS & A level | Mathematics 9709 | Pure Mathematics 2 (P2-9709/02) | Year 2013 | Oct-Nov | (P2-9709/23) | Q#2

Question The diagram shows the curve y = x4 +2x −9. The curve cuts the positive x-axis at the point P. i. Verify by calculation that the x-coordinate of P lies between 1.5 and 1.6. ii. Show that the x-coordinate of P satisfies the equation iii. Use the iterative formula to determine the x-coordinate […]