Past Papers’ Solutions | Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) | AS & A level | Mathematics 9709 | Pure Mathematics 2 (P2-9709/02) | Year 2009 | May-Jun | (P2-9709/02) | Q#8

    Question a)   Find the equation of the tangent to the curve at the point where . b)                  i.       Find the value of the constant A such that           ii.       Hence show that Solution a.     We are given that curve with equation  and […]

Past Papers’ Solutions | Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) | AS & A level | Mathematics 9709 | Pure Mathematics 2 (P2-9709/02) | Year 2009 | Oct-Nov | (P2-9709/21) | Q#3

  Question The polynomial , where a is a constant, is denoted by . It is given that  is a factor of . i.Find the value of  .    ii. When  has this value, factorise  completely. Solution      i.  We are given that;    We are also given that is a factor of . We […]

Past Papers’ Solutions | Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) | AS & A level | Mathematics 9709 | Pure Mathematics 2 (P2-9709/02) | Year 2009 | May-Jun | (P2-9709/02) | Q#6

   Question The polynomial , where a and b are constants, is denoted by . It is given that   is a factor of , and that when  is divided by    the remainder is 4. i.       Find the values of  and . ii.       When  and  have these values, find the other two […]