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1 The line 2 y = 3x − 1 intersects the curve y = + 1 at the points A and B. Find the
x
midpoint of AB. [6]

m 8
2 Given that the coefficient of x 4 in the expansion of ( x 3 − ) is –13608,
x
(i) find the value of the constant m, [4]

2 m
(ii) hence find the term independent of x in the expansion of (1 + 4
)( x 3 − ) 8 . [3]
x x

3 The expression 2 x 3 − 3 x 2 − kx + 6 is exactly divisible by x + 2.

(i) Calculate the value of k. [2]

(ii) Factorise the expression completely. [3]

(iii) Hence solve the equation 2 − 3x − kx 2 + 6 x 3 = 0. [3]

4 The figure shows part of the curve x = y 2 + 4 y + 3 and the line y = x − 3 . The curve
and the line intersect at points A and C where A lies on the x-axis and B and C lie on the
y-axis. Find

(i) the coordinates of the points A, B and C, [4]

(ii) the area of the shaded region. [4]

A
x
O
B

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5 The diagram shows a solid cone with base radius 24 cm and height 80 cm. A cone of radius
r cm and height h cm is to be removed.

r 80 cm

24 cm

(i) Express h in terms of r. [2]

(ii) Hence show that the volume, V cm3, of the cone to be removed is given by

80π 2 10π 3
V= r − r . [2]
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(iii) Calculate the value of r for which V has a stationary value. Hence, find the
stationary value of V and determine whether it is a maximum or
minimum value. [4]

6 The function f is defined by f(x) = 1 + 2 cos 2 x for 0 ≤ x ≤ 2 π .


[2]
(i) Find the amplitude and the period of f.

(ii) State the maximum value and minimum value of f (x). [2]

(iii) Sketch the graph of the function y = f (x ) . [3][3]


2x
(iv) The equation 2 + 4 cos 2 x = 2 + can be solved by inserting a straight line on the
π
graph in (iii).
State the equation of this line and insert this line on the graph. [2]

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7 Answer the whole of this question on a sheet of graph paper.

The table below shows the experimental values of two variables x and y.
An error has been made in recording one of the values of y.

x 1.0 1.5 2.0 2.5 3.0


y 0.65 0.46 0.40 0.29 0.25
a
It is known that x and y are related by an equation of the form y = , where a and b are
x+b
1
constants. By plotting against x, draw a straight line graph for the given data. [3]
y
Use your graph to estimate

(i) the value of a and of b, [4]

(ii) the correct value of y for which an error has been made, [1]
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(iii) the value of x when y = . [1]
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8 A curve has the equation y = x ln2x , where x > 0.

dy
(i) Find an expression for . [2]
dx
2
(ii) Hence find ∫
1
3 ln 2 x dx . [4]

(iii) Find the range of values of x for which the function y = xln2x is increasing. [2]
Leave your answer in terms of e.

(iv) Find the rate of change of x given that y increases at the rate of 4 units/second when
1
x is e units. [2]
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9 A particle P starts at a point 3m away from O and travels in a straight line so that its
velocity v ms-1 is given by v = 9t – 3t² where t is the time in seconds measured
from the start of the motion. Calculate

(i) its acceleration when t = 1, [2]

(ii) the maximum velocity attained by the particle, [2]

(iii) the distance of P from O when it comes to instantaneous rest, [4]

(iv) the total distance travelled by P in the first 4 seconds. [2]

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10 (a) Evaluate
4 3
(i) ∫ 3 2x − 5
dx , [2]
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(ii) ∫ 0 2 3x + 1
dx , [2]
π
(iii) ∫ 2
0
4 sin 2 2 x dx . [3]

k
(b) The gradient of a curve at the point (x, y) on the curve is given by 3 − , where
x2
k is a constant. If the tangent to the curve at the point (2, 8) cuts the y-axis at 4,
find

(i) the value of k, [3]

(ii) the equation of the curve. [2]

π
2 sin 2 x − sin 4 x 2 sin 2 x − sin 4 x
11 (a) Show that
2 sin 2 x + sin 4 x
= tan 2 x . Hence evaluate ∫ 4
0 2 sin 2 x + sin 4 x
dx

leaving your answer in terms of π . [5]

(b) By expressing 5 cos x − 2 sin x in the form R cos( x + α ) where R > 0 and
π
0 <α < ,
2
(i) obtain the minimum value of 5 cos x − 2 sin x + 12 , [5]

(ii) solve the equation 5 cos x − 2 sin x = 1 for values of x between 0


and 5. [3]

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ANSWER KEY FOR ADDITIONAL MATHS PRELIM PAPER 2


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1. Midpt of AB = ( , ) 9. (i) 3m/s2
2 4

2. (i) m=3 (ii) 6.75m/s

(ii) - 6804 (iii) 16.5m

3. (i) k = 11 (iv) 19m

(ii) f(x) = (x + 2)(2x - 1) ( x -3) 10. (a) (i) 1.65 (ii) 3 (iii) π

1 4
(iii) x = −0.5, 2, (b) (i) k=4 (ii) y = 3x +
3 x

π
4. (i) A(3,0), B(0,−1), C (0,−3) 11. (a) 1−
4

(ii) 4.5 sq units (b) (i) 9 (ii) 0.501, 4.32

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5. (i) h = 80 − r
3

(iii) 7150 (3sf)

6. (i) Amplitude is 2. Period is π

(ii) Max value is 3and min value is -1.

x
(iv) y =1+
π

7. (i) a = 0.812, b= 0.244

(ii) Correct one should be 0.36

(iii) x = 0.73

8. (i) 1 + ln 2x

(ii) 3.24

1
(iii) x>
2e

(iv) 2 units/s

π
1−
4

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