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# 11.

Section A

## 1. Given that OA = 2i + j and OB = −3i + 2j . P is a variable point such that OP = OA + t AB ,

where t is a real number. Find t if OP is perpendicular to OB.
(4 marks)

## 2. Given that OA = 2i − j and OB = i + aj where a is real and ∠AOB = 90°.

(a) Find the value of a.
(b) Hence, find a unit vector in the direction of AB .
(6 marks)

## (a) Find cos∠AOB.

(b) P is a point on OB such that OP : OB = λ : 1, where λ is real and AP is perpendicular
to OB.
Using (a), or otherwise, find λ.
(5 marks)

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4. If the angle between 3i + 4j and (m + 5)i + (2m – 3)j is θ, where cos θ = , find the value
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of m.
(6 marks)

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Section B

5. In the figure, OAB is a triangle such that OA = 3, OB = 1 and ∠AOB = . C is the
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mid-point of AB and D is a point on OA such that CD ⊥ AB. Let OA = a , OB = b and
OD : DA = λ : 1 − λ .

(a) Find a ⋅ b.

(2 marks)
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(b) Show that CD =  λ −  a − b .
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Hence, find the value of λ.
(5 marks)
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(c) A student constructs a point E on the CD produced such that CE = CD and says
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that the points B, O and E are collinear. Explain whether the student is correct or not.
(5 marks)

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