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# Additional Mathematics Paper 1 (2008) Preliminary Examination 3

1 Find all the angles between 0o and 360o which satisfy the equation
2 cos 2 x − 3 = 4 sin x [4]

Find all the angles between 0 and 4 which satisfy the equation
 π
sin  x −  = 3 cos x [4]
 3

## 2 Find the range of values of p for which the expression x 2 − 2 x + px + p − 2 is

never negative for all real values of x. [4]

## 3 Given that y = e 3 x − e − x + 1 , find the rate of change of x at the instant when y = 1 ,

given that y is changing at the rate of 0.4 units per second at this instant. [4]

4 dy 8
A curve is such that = . The tangent to the curve, at a certain point,
dx ( 2 x − 1) 3
cuts the curve at the point (1, 2). Find the equation of the curve. [4]

## 5 The diagram shows part of the curve y = 2 cos x + 3 sin 2 x .

π 5π x
0
2 6
[6]

Find the area of the shaded region, bounded by the curve, the coordinate axes and

the line x = .
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6 If y = x 3 − 3 x 2 + 4 x + 1 , show that y is an increasing function for all real values of
x.
Hence, state the minimum value of the gradient of this function. [5]

## Preliminary Examination 3 Additional Mathematics Paper 1 (2008)

Additional Mathematics Paper 1 (2008) Preliminary Examination 3

[4]

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Find the x-coordinate of the stationary point of the curve y=
( x − 1)
3
, x > 0.
x +1
dy
By considering the sign of , or otherwise, determine the nature of the stationary
dx
point.
[6]
8 Given that x 2 + 2 x − 3 is a factor of the polynomial 2 x 4 + 3 x 3 + 2ax 2 + 5bx − 6b ,
find
(a) the value of a and of b, [5]
(b) the other quadratic factor of the polynomial. [2]

3
Given that p = 2 − 3 , express p −
2
9 (a) in the form a + b 3 , where a and
p
b are integers. [4]

## (b) Solve the equation

[5]
2 log 2 (3 x − 1) − 6 log 8 (2 x − 1) = log 3 81

The first three terms in the expansion of (1 + x )(1 − px ) n , where p and n are
10
constants, are 1 − 5 x + 9 x 2 . Find the value of a and of n.
[7]

## 11 Given that the equation of a circle is x 2 + y 2 + 2 x − 6 y − 15 = 0 , find the

(a) coordinates of the centre and the radius of the circle, [3]
(b) equation of another circle such that the new circle is a reflection of
x 2 + y 2 + 2 x − 6 y − 15 = 0 in the y-axis. [2]

## Preliminary Examination 3 Additional Mathematics Paper 1 (2008)

Additional Mathematics Paper 1 (2008) Preliminary Examination 3

12 The diagram shows a roof in the shape of a right inverted circular cone whose
radius is r m and its slanted height l m. The sloping surface of the roof is covered

## with a sheet of thin metal whose area is 4 3π m2.

[Curved Surface Area of Cone = πrl where l represents the slanted height of the
cone ]

## (a) Express l in terms of r and show that

the volume of the cone, V cm3 is given by
π [3]
V = r 48 − r 4 .
3
l
(b) Given that r can vary, find

dV [2]
(i) an expression for ,
dr r
the value of r for which the V has a stationary value. [3]
(ii)

## 13 Variables x and y are related by the equation y = ab x , where a and b are

constants. The table below shows measured values of x and y.

x 1 1.5 2 2.5 3
y 10.0 14.9 22.2 33.1 49.4

(i) On graph paper, plot ln y against x , and draw a straight line graph to
represent the equation y = ab x
[2]
(ii) Use your graph to estimate the value of a and of b. [3]

(iii) By drawing a suitable line on your graph, solve the equation ab x = e1+ 2 x [3]

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