x =6
y =2 4
Eg eqn (1) 2 then add to eqn (2) 3 13x =78
x =6
Eg 2 6 +3y =6
y =2
M1 correct process to eliminate either x or y (condone one
error)
A1 cao for noneliminated one
M1 (dep on 1
st
M1) for correct substn of their found value
A1 cao (need both)
[4]
2. x =4, y = 1 4
4x 6y =22
15x +6y =54
19x =76
M1 for coefficients of x or y the same followed by correct
operation, one arithmetical error
A1 cao
M1(dep) for correct sub for other variable
A1 cao
Trial and improvement 0 marks unless both x and y correct
values found
[4]
3. x =6, y = 5 4
4x +6y = 6 6x +9y = 9
9x 6y =84 6x 4y =56
13x =78, x =6 13y = 65y = 5
12 +3y = 3 6x 45 = 9
3y = 15 6x =36
M1 for a correct method leading to an equation in x or y
(Allow one accuracy error)
A1 x = 6 (or y = 5)
M1 (dep) for substituting found value of x or y in one of the
equations
A1 for y = 5 (or x = 6)
[4]
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4. x
2
+6x +9
x = 2 and y = 5
or
x = 5 and y = 2 7
(x +3)
2
+x
2
= 29
x
2
+6x +9 +x
2
= 29
2x
2
+6x +9 = 29
2x
2
+6x 20 =0
2(x 2)(x +5) =0
M1 for rearranging to y = x + 3
M1 for correct substitution for their y to give (ax + b)
2
+ x
2
= (29)
A1 (\) for correct exp of (ax + b)
2
seen
M1 for reduction to a 3 term quadratic = 0
M1 (dep on 3
rd
M1) for correct factorisation (\ ) or correct use
of formula (\ ) or completing the square (\ )
A1 for at least 2 correct values of x or y
A1 cao, values must be paired
5. x =4
y =3 4
18x 6y =99 12x 4y =66
8x +6y =18 12x +9y =27
26x =117 13y =39
M1 correct process to eliminate either x or y (condone one
error)
A1 cao for non eliminated one.
M1 (dep on 1
st
M1) for correct substitution of their found value.
A1 cao (need both)
[4]
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6. (a) x
2
+6
2
=25
x
2
= 11 2
M1 substitutes y = 6 to get x
2
+ 36 = 25
A1 deduces x
2
= 25 36 < 0; impossible, (so line does not
intersect curve)
(b) x =3
y =4
x = 1.4
y =4.8 6
y
2
= (2x 2)
2
x
2
+(2x 2)
2
=25
x
2
+4x
2
8x +4 =25
5x
2
8x +4 25 =0
5x
2
8x 21 =0
(5x +7)(x 3) =0 or
10
484 8
10
) 21 ( 5 4 ) 8 ( 8
2
=
= x
So x =3, or x =1.4
Subs into either equation gives:
y =4, or y = 4.8
M1 y
2
=(2x 2)
2
seen or implied
A1 x
2
+ 4x
2
8x + 4 = 25 (oe expanded form)
M1 correct attempt to solve 3 term quadratic equation
A1 x = 3, x = 1.4
M1 (dep on previous Ms) Sub one value of x into
either equation gives:
A1 y = 4, y = 4.8
NB: incorrectly matched pairs loses the final A1.
[8]
7. (a) Circle centre O Line 3
B1 correct circle, within overlay
B2 correct line tol 1mm at (4, 4) and (0, 2)
(B1 for any straight line with the correct intercept on the y axis)
(b) x =6.4,
y =7.7
x = 4.6,
y = 8.9 2
B2 Two paired solutions, ft from a line and a curve with at least
B1 scored in (a)
B1 Any two correct values, , ft from a line and a curve with at
least B1 scored in (a)
Tol 0.2
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(c) q =9 2
(x +3)
2
9
B1 for x
2
+ 6x + 9 seen
B1 for q = 9
(d) 3,10 3
(x +3)
2
9 +(y 2)
2
4 87 =0
(x +3)
2
+(y 2)
2
=100
M1 for completing the square
A1 for (y 2)
2
4 seen
A1 any correct answer
[10]
8. x =3
y =0.5 3
M1 for coefficients of x or y the same followed by correct
operation, condone one arithmetical error
M1 (dep) for substituting found value in one equation
A1 cao
SC: B1 for one correct answer only if Ms not awarded
[3]
9. x =3, y =2 2
B1
B1 cao
[2]
10. x =3
y = 0.5 4
9x 12y =33
10x + 12y =24
19x =57
x =3
15 +6y =12
y =0.5
M1 for correct process to eliminate either x or y (condone 1
error)
A1 cao for noneliminated variable
M1 (dep on 1
st
M1) for correct substitution of their found value
A1 cao (need both)
[4]
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11. x = 2 or 6
y =6 or 2 7
x =4 y
(4 y)
2
+y
2
=40
2y
2
8y 24 =0
(y 6)(y +2)
B1 for y = 4 x or x = 4 y
M1 for subs of 4 x or 4 y into x
2
+ y
2
= 40
M1 for expansion of (4 y)
2
or (4 x)
2
, 3 out of 4 terms correct
A1 for 2y
2
8y 24 = 0 or 2x
2
8x 24 = 0
M1 for correct factorisation or correct substitution into formula
[ft quadratic equation of type ax
2
+ bx + c = 0, a, b, c = 0]
A1 for both x values
A1 for both y values
[7]
12. y =2, x =3
y =1.2 oe, x =3.4 oe 7
x =1 +2y
(1 +2y)
2
+y
2
+y
2
=13
1 +4y +4y
2
+y
2
=13
5y
2
+4y 12 =0
(5y 6)(y +2) =0
B1 for x = 1 + 2y
M1 for subs. x = 1 + 2yor y =
2
1 x
into x
2
+ y
2
= 13
M1 for expansion of (1 + 2y)
2
,
2
2
1

.

\
 x
3 out of 4 terms correct
A1 for 5y
2
+4y 12 = 0 or 5x
2
2x 51 = 0
M1 for correct method to solve a 3 term quadratic equation
A1 for y = 2 and y = 1.2
A1 for x = 3 and x = 3.4
(SC: If no marks awarded
B1 for x = 3 and y = 2
or x = 3.4 and y = 1.2)
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