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1 Using the algebraic laws of sets, show that (A B) U (A U B)' =B' . [4 marks]
2 Evaluate dx
x x
x
}
+
6
2 2
13 4
2
. [4 marks]
3 Function f is defined as ( )
>
s
=
2 , 2
2 , 2
2
x x
x e
x f
x
.
Determine whether the function f is continuous at x =2. [4 marks]
4 Find
dx
dy
for
i.
x
e x y
2
) 1 4 (
+ =
[2 marks]
ii.
12 4 2
2 2
= + y xy x
[3 marks]
5 The polynomial f(x) = 4 2 3
2 3 4
+ + x kx x x has a factor (x+2), find the value of k.
Hence, find q(x) such that f(x) =(x1)(x+2)q(x) and show that q(x) is positive for
all real values of x. [6 marks]
6 If i bi a 12 5 ) (
2
+ = + , where a and b are real numbers, find the possible values of a and b. Hence,
by completing the square, solve the equation i z z 12 9 4
2
+ = + . [8 marks]
7 Find the set of values of x which satisfy the inequality 3
1 5
1 5
<
+
x
x
. [6 marks]
8 A circle passes through the points P(4,1) and Q(2,3). The line 2y =x 6 is the tangent to the
circle at P. Find the centre, C and the equation of the circle. [8 marks]
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9 Given matrices A =



.

\

1 0 1
2 1 0
0 1 1
and B =



.

\

1 1 1
2 1 2
2 1 1
.
Show that A
1
exists.
Find AB and deduce A
1
.
Hence, solve the simultaneous equations: x +y =3
y +2z =2
2x +2z =5 [11 marks]
10 Using the sketch graphs of y =ln x and y = x
2
+6x, show that the equation
0 6 ln
2
= + x x x has only one real root. [4 marks]
Show also that the root lies between 5 and 6. [2 marks]
Use the NewtonRaphson method with the initial estimate x
0
=5.5 to estimate the
root correct to three decimal places. [5 marks]
11 a) By using a suitable substitution, evaluate
}
+
1
2
3dx x x [6 marks]
b) Sketch, on the same coordinate axes, the curves
2
1
+ =
x
e y and 1 =
x
e y .
Find the coordinates of the point of intersection of the two curves.
Calculate the area of the region bounded by the two curves and the yaxis.
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12 (a) Expand
( )
( )
2
1
2
2 1
1
x
x
+
+
as a series in ascending powers of x up to the term in x
3
.
State the set of values of x such that the series is valid.
Hence, by using x =
23
1
, find the value of 23 correct to four decimal places.
[7 marks]
(b) Express
( )( ) 1 2 1 2
1
+ r r
in partial fractions.
Hence, find in term of n, the sum to nterm of the series
( )( )
=
+
n
r
r r
1
1 2 1 2
1
.
Deduce the value of
( )( )
=
+
1
1 2 1 2
1
r
r r
. [9 marks]
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Marking Scheme Math Paper 1 Trial Examination STPM 2010 NEGERI SEMBILAN
1) (A B) U (A U B)' = (A B') U (A' B') DeMorgans Law B1
= (A U A') B' Distributive Law B1
= B B1
= B' B1 [4]
2)
( ) ( )
( )
( ) ( )
2
13 ) 2 ( 4 2 13 ) 6 ( 4 6
2
1
13 4
2
1
4 2 13 4
2
1
13 4
2
2
1
2
2
1
2
6
2
2
1
2
6
2
2
1
2
6
2 2
=
+ + =
(
(
(
(
+
=
+ =
+
}
}
x x
dx x x x
dx
x x
x
3) =
2
2
2 lim
x
x
e 2 2 lim
2
=
+
x
x
B1
2 ) ( lim
2
=
x f
x
2 2 ) 2 (
2 2
= =
e f B1
=
) 2 ( ) ( lim
2
f x f
x
f is continuous at x = 2. M1A1 [4]
4) a)
x x
e e x
dx
dy
2 2
4 ) 2 )( 1 4 (
+ + = M1
= ) 4 1 ( 2
2
x e
x
A1 [2]
b) 0 8 ) 2 2 ( 2 = + +
dx
dy
y y
dx
dy
x x M1
M1
M1
M1
A1 [4]
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x y
dx
dy
x y 2 2 ) 2 8 ( = M1
x y
x y
dx
dy
=
4
A1 [3]
5) f(2) = 0 4 ) 2 ( 2 ) 2 ( ) 2 ( 3 ) 2 (
2 3 4
= + + k M1
k = 2 A1
) ( ) 2 )( 1 ( ) ( x q x x x f + =
( ) ( ) x q x x x x x x 2 4 2 2 3
2 2 3 4
+ = + +
( )( ) 2 2 2
2 2
+ + + = x x x x M1
2 2 ) (
2
+ + = x x x q A1
2 2 ) (
2
+ + = x x x q
( ) 0 1 1
2
> + + = x A1
Therefore, q(x) is positive for all real values of x. A1 [6]
6) i bi a 12 5 ) (
2
+ = +
5
2 2
= b a , 6 = ab M1A1
5 )
6
(
2 2
=
a
a
0 36 5
2 4
= + a a M1
0 ) 4 )( 9 (
2 2
= + a a
4
2
= a A1
3 , 2 = = b a ; 3 , 2 = = b a A1
i z z 12 9 4
2
+ = +
i z 12 5 ) 2 (
2
+ = + M1
i z 3 2 2 + = + or i 3 2 M1
i z 3 = or i z 3 4 = A1 [8]
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7) 3
1 5
1 5
<
+
x
x
0
1 5
5 2
0
1 5
5 2 4
0 3
1 5
1 5
<
<
<
+
x
x
x
x
x
x
Consider both the numerator and the denominator positive.
i.e. 0 5 2 > x and 0 1 5 > x
2 5 < x 1 5 > x
2 5 2 < < x 1 5 < x or 1 5 > x
7 3 < < x 4 < x 6 > x
Represent the above results in a number line.
The solution set is { } { } { } 7 : 6 4 : 3 : > < < < x x x x x x A1 [6]
8) 2y = x 6, P(4,1) and Q(2,3)
m
T
=
m
N
= 2 M1
Eq. of normal, y + 1 = 2(x 4) M1
2x + y = 7
Normal passes through centre C(a, b), 2a + b = 7 .(1) M1
Distance, PC = QC, (a4)
2
+ (b+1)
2
= (a2)
2
+ (b3)
2
M1
a 2b = 1 . (2)
4 6 7
x
3
 +  + 
M1
M1
M1
M1
M1
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a = 3, b = 1; C = (3, 1) M1A1
Radius , r
2
= (32)
2
+ (13)
2
= 5 A1
Eq. of circle , (x3)
2
+ (y1)
2
= 5 or x
2
+ y
2
6x 2y + 5 = 0 A1 [8]
9) A = 1(10) 1(02) +0 = 3 M1
A 0, A
1
exists . A1
AB =



.

\

1 0 1
2 1 0
0 1 1



.

\

1 1 1
2 1 2
2 1 1
=



.

\

3 0 0
0 3 0
0 0 3
M1A1
A
1
= B M1
=




.

\

3
1
3
1
3
1
3
2
3
1
3
2
3
2
3
1
3
1
A1



.

\

1 0 1
2 1 0
0 1 1



.

\

z
y
x
=



.

\

2 5
2
3
B1B1



.

\

z
y
x
=



.

\

1 1 1
2 1 2
2 1 1



.

\

2 5
2
3
M1
=



.

\

2 1
1
2
M1
x = 2 , y = 1, z = . A1 [11]
10) Let x y ln = and x x y 6
2
+ =
y
y = ln x
0 x 1 6
y =  x
2
+6x
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The two graphs x y ln = and x x y 6
2
+ = intersect at exactly one point.
This shows that the equation 0 6 ln
2
= + x x x has only one real root M1A1 [4]
Let x x x x f 6 ln ) (
2
+ =
) 5 ( 6 5 5 ln ) 5 (
2
+ = f
3906 . 3 = < 0 M1
) 6 ( 6 6 6 ln ) 6 (
2
+ = f
7918 . 1 = > 0
Since f(5) and f(6) have different signs, the root lies between 5 and 6. A1 [2]
6 2
1
) ( ' + = x
x
x f M1
Let , 5 . 5
0
= x
) 5 . 5 ( '
) 5 . 5 (
5 . 5
1
f
f
x = M1
7017 . 5 = A1
2
x = 5.6945
6945 . 5
3
= x M1
The root is 5.695 (correct to 3 decimal places) A1 [5]
11) (a) Let u
2
= x + 3; 2u du = dx B1
When x = 2, u = 1
x = 1, u = 2
( ) ( )
} }
= +
2
1
2
1
2
2 . 3 3 udu u u dx x x M1A1
( )
}
=
2
1
2 4
3 2 du u u
2
1
3
5
5
2
(
= u
u
M1
(

.

\

= 1
5
1
8
5
32
2 M1
5
3
1 = A1 [6]
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b)
D1
D1
Solve for the point of intersection
2
1
1 + =
x x
e e
0 2 3 2
2
=
x x
e e M1
( )( ) 0 1 2 2 = +
x x
e e
( ) 0 2 > =
x x
e e
x = ln 2 M1A1
1 1
2 ln
= = e y
Point of intersection is (ln 2, 1) A1
Area ( )
} (
+ =
2 ln
0
1
2
1
dx e e
x x
M1
2 ln
0
2
3
(
+ =
x x
e x e M1
( ) 
.

\

+ 
.

\

+ =
0 0 2 ln 2 ln
0
2
3
2 ln
2
3
e e e e M1
= ( ) 540 . 0 1 2 ln 3
2
1
or A1 [10]
12) .(a) ( ) ( )
2
1
2
2 1 1
+ + x x
=( ) ( ) ( ) ( )
(
(
(
(
+

.

\


.

\


.

\

+

.

\


.

\

+ 
.

\

+ + + ...... 2
! 3
2
5
2
3
2
1
2
! 2
2
3
2
1
2
2
1
1 2 1
3 2 2
x x x x x
B1M1
x
0.5
y
1.5 +
1 =
x
e y
2
1
+ =
x
e y
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= ( ) 
.

\

+ + + + ........
2
5
2
3
1 2 1
3 2 2
x x x x x M1
= 
.

\

+ + + ........
2
1
2
1
1
3 2
x x x A1
Valid :
)
`
< <
2
1
2
1
: x x B1
044382 . 1
5
23
23
24
2
=


.

\


.

\

M1M1
23 = 4.7958 (to 4 d.p.) A1 [8]
(b)
( )( ) 1 2 1 2
1
+ r r
=
1 2 1 2 +
+
r
B
r
A
B1
1 = A(2r+1) + B(2r1)
A = , B =  M1A1
( )( ) 1 2 1 2
1
+ r r
= ( )
1 2
1
1 2
1
2
1
+
r r
A1
( )( )
=
+
n
r
r r
1
1 2 1 2
1
= ( )
1 2
1
1 2
1
2
1
1
+
r r
n
=
(

.

\

+
+ 
.

\

+ + 
.

\

+ 
.

\

+ 
.

\

1 2
1
1 2
1
1 2
1
3 2
1
.. ..........
7
1
5
1
5
1
3
1
3
1
1
1
2
1
n n n n
M1M1
=
1 2 1 2
1
1
2
1
+
= 
.

\

+
n
n
n
A1
( )( )
=
+
1
1 2 1 2
1
r
r r
=
n
lim


.

\

+
) 1 2 ( 2
1
2
1
n
M1
=
2
1
A1 [9]
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