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# CONFIDENTIAL*

## Section A [45 marks]

Answer all questions in this section.
1 Define a symmetric matrix. Hence,
determine the values of a, b and c,
given the matrix .
[6 marks]
2 Expand in ascending poer of , up to and including the term . [! marks]
Hence, "y su"stituting a suita"le value of , find an approximate value of correct to five
decimal places. [4
marks]
3 Determine the integers a and
b such that . [4 marks]
Hence, express as partial fractions.
[4
marks]
4 is a complex num"er such that and .
Express in the form , here a and " are
real num"ers. [! marks]
Hence, "y using de #oivre\$s theorem, find . Express your anser in cartesian form.
[5 marks]
5 %ind the solution of the system of e&uations "y using 'aussian elimination.
[( marks]
6 )he e&uation of a hyper"ola is .
*a+ ,"tain the standard form
for the e&uation of the hyper"ola. [! marks]
*"+ %ind the vertices, foci and the e&uations of the asymptotes of the hyper"ola. [5 marks]
STPM -54./ [Tun o!e
0)his &uestion paper is 1,2%3DE2)345 until examination is over. CONFIDENTIAL*

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6 6
c c b b
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b a b
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/
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x!
x
x
!
64 . (
( ) ( ) b x a x x x x + = +
6 6 !
!6 /5 6
!6 /5 6
!/ 5
6 !
6
+

x x x
x
z
/7 = z ( )

/67 arg = z
z
ib a +
5
z
5 5 6 ! = z y x
6 6 ! = + z y x
// 4 5 = + z y x
7 - /( 64 - 4
6 6
= y x y x
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Section " [/5 marks]
Answer any one question in this section.
# )he line is tangent to a circle at *86, 5+. )he centre of the circle lies on the line .
*a+ Determine the centre and radius of the circle. )hen, rite don the general e&uation of the
circle, [( marks]
*"+ Determine if the point 9*!, 8:+ lies inside or outside the circle. [! marks]
*c+ ;ho the line does not meet the circle. [4 marks]
( Express cos x < sin x in the form r cos *x 8 =+, here r > 7 and 7 ? = ? @ A. Hence, find the minimum and maximum
values of cos x < sin x and the corresponding values of x in the interval
7 B x.B 6A. [: marks]
*a+ ;Cetch the graph of y D cos x < sin x for 7 B xB 6A. [! marks]
*"+ Ey draing appropriate lines on your graph, determine the num"er of roots in the interval
7 B x B 6A of each of the folloing e&uations.
*i+ .
[/
mark] *ii+ .
[/ mark]
*c+ %ind the set of values of x in the interval
for hich .
[! marks]
STPM -54./ [Tun o!e
0)his &uestion paper is 1,2%3DE2)345 until examination is over. CONFIDENTIAL*
6 5 /7 7 x y + = 4 7 x y + =
x y 6 =
4
/
sin cos = + x x
6
!
sin cos = + x x
6 7 x
/ sin cos < + x x
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MAT\$EMATICAL FO%M&LAE
Binomial expansions
Conics
Fara"ola ith vertex , focus and directrix
Ellipse ith centre and foci , here
Hyper"ola ith centre and foci , here
STPM -54./ [Tun o!e
0)his &uestion paper is 1,2%3DE2)345 until examination is over. CONFIDENTIAL*
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n
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G 6
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6
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+
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x
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( ) ( ) h x a k y = 4
6
( ) k h, ( ) k h c , +
6 6 6
b a c =
( ) ( )
/
6
6
6
6
=

b
k y
a
h x
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6 6 6
b a c + =
( ) ( )
/
6
6
6
6
=

b
k y
a
h x
4