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ST.

PAULS COLLEGE
F.2 Final Examination 2001-2002
Mathematics
Time allowed: 1 hours
1. Answer ALL questions in Section A and any FOUR questions in Section B.
2. Unless otherwise specified, numerical answers should either be exact or correct to
3 significant figures.
3. The diagrams in this paper are not necessarily drawn to scale.
Section A (60%)
Answer ALL questions in this section on the answer sheet provided.
For questions 1-10, choose the correct answers and put the letter A, B, C, D or E in
the spaces provided. For questions 11-20, fill in the blanks with the correct answers.
1.

2.

Round off 0.03084976 to 5 significant figures.


A. 0.0308
B. 0.03085
C. 0.030849
D. 0.030850
0.0308498

E.

Which of the following is/are an identity/identities ?


I.
9( 3x + 2 )2 = ( 73x )2
II.
III.

( k + 3 )( k2 ) = ( k + 5 )( k4 ) + 14
( 3 + 2x )( 32x ) = 94x2

A. II only

B. III only
and

C. II and III

3.

If 3x + 2y + 1 = 0
A. 8
B. 4

4.

In the figure, A = C = 900.

E. I, II and III

4x3y = 27 , find the value of xy.


C. 2
D.4
E.8
AB = 1cm. ,AD = 7cm. and

Find the area of the quadrilateral ABCD.

A.32 cm2
B. 24 cm2
C. 19.5 cm2
D.16 cm2
E.9.75 cm2

D. I and III

BC = CD.

5.

If the simple interest on $ 2500 for 2 years is $225, find the interest on $8000
for 9 months at the same interest rate.
A. $ 245
B. $ 270
C. $ 375
D. $ 900
E. $ 3240

6.

Given 3 points

A = (6, 4 ), B = (1, 6 ) and C = ( x,4 ). If AB is

perpendicular to BC, find x.


A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
7.

D. 4

E. 5

In ABC, AB : BC = 5 : 6 and AB : CA = 3 : 4. If CA is longer than BC by


3 cm., find the length of AB.
A. 20 cm.
B. 22.5 cm.

C. 25 cm.

D. 30 cm.

E. 37.5 cm.

8.

ABCD is a square of side x cm. Arc BED is an arc of the circle centre A radius
x cm. The arc cuts the diagonal AC at E. Find, in cm2, the shaded area.
A.

1 2
x
4

B. ( 2 1 ) x2 C. ( 2 2 ) x2 D.

( 21)
2

x2

E.(1

1
2

) x2

9.

In the figure, each side of the cube is x cm. The base radius of the cylinder is r cm.
and the height is 2r cm.

If the surface area of the cube is the same as the total

surface area of the cylinder, then


A.

B.

x
=
r
C.

D.

2
3

E.

4
6

10. Travelling at x kmph., a train takes y hours for a certain journey.

If the train

increases its speed by 6 kmph., the time for the journey will be shortened by 30
minutes. Express y in terms of x.
A. y = x + 6
x+6
D. y =
x+12
11. If

B. y = 3x + 18
1
x
E. y =
+
12
2

C. y = 5x +30

cos ( 2+ 100 ) = sin ( + 260 ), find the value of .

12.

In the figure, ACB = 900,

AB = 5, AC = 3, BE = 3 and AEC = .

Find , correct to the nearest

0.10.

13. Simplify

4
1

.
6 x3
4x2
3+x
k

= mx
2
4p

14.

Solve

15.

Factorize

16.

Find the quotient on dividing

17. R = ( 1, 2 ),

for

x.

x2y2 + 6y6x .

S = (6,3 )

6x3 + 5x2 + 718x

by

3x2 .

and T is a point on the y-axis such that RT = ST.

Find T.
18.
Find the sum of the marked angles.

19.

In the figure, ABCD is a rectangle with AB = 2a cm. and


a semi-circle with DC as diameter.
with BC as a radius.
20. Express

BC = a cm.

DEC is

Arc EC is an arc of the circle centred at B

Find the shaded area.

( cos1 )( cos+ 1 )2 tan2cos2 in terms of

sin.

Section B (40 %)
Answer any FOUR questions on the foolscap papers provided.
Marks will be deducted for untidiness and poor presentation.
All necessary workings must be shown.
Begin a new question on a new page.

1.

1
a) In the figure, P(0,2), Q(3,0), R(5, 4) and S( , k ) are the vertices of a trapezium.
2
PS cuts the x-axis at T and PQ // SR.

(i)

Find the value of k.

(ii)

Find the coordinates of T.

(2 marks)
(3 marks)

PT PQ
sin TPQ = area of PQT ,
2
find TPQ correct to 2 decimal places.

b) Given that

2.

a) Given that

cos 3 = sin a where 0 a 90 .

(i)

Express in terms of

(ii)

If tan

a.

a 1
1
=
, find the value of
tan(60 + )
3 2

1
1
b) Find the value of ( x + ) 2 ( x ) 2
x
x
3.a)

(5 marks)

(2 marks)
(3 marks)

(5 marks)

A speed boat travels at a uniform speed between two places A and B.


Water flows at a constant speed of 10 km/h from A to B. The boat takes

1
1
4 hours to travel from A to B and 5 hours to travel from B to A. Find
2
3
the distance between A and B and the speed of the boat in still water.
(5 marks)
b) Simplify

sin
1 cos 2
+
tan cos 1 sin 2

(5 marks)

4.a) If the difference between simple and compound interests calculated yearly on
$10000 at x% p.a. for 2 years is 36, find the value of x.

(5 marks)

b) In the figure, OXY is a sector with centre O. If z is the mid-point of YO,


find area of OXZ : area of sector OXY. (Leave your answer in terms of )
(5 marks)

5.a) A metal solid cube of side 10 cm is melted and recast into a solid right
circular cylinder of height 10 cm. (= 3.1416)
(i)

Find the base radius of the cylinder.

(2 marks)

(ii)

Which solid has a greater total surface area, the cube or the cylinder?
Find the difference in their total surface areas.
(Give the answers correct to 3 significant figures.)

(3 marks)

b) Change the subject of the formula to b.

R=

b + b 2 4ac
2a

(5marks)

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