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1.

(a)

(i)

r = 2

 

A1

N1

 

(ii)

u

15 = 3 ( 2) 14

 

(A1)

 

= 49152 (accept 49200)

A1

N2

 

(b)

(i)

2, 6, 18

 

A1

N1

 

(ii)

r

= 3

A1

N1

 

(c)

Setting up equation (or a sketch)

M1

 

x

+ 1

2 x 8

+

 

=

(or correct sketch with relevant information)

A1

 

x

3

 

x + 1

x 2 + 2x + 1 = 2x 2 + 2x 24

(A1)

 

x 2 = 25

 

x

= 5

or

x = 5

 
 

x = 5 Notes : If “trial and error” is used, work must be documented with several trials shown. Award full marks for a correct answer with this approach. If the work is not documented, award N2 for a correct answer.

A1

N2

 

(d)

(i)

r = 1 2

A1

N1

 

(ii)

For attempting to use infinite sum formula for a GP

(M1)

 

8

 
 

S

=

 

1

1

 

2

 

S

= 16 Note:

Award M0A0 if candidates use a value of r where r > 1, or r < 1.

A1

N2

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2.

evidence of using binomial expansion

(M1)

3.

eg selecting correct term,

a

8

0

b +

8

1

7

a b

8

2

+

a b 2 +

6

evidence of calculating the factors, in any order

eg 56,

3

3

, − ⎛ ⎜ 8
3

5

2 3

5

,

⎞ ⎛ 2

3

x ⎟ ⎞

3

(

3

) 5

4032x 3 (accept = 4030x 3 to 3 sf)

A1A1A1

A1

(a)

(b)

Note:

Throughout this question, the first and last terms are interchangeable.

For recognizing the arithmetic sequence u 1 = 1, n = 20, u 20 = 20 (u 1 = 1, n = 20, d = 1) Evidence of using sum of an AP

S 20 =

(

)

1 + 20 20

2

(or S =

20

2

(2

1 19 1))

× +

×

(M1)

(A1)

M1

A1

S 20 = 210

AG

Let there be n cans in bottom row

Evidence of using S n = 3240

eg

(

)

1 + n n

2

=

3240 ,

n 2 + n 6480 = 0

n

n

= 80 or n = 81 = 80

n

2

(

2

+

(

n

1

))

=

3240 ,

n

2

(2

n

+

(

n 1)( 1)) 3240

=

(M1)

A1

(A1)

A1

N2

N0

N2

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(c)

(i)

(ii)

Evidence of using S = (

)

1 + n n

2

2S = n 2 + n

n 2 + n 2S = 0

METHOD 1

Substituting S = 2100

eg n 2 + n 4200 = 0,

2100 = (

1 + n

) n

2

(M1)

A1

AG

A1

N0

EITHER

A1

Any valid reason which includes reference to integer being needed, R1

n = 64.3, n = 65.3

4.

(a)

and pointing out that integer not possible here.

R1

eg n must be a (positive) integer, this equation does not have integer solutions.

OR

Discriminant = 16 801

A1

Valid reason which includes reference to integer being needed,

R1

and pointing out that integer not possible here.

R1

eg this discriminant is not a perfect square, therefore no integer solution as needed.

METHOD 2 Trial and error S 64 = 2080, S 65 = 2145

A1A1

Any valid reason which includes reference to integer being needed,

R1

and pointing out that integer not possible here.

R1

7 terms

A1

N1

N1

N1

N1

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(b) A valid approach

Correct term chosen

Calculating

6

3

=

20 ,

Term is 540x 12

⎛ ⎜ 6

3

(

x

3

)

3

(

3 x

(

3 )

3 = 27

) 3

5. d = 3 evidence of substitution into u n = a + (n 1) d eg u 101 = 2 + 100 × 3 u 101 = 302

(a)

(b) correct approach eg 152 = 2 + (n 1) × 3 correct simplification eg 150 = (n 1) × 3, 50 = n 1, 152 = 1 + 3n n = 51

6.

(a)

(b)

1

5

(i)

(ii)

(0.2)

u

10

1

5

= 25 ⎜ ⎝

9

= 0.0000128

u

n

1

5

= 25 ⎜ ⎝

n 1

1 ⎟ ⎞ , 1.28 10 ,

7

5

5

×

1

78125

(M1)

A1

(A1)(A1)

A1

N3

 

[6]

(A1)

(M1)

A1

N3

(M1)

(A1)

A1

N2

 

[6]

A1

N1

(M1)

A1

N2

A1

N1

7.

(c) For attempting to use infinite sum formula for a GP

(a)

(b)

S =

125 =

4

3, 6, 9

31.25

(

=

31.3

to 3 s f )

(i) Evidence of using the sum of an AP

eg

20

2

2 × 3 +

20

3

n = 1

n = 630

(20 1) 3

− ×

(ii) METHOD 1

100

Correct calculation for

n = 1

3 n

eg

100

2

(2

3 99 3), 15150

× +

×

Evidence of subtraction eg 15150 630

100

n = 21

3 n 14520

=

⎜ ⎛

⎜ ⎜ 1

5

25

1


⎟ ⎟

⎠ ⎠

METHOD 2 Recognising that first term is 63, the number of terms is 80

eg

80

2

(

63

+

)

300 ,

100

n = 21

3 n 14520

=

80

2

(126

+

79 3)

×

(M1)

A1

N2

 

[6]

A1

N1

M1

A1

N1

(A1)

(M1)

A1

N2

(A1)(A1)

A1

N2

 

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8.

(a)

For taking three ratios of consecutive terms

 

54 =

162

486

( 3)

=

18

=

54

162

hence geometric

 
 

(b)

(i)

r

= 3

 

u n = 18 × 3 n 1

 

(ii)

For a valid attempt to solve 18 × 3 n 1 = 1062882 eg trial and error, logs

 

n

= 11

 

9.

Identifying the required term (seen anywhere)

eg

10

8

⎟ × 2

2

10

8

= 45

4y 2 , 2 × 2, 4 a = 180

(M1)

A1

AG

N0

(A1)

A1

N2

(M1)

A1

N2

 

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M1

(A1)

(A2)

A2

N4

 

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