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FUNCTIONS

PAPER 1
P = {1, 2, 3}
Q = {2, 4, 6, 8, 10}
1.

Based on the above information , the relation between P and Q is defined by the set of
ordered pairs {(1, 2), (1, 4), (2, 6), (2, 8)}. State
(a) the image of object 1,
(b) the object of 6.
[2
marks]

Answer : (a) ...


2.

Given g : x 5 x + 1 and h : x x 2 x + 3 , find

(b) ..

(a)

g 1 (3),

(b)

hg(x)

[4 marks]

Answer : (a) ...


(b) ..

3.

Diagram 1 shows the relation of P to Q.

y
z

DIAGRAM 1
State
(a) The range of the relation,
(b) The type of the relation.

[2 marks]

Answer : (a) ...


b) ..
4.

1
Given function h : x 4 x + m and h : x 2kx +

find the value of m and k.

5
, where m and k are constants
8
[4 marks]

Answer : ...

5.

Given the function h( x) =

6
, x 0 and the composite function hg ( x) = 3 x , find
x

(a) g ( x)
(b) The value of x when gh( x ) = 5

[4 marks]

Answer : (a) ...


(b) ..
6.

Diagram 2 shows that function h maps x onto y and function g maps y onto z.
x

z
8

5
2

DIAGRAM 2

Calculate

(a)

h 1(5),

(b)

gh(2).

[2 marks]

Answer : (a) ...


(b) ..

7.

A function is defined as w( x) =
Find

5
, x 2.
2 x

(a)

w 1(x),

(b)

w 1(4).

[4 marks]

Answer : (a) ...


(b) ..
8.

The information below defines the functions h and g.


h : x 2x 3
g : x 4x 1
Find gh -1(x).

[4 marks]

Answer:: .......

9.

In diagram 3, set B shows the images of certain elements of set A.

5
4
-4

>
>

>
>

-5

25

16

Set B

Set A
DIAGRAM 3

(a)

State the type of relation between set A and set B.

(b)

Using the function notation,write a relation between set A and set B.


[3 marks]

Answer : (a) ...


(b) ..

10.

Diagram 4 shows the function

h: x

mx
, x 0 ,where m is a constant.
x

m x
x

DIAGRAM 4
Find the value of m.

[2marks]

Answer : .......

11.

Given f (x) = 4 3x and fg(x) = 10 5x. Find the function g.

[3 marks]

Answer : .......

12.

Given g : x px + q, p > 0 and g2 : x 4x 15. Find the value of p and q.

[4 marks]

Answer : .......
13.

Given f : x 4x 1 and g : x x2 + 3,find


(a)

fg(3),

(b)

the value of x when f 2(x) = 7.

[4 marks]

Answer : (a) ...


(b) ..
PAPER 2
1.

Given f : x 3 x 2 and g : x

x
+ 1 , find
5

(a)

f 1 ( x)

[1marks]

(b)

f 1 g ( x)

[2marks]

(c)

h( x) such that hg ( x ) = 2 x + 6

[3marks]

ANSWERS - FUNCTIONS
PAPER 1
1.(a)

PAPER 2
2, 4

1.

(a)

f 1 =

x+2
3

(b)

2.(a)

2
5

(b)

f g ( x) =

hg ( x) = 25 x 2 + 2

(c)

h ( x ) = 10 x 4

(b)
3.(a)
(b)

x + 15
15

range = { x , y }
many-to-one relation

1
5
4. k = , m =
8
2
5.(a)

g ( x) =

(b)

x = 15

2
,x 0
x

6.(a)

h 1 (5) = 2

(b)

gh(2) = 8

7. (a)

w 1 ( x ) =

2x 5
x

(b)

w 1 (4) =

3
4

8. 2x + 5
9. (a) many-to-one relation
(b)

f ( x) = x 2

10. 4
11. g ( x) =

5x 6
3

12. p = 2, q = -5
13. (a) 47
(b)

3
4