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FORM TP 23240

CARIBBEAN EXAMINATIONS COUNCIL


ADVANCED PROFICIENCY EXAMINATION
MATHEMATICS.
UNIT 1- PAPER 01
Each section consists of 5questions.
The maximum mark for each section is 30.
The maximum mark for this examination is 90.
This examination consists of 5printed pages.
3. Unless otherwise stated in the question, all numerical answers MUST be
given exactly OR to three significant figures as appropriate.
Mathematical formulae and tables
Electronic calculator
Ruler and graph paper
Copyright 2002 Caribbean Examinations Council.
All rights reserved.
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Solve, for x, the equation .L. ~.
27
4. The diagram below, not drawn to scale, shows acircular games field of radius 35 menclosed within
acircular road of radius 42 m. The field and the road have the same centre 0 and angle AOD is 30.
Find the equation of the linethat is perpendicular to the liney = 3x + 2 and passes through
the point (0, 1). [3 marks]
x >o.
x +1
8. Express sin (J- cos (Jinthe formR sine(J - a),where ais acute, and hence find ALL the solutions of
E h I b
4- 2i . h fi f b
xpress t ecomp ex num er --- Int e orm 0a + I
1- 3i
Show that the argument of the complex number in (a) above is ..! ! ....
4
~
(i) the unit vector inthe direction of OB
~
(ii) the position vector of the point C on OB produced such that
~ ~
lOCI = IOAI.
lim
x~ -2
r+x-2
r+5x+ 6
(b) Find the real values of x for which the function
Ix I
I(x) = ( I X 1 2- 9)
Find the gradient of the tangent to the curve y =2x
3
at the point where y = 16.
x
f(x) = x2 +7 ' and
CARIBBEAN EXAMINATIONS COUNCIL
ADVANCED PROFICIENCY EXAMINATION
MATHEMATICS
UNIT 1- PAPER 02
Each section consists of 2 questions.
The maximum mark for each section is 50.
The maximum mark for this examination is 150.
This examination consists of 6printed pages.
3. Unless otherwise stated in the question, all numerical answers MUST be
given exactly OR to three significant figures as appropriate.
Mathematical formulae and tables
Electronic calculator
Ruler and graph paper
Copyright 2002 Caribbean Examinations Council.
All rights reserved.
The diagram below, not drawn to scale, shows the graph of y =f(x) which has aminimum
point at (2, -2).
A ={x:O,:Sx,:S4}
B ={x:O,:Sx,:S8}.
(iii) By considering the solutions of the equation f(x) =8, show thatfis NOT onto.
[4 marks]
(v) Find the range of values of y for which the equationf(x) =y possesses a solution.
[2 marks]
3. In the diagram shown below, not drawn to scale, the line 2x +3y =6 meets they-axis at A and the
x-axis at B.
C isthe point on the line 2x +3y =6 such that AB =BC.
CD is drawn perpendicular to AC to meet the line through A parallel to 5x +Y =7 at D.
If cos A =-.L, find tan A-
5 2
Given that sin A = 12 and sin B = ~, where A and B are acute angles,
13 5
find cos (A - B) and sin (A +B).
Given that j(x) =Xl - 5T +3x, show that j(x) = 0 possesses aroot inthe interval [ i-, 1].
(ii) the second derivative ofj(x), and hence, determine which stationary point is a local
maximum and which is a local minimum. [5 marks]
1 d
2
y
If y = --, show that --- = 2(3x
2
- 2)y.
T+2 dX-
In the diagram given below, not drawn to scale, the area under the curve
y=(l +xr
l
, O~x~ 1, isapproximated by aset ofn rectangular strips each of width -* units.
~/
~~/
~~~~
~~~~
/:
//// /
0 1 2 3 4 n -1n
x
- - - - ---
n n n n n n
Show that the sum, S , of the areas of the rectangular strips is _1 -1 +_1 ~ +... +-2
1
.
n n+ n+2 n
x
Show that for f (x) = --,
x
2
+4
12 - 3x
2
2 dx.
( r+4)
(ii) Find the volume obtained by rotating the portion of the curve between x =0 and
x = 1 through 21t radians about they axis. [7 marks]