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# MID-SEMESTER EXAMINATION

## (MARCH 2012 SESSION)

MATHEMATICS I
FMT0013

LECTURER :
MATRIC NO

: .

VENUE

: .

PROGRAMME : ..

MARCH 2012

DURATION : 2 HOURS

INSTRUCTIONS:
1. Candidates must read all questions carefully.

## 2. The examination script consists of the followings:

Part
A

Types of
Questions

Instruction
questions
questions ONLY

Answer Sheets to be
Used

## DO NOT OPEN THE EXAMINATION SCRIPT UNTIL FURTHER INSTRUCTION

CONFIDENTIAL

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PART A
(70 marks)
Time: 1 hour

INSTRUCTION
This part consists of FOUR (4) questions. Answer ALL questions in the answer booklet
provided.

i.

-1 2

(1 2 5 x y

(2 marks)

1
3

ii.

a 3 (b ) 2

(2 marks)

3 ab
4

iii.

12

( 6 + 3)

(3 -

6)

(2 marks)
iv. ( 2

i)

(2 marks)

## (b) Solve the following equations:

2.

i.

ii.

x 1

iii.

ln( x

iv.

64

(3 marks)

7(2 )

4)

ln( 5

(3 marks)

15

3x)

ln( x

2)

and

ii.

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(3 marks)

## (a) If and are the roots of the equation 3 x 2

these following roots :
i.

(3 marks)

ln 2

(3 marks)

(5 marks)

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p and q .

px

## 0 , find the values of

( 4 marks)
ii. For the quadratic equation ( k
product of the roots is -3.

1) x

kx

( 3 marks)

3.

3

(a)
x

(b)

2
2

(5 marks)

2
x

(5 marks)
(5

2x

(c)
x

(5 marks)

P (x)

1
x

x
B

3x

2x

(x

5)

(4 marks)

## , find the constants A and B such that

.
1

(6 marks)
(c) Find all the zeroes of P ( x )

3x

## (d) Find the remainder when P ( x )

11 x

2x

12 x

3x

4.

5 is divided by ( x

(5 marks)
2) .

(2 marks)
(e) When x 2

2 px

9 is divided by ( x

## 3 ) , the remainder is 4. Find the value of p

(3 marks)

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CONFIDENTIAL

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PART B
(30 marks)
Time: 1 hour

INSTRUCTION
This part consists of THREE (3) questions. Answer TWO (2) questions only in the answer
booklet provided.

1.

2 i , find u

log

y
2

25

(5 marks)

2i

(6 marks)

1
u

2.

(m

(4 marks)
(4 marks)

3 )x

## 0 has equal real roots

(4 marks)
(b) Solve these following inequalities :
i. 2

3x

(3 marks)
ii.

(3 marks)
(c) The sum and product of roots of a quadratic equation are 3k 9 and
2
6 x 9 3 kx . Hence,
9 respectively. Show that the quadratic equation is x
determine the set values of k so that the roots are real.
(5 marks)

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3.

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Given that P ( x )
(a)

rx

3x

sx

6;

## Determine the value of r and s if ( x

balance of 20 if the divisor is ( x 2 )

(5 marks)

(x

(6 marks)
2x

(x

1)( x

f (x)
(x

2)

B
1)

(x

2)

(4 marks)

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