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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
4 Short Answers

3 Short Answers

Instruction
Answer ALL
questions
Answer TWO (2)
questions ONLY

Answer Sheets to be
Used
Answer booklet
Answer booklet

THIS EXAMINATION SCRIPT CONTAINS 5 PAGES INCLUDING THE FRONT COVER

DO NOT OPEN THE EXAMINATION SCRIPT UNTIL FURTHER INSTRUCTION

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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.

1. (a) Simplify the following:


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

0 , form an equation with

(3 marks)

(5 marks)

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(b) i. If 2 and 3 are the roots of the equation 3 x 2


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

1 , find the value of k if the

kx

( 3 marks)

3.

Solve the following inequalities:


3

(a)
x

(b)

2
2

(5 marks)

2
x

(5 marks)
(5

2x

(c)
x

(5 marks)

4. (a) Find the quotient and remainder for

(b) Given that P ( x )


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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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.

(a) Solve the logarithmic equation log

(b) i. Find the values of x and y if

ii. Given that u

2 i , find u

log

y
2

25

(5 marks)

2i

(a) Determine the value of m if x 2

(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 )

1) is a factor of P ( x ) and it leaves a

(5 marks)

(b) Verify that

2 ) is a factor of P ( x ) . Then, factorize P ( x ) completely.

(x

(6 marks)
2x

(c) Given that f ( x )


(x

1)( x

f (x)
(x

, find the constants A , B and C such that


2)

B
1)

(x

2)

(4 marks)

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