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# 2014-1-NS-KING GEORGE

Section A [45 marks] Answer allquestions in this section. 1. The function f is defined by : , 0 (a) State the range of f. (b) Find . (c) Sketch the graph of f and . 2. Find the expansion of 9 as far as term in and state the range of values of x for which the expansion is valid. Hence, obtain the value of 9.05correct to four decimal places. [6 marks] 3. Find the inverse of matrix A by using elementary row operations
1 0 2 A = 3 1 6 8 9 2

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7. Given that f ( x) = x 3 + px 2 + x + q, where p and q are constants, is divisible by ( x 1). When divided by ( x 2), the remainder is 17. Find the values of and . [4 marks] (a)Show that f ( x ) = 0 has only one real root. Find the set of values of such that [6 marks] f ( x) > 0 . (b)Express

## 11x + 9 in partial fractions. f ( x)

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8. The straight line y = mx 2 intersects the curve 4 at two different points, P(, , ) and Q(, , . Show that (a) m 0 and m > (b)

(c) If the point O is the origin and point T is a point such that OPTQ is a parallelogram, prove [15 marks] that when m changes, the equation of the locus of T is 4 4 . [4 marks]

Hence, solve the simultaneous equations x +2z = 1 3x + y +6z = 2 8x +9y +2z = -1 [4 marks]

4. Find the roots, denoted by and , of the equation 2 4 0 in polar form. [10 marks] Using de Moivres theorem, show that . 5. The equation of an ellipse is 4 8 12 0. (a) Obtain the standard form of the equation of the ellipse. (b) Find the centre, foci and vertices of the ellipse. (c) Sketch the ellipse.

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6. The vector v = ai + bj + ck is perpendicular to the vectors i 2k and 2i + j k. (a) Find a and b in terms of c. [4 marks] [3 marks] (b) Given that | = |56 , and that c is positive, find c.