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# Dr Lee Chu Keong (http://ascklee.

org/)

## Solutions to Miscellaneous Exercise 3

(Ho Soo Thong & Khor Nyak Hiongs Panpac Additional Mathematics)

## Solved by: Dr Lee Chu Keong

(ascklee@gmail.com)

## Dr Lee Chu Keong (http://ascklee.org/)

Miscellaneous Exercise 3
Question 1 Sum of roots:

Product of roots:

Question 1(a)

( ( )

) ( )

Question 1(b)

( ( )

) ( )

Question 1(c)

## Dr Lee Chu Keong (http://ascklee.org/) Note: because

Question 1(Hence, ) ( ( ( ) ( ) ) )

( )

)(

( ( )(

) )

)(

Question 3(b)

)(

Question 4(a)

)(

## ( Question 5(b) Distinct real roots:

)(

( )(

)(

Question 5(c) One positive root and one negative root, which means that the product of the roots must be negative!

)(

## Largest negative integer is Question 7(a) ( Equal roots: ( ) ) (

( )(

( Question 7(b)

)(

Multiply throughout by :

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)(

Question 8(a)

Question 9(a) One root is twice the other: Sum of roots: ( ) and

y
4

x
3 2 1 1 1

## ( ) Product of roots: ( ( ) ) ( Equating ( ) and ( ): ( ( ) ) ) ( )

Multiply throughout by 3: ( )( )

( )

Question 11(a)

## Question 11(a)(i) Two equal roots: ( Divide throughout by 4: ) ( )

( Question 11(a)(ii) Two real roots, one being trice the other: Sum of roots: and

( ) Product of roots:

( ) Substitute ( ) into ( ):

Substitute

into equation ( ):

( )

## ( ) Squaring both sides of equation ( ): ( Substitute ( ) into ( ): ( ) ) ( )

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Dr Lee Chu Keong (http://ascklee.org/) Question 12(a) ( ) ( ) ( ) From (2) and (4): ( ) ( ) ( ) ( ) ( )

) ( )

( )

Question 12(b) ( )

( )

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Question 13(a)

)(

## Blue curve: Red line:

y
6

x
1.5 1.0 0.5 0.5 1.0 1.5 2.0

Question 13(b) ( ) ( ( ) ( ) )

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( Question 14(b)

)(

) ( )

)(

## ( ) Substitute ( ) into ( ): ( Divide throughout by : ( Question 15(a) ( [ ( [ )] ] ( ) )( ) ) )

Divide throughout by 4: ( )( )

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## Question 15(b) Blue curve: Red line:

y
2

)(

x
1 1 1 2 3

Question 16(a) ( ( ) ) ( ) ( )( )

( Question 16(b) (

( Multiply throughout by ( ):

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( Question 18

)(

( No roots: ( )

## No roots, therefore Question 19(a)

is always positive! ( )( )

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)(

) ( )

y

below:

x
1.0 0.5 1 0.5

Question 20(a)

( )( )

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y

10

x
0.5 1.0 1.5 2.0 2.5 3.0

Question 20(a) ( )

Multiply throughout by 5 ( )( )

h
80

60

40

20

t
0 5 10 15 20 25 30

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h
80 79 78 77 76 75 74

t
16 18 20 22 24 26