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SECONDARY EDUCATION CERTIFICATE

JANUARY

CARIBBEAN EXAMINATIONS COUNCIL


EXAMINATION MATHEMATICS Paper 02 - General Proficiency
2 hours 40 minutes
06 JANUARY 2009

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INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES

1. 2. 3. 4.

Answer ALL questions in Section I, and ANY TWO in Section II.

Write your answers in the booklet provided.

All working

must be shown clearly.

A list of formulae is provided on page 2 of this booklet.

Examination Materials
Electronic calculator (non-programmable) Geometry set Graph paper (provided)

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SBCTION I
Answer ALL the questions in this section.

All working must


1.

be clearly shown.

(a)

Calculate the EXACT value


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of

21 -- 5' 3 6-"
giving your answer as a fraction.
( 3marks)

(b)

BDS$ means Barbados dollars and EC$ means Eastern Caribbean dollars.

(i) (ii)

Karen exchanged BDS$2 000.00 and received EC$2 700.00. Calculate the ( 2 marks) value of one BDS$ in EC$.

If

Karen exchanged EC$432.00 for BDS$, calculate the amount of BDS$ ( 2 marks) which Karen would receive.
[Assume that the buying and selling rates are the same.]

(c)

A credit union pays 87o per annum compound-interest on all fixed deposits. A customer deposited $24 000 in an account. Calculate the TOTAL amount of money in the ( 4 marks) account at the end of two years.

Total LL marks

2.

(a)

Simplify, expressing your answer as a single fraction

2m
(b) (c) (d)

5m

n3n
If a* b = a2 -b, evaluate 5 *
Factorize completely 3x
2. 2xy.

3 marks)

( lmark)
(
2 marks)

6y + x2 -

A drinking straw of length 2l cm is cut into 3 pieces. The length of the first piece is x cm. The second piece is 3 cm shorter than the first piece. The third piece is twice as long as the first piece.

(D (ii) (iii)

State, in terms of x, the length of EACH of the

pieces.

2 marks)

Write an expression, in terms of x, to represent the sum of the lengths of the ( L mark ) three pieces of drinking straw.
Hence, calculate the value of

x.

3 marks)

Total 12 marks

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3.

(a)

A school has 90 students in Form 5.


54 students study Physical Education. 42 students study Music. 6 students study neither physical Education nor Music. x students study both Physical Education and Music.

(i)

Copy the Venn diagram shown below.

( lmark)

(ii) (iii)

Show on your Venn diagram the information relating to the students in Form 5. ( 2 marks)

Music.
(b)

Calculate the number of students who study

BorH physical Education

and

3 marks)

The diagram below, not drawn to scale, shows two straight wires, LJ and, NK, supporting a vertical pole, MJ. LMN is a sffaight line on the horizorltal plane. Angle JML=9O.,angle KNM=30",lJ = 13m, LM=5mandKN= 10m.

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5m

Calculate, in meftes, the length

of

(i) (ii)

MK
JK.

3 marks)

" ( 3 marks)
Total 12 marks
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4.

The diagram below represents the graph of a straight line which passes through the points P andQ.

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(a)

State the coordinates of

and Q.

( 2 marks)

(b)

Determine

(i) (ii) (c)

the gradient of the line segment the equation of the line segment

PQ PQ.
PQ. Deterrnine the value of /.

( ( (

2 marks)

2 marks)
2 marks)

The point (-8, r) lies on the line segment

The line segment, AB, is perpendicular to PQ, and passes through (6,2).

(d)

Determine the equation of AB in the form y = mx + c.

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Total

3 marks)

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A company makes cereal boxes in the shape of a right prism.

36 cm

25 cm

EACH large box has dimensions 25 cm by 8 cm by 36 cm.

(a) (b) (c)

Calculate the volume in cubic centimetres, of ONE large cereal

box.

( 2 marks)

calculate the total surface area of oNE large cereal


The cereal from ONE large box can exactly

box.

(
(

4 marks)

fill six small

boxes, each of equal volume. 2 marks)

(i) (ii)

Calculate the volume of ONE small cereal box,

If the height of a small box is 2O cm,list TWO different pairs of values which
the company can use for the length and width of a smalr

box.

( 2 marks)

Total 10 marks
6.
(a)

The diagram below, not drawn to scale, shows rectangle peRS with QR = 5.5 cm.

pe = 7.0 cm and

5.5 cm

7.0cm
7.0 cm

using a ruler, a pencil and a pair of compasses only, construct the rectangle. ( 6 marks)

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An answer sheet is provided for this question.

(b)

The diagram below shows three triangles labelled L,

and N.

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L is mapped onto Mby a translation.

(i) (ii)

State, in the

t*

/"\ [rJ

the vector which represents the translation.

( 2 marks)
L is mapped onto Nby an enlargement:

a) b) c)

Find and label on your answer sheet the point G, the centre of the enlargement. Show your method clearly.
State the coordinates of G. State the scale factor of the

enlargement.

( 4 marks)
Total 12 marks

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7.

The table below shows the distribution of marks on a test for a group of 70 students.

Mark

Frequency

Cumulative Frequency
2 7

1-10

2
5

tt-20
2t-30 3t-40 4t-50
51-60

9 14

t6

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8

6t-70
71-80
(a)

70

Copy and complete the table to show the cumulative frequency for the distribution. ( 2 marks)

(b)

(i)

Using a scale of 1 cm to represent 5 marks on the horizontal axis and 1 cm to represent 5 students on the vertical axis, draw the cumulative frequency ( 5 marks) curve for the scores. What assumption have you made in drawing your curve through the point

(ii)
(c)

(0,0X

( lmark)
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The pass mark for the test is who passed the test.

47. Use your graph to determine the number of

students

2 marks)

(d)

What is the probability that a student chosen at random had a mark less than or equal to ( 2 marks) 30?

Total 12 marks

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An answer sheet is provided for this question.


The figure below shows the first three diagrams in a sequence. Each diagram is made up of dots connected by line segments. In each diagram, there are d dots and / line segments.

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(a) (b)

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N #N #N #N\ # N # N
( 2marks)

On the answer sheet provided:


Draw the fourth diagram in the sequence.

Complete the table by inserting the missing values at the rows marked (i) and (ii).

No. of dots d
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Pattern connecting

No. of line segments

I andd

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(i)

62

(ii)

L)
(i)

180

( (

2 marks) 2 marks)

(c)

How many dots are in the sixth diagram of the

sequence?

mark )

(ii) (iii)

How many line segments are in the seventh diagram of the sequence?

( lmark)
2 marks)

Write the rule which shows how / is related to d.

Total 10 marks

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SECTION

II

Answer TWO questions in this section.

ALGEBRA AND RELATIONS, FUNCTIONS AND GRAPHS

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(a)

Make r the subject of the formula

2 !g
(b)

lt+r

3 marks)

(i)

Express the function -flx) = 2x2

4x

13 in the

formflx) = a(x + h)2 + k.

3 marks)

Hence, or otherwise, determine

(ii) (iii) (iv) (v)

the values of x at which the graph cuts the x-axis the interval for whichfi-x) the minimum value the value of x at

( (

4 marks) 2 marks)

offix)

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(

whichfi;) is a minimum.

2 marks)

Total 15 marks

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Two functions are defined as follows:

f:x-->x-3
g:x-->x2

(i) (ii) (iii)


(b)

Calculate /(6).

Find/-l(x).
Show that.f s (2) =.f s (-2) = 0.

( lmark) ( lmark)
(
3 marks)

An answer sheet is provided for this question.


The distance-time graph below describes the journey of a train between two train stations, A and B. Answer the questions below on the answer sheet.

Distance

in km
120i

Bi

i
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801
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60 (D (ii)

80

100

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Time in minutes

For how many minutes was the train at rest at B?

( lmark)

Determine the average speed of the train, in km/h , on its journey from A to B. ( 3 marks)

The train continued its journey away from stations A and B to another station C, which is 50 km from B. The average speed on this journey was 60 km/h.

(iii) (iv)

Calculate the time, in minutes, taken for the train to travel from B to C. ( 3 marks)

On your answer sheet, draw the line segment which describes the journey of ( 3 marks) the train from B to C.

Total L5 marks
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GEOMETRY AND TRIGONOMETRY


11.
(a)

(i)

Copy and complete the table for the graph of


I <x< -y=-tanx.forl0" 2
60o.

10" 0.13

20"

30"
0.29

40"

50"
0.60

60"
0.87

( lmark) (ii)
Using a scale of 2 cm to represent 10" (10 degrees) on the horizontal axis and 10 cm to represent 1 unit on the vertical axis, plot the values from the table and draw a smooth curve through your points. ( 4 marks)
Use your graph to estimate the value of x when

(iii)
(b)

! = O.7

( lmark)

The diagram below, not drawn to scale, shows a circle with centre, O. EA and EB are tangents to the circle, and angle AEB = 48" .

Calculate, giving reasons for your answer, the size of EACH of the following angles:

(i) (ii) (iii) (iv)

zoAE
zAoB
ZACB

2 marks)

( 3 marks) (
2 marks)

ZADB

( 2 marks)
Total 15 marks

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(a)

On the diagram below, not drawn to scale, angle UTW = 60o and angle WUV = 4O".

TU=8m,TW=10m,VW=11

m,

Calculate

(i)
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the lengrh of UW the size of the angle UWV the area of triangle TUW.

2 marks)

(ii) (iii)

( 2 marks)

( 2 marks)

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13.

VECTORS AND MATRICES -+ -+ The diagram below shows position vectors OP and OQ .

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(a)

/x\ ^ Write as a column vector, in the form | |


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(i)
(ii)
(b)

-+

oP
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oQ

The point R has coordinates (8, 9).

(i) (ii) (iii)


(c)

Express QR as a vector in tne form

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/r\
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( 2 marks)
Qi
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lr,J
is parattel to
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Using a vector method, show that

( Lmark)
( 2 marks)

-+ Determine the magnitude of the vector PR

The point S has coordinates (a, b).

(i) (ii) (iii)

-+

Write 0S

as a column vector, in terms of

and b.

2 marks)

-+ -+ Given that QS = OP , calculate the value of a and the value of


Using a vector method, show that OPSQ is a parallelogram.

b. ( 3marks)
( 3 marks)

Total L5 marks
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(a)

Calculaterhe matrix producr 3AB.rvhereA

= |. , ;)andB= [Z ;)

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( 3 marks)
(b) The diagram below, not drawn to scale, shows a triangle, ABC whose coordinates are
stated.

Triangle ABC undergoes two successive transformations, V followed by W, where

o) o') ,= (' 2)-u,,o *=(-t [o [o t)

(i) (ii) (iii)

State the effect

of

V on triangle

ABC.

( 2 marks)

Determine the 2 x 2 matrix that represents the combined transformation of V followed by W. ( 3 marks) Using your matrix in (b) (ii), determine the coordinates of the image of triangle ABC under this combined transformation. ( 3 marks)

(c)

(D

Write the following simultaneous equations in the form AX = B where A, X and B are matrices:

llx+6y=6 9x + 5y =J
(ir)
Hence, write the solution for
-x

(
and y as a product of two matrices.

2marks)

2 marks)

Total 15 marks
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