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KAKIRA SECONDARY SCHOOL 456 MATHEMATICS S.2 END OF TERM II EXAMS YEAR 2008 TIME: 2 HOURS.

. INSTRUCTIONS: This paper consists of 20 questions. Attempt all questions. All necessary calculations must be done on the same page as the rest of the answers. Therefore, no paper will be provided for rough work. You should be neat enough. Disorganised sketchy and untidy work may lead to loss of marks. 1. Arrange these fractions in descending order 2/3 , 5/8, 1/4, 4/5 and 4/9 2. Evaluate; 2 - 1 of 1 3/6 3. If 26 eight + 32 four = 100n, find the value of n. 4. Rationalize the denominator in 1 + 3 2 + 3 5. Simplify: log10 75 + 2 log10 2 log 103 6. Find the equation of a line with gradient -1 and passes through the point (3, -2) 7. Express 0. as a fraction. 2 8. Simplify: 2(a-2b) + 3 (a + b) 9. Use logarithms to evaluate: (i) 0.003175 X 0,0005224 (ii) 18.13 3.7 10. If P = { 1,2,3,4,5} and Q = {2,4.6.8 } Find:- (i) PUQ (ii) PnQ (iii) nPUQ (iv) nPnQ

11. If x = 2, y = - 4 and Z = 5, evaluate 2x 3y 2z + 5x 12. A man is 37 years old and his sons age is 8. How many years ago was the product of their ages 96? 13. Use prime factorization to find the cube root of 3375. 14. If 212n = 25 nine, find the value of n. 15. Find the change received by Alice from a one thousand shilling note after buying the following a packet of milk at shs.280 a loaf of bread at sh.450 2 eggs at sh. 120 each. 16. In the triangle below, find x and y.

17. Betty and Alex are to share 144 oranges. Betty gets twice as many oranges as Alex. Find how many oranges does each get? 18. Solve for P in ( 2P 4) = 4 19. Jemo bought a radio cassette at sh.50,000 and sold it at sh.75,000 Find: (i) his profit (ii) the percentage profit. 20. Calculate the simple interest on sh 96,000 for 10 months at a rate of 8% per annum.