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1.

Rationalise the denominators of


(a)
2 3
2 3

(b)


45 sin 1
45 sin 1

2. A vector u has magnitude 20 units and acts in the direction 4i - 3j. Find u .
3. The vector u has magnitude twice that of the vector 2i +j -3k. Given that u is parallel to the
vector 6i - 12j + 4k. Find u .
4. The vectors
AB
and
AC
are 4i - j + 8k and 3i + 2j + k respectively.
(a) Find the length of the vectors,
(b) Find the scalar product of the two vectors,
(c) Use your results in part (b), to calculate the acute angle between the
vectors, giving your answer correct to 1 decimal place.

5. Factorize the following polynomials:
(a) x
3
- 2x
2
+ x - 2
(b) 2x
4
+ 7x
3
- 4x
2
- 27x 18.

6. Given that ( x - 1 ) is a factor of ax
4
+ 3x
2
+ x + b, and that the remainder when
the function is divided by ( x + 2 ) is 21. Find the values of the constants a and
b.

7. Expand
2
2x) (1
1

in ascending powers of x up to and including the term


containing
3
x .

8. (a) If the roots of the equation x
2
7x 9 = 0 are , . Find equations whose
roots are (a)
2
,
2
; (b) +1, +1; (c)
2
,
2
.
(b) Prove that, if the difference between the roots of the equation
ax
2
+ bx + c = 0 is 1, then a
2
= b
2
- 4ac.
(i) Evaluate the following:

(a) i
3
(b)
i
4 (c)
i
5
(d)
i
128
(e)
i
313

(ii) (3 + i)(2 + 3i)
(iii) Express
i 3
i 4

in the form a + bi where a, b R.


(iv) Find the complex number z and w such that
z + w = 4 + 3i and z iw = 3 2i.
(v) Find the square roots of the following complex numbers.
- 55 - 48i
9. (a) Express the following complex number 3 1 i z in polar form.
(b)Hence write the argument and modulus of each of the following complex
numbers:
(i) z
2
(ii) z
10
.
10 (a) Find the vector equation of the plane containing the following points:
(2, -1, 1), (3, 2, 1) and (4, 6,8)
(b) Write down vector equations for the line through points A and B with
respective position vectors i-3j + 2k and 5i + 4j + k.
(c) Calculate the acute angle between the following lines, giving your answer
correct to 1 decimal place.
Line through P (3, -1, 0) and Q (2, 1, 1) and line parallel to 3i -j -6k.
(d) Calculate the acute angle between the given line and the given plane
r = i + j + k + t (-i + 4j + 5k), t and -x + 3y + 2z = 4
. (e) For the following pair of lines given below, state whether the lines are parallel,
non-parallel or skew. Find, if possible, find the co-ordinates of the point of
intersection beween the line r
1
=i +j k + t(4i +5j +6k), t and the line passing
through the point (3, -1, -2) and paral1el to the vector -2i + j + 2k.

12. Find the equation of normal to the curve y = x
3
-4x + 1 at the point where x = 2.
Find the equations of tangents at the point where the slope of the curve is 8.