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# TEST CODE OOO592

## CARIBBEAN EXAMINATIONS COUNCIL

SECONDARY EDUCATION CERTIFICATE
EXAMINATION
MATHEMATICS
aper 02 - General Proficiency

2 hours 40 minutes

## 4. Mathematical tables, formulae and graph paper are provided.

5. Slide rules and silent electronic calculators may be used for this paper.

6. You are advised to use the first 10 minutes of the examination time to
read through this paper. Writing may begin during this l0-minute
period.

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SECTION I
Answer ALL the questions in this section.

## (a) Calculate the exact value of

\$+ + t? + r+- / ( 4 marks)

( 3 marks)

## (c) A tourist exchanged US\$200.00 for Jamaican currency at the

rate of US\$I.00 = J\$18.81. She had o pay a govemment tax
ofl?o ofthe amount exchanged.
Calculate in Jamaican curency
(i) the tax paid

## 15 students study Mathematics only.

12 students study Physics only.
8 students study Physics and Chemistry only.
2 students study Physics and Mathematics only.
3 students study Mathematics, Physics and Chemisry.
4 students do not study any of these subjects.

## (i) Draw a carefully labelled Venn diagram to represent

the information given above. ( 2 marks)

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## (ii) Determine the number of students who surdy Physics.

( lmark )
(iii) Given that .r students study Mathematics and Che'm-
istry only, and twice as many study Chemistry only,
write an algebraic equation to represent *re informa-
tion given and hence, calculate the value of x.
( 3 marks)

o)

## Given that a and b are unit vectors as shown in the diagram

above,

-) -+
(i) write the position vectors OP and OQ in terms of a
and I
-+
(ii) determine the length of. OP. ( Smarks)

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## 3. (a) Solve 2P5^ ( 4 marks)

T+ F=5'
O) Given that y varies inversely as x2 and thaty =3when
x= 2,calculate the value of y when r = 3.
( 3 marks)
(c) The cost of four chairs and a small table is \$684' The cost of six
chairs and a large table is \$1196. The cost of the large table is
TWICE the cost of the small table.
Given that a is the cost, in dollars, of a chairand D is the cost,
in dollars, of a small table,

## (r) write a pair of simultaneous equations to represent the

information given
(ii) calculate the costof the large table. ( 5 marks)

## 4. (a) (l) Using ruler and compasses only, constructa triangle

ABC wirh AB = 9.5cm, AC = 7.5cm and angle
BAC= 6Ol.

## (ii) Locatethepoint D such thu DB isperpendicularto

AB and CD isparalleltoAB.
Measure and state the length of BD in centimetres.
( 6 marks)
o) Triangle PQR with P(1,1), 8(11,2), and R(1,9)ismapped
onto triangle P'Q'R' wittl P' (3,3), 8'(8,3.5), and R'(3,7).

## (i) Using a scale of 2 cm to I unit on both axes, draw on

graph paper triangles PQR and P'Q'R'.

graph paper.

## (ii) Hence, describe fully the transformation which maps

triangle PQR ontoriangle P'Q'R'. ( 6marks)

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## 5. (a) An aeroplane travels a distance of 3700 km in 7| hours. Cal-

culate its average speed. ( 2 marks)

## O) An aeroplane left Kingston at 21:00 hrs local time and ravelled

for 9lhours arriving at l.os Angeles airport at 01:30 hrs local
time on the following day. Calculate ttre difference ifi time
between Kingston and Los Angeles. ( 4marks)

## (c) (i) The angle of elevation from a point P on the ground to

the top of a tower 20 m tall, is 650. Calculate the dis-
tance of P from the foot of the tower.

## (ii) A point Y is 3.2m nearer than P o the foot of the

tower. Calculate the angle of depression of Y from the
top of the tower. ' ( 6 marks)

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6. A survey was taken among 100 customers to find out the time spent
waiting in lines for service at ttrc bank. The following table shows the
result of the survey..

## Waiting time No. of

(in minutes) customers

1- 5 5
6-10 t2
tl-15 l5
t6-20 19
2r-25 2t
26-30 25
31*35 3

## (a) Construct a cumulative frequency able o represent the data

above. ( 2 marks)

## o) Using a scale of 2 cm to 5 minutes on the horizontal axis and

2 cm to l0 customers on the vertical axis, draw a cumulative
frequency curve to illusfae the information. ( 4 marks)

## (c) Estimate the proportion of customers who waited more than

16 minutes. ( 2 marks)

## (d) Calculate the probability that a customer chosen at random

would have waited for more than27 minutes. ( 3 marks)

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)=5+x-?-f.

x -3
a
-l 0 !' I 2 3
2

v -16 2 4 -l -10

( 2marks)

## Using a scale of 2 cm to I unit on the.r-axis and I cm to I unit

on they-aris, draw the graph of

)=5 +x-*tq-3<.rs3.
( 4marks)

## (c) Using your graph or otherwise, determine the range of values of

.r forwhich x* 'tx-'> -3. ( Smarks)

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## 8. Notes for this question:

T^ken = +
Volume of cone = lnln

The diagram above, not dravyn to scale, shows the MAJOR sector,
AO B, of acircle of radius 6 cm. It represents the net of a cone.

## (a) Show by calculation that the circumference of the base of the

cone is 22cm, ( 2 marks)

O) Calculate

## (ii) the height of the cone, grving your ilnswer correct !o

one decimal place. ( 5 marks)

## (c) Calculate to two significant figures the volume of liqui( in

litres, that the cone holds when filled. ( 3 marks)

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SECTION II
Answer TWO questions in this section.

## 9. (a) Giventhat/(x) = x + 3 -'zx-',

(i) derive/(-r) inttreform,f(x) = c + a(x+ b)2,where
a, b and c are constants

## (ii) determine the value of .r at which the maximum value

ot f(x) occurs
(iii) state the maximum value of /("r). ( 6 marks)

## (b) A composite function /< is defined as

k(x)=(2x-l)'.
(i) Express t(x) as gf(;r),where/(x) and g(.r) aretwo
simpler functions.
(ii) Show that ,t-t1x; = "f-tg-'(r). ( 9 marks)

10. A boy has \$280. He wants to buy r records at \$35 each and y tapes at
\$40 each. He must buy more than one ape but not more than four
tapes. He must also buy at least three records.
(a) Write THREE inequalities in .r and y to represent the above
information. ( 4marks)
(b) (t) Usingascaleof2cmtorepresent I unitonEACHaxis,
draw the graphs of the inequalities.
(ii) SHADE ttre region that satisfies the THREE in-
equalities. ( Tmarks)

## (c) Determine the maximum amount spentand statethe (x,y) value

that gives this amount. ( 4marks)

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n.

## In the figure above, not drawn to scale, the quadrilateral PQRS

isinscribed in the circle, centrc O. PR passes through O. The
tangents TP and,IS are drawn to the circle from T. Angle
RSY = 200.

(ii| anglePST

( 7 marks)

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(b)

## In niangle ABC above, not drawn to scale, AB = 4 cm,

AC = 7 cm and angle .BAC is o.
Given that sin2 c[, = 0.64, determine

(i) theglactrvalueofcos20,

## (iii) the length of BC, correct to one decimal place.

( 8 marks)

t2. A point K is on a bearing of 0250 from another point M. The boat leaves
K to go ta M. The engine speed of the boat is 55 kmh-l. A wind is blow-
1.
ing from the East at a speed of 25 kmtr

## (a) Using a scale of I cm to represent 5 kmh-I, find by accurate

drawing
(D the course of the boat

## (b) If K is 12 km away from M, and the boat leaves K at 07:00 hrs,

cdlculate the time at which the boat reaches M.
( 3 marks)

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## 13. (a) Using a scale,of 2 cm to represent I unit on EACH axis, draw

LPOR withP (lA), Q (3,1) and R(4,2). ( 3marks)

## o) L pQRis ransformed by the matrix (l ?)

(r) Determine the coordinates of the image, L P'Q'R'.

## (ir) Draw riangle P/'R' and describe the transformation

fully. ( 7 marks)

LPQR. ( 5 marks)

## t4. (a) P isthepoint(6,4)and Q isthepoint(8,2). M and N arethe

mid points of OP and OQ respectively, where O is the origin.

l

## (ir) Determine trre vector u?.

(iiD State ttre relationship between MN and PQ. I
( E marks)

## o) Given the equations

I
x - Y =-5
3x + 2y -*5, i
(l) write ttre equations in matrix form
(i0 i
determine the inverse of the matrix

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