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LAKESIDE COLLEGE LUZIRA

BEGINNING OF TERM II, 2013 EXAMINATIONS


S2 MATHEMATICS Time
Allowed: 2 Hours
Instructions
Attempt ALL questions in this paper
1. Convert 5.27 to a fraction of a simplest form.

2. Given that f(x)= 4x - 3 find


i) f(1)
(ii) value of x for which f(x) = 9

3. If P*Q = -2Q + p2, evaluate


(i) 2*1
(ii) (2* l)*4

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4. Make P the subject in 𝑇 = √2x
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5. a) Convert 241ten to base six

b) if 63n = 35ten where n is the base; find n.


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6. Find the equation of the line whose gradient is 2 and passes through the point (4 5).

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7. Musa’s mother had 48 eggs, she gave him , how much did she remain with.
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x 6+x 2x
8. Solve for x in − =
2 3 3

9. Find the LCM and GCF of 48 and 64

SECTION B

10. (a) Using a pair of compasses, ruler and pencil only , construct a triangle with sides
AB = l0cm, AC = 8cm and BC = 9cm
(b) Circumscribe a circle on the triangle in (a) above
(c) Measure the radius of the circle and hence calculate the area

11. The bearing of O and P from S are 2000 and 2900 respectively. SO = 3.6km and
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PS = 2.7krn. Using a scale of 2cm to represent l km i.e. (lcm : km) find
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(a) T h e l ength in km of OP
(b) The baring of O from P to the nearest degree.

12. (a) If a = 5, b =4 and c = O. Find the value of


(i) a + 2b - c
(ii) 3ab - 9bc

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(b) Divide 21.92 by 0.04, showing the working without using a calculator.

13. (i) Draw the table of values for the equation y = 4x - 2 for values of x from -2 to 6.
(ii) Plot the points on the graph.
(iii) Draw the straight line.
(iv) Determine the gradient of the line.

14. (a) Calculators usually cost shs. 15,000 each. They are sold to 40 students of Lakeside
Luzira each at a discount of 10%. How much do these students pay for all
calculators?
(b) A t eacher invested shs. 1,000,000 at 8% compound interest per annum.
How much interest will she earn after two years?

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