Cambridge Maths P1 Essay

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UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL EXAMINATIONS General Certificate of Education Advanced Subsidiary Level and Advanced Level

MATHEMATICS Paper 1 Pure Mathematics 1 (P1)

May/June 2013 1 hour 45 minutes

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The mid-point of AD is O and BXC is an arc of a circle with centre O. (i) Show that angle BOC is 0.9273 radians, correct to 4 decimal places. (ii) Find the perimeter of the shaded region. (iii) Find the area of the shaded region. [2] [3] [2]


It is given that a = sin − 3 cos and b = 3 sin + cos , where 0 ≤ (i) Show that a2 + b2 has a constant value for all values of . (ii) Find the values of for which 2a = b.

≤ 360 . [3] [4]

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3 6 Relative to an origin O, the position vectors of points A and B are given by −→ − OA = i − 2j + 2k where p and q are constants. −→ − −→ − (i) State the values of p and q for which OA is parallel to OB. (ii) In the case where q = 2p, find the value of p for which angle BOA is 90 . − − → (iii) In the case where p = 1 and q = 8, find the unit vector in the direction of AB. [2] [2] [3] and −→ − OB = 3i + pj + qk,


The point R is the reflection of the point −1, 3 in the line 3y + 2x = 33. Find by calculation the coordinates of R. [7] The volume of a solid circular cylinder of radius r cm is 250 cm3 . (i) Show that the total surface area, S cm2 , of the cylinder is given by


S = 2 r2 +

500 . r

2 [4] [2]

(ii) Given that r can vary, find the stationary value of S. (iii) Determine the nature of this stationary value. 5 , for x ≥ 1. 1 − 3x


A function f is defined by f x =

(i) Find an expression for f ′ x .


(ii) Determine, with a reason, whether f is an increasing function, a...

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