Answers for Mock Trial Exam Papers
1 (i) Number of taxis = 493
(ii) n = 6.11, round up to 7
Year = 2000 + 7 = 2007
2 Coordinates of A or B :
2 2
2 ,
5 5
 

\ .
, ( 3, 4)
Distance AB = 6.49 units (3 s.f.)
3 x = 1 , y = 2 ; x = 1 , y = 3
4 (i) Using completing the square, Least/minimum value =
2
4
k
and
the corresponding value of x =
2
k
(ii) Coordinates of intersection = (0, 0) and ( 1,1 ) k k
(iii) (a) k = 3 , Coordinates of intersection = (0, 0) and (2, 2)
Quadratic curve with xintercepts 0 and 3.
Straight line graph with point (0, 0) and (2, 2)
(b) Range of values of x : 0 x 2
Least value of f(x) =
9
4
5 (i)
5 2 3 4 5
(2 ) 32 80 80 40 10 p p p p p p = + +
(ii) Sub p with x
2
,
2 5 2 4 6
(2 ) 32 80 80 40 ...... x x x x = + +
2 5 2 2
(2 ) (1 ) x x + =
2 4 6 2 4
(32 80 80 40 ......)(1 2 ) x x x x x + + + +
=
6 6 6
80 160 40 x x x +
=
6
40x
Coefficient of x
6
= 40
6 (i) (a)
(b)
(ii)
(iii)
7 (i) a = 16e
2t
(ii) s = 5t + 16e
2t
16
(iii) Solve v = 0, 0.235 t = .
Sub 0.235 t = into s , s = 4.83 m
Distance from O = 4.83 m
(iv) v is a decay function which decreases exponential from 5 m s
1
at t = 0. As t increases, v
decreases. Therefore, particle P cannot travel faster than particle Q which travels at constant
speed of 5 m s
1
.
8
Equations Y
X
m c
y = pq
x
lg y
x lg q lg p
y = Bx
k
lg y lg x k
lg B
9 (i) Sine graph for 1 cycle and cosine graph for 1 cycle for 0 x s s
Amplitude for cosine graph is 3 and for sine graph is 1.
(ii) Point of intersection =
3
,
6 2
 


\ .
(iii) Area of region bounded =
1
2
units
2
10 EITHER
(i)
2
V
h
x
=
(ii) Cost of production , C = Curved area 1 cent + Plane area k cents
= [ 2xh ](1) + [
2
2x ](k)
= 2x (
2
V
x
) +
2
2kx
2
2
2
V
C kx
x
= +
(iii)
2
d 2
4
d
C V
kx
x x
= +
0 =
2
2
4
V
kx
x
+
2
2
4
V
kx
x
=
Rearranging,
3
2
V
x
k
=
(iv) From
2
V
h
x
= , V =
2
x h .
Sub V =
2
x hinto
3
2
V
x
k
= ,
2
3
2
x h
x
k
=
Simplifying,
2
h
x
k
= which fulfils the equation
d
0
d
C
x
= for C to be stationary.
2
2 3
d 4
4
d
C V
k
x x
= +
Sub
2
h
x
k
= ,
2 2 2
2 3
d 32 4
d
C Vk kh
x h
+
= > 0
Thus, C is a minimum when
2
h
x
k
= .