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NANYANG JUNIOR COLLEGE


JC2 MID-YEAR EXAMINATION

Higher 2

MATHEMATICS 9740/02

Paper 2 6 July 2011

2 hours

Additional Materials: Answer Papers
List of Formulae(MF15)
Graph Paper



READ THESE INSTRUCTIONS FIRST

Write your name and class on every script you hand in.
Write in dark blue or black pen on both sides of the paper.
You may use a soft pencil for any diagram or graph.
Do not use staples, paper clips, highlighters, glue or correction fluid.

Answer all the questions.
Give non-exact numerical answers correct to 3 significant figures, or 1 decimal place in the case of angles in
degrees, unless a different level of accuracy is specified in the question.
You are expected to use a graphic calculator.
Unsupported answers from a graphic calculator are allowed unless a question specifically states otherwise.
Where unsupported answers from a graphic calculator are not allowed in a question, you are required to
present the mathematical steps using mathematical notations and not calculator commands.
You are reminded of the need for clear presentation in your answers.

At the end of the examination, fasten all your work securely together.
The number of marks is given in brackets [ ] at the end of each question or part question.






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Section A[40 marks]

1 The function f is defined by

f: x 3
x
, x

(i) Explain why f has an inverse and hence define
1
f

in a similar form. [3]



(ii) Show that the composite function
2
f exists. Define the composite function
2
f in a similar
form and state its range exactly. [4]

State the largest range of values for x such that
( ) ( )
2
f f x x . [1]

2 (a) Relative to the origin, points A and B have position vectors a and b respectively. By
considering the area of triangle OAB, find the perpendicular distance from point A to the line
that passes through points O and B, leaving the answer in terms of a b

and b . [2]

(b) Line

l
1
contains the point

i +k and is parallel to the vector

2i + j k. Line

l
2
has equation


2 x = y =
1+ z
2
. Points P and Q lie on lines

l
1
and

l
2
respectively. By consideringPQ

, find
the position vectors of points P and Q if PQ

is perpendicular to lines

l
1
and

l
2
. [6]


3 Let
3 3
4e 4
x
y

= + .
(i) Show that
2
2
2
d d d
3 2 0
d d d
y y y
y y
x x x

+ + =


. [3]
(ii) Find the Maclaurins series for y up to and including the term in
3
x . [4]

(iii) Deduce that, for small x,
( )
1/6
3 3
e 4e 4
x x


+
1 11
1
4
2
x
=


. [3]










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(a) The degree 4 polynomial ( ) P z has real coefficients. The equation
( ) P 0 z = has roots
1 i z = + and 2 z = .

(i) State the number of complex roots of
( ) P 0 z = , justifying your answer. [1]

(ii) By expressing
( ) P z as a product of linear factors, find the remaining roots of the
equation ( ) P 0 z = given that
( ) P i 10 10i = + . [6]

(b) Given that 1 3i w = , express w in the form e
i
r

. [1]

Find the roots of the equation
( ) ( ) ( )
6
6
*
Im 0 z w ww =
giving each root in the form e
i
r

. [4]

Sketch the roots on an Argand diagram, showing clearly any relationship among them.
Deduce the greatest and the least values of z w , leaving your answer exact form. [2]


Section B [30 marks]

5 Three girls A, B and C, and five boys are to be in a row for a photo shoot. Find the number of ways
of arranging them if
(a) the girls are never next to each other, [3]
(b) B must lie between A and C, and A and B are separated by exactly 3 boys. [3]

6 Given that A and B are two events such that
( )
5
P '
12
A B = ,
( )
8
P '
15
B A = and
( )
2
P ,
5
B =
where ' A and ' B are complementary events of A and B respectively.
Find
( ) P ' A B . [1]
With the help of a Venn diagram, and by finding expressions for
( ) P ' B A , find
( ) P A . [3]
Hence, justify whether
(i) A and B are independent. [1]
(ii) A and B are mutually exclusive. [1]



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A zoologist is interested to find out if there is any linear relationship between the average gestation
period (in days) and longevity (in years) of mammals. A scatter diagram was plotted using the data
listed in the following table.

Animal Dog Rabbit Mouse Squirrel Baboon Tiger
Polar
Bear
Gestation
period (x days)
61 31 21 44 187 105 240
Longevity
(y years)
12 5 3 10 20 16 20
Source: The 1993 World Almanac and Book of Facts.

0
y (years)
x (days)
50 100 200 150
250
30
20
10
0

It is given that the value of the product moment correlation coefficient is 0.912, correct to 3 decimal
places.
(i) Using the above scatter diagram, comment on the suitability of the linear model. [1]
The variable t is defined by ln . t x = For the variables y and t, find
(ii) the product moment correlation coefficient and comment on its value, [2]
(iii) the equation of the regression line y on t, [2]
(iv) the gestation period of a pig with longevity of 11 years using the regression line in part (iii)
and give two reasons to justify the reliability of this estimate. [3]





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8 According to a psychiatrist, 3 out of 4 Singaporeans suffer from stress. A random sample of 30
Singaporean is chosen. Find
(i) the probability that there are at least 24 Singaporeans who suffer from stress, [2]
(ii) the most likely number of Singaporeans who suffer from stress in the sample, [1]
(iii) the probability that 25 Singaporeans in the sample who suffer from stress given that there are
more than 20 people in the sample who suffer from stress. [3]

5 such samples of 30 Singaporeans are taken.
(iv) Find the expected number of samples with less than 24 Singaporeans who suffer from stress.
[2]
Find the least number of samples required such that the probability of more than 1 sample containing
at least 24 Singaporean who suffer from stress is greater than 99%. [2]



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