# cameroon gce A level June 2023 pure maths with statistics 2

### cameroon gce A level June 2023 pure maths with statistics 2

cameroon gce A level June 2023 pure maths with statistics 2

1 . ( i) A polynomial P is defined on the set IK of real numbers by
P(x) = 4×3 + 4x 2 – llx- 6. {‘ s’ *
Given that (2x – 3) is a factor of P( x )’.
(a) factorise P( x ) completely.
(b) solve the inequality P(x) < 0.

(5, 3 marks)

2. (i) Solve for x, the equation log 2(x — 3) + log2x — 2. i (3 marks)
(ii) Express f(0), where

in the form reos(0 f—(0A)),=where ^ cosr0>+0^and sin0A, an acute angle.
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Hence find the maximum value of the expression (7 marks)
3. (i) A function f is defined on IK by
K

(a) State the domain of f.
Show that f is
(b) injective,
(c) monotone decreasing.
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, ‘ O s’ > i t ;.i i 1 t i .
< t ! ; (1, 3, 3 marks) •• • t t 3x^ i (ii) Find the range of real values of the function y = —4x —1, x e IK , x =£ -4 . (3 marks) . e* ri;’-VJ ,-}/ v ‘4 * Ve.{> i * – « j *. ) j”
4. The table below shows corresponding values of x and y which approximately satisfy a relation of the form
y = a x 2 + b x ,
x 2.0 2.5 3.0 3.5 4.0 4.5 5.0
y 28.0 31.3 33.0 33.3 32.0 29.3 25.0
By drawing a suitable linear graph, determine, correct to one decimal place, the values of the constsnts a and b.
( 9 marks)
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5. (i) Given the complex number Z =
2 + 3i
(a) express Z in the form x + yi where x and y are real constants.
((cb)) show By equating that z =the V2form (cosin^ (a) to that in (b) show that cos- = —
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(ii) The line y = 3- 2x is a tangent to a circle whose centre is at the point (3, 2).
Find the equation of this circle.

(3, 4, 2 marks)
( 3 marks)