Can sum 1 plz tell me how to do these question.

Thanks very much.

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# 2003 Paper 1

Started by $impl¥_®i¢h, May 20 2004 05:09 PM

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### #1

Posted 20 May 2004 - 05:09 PM

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### #2

Posted 20 May 2004 - 05:27 PM

**for 11b**

the parabola crosses the a-axis at 0 and 24

so you can put:

y= kx(x-24)

subsitute in a point e.g. (12,-5) (point A)

-5 = 12k(12-24)

-5 = 12k(-12)

-144k = -5

k = 5/144

y = 5/144x(x-24)

Therefore p = 5/144 and q = -24

**Q12**

Rearrange the equation using log rules:

log[e](2e)^3 - log[e](3e)Â²

Using log rules:

log[e][(2e)^3/(3e)Â²]

log[e][8e^3/9eÂ²]

Cancelling out eÂ² you get

log[e](8e/9)

Using log rules:

log[e]8e - log[e]9

log[e]8 + log[e]e - log[e]9

log[e]e = 1

So log[e]8 + 1 - log[e]9

Therefore in the form the question asks for:

1 + log[e]8 - log[e]9

### #3

Posted 20 May 2004 - 06:04 PM

Thanks mate, i think i need to do some more revision on Logs, thats probably my weakest point.

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### #4

Posted 20 May 2004 - 06:30 PM

Np

### #5

Posted 20 May 2004 - 06:33 PM

While im at it, see in question 11 (a) part (ii),

What is the radius of the circle with centre B?

Is it 7 or 8?

What is the radius of the circle with centre B?

Is it 7 or 8?

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### #6

Posted 20 May 2004 - 06:37 PM

It's 8

### #7

Posted 20 May 2004 - 06:52 PM

Yeah i thot that logs were ok but now i am beginning to think otherwise i will have to look at them later. I am sick of maths i have been doin it all day!

### #8

Posted 20 May 2004 - 06:58 PM

Think about it, only 1 more day of Maths which is 2 morrow, then u will never have to do it again, well unless u resit or do Adv Higher, hey but thats a different story.

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### #9

Posted 20 May 2004 - 07:05 PM

yeah i HOPE i will never have to maths again after tommorrow as i never wish to set foot in the rubbish department which is called maths again. So i better not fail!!!

### #10

Posted 19 May 2005 - 11:34 AM

Wow that's a hard logs question. Is that an 'A' type question do you think? And only gets 4 marks too!! Harsh

### #11

Posted 14 May 2007 - 11:33 AM

**for 11b**

the parabola crosses the a-axis at 0 and 24

so you can put:

y= kx(x-24)

subsitute in a point e.g. (12,-5) (point A)

-5 = 12k(12-24)

-5 = 12k(-12)

-144k = -5

k = 5/144

y = 5/144x(x-24)

Therefore p = 5/144 and q = -24

I understand the steps, but I dont understand why you can make q=(-24)?

the middle of the graph has only been moved 12 places to the right from the origin??

Beyond it, and us, shines a greater hope and a brighter future

Can't wait 'til the exams are over!

Can't wait 'til the exams are over!

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