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Edexcel IGCSE

Mathematics A
Paper 3H
Higher Tier
Monday 6 June 2011 – Afternoon
Time: 2 hours

Paper Reference

4MA0/3H

You must have:

Total Marks

Ruler graduated in centimetres and millimetres, protractor, compasses, pen, HB pencil, eraser, calculator. Tracing paper may be used.

Instructions

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• – there may be more space than you need.
alculators may be used.
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P38579A
©2011 Edexcel Limited.

6/6/6/6/6/4/3

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IGCSE MATHEMATICS 4400
IGCSE MATHEMATICS
FORMULAE SHEET – HIGHER TIER
Pythagoras’
Theorem
c

Volume of cone =

r 2h

r3

Surface area of sphere = 4 r2
r

l

a
a2 + b2 = c2

4
3

Volume of sphere =

Curved surface area of cone = rl

b

hyp

1
3

h
r

opp

adj = hyp cos
opp = hyp sin
opp = adj tan

sin

adj
hyp

tan

or

C

opp
hyp

cos

adj

In any triangle ABC

opp
adj

b

a

A

B

c
a
sin A

Sine rule:

b
sin B

c
sin C

Cosine rule: a2 = b2 + c2 – 2bc cos A
Area of triangle =

1
2

ab sin C

cross
section
lengt

h

Volume of prism = area of cross section

length
Area of a trapezium =

r

1
2

(a + b)h

a

Circumference of circle = 2 r
Area of circle = r2

h
b

r
Volume of cylinder = r h
2

h

Curved surface area
of cylinder = 2 rh

2

The Quadratic Equation
The solutions of ax2 + bx + c = 0,
where a 0, are given by
x

b

b 2 4ac
2a

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Answer ALL TWENTY THREE questions.
Write your answers in the spaces provided.
You must write down all the stages in your working.
1 (a) Use your calculator to work out the value of

Write down all the figures on your calculator display.

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(2)
(b) Give your answer to part (a) correct to 3 significant figures.

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(1)
(Total for Question 1 is 3 marks)

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2
Diagram NOT
accurately drawn

127°
84°

114°

97°
Four of the angles of a pentagon are 97°, 114°, 127° and 84°. Work out the size of the fifth angle.

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(Total for Question 2 is 4 marks)

4

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°

3 (a) Factorise w2

9w.

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(2)
(b) Solve 5x

1 = 2x

7

x = . ........................... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (3)
(c) Expand and simplify (y

7)(y + 3).

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(2)
(Total for Question 3 is 7 marks)

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4 Every morning, Samath has one glass of fruit juice with his breakfast. He chooses at random orange juice or pineapple juice or mango juice. The probability that he chooses orange juice is 0.6
The probability that he chooses pineapple juice is 0.3
(a) Work out the probability that he chooses mango juice.

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(2)
(b) There are 30 days in April....
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