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FORM TP 2009092
SECONDARY EDUCATION CERTIF'ICATE
MAY/JUNE2OO9
CARIBBEAN EXAMINATIONS COUNCIL
EXAMINATION MATHEMATICS Paper 02  General Proficiency
2 hours 40 minutes 20 MAY 2009 (a.m.)
INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES
1. 2. 3. 4.
Answer ALL questions in Section I, and ANY TWO in Section IL 'Write
your answers in the booklet provided.
All working must be shown clearly.
A list of formulae is provided on page 2 of this booklet.
Examination Materials
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Electronic calculator (nonprogrammable) Geometry set Mathematical tables Graph paper (provided)
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LIST OF FORMULAE
Volume of a prism
V = Ah where A is the
length.
V
area of a crosssection and å is the perpendicular
Volume of cylinder Volume of a right pyramid Circumference Area of a circle Area of trapezium
=n/hwhere r is fhe radius of the base
ancl l¿ is the perpendicular height.
y = elrwhereA is the area of the base and /¿ is the perpendicular ! C =2nr where r is the radius of the circle.
height'
A
= nf
where r is the radius af the circle.
¡ = ){n
+ b)
lz
where a anú b are the iengtirs of the parailel sides and
l¿
is
the perpendicular distance between the parallel sides.
Roots of quadratic equations If
a* + bx + c 0,
x
=
then
b!
bz

4ac
2a
Trigonometric ratios
opposite side sin 0 = Epotenuse
cos 0
Opposite
=
adjacent side Typotentrse
Adjacent
tan0 =
Area of triangle Area of n =
øt
where á is the length of the base and
l¿
is
the perpendicular height
Area of
MBC = þø
"inc
c
c)
(
Area of LABC
= .fs(s  a)(s  b)(s c
whete
a sin A
s=
a+b+
Sine rule
.ittB = únC
bc
Cosine rule
a2=b2+c2ZbccosA
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SECTION I
Answer ALL the questions in this section.
All working must be clearly shown.
1.
(a)
Using a calculator, or otherwise, calculate the EXACT value of
(i)
21 2 + i6\
giving your answer as a common fraction o.o2s6l
( 3 marks)
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giving your answer in standard form.
( 3 marks)
(b)
The basic wage earned by a truck driver for a 40hour week is $560.00.
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Calculate his hourly
rate. overtime.
(
1
mark )
For overtime work, the driver is paid one and a half times the basic hourly rate. Calculate his overtime wage for 10 hours of
( 2 marks)
Calculate the TOTAL wages earned by the truck driver for a 55hour week, ( 3 marks)
Total L2 marks
2.
(a)
Factorise completely:
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2ax+3ay
(iÐ s*  20
(b)

2bx

3by
(iii) 3f + 4x t5
One packet of biscuits costs $x and one cup of ice cream costs $y.
( 2 marks) ( 2 marks) ( 2 marks)
One packet of biscuits and two cups of ice cream cost $8.00, while three packets of biscuits and one cup of ice cream cost $9.00.
(i) (iÐ
Write a pair of simultaneous equations in
informationabove.
x
and
y to represent the given ( 2marks)
Solve the equations obtained in (b) (i) above to find the cost of one packet ( 4 marks) of biscuits and the cost of one cup of ice cream.
Total 12 marks
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3.
(a)
In a survey of 50 students,
23 owned cellular phones 18 owned digital cameras ,r owned cellular phones and digital cameras 2x owned neither.
Let C represent the set of students in the survey who owned cellular phones, and D the set of students who owned digital cameras.
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Copy and complete the Venn diagram below to represent the information obtained from the survev. U
( 2 marks)
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(b)
Write an expression in x for the TOTAL number of students in the survey. Calculate the value of
"v.
( lmark) ( 2...