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Candidate Number

Surname
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Examiner’s Initials

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General Certificate of Secondary Education
Higher Tier
November 2010

Mark

2–3
4–5
6–7

Mathematics

43601H

10 – 11

Unit 1
Tuesday 9 November 2010

9.00 am to 10.00 am

For this paper you must have:
l

H

12
TOTAL

a calculator

l

8–9

mathematical instruments.

Time allowed
l 1 hour
Instructions
l Use black ink or black ball-point pen. Draw diagrams in pencil. l Fill in the boxes at the top of this page.
l Answer all questions.
l You must answer the questions in the spaces provided. Do not write outside the box around each page or on blank pages.
l Do all rough work in this book.
Information
l The marks for questions are shown in brackets.
l The maximum mark for this paper is 54.
l The quality of your written communication is specifically assessed in questions 1 and 4. These questions are indicated with an asterisk (*) l You may ask for more answer paper and graph paper. These must be tagged securely to this answer booklet.

Advice
l In all calculations, show clearly how you work out your answer.

(NOV1043601H01)
WMP/Nov10/43601H

43601H

Do not write
outside the
box

2

Answer all questions in the spaces provided.

1*

In a game, players try to win a coloured counter.
There are six possible colours.
The table shows the probability of winning each colour.
Colour of Counter
Yellow

0.04

Green

0.07

Brown

0.09

Blue

0.10

Pink

0.13

Black
1 (a)

Probability

0.14

Which colour is twice as likely to be won as green?
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1 (b)

(1 mark)

Work out the probability of winning yellow or brown.
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1 (c)

(2 marks)

Tariq plays the game 160 times.
Estimate the number of times that he does not win.
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(02)

(4 marks)

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Do not write
outside the
box

3

2

A company makes 400 Christmas toys.
Each toy costs £4.70 to make.
One-quarter of the toys are given away to a children’s home. Three-fifths of the rest are sold for the full price of £12. The remainder are sold at half price.
How much profit does the company make?
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