1. Solve the equation $|4 x+9|=|6-5 x|$. [3]

2 Find the values of the constant $k$ for which the equation $k x^{2}-3(k+1) x+25=0$ has equal roots. $[4]$

3 The diagram shows the graph of $y=\mathrm{f}(x)$, where $\mathrm{f}(x)=a(x+b)^{2}(x+c)$ and $a, b$ and $c$ are integers.

(a) Find the value of each of $a, b$ and $c$.

(b) Hence solve the inequality $\mathrm{f}(x) \leqslant-1$ $[3]$

4 The curve $\dfrac{4}{x^{2}}+\dfrac{5}{4 y^{2}}=1 \quad$ and the line $\quad x+2 y=0 \quad$ intersect at two points. Find the exact distance between these points. $\quad[6]$

5 A cube of side $x \mathrm{~cm}$ has surface area $S \mathrm{~cm}^{2}$. The volume, $V \mathrm{~cm}^{3}$, of the cube is increasing at a rate of $480 \mathrm{~cm}^{3} \mathrm{~s}^{-1}$. Find, at the instant when $V=512$,

(a) the rate of increase of $x$,

(b) the rate of increase of $S$.

6 $A O B$ is a sector of a circle with centre $O$ and radius $16 \mathrm{~cm}$. Angle $A O B$ is $\dfrac{2 \pi}{7}$ radians. The point $C$ lies on $O B$ such that $O C$ is of length $7.5 \mathrm{~cm}$ and $A C$ is a straight line.

(a) Find the perimeter of the shaded region.

(b) Find the area of the shaded region. $[3]$

7. A curve has equation $y=p(x)$, where $p(x)=x^{3}-4 x^{2}+6 x-1$

(a) Find the equation of the tangent to the curve at the point $(3,8)$. Give your answer in the form $y=m x+c . \quad[5]$

(b) (i) Given that $\mathrm{p}^{-1}$ exists, write down the gradient of the tangent to the curve $y=\mathrm{p}^{-1}(x)$ at the point $(8,3) .$

(ii) Find the coordinates of the point of intersection of these two tangents.

8 A photographer takes 12 different photographs. There are 3 of sunsets, 4 of oceans, and 5 of mountains.

(a) The photographs are arranged in a line on a wall.

(i) How many possible arrangements are there if there are no restrictions? $[1]$

(ii) How many possible arrangements are there if the first photograph is of a sunset and the last photograph is of an ocean? $\quad[2]$

(iii) How many possible arrangements are there if all the photographs of mountains are next to each other?

(b) Three of the photographs are to be selected for a competition.

(i) Find the number of different possible selections if no photograph of a sunset is chosen. $\quad[2]$

(ii) Find the number of different possible selections if one photograph of each type (sunset, ocean, mountain) is chosen.

9 (a) In the expansion of $\left(2 k-\dfrac{x}{k}\right)^{5}$, where $k$ is a constant, the coefficient of $x^{2}$ is 160 . Find the value of $k$. $[3]$

(b) (i) Find, in ascending powers of $x$, the first 3 terms in the expansion of $(1+3 x)^{6}$, simplifying the coefficient of each term.

(ii) When $(1+3 x)^{6}(a+x)^{2}$ is written in ascending powers of $x$, the first three terms are $4+68 x+b x^{2}$, where $a$ and $b$ are constants. Find the value of $a$ and of $b .$

10 The function $\mathrm{f}$ is defined by $\mathrm{f}(x)=\dfrac{\sqrt{4 x^{2}-1}}{2 x}$ for $0.5 \leqslant x \leqslant 1.5$.

The diagram shows a sketch of $y=\mathrm{f}(x)$.

(a) (i) It is given that $\mathrm{f}^{-1}$ exists. Find the domain and range of $\mathrm{f}^{-1}$.

(ii) Find an expression for $\mathrm{f}^{-1}(x)$.

(b) The function $g$ is defined by $g(x)=\mathrm{e}^{x^{2}}$ for all real $x$. Show that $\operatorname{gf}(x)=\mathrm{e}^{\left(1-\dfrac{a}{b x^{2}}\right)}$, where $a$ and $b$ are integers.

11 $\begin{array}[t]{lll}\mathbf{} & \text { (a) (i) Find } & \displaystyle\int\dfrac{1}{(10 x-1)^{6}} \mathrm{~d} x \text { . }\end{array}$

(ii) Find $\displaystyle\int \dfrac{\left(2 x^{3}+5\right)^{2}}{x} \mathrm{~d} x$.

(b) (i) Differentiate $y=\tan (3 x+1)$ with respect to $x$.

(ii) Hence find $\displaystyle\int_{\dfrac{\pi}{12}}^{\dfrac{\pi}{10}}\left(\dfrac{\sec ^{2}(3 x+1)}{2}-\sin x\right) \mathrm{d} x$.

12 A particle $P$ travels in a straight line so that, $t$ seconds after passing through a fixed point $O$, its velocity, $v \mathrm{~ms}^{-1}$, is given by $v=\dfrac{t}{2 \mathrm{e}}$ for $0 \leqslant t \leqslant 2$, $v=\mathrm{e}^{-\dfrac{t}{2}} \quad$ for $t>2$.

Given that, after leaving $O$, particle $P$ is never at rest, find the distance it travels between $t=1$ and $t=3 .$

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