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DEXCEL
GCE Examinations
Advanced Subsidiary
Core Mathematics C4
Paper A
Time:
1 hour 30 minutes
Instructions and Information
Candidates may use any calculator EXCEPT those with the facility for symbolic
algebra, differentiation and
/
or integration.
Full marks may be obtained for answers to ALL questions.
Mathematical formulae and statistical tables are available.
This paper has seven questions.
Advice to Candidates
You must show sufficient working to make your methods clear to an examiner.
Answers without working may gain no credit.
Written by Shaun Armstrong
Solomon Press
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C4
A
page
2
1.
A curve has the equation
x
2
(2 +
y
)
−
y
2
= 0.
Find an expression for
d
d
y
x
in terms of
x
and
y
.
(6)
2.
f
(
x
) =
3
1
x
−
,

x

< 1.
(a)
Show that
f(
1
10
) =
1
0
.
(2)
(b)
Expand f(
x
) in ascending powers of
x
up to and including the term in
x
3
,
simplifying each coefficient.
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 Spring '10
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 Calculus, Algebra, Parametric equation, shaded region, Solomon Press

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