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General Certiﬁcate of Education Advanced Level 9231/01 FURTHER MATHEMATICS October/November 2009 Paper 1 3 hours *0307464767* Additional Materials: Answer Booklet/Paper
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1 Given that y = x2 sin x, (i) show that the mean value of
(ii) ﬁnd the mean value of 2 dy
with respect to x over the interval 0 ≤ x ≤ 1 π is 1 π ,
dx d2 y
with respect to x over the interval 0 ≤ x ≤ 1 π .
dx2  Relative to an origin O, the points A, B, C have position vectors
j + k, i, i + j + θ k, 1
respectively. The shortest distance between the lines AB and OC is √ . Find the value of θ .
3  The curve C has equation y=  x2 − 5x + 4
x+1 (i) Obtain the coordinates of the points of intersection of C with the axes.
(ii) Obtain the equation of each of the asymptotes of C.  (iii) Draw a sketch of C. 4   It is given that
where −π < t < π . Find x = t + sin t, dy
in terms of t.
dx y = t2 + 2 cos t,
 Show that
2t sin t
(1 + cos t)3
Show that 5  dy
increases with x over the given interval of t.
dx  The equation x3 + 5x + 3 = 0 has roots α , β , γ . Use the substitution x = −
this equation are βγ , γ α , αβ . 3
to ﬁnd a cubic equation in y and show that the roots of
 Find the exact values of β 2 γ 2 + γ 2 α 2 + α 2 β 2 and β 3 γ 3 + γ 3 α 3 + α 3 β 3 . © UCLES 2009 9231/01/O/N/09  3
6 Show that d n−1 √
4(n − 1)xn−2
(4 − x2 ) = √
(4 − x2 )
(4 − x2 )  Let
1 In = where n ≥ 0. Prove that 0 √ xn
(4 − x2 ) √
nIn = 4(n − 1)In−2 − 3, for n ≥ 2. Given that I0 = 1 π , ﬁnd I4 , leaving your answer in an exact form.
6 7 
 Use de Moivre’s theorem to express sin6 θ in the form a + b cos 2θ + c cos 4θ + d cos 6θ ,
where a, b, c, d are constants to be found.  Hence evaluate
4 sin6 2x dx, 0 leaving your answer in terms of π . 8  (a) The curve C1 has equation y = − ln(cos x). Show that the length of the arc of C1 from the point
where x = 0 to the point where x = 1 π is ln(2 + 3).
(b) The curve C2 has equation y = 2 (x + 3). The arc of C2 joining the point where x = 0 to the
point where x = 1 is rotated through one complete revolution about the x-axis. Show that the area
of the surface generated is
π (5 5 − 8).
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9 Show that if y depends on x and x = eu then x2 d2 y d2 y dy
dx2 du2 du  Given that y satisﬁes the differential equation x2 d2 y
+ 5x + 3y = 30x2 ,
dx use the substitution x = eu to show that d2 y
+ 3y = 30e2u .
du Hence ﬁnd the general solution for y in terms of x. 10 The curve C has polar equation
where 0 ≤ θ ≤ 1 π .
 r = a sin 3θ , (i) Show that the area of the region enclosed by C is 1
π a2 .
12  (ii) Show that, at the point of C at maximum distance from the initial line, tan 3θ + 3 tan θ = 0.
(iii) Use the formula tan 3θ =
to ﬁnd this maximum distance. 3 tan θ − tan3 θ
1 − 3 tan2 θ (iv) Draw a sketch of C. © UCLES 2009  
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11 Answer only one of the following two alternatives.
EITHER Prove by induction that
N ∑ n3 = 1 N 2 (N + 1)2.
4 n=1  N Use this result, together with the formula for ∑ n2 , to show that n=1 N ∑ (20n3 + 36n2 ) = N (N + 1)(N + 3)(5N + 2). n=1  Let SN = N ∑ (20n3 + 36n2 + µ n). n=1 Find the value of the constant µ such that SN is of the form N 2 (N + 1)(aN + b), where the constants
a and b are to be determined.
Show that, for this value of µ , for all N ≥ 18. 5+ 22
< N −4 SN < 5 +
 OR One of the eigenvalues of the matrix
A= is −2. Find the value of a. 1
 Another eigenvalue of A is −5. Find eigenvectors e1 and e2 corresponding to the eigenvalues −2 and
The linear space spanned by e1 and e2 is denoted by V .
(i) Prove that, for any vector x belonging to V , the vector Ax also belongs to V .  (ii) Find a non-zero vector which is perpendicular to every vector in V , and determine whether it is
an eigenvector of A.
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