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Success in SPM Additional Mathematics Form 4

Chapter 2: Quadratic Equations


1. Given i. ii. iii. and + + + are the roots of 3 2 + 1 = 0, find

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Success in SPM Additional Mathematics Form 4 2. The equation 4 8 + 9 = 0 has roots i. + 3 and + 3 ii. and iii. and and , find

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Success in SPM Additional Mathematics Form 4 3. Given + + = 0 has one root 4 times of another root, find in terms of and .

Success in SPM Additional Mathematics Form 4 4. +1 3 4 + 2 + 9 = 0 has a root negative of another root, find .

Success in SPM Additional Mathematics Form 4 5. Given one root of 2 . + 5 +3 + 5 = 0 is the reciprocal of another root, find

Success in SPM Additional Mathematics Form 4 6. The roots of the equation 2 + + 3 = 0 where equation 3 2 + 3 are and . Find . > 0 are and whilst those of the

Success in SPM Additional Mathematics Form 4 7. Given + 5 = 0 has roots which differ by 4. Find i. The value of each root ii. The value of .

Success in SPM Additional Mathematics Form 4 8. Given that is the root of each of the equations where 0, find and . 5 + = 0 and 6 + 3 = 0,

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Success in SPM Additional Mathematics Form 4 9. Given that and are the roots of the equation i. Find the value of + ii. Prove that =23 = 2,

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Success in SPM Additional Mathematics Form 4 10. Form the quadratic equation for which the sum of the roots is 2 and the sum of the squares of the roots is 18.

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Success in SPM Additional Mathematics Form 4 11. Given the equation 3 + 8+4 + 3+4 which i. One root is the negative of the other ii. One root is the reciprocal of the other = 0, find the value of for

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Success in SPM Additional Mathematics Form 4 12. Write + 6 + 144 in the form + + and thus obtain expressions for and in terms of . Hence find the range of values of such that + 6 + 144 is positive for all values of , and deduce the corresponding range of values of .

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Success in SPM Additional Mathematics Form 4 13. The equation 3 Evaluate and + + 120 = 0, where > 0, has roots and and hence, or otherwise, find the value of . where = 3.

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Success in SPM Additional Mathematics Form 4 14. Obtain the quadratic equation whose roots are the squares of the roots of the equation 3 2 + 5 = 0.

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Success in SPM Additional Mathematics Form 4 15. Given that the equation 2 2 + 3 = 0 has the roots whose roots are and . and , find the equation

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Success in SPM Additional Mathematics Form 4 16. Given that and are the roots of the equation 2 = 3 4, i. Form an equation whose roots are and . ii. Show that 4 = 12

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Success in SPM Additional Mathematics Form 4 17. The quadratic equation + + = 0 has roots 2 and 6. Find i. The value of and ii. The range of values of for which the equation + + =

has no real roots

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Success in SPM Additional Mathematics Form 4 18. The equation 2 + 3 = 0 has roots and roots and . Find the value of and of . and the equation 4 + = 0 has

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Success in SPM Additional Mathematics Form 4 19. Find the values of for which the line =2 + is a tangent to the curve = .

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Success in SPM Additional Mathematics Form 4 20. Given that 1 and 2 are the roots of and , i. The condition that 1= 2 ii. The value of 1+ 2 + + = 0, state in terms of some or all of ,

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Success in SPM Additional Mathematics Form 4 21. Find the values of for which the line = is a tangent to the curve = 3 1.

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Success in SPM Additional Mathematics Form 4 22. The line = 2 mees the curve 3 = 10 at the points A 1, 1 and B 2 , 2 i. Obtain the quadratic equation whose roots are 1 and 2 ii. Without solving this equation, find the co-ordinate of the midpoint of AB

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