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Two machines, M and N produce 60% and 40% respectively of the total number of items manufactured in a factory. It is observed that 5% of the items produces
by machine M are defective while 3% of the items produced by machine N are defective. If an item is selected at random from the factory, find the probability that it is defective Form 2 Mathematics
The position vectors of points F, G, and H are f, g, and h respectively. Point H divides FG in the ratio 4:1. Express h in terms of f and g
Form 3 Mathematics
(a) expand (1 − ?)^{5}
(b) Use the expansion in (a) up to the term in x^{3} to approximate the value of (0.98)^{5} Form 3 Mathematics
The equation of a circle is given by x^{2} +4x +y^{2} 2y – 4 = 0. Determine the centre and radius of the circle
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A quadratic curve passes through the points (2, 0) and (1, 0). Find the equation of the curve in the form y = ax^{2} +bx +c, where a, b and c are constants
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The sum of n terms of the sequence; 3, 9, 15, 21, … is 7500. Determine the value of n
Form 2 Mathematics
The figure below represents a cone of height 12 cm and base radius of 9 cm from which a similar smaller cone is removed, leaving a conical hole of height 4 cm.
a) Calculate:
i. The base radius of the conical hole; ii. The volume, in terms of π, of the smaller cone that was removed. b) (i) Determine the slant height of the original cone. (ii) Calculate, in terms of it, the surface area of the remaining solid after the smaller cone is removed. Form 2 Mathematics
(a) On the grid provided, draw the square whose verticals are A (6, 2), B (7, 2), C (7, 1) and D (6, 1).
(b) On the same grid, draw: i. AʹBʹCʹDʹ, the image of ABCD, under an enlargement scale factor 3, centre (9, 4); ii. AʹʹBʹʹCʹʹDʹʹ, the image of AʹBʹCʹDʹ, under a reflection in the line x = 0; iii. AʹʹʹBʹʹʹCʹʹʹDʹʹʹ, the the image of AʹʹBʹʹCʹʹDʹʹ under a rotation of + 90 about (0,0) (c) Describe a single transformation that maps AʹBʹCʹDʹ onto AʹʹʹBʹʹʹCʹʹʹDʹʹʹ Form 3 Mathematics
In the figure below, OABC is a trapezium. AB parallel to OC and OC = 5AB. D is a point on OC such that OD: DC = 3:2
a) Given that OA = p and AB = q, express in terms of p and q:
i. OB; ii. AD; iii. CB; b) Lines OB and AD intersect at point X such that AX = kAD and OX = rOB, where k and r are scalars. Determine the values k and r. Form 4 Mathematics
The displacement, s metres, of a moving particle from a point O, after t seconds is given by, s = t^{3} – 5t^{2} + 3t + 10
a) Find s when t =2. b) Determine: i. The velocity of the particle when t = 5 seconds; ii. The value of t when the particle is momentarily at rest. c) Find the time, when the velocity of the particles is maximum. Form 2 Mathematics
Two towns, A and B are 80km apart. Juma started cycling from town A to town B at 10.00 am at an average speed of 40 km/h. Mutuku started his journey from
town B to town A at 10.30 am and travelled by car at an average speed of 60 km/h. a) Calculate: i. The distance from town A when Juma and Mutuku met; (5 mks) ii. The time of the day when the two met. (2 mks) b) Kamau started cycling from town A to town B at 10.21 am. He met Mutuku at the same time as Juma did. Determine Kamau’s average speed. Form 4 Mathematics
A trader bought 2 cows and 9 goats for a total of Ksh 98, 200. If she had bought 3 cows and 4 goats she would have spent Ksh 2,200 less.
a) Form two equations to represent the above information. b) Use matrix method to determine the cost of a cow and that of a goat. c) The trader later sold the animals she had bought making a profit of 30% per cow and 40% per goat. i. Calculate the total amount of money she received. ii. Determine, correct to 4 significant figures, the percentage profit the trader made from the sale of the animals 
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