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2022 H2 A Level Mathematics Paper 2 Worked Solutions

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Worked solutions for 2022 H2 A Level Mathematics Paper 2

Question 1

This question is on integration by substitution.

Solutions to 2022 H2 A Level Mathematics Paper 2 Question 1. This is an integration by parts question.

Question 2

This question is on differential equations.

(a)

Solutions to 2022 H2 A Level Mathematics Paper 1 Question 2. This question is on application of scenarios to differential equations.

(b)

Solutions to 2022 H2 A Level Mathematics Paper 1 Question 2. This question is on application of scenarios to differential equations, and here's the worked solution.
Solutions to 2022 H2 A Level Mathematics Paper 1 Question 2. This question is on application of scenarios to differential equations, and here's the worked solution.

(c)

Solutions to 2022 H2 A Level Mathematics Paper 1 Question 2. This question is on application of scenarios to differential equations, and here's the worked solution.

Question 3

This question is on complex numbers.

3(a)

Solutions to 2022 H2 A Level Mathematics Paper 2 Question 3. This question is on complex numbers.

3(b) Plotting z1, z2 and z3 on an argand diagram:

Solutions to 2022 H2 A Level Mathematics Paper 2 Question 3. This question is on complex numbers.

3(c)

Solutions to 2022 H2 A Level Mathematics Paper 2 Question 3. This question is on complex numbers.

Hence k = 2187

Question 4

This is a question on summation using method of difference.

(a)

Solutions to 2022 H2 A Level Mathematics Paper 2 Question 4. This question is on summation of series and method of difference.

(b)

Solutions to 2022 H2 A Level Mathematics Paper 2 Question 4. This question is on summation of series and method of difference.

(c)

Solutions to 2022 H2 A Level Mathematics Paper 2 Question 4. This question is on summation of series and method of difference.
Solutions to 2022 H2 A Level Mathematics Paper 2 Question 4. This question is on summation of series and method of difference.

(d)

Solutions to 2022 H2 A Level Mathematics Paper 2 Question 4. This question is on summation of series and method of difference.

Hence, smallest n value = 28

Question 5

This is a question involving application of integration.

(a)

Solutions to 2022 H2 A Level Mathematics Paper 2 Question 5. This question is on application of integration.

(b)

Solutions to 2022 H2 A Level Mathematics Paper 2 Question 5. This question is on application of integration.
Solutions to 2022 H2 A Level Mathematics Paper 2 Question 5. This question is on application of integration.

Hence, r = 3 cm

(c)

Solutions to 2022 H2 A Level Mathematics Paper 2 Question 5. This question is on application of integration.

Question 6

This is a question on probability.

(a) Required probability = (1)(5/6)(1/6) + (1)(5/6)(5/6)(5/6)(1/6)+(1)(5/6)(5/6)(5/6)(5/6)(5/6)(1/6) + …

= 5/36[1+(5/6)2 + (5/6)4+…]

=5/36 [ 1/ (1-(5/6)2)]

=5/11

(b)

P(Babs wins on second throw) = (1)(5/6)(5/6)(1/6) = 25/216

P(Babs wins) = 1 – 5/11 = 6/11

P(Babs wins on second throw | Babs wins) = 25/216 / 6/11 = 275/1296

Question 7

This question is on permutation and combination and questions on samples.

(a) This 53 people forms part of the 75 employees in Staffing. Hence, they are a sample.

(b) She should use a sample by picking employees randomly from each department, to obtain views from the various departments. The number of employees from each department in the sample should be of the same proportion as the number of employees from each department in the company.

(c)

8 Team leaders to be selected from 4 departments, with Admin department having most people, and each department having at least 1 person.

Case 1: 5 A, and 1 from each other department

Number of ways = 7C5 x 6C1 x 4C1 x 3C1 = 1512

Case 2: 4A, and 2, 1, 1 from each other department

Number of ways = 7C4 x 6C2 x 4C1 x 3C1+7C4 x 6C1 x 4C2 x 3C1+7C4 x 6C1 x 4C1 x 3C2=12600

Case 3: 3A and 2, 2, 1 from each other department

Number of ways = 7C3 x 6C2 x 4C2 x 3C1 + 7C3 x 6C2 x 4C1 x 3C2 + 7C3 x 6C1 x 4C2 x 3C2 = 19530

Total number of ways = 1512 + 12600 + 19530 = 33 642

Question 8

This question is on normal distribution.

(a) Given X ~N(p, q2) and Y~N(s, t2)

aX – bY ~ N(ap -bs, a2q2+b2t2)

(b)(i) Since V is normally distributed, and P(V>8) = P(V<4), hence µ = 6

V~N(6, 4)

Solutions to 2022 H2 A Level Mathematics Paper 2 Question 8. This question is on normal distribution.

(ii) By G,C P(V>10) = 0.022750 = 0.0228 (3 s.f.)

(c)

Given W ~B(8, p)

Given E(W) = 1.2 Var(W)

8p = (1.2)8p(1-p)

p = 1.2p(1-p)

1.2p(1-p)-p = 0

p[1.2-1.2p-1]=0

p(0.2-1.2p) = 0

p = 0 OR p = 1/6

(reject p =0)

Hence, p = 1/6

P(W<2) = P(W≤1) = 0.60467 = 0.605 (3 s.f.)

Question 9

This question is on probability.

(a) To arrive at B from S, the counter needs to make 5 moves, 4 of which are left and 1 is right.

When first move is left, the other 4 moves will be 1 right and 3 left –> hence 4 ways

When first move is right, all other 4 moves must be left –> 1 way

Probability that it will arrive at B = 1/2 (4)(p3)q + 1/2 p4 = 2p3q + 1/2 p4 [shown]

(b) P (both use same route | both arrive at B)

= [(1/2)(1/2) (4)(p6)q2 + (1/2)(1/2) p8 ] / [2p3q + 1/2 p4 ]2

= [ p6q2 + 1/4 p8 ] / [2p3q + 1/2 p4 ]2

= [q2 + 1/4p2 ]/ [2q + 1/2 p ]2

= [(1-p)2 + 1/4p2 ]/ [2(1-p) + 1/2 p ]2

= (1-2p+5/4 p2 )/ (2 – 3/2p)2

= (1- 2p +5/4 p2 )/ (4 -6p + 9/4 p2 )

= (4 – 8p + 5p2 )/ (16 – 24p + 9p2 )

(c) To arrive at C, counter makes 2 right and 3 left moves

If it starts with right, then it will make 1 other right and 3 left moves –> 4 ways

If it starts with left, then it will make 2 other right and 2 left moves —> Number of ways = 4!/(2! 2!) = 6

P(arrives at C) = 1/2 (4)(p3)q + 1/2(6) p2 q2 = 2p3 q + 3p2 q2

Given P(arrives at C) = P(arrives at B)

2p3 q + 3p2 q2 = 2p3q + 1/2 p4 , where q = 1-p

2p3 (1-p) + 3p2 (1-p)2 = 2p3(1-p) + 1/2 p4

By G.C,

p = 0 (reject) , or p = 0.710102 = 0.710 (3 s.f.) or p = 1.689897 = 1.70 (3 s.f) –> rejected since 0<p<1

Question 10

This question is on correlation and regression.

(a) From the graph, it shows that there is a non- linear relationship between d and p.

The product moment correlation, r, between d and p is -0.78, indicating a negative relationship between d and p.

(b)

No change. The relationship between d and p still remains the same even when the units are changed.

(c) The relationship between d and p may be different for a different model.

(d)

Solutions to 2022 H2 A Level Mathematics Paper 2 Question 8. This question is on regression and correlation.

(e) Since all squared numbers are greater than or equal to zero, when the distances are squared and added together, the positive distances and the negative distances do not cancel each other out.

(f) Using G.C,

r= 0.9869962 = 0.987 ( 3 s.f.)

p = 9398.49 + 505.730(100 000/d)

p = 9400 + 506 000 000 / d (3 s.f.)

Question 11

This question is on normal distribution, sampling and hypothesis testing.

(a) Let Zhou’s timing for swimming 100 m be X seconds, and Tan’s timing for swimming 100 m freestyle be Y seconds.

X~ N(80, 22)

Y~ N(79, 32)

For Zhou to win, X <Y or X-Y < 0

X-Y~N(1, 13)

P(X-Y < 0) = 0.390755 = 0.391 ( 3 s.f.)

(b)

Solutions to 2022 H2 A Level Mathematics Paper 2 Question 11. This question is on normal distribution, hypothesis testing and sampling.
Solutions to 2022 H2 A Level Mathematics Paper 2 Question 11. This question is on normal distribution, hypothesis testing and sampling.

(c)

Test at 5% level of significance

Ho : µ = 80 against

H1 : µ < 80

where Ho = null hypothesis, H1 = alternative hypothesis, µ = population mean time of Zhou’s time for 100 m freestyle in seconds

Under Ho, X̄ ~ N (80, 4/ 30)

Test statistics,

For 1- tail test, p-value = P(Z< -2.16) = 0.015386 < 0.05

Since p-value < 0.05 (level of significance), we reject Ho at 5% level of significance, and conclude that the timing of Zhou has decreased.

(d)

2-tail test should be used.

To test whether the mean has changed, it could be an increase or a decrease. Hence, this is a 2- tailed test.

(e) The 6 samples should be representative of a high protein diet on swim times.

The time taken for the swim follows a normal distribution.

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