 # Edexcel Core Mathematics C1 May 2014

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Core 1 Mathematics Edexcel May 2014 Question 1
Integration
1. Find
∫(8x3 + 4) dx
giving each term in its simplest form. Core 1 Mathematics Edexcel May 2014 Question 2
Indices
2. (a) Write down the value of 321/5
(b) (b) Simplify fully (32x5)-2/5 Core 1 Mathematics Edexcel May 2014 Question 3a
Solving a linear inequality
3. Find the set of values of x for which
(a) 3x – 7 > 3 – x Core 1 Mathematics Edexcel May 2014 Question 3b
3. Find the set of values of x for which
(b) x2 – 9x ≤ 36 Core 1 Mathematics Edexcel May 2014 Question 3c
Solving simultaneous inequalities
3. Find the set of values of x for which
(c) both 3x – 7 > 3 – x and x2 and x2 – 9x ≤ 36

Core 1 Mathematics Edexcel May 2014 Question 4
Figure 1 shows a sketch of the curve C with equation y = 1/x + 1, x ≠ 0
The curve C crosses the x-axis at the point A.
(a) State the x coordinate of the point A.
The curve D has equation y = x2(x – 2), for all real values of x.
(b) A copy of Figure 1 is shown on page 7.
On this copy, sketch a graph of curve D.
Show on the sketch the coordinates of each point where the curve D crosses the coordinate axes.
(c) Using your sketch, state, giving a reason, the number of real solutions to the equation
x2(x – 2) = 1/x + 1
Core 1 Mathematics Edexcel May 2014 Question 5
A sequence of numbers a1, a2, a3, ... is defined by
an + 1 = 5an – 3, n ≥ 1
Given that a2 = 7,
(a) find the value of aa1
(b) Find the value of

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