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How to answer questions on stationary points?

**A-Level Maths Edexcel C2 June 2008 Q8a**

This question is on stationary points using differentiation.

Figure 2 shows a sketch of part of the curve with equation y = 10 + 8x + x^{2} - x^{3}.

The curve has a maximum turning point A.

(a) Using calculus, show that the x-coordinate of A is 2.

**A-Level Maths Edexcel C2 January 2007 Q8(a)**

A diesel lorry is driven from Birmingham to Bury at a steady speed of v kilometers per hour. The total cost of the journey, C, is given by

C = 1400/v + 2v/7,

(a) Find the value of v for which C is the minimum.

(b) Find d^{2}C/dv^{2} and hence verify that C is a minimum for this vale of v.

(c) Calculate the minimum total cost of the journey.

Worked solution to the above Core 2 question on stationary points.

**A-Level Maths Edexcel C2 January 2007 Q8(b)**

Worked solution to the above Core 2 question on stationary points.
**A-Level Maths Edexcel C2 January 2007 Q8(c)**

Worked solution to the above Core 2 question on stationary points

More Lessons for A Level Maths

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Examples, videos, activities, solutions, and worksheets that are suitable for A Level Maths.

How to answer questions on stationary points?

This question is on stationary points using differentiation.

Figure 2 shows a sketch of part of the curve with equation y = 10 + 8x + x

The curve has a maximum turning point A.

(a) Using calculus, show that the x-coordinate of A is 2.

A diesel lorry is driven from Birmingham to Bury at a steady speed of v kilometers per hour. The total cost of the journey, C, is given by

C = 1400/v + 2v/7,

(a) Find the value of v for which C is the minimum.

(b) Find d

(c) Calculate the minimum total cost of the journey.

Worked solution to the above Core 2 question on stationary points.

Worked solution to the above Core 2 question on stationary points.

Worked solution to the above Core 2 question on stationary points

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