GCSE MATHS Practice paper A

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Mathematics B (Modular) ­ 2MB01
Paper
1H (
C al
cul
ator
)
Higher Tier
Pract
ice Pape r
A
Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
You must have:
Rul
e r
gr
adu at
ed in cent
imetr
es
and
mil
li
metr
es,
prot
ract
or,
compasses,
pen,
HB pencil
,
e raser
.
T r
aci
ng
paper
may
be used.
Instructions
U se black i
nk or
ball
poi
nt
pe n.
An sw er
all questi
ons.
An sw er
the
qu est
ions
in
the
s paces provi
de d
­ there may be more space than you need.
Calculators may be used.
I
f you r
calcu l
ator
does not
have a
b ut
ton,
take
the
val
ue
of
t
o be
3.142
unl
ess
t
h e
que st
io n
inst
ructs
other
w i
se.
Information
The t
otal
ma rk
for
this
p ape r
is
60.
The ma r
ks for each qu estion ar
e
sh ow n
in
b racke ts
­ use this as a guide as to how much time to spend on each question.
Que st
ions l
a bell
ed
w i
th an
asterisk (*)
are ones w her e
the qua l
i
ty
of
you r
w r
it
ten
commu n i
cation
w i
l
l
b e asse ssed
­ you should take particular care on these questions with your spelling,
punctuation and grammar, as well as the clarity of expression.
Advice
Read
each quest
ion
caref
ull
y bef
ore
you st
art
t
o answer
i
t.
Keep
an eye
on t
he t
ime.
Tr
y t
o answer
ever
y quest
ion.
Check
your
answers
if
you
have t
ime at
t
he end.
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GCSE Mathematics 2MB01
Formulae: Higher Tier
You must not write on this formulae page.
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Answer ALL questions.
Write your answers in the spaces provided.
You must write down all stages in your working.
1. Nathan sells pencils in boxes of 10 and boxes of 12.
Roy bought x boxes of 12 pencils.
(a) Write down an expression, in terms of x, for the number
of pencils Roy bought.
.................... pencils
(1)
Jill bought p boxes of 10 pencils and r boxes of 12 pencils.…read more

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Bob carried out a survey of 100 people who buy tea.
He asked them about the tea they buy most.
The twoway table gives some information about his results.
Tea bags Packet tea Instant tea Total
50g 2 0 5
100g 35 20 60
200g 15
Total 25 100
(a) Complete the twoway table.
( 3)
One of the people was chosen at random.
(a) Work out the probability that the person chosen bought 100 g of packet tea the most.…read more

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Noreen carries out a survey of some students.
The pie chart shows some information about their favourite holiday.
walking
skiing
cycling
30º
60º
sunbathing
5 students said that walking is their favourite holiday.
(a) (i) How many said that cycling is their favourite
holiday?
................
(ii) How many students took part in the survey?
................
(3)
Noreen chooses one of the students at random.
(b) Write down the probability that this student's favourite holiday is cycling.…read more

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Total for question 3 is 5 marks)
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Dave and his class had exams in maths and science.
He drew a scatter graph to show their results.
60
50
40
maths
30
20
10
0 10 20 30 40 50 60
science
Two students sat both exams at a later date
Science 32 42
Maths 30 44
Here are their results.
(a) Complete Dave's scatter graph for these two results.
(2)
(b) What type of correlation does this scatter graph show?
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Bonni runs Mr Fixit's exhaust repair shop.
She recorded the times, in minutes, it took to repair cars on one day.
25 30 35 18 12 42 22 15
22 26 32 18 34 45 21 33
17 18 35 49 31 32 19 24
Show this information in an ordered stem and leaf diagram.…read more

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Here is part of Simone's gas bill.
Work out how much Simone has to pay for the units of gas she used.
£ ...................…read more

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Here is a list of ingredients for making 8 cheese scones.
Work out the amount of each ingredient needed to make 12 cheese scones.
selfraising flour ................. g
butter ................. g
cheese ................. g
milk ............... ml
(Total for Question 7 is 3 marks)
8. Sonia measures the length of her pencil case as 15cm to the nearest cm.
(a) Write down the greatest length this could be.
..........................cm
(1)
(b) Write down the least length this could be.
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