Mathematics B Modular Unit 3 Sample Past Paper and Mark Scheme

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Write your name here
Surname Other names
Centre Number Candidate Number
Edexcel GCSE
Mathematics B
Unit 3: Number, Algebra, Geometry 2 (Calculator)
Higher Tier
Sample Assessment Material Paper Reference
Time: 45 minutes 5MB3/3H
You must have: Ruler graduated in centimetres and millimetres, Total Marks
protractor, compasses, pen, HB pencil, eraser, calculator. Tracing
paper may be used.
· Use black ink or ball-point pen.
· centrethe
Fill in boxes at the top of this page with your name,
number and candidate number.
· Answer all questions.
· Answer the questions in the spaces provided
­ there may be more space than you need.
· Calculators may be used.
· unless
If your calculator does not have a button, take the value of to be 3.142
the question instructs otherwise.
· The total mark for this paper is 40.
· The marks for each question are shown in brackets
­ use this as a guide as to how much time to spend on each question.
· Questions labelled with an asterisk (*) are ones where the quality of your
written communication will be assessed
­ you should take particular care on these questions with your spelling, punctuation
and grammar, as well as the clarity of expression.
· Read each question carefully before you start to answer it.
· Keep an eye on the time.
· Checkanswer
Try to every question.
· your answers if you have time at the end.
Turn over
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Area of trapezium = (a + b)h
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Answer ALL ELEVEN questions
Write your answers in the spaces provided
You must write down all stages in your working
1. Ali, Ben and Carol share £480 in the ratio 1: 5: 2
Work out how much money they each get.
Ali £........................
Ben £........................
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Use your calculator to work out the value of
12.63 + 182
You must give your answer as a decimal.
Write down all the figures on your calculator display.
(b) Give your answer correct to 3 significant figures.
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This is part of a train timetable from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston.
Manchester Piccadilly 0610 0635 0700 0715 0735 0835
Stockport 0618 0643 0708 0723 0743 0843
Macclesfield 0631 0655 - - 0756 0856
Stoke on Trent 0648 0712 - 0750 0812 0912
London Euston 0822 0848 0900 0923 0952 1042
The distance a train travels from Manchester to London is 187 miles.
(a) Calculate the average speed of the train that leaves Manchester at 0610 and
arrives in London at 0822
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Geoff flies from Manchester to London.
His plane leaves Manchester at 0730 and arrives in London at 0945
*(b) Did the plane take less time than the fastest train?
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Complete the table of values for y = 5x + 1
x ­1 0 1 2 3
y 1 16
(b) On the grid, draw the graph of y = 5x + 1
­1 O 1 2 3 x
(Total for Question 4 = 4 marks)
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This graph is used to calculate the delivery charge for different distances.
The delivery charge is made up of a fixed charge and a cost per mile.
Delivery charge (£)
O 10 20 30 40 50
Distance (miles)
(a) How much is the fixed charge?
(b) How much is the cost per mile?
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Diagram NOT
*6. accurately drawn
A room is in the shape of a cuboid.
The dimensions of the room are 8 m by 10 m by 3 m.
A tin of paint covers 30 m2.
Each tin costs £7.50
Work out how much it will cost to paint all four walls and the ceiling of this room.
You should ignore any windows or doors.
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A solid triangular prism is made of wood.
The prism has a hole cut through it as shown in the diagram.
The hole goes through one triangular face to the other triangular face.
The length of the hole is 10 cm.
The cross section of the hole is a square of side 2 cm.
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