past paper unit 1 modular march 2011

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Edexcel GCSE
Mathematics B
Unit 1: Statistics and Probability (Calculator)
Higher Tier
Tuesday 1 March 2011 ­ Morning Paper Reference
Time: 1 hour 15 minutes 5MB1H/01
You must have: Total Marks
Ruler graduated in centimetres and millimetres, protractor, compasses,
pen, HB pencil, eraser, calculator. Tracing paper may be used.
Instructions
· 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.
· If
Calculators may be used.
· 3.142
your calculator does not have a button, take the value of to be
unless the question instructs otherwise.
Information
· The total mark for this paper is 60.
· 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.
Advice
· Read each question carefully before you start to answer it.
· Keep an eye on the time.
· Try to answer every question.
· Check your answers if you have time at the end. Turn over
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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 (a) Dan is doing a survey to find out how much time students spend playing sport.
He is going to ask the first 10 boys on the register for his PE class.
This may not produce a good sample for Dan's survey.
Give two reasons why.
Reason 1
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A beach cafe sells ice creams.
Each day the manager records the number of hours of sunshine and the number of
ice creams sold.
The scatter graph shows this information.
90
80
70
Ice cream
sold
60
50
40
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Hours of sunshine
On another day there were 11.5 hours of sunshine and 73 ice creams sold.
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A shop sells freezers and cookers.
The ratio of the number of freezers sold to the number of cookers sold is 5 : 2
The shop sells a total of 140 freezers and cookers in one week.
*(a) Work out the number of freezers and the number of cookers sold that week.
(3)
Jake buys this freezer in a sale.
The price of the freezer is reduced by 20%. Freezer
Original Price
(b) Work out how much Jake saves.
£145
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A teacher asked 30 students if they had a school lunch or a packed lunch or if they went
home for lunch.
17 of the students were boys.
4 of the boys had a packed lunch.
7 girls had a school lunch.
3 of the 5 students who went home were boys.
Work out the number of students who had a packed lunch.
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The probability that a seed will grow into a flower is 0.85
Loren plants 800 seeds.
Work out an estimate for the number of these seeds that will grow into flowers.
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(Total for Question 5 is 2 marks)
6 There are 15 bags of apples on a market stall.
The mean number of apples in each bag is 9
The table below shows the numbers of apples in 14 of the bags.…read more

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Kelly recorded the length of time 48 teachers took to travel to school on Monday.
The table shows information about these travel times in minutes.
Least time 5
Greatest time 47
Median 28
Lower quartile 18
Upper quartile 35
(a) Work out the number of teachers with a travel time of 35 minutes or more.
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(b) On the grid, draw a box plot to show the information in the table.…read more

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Compare the travel times on Monday and on Tuesday.
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Jon and Alice are planning a holiday.
They are going to stay at a hotel.
The table shows information about prices at the hotel.
Price per person per night (£) Dinner (£)
Double room Single room per person per day
01 Nov ­ 29 April 59.75 118.00 31.75
30 April ­ 08 July 74.25 147.00 31.00
09 July ­ 29 Aug 81.75 161.75 31.00
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