past paper unit 2 modular

edexcel past paper for the modular spec but also sutible for the new functional linear spec

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Edexcel GCSE
Mathematics B
Unit 2: Number, Algebra, Geometry 1
(Non-Calculator)
Higher Tier
Mock paper Paper Reference
Time: 1 hour 15 minutes 5MB2H/01
You must have: Total Marks
Ruler graduated in centimetres and millimetres, protractor,
compasses, pen, HB pencil, eraser. 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.
· Calculators must not be used.
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.
· written
Questions labelled with an asterisk (*) are ones where the quality of your
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.
· Checkanswer
Try to every question.
· your answers if you have time at the end.
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GCSE Mathematics 2MB01
Formulae ­ Higher Tier
You must not write on this formulae page.
Anything you write on this formulae page will gain NO credit.…read more

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Answer ALL questions.
Write your answers in the spaces provided.
You must write down all stages in your working.
1 Using the information that
68 × 39 = 2652
write down the value of
(i) 0.68 × 39
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(ii) 6800 × 3.9
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(Total for Question 1 is 2 marks)
2 Here are the first four terms of an arithmetic sequence.
7 10 13 16
Find, in terms of n, an expression for the nth term of the sequence.
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The diagram shows a garden with a pond.
Diagram NOT
accurately drawn
8m
2m
2.5 m
9m
The garden is in the shape of a triangle.
The pond is in the shape of a rectangle.
Jim is going to cover the shaded region with gravel.
45 kg of gravel is needed to cover 1 m2.
How much gravel does Jim need?
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The cash price of a washing machine is £470
Mrs Danvers buys the washing machine.
She pays
a deposit of 30% of the cash price
and £30.25 each month for 12 months.
Mrs Danvers pays, in total, more than £470
How much more?
£ .....................................
(Total for Question 4 is 4 marks)
5 (a) Expand 4(3m ­ 2)
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(2)
(b) Factorise 5y2 + 2y
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(1)
(c) Simplify x7 × x3
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(1)
(d) Expand and simplify (t + 8)(t ­ 5)
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Dan has a solid metal cuboid.
9 cm Diagram NOT
accurately drawn
10 cm
20 cm
The cuboid is 20 cm by 10 cm by 9 cm.
Dan heats the cuboid and melts the metal.
He uses the melted metal to make small solid dice.
Each dice is in the shape of a cube of side 2 cm.
Dan uses all of the metal.
How many dice does Dan make?
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­4
t=5
Work out the value of 2v2 + t2
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(Total for Question 7 is 2 marks)
8 Milly is making an apple crumble.
For the crumble topping, she uses sugar, butter and flour in the ratio 1 : 2 : 3
Milly uses 500 g of apples for every 300 g of crumble topping.
Milly has 1 kg of apples.
She uses all of the apples.
Work out how much sugar, butter and flour she will need for the crumble topping.
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Kevin's Kars and Mike's Motors are two car hire companies.
The graph can be used to work out the cost of hiring a car from Kevin's Kars.
500
Kevin's Kars
450
400
350
300
Cost (£)
250
200
150
100
50
0
0 2 4 6 8 10 12 14
Number of days
Kevin's Kars charges £30 plus £30 per day to hire a car.
Mike's Motors charges £80 plus £25 per day to hire a car.…read more

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Write the number 76 000 in standard form.
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(1)
(b) Write 3.18 × 10­4 as an ordinary number.
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(1)
(Total for Question 10 is 2 marks)
11 Factorise x2 + 6x ­ 40
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(Total for Question 11 is 2 marks)
12
Diagram NOT
accurately drawn
A
B E
x
P D
C
ABCDE is a regular pentagon.
PBA and PCD are straight lines.
Work out the size of the angle marked x.
°
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The diagram shows a cuboid on a 3-D grid.
Diagram NOT
y accurately drawn
H G
E
(0, 3, 2) F
O A (8, 0, 0)
x
D
B
z
(a) Write down the coordinates of vertex F.
( ..................... , ..................... , ..................... )
(1)
(b) Work out the coordinates of the midpoint of the line segment AE.
( ..................... , ..................... , ..................... )
(2)
(Total for Question 13 is 3 marks)
14 (a) Write down the value of
(i) 50
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