# past paper unit 3 maths edexcel

past paper unit 3 maths edexcel

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Edexcel GCSE

Higher Tier
GCSE Mathematics Modular 2381
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Terminal Practice Paper 14 (Set A)
Time: 1 hour 10 minutes

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Work steadily through the paper.
Do not spend too long on one question.
If you cannot answer a question, leave it and attempt the next one.
Return at the end to those you have left out.

This publication may only be reproduced in accordance with Edexcel copyright policy.…

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Answer ALL EIGHTEEN questions.

Write your answers in the spaces provided.

You must write down all stages in your working.

1. The cost of 1.5 kg of peaches is £0.84

The total cost of 3 kg of peaches and 2 kg of apples is £2.34

Work out the…

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2. Ron went to Spain.

He changed £200 into Euros ().
The exchange rate was £1 = 1.40

(a) How many Euros did he get?

...........................
(2)

When he came home he changed 10.64 back into pounds.
The exchange rate was now £1 = 1.33

(b) How many…

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3. The top of a table is a circle.
The radius of the top of the table is 50 cm.

(a) Work out the area of the top of the table.

...........................cm2
(2)

The base of the table is a circle.
The diameter of the base of the…

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4. The equation

x3 + 4x2 = 100

has a solution between 3 and 4
Use a trial and improvement method to find this solution.
Give your answer correct to one decimal place.
You must show ALL your working.

x = .......................
(Total 4 marks)
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Edexcel GCSE Modular Mathematics 2381 Practice Paper Higher Tier Practice Paper 14
Calculator ­ Set A

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6.

A Large tub of popcorn costs £3.80 and holds 200 g.
A Regular tub of popcorn costs £3.50 and holds 175 g.

Rob says that the 200 g Large tub is the better value for money.
Linda says that the 175 g Regular tub is the better…

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7. Use ruler and compasses to construct the perpendicular bisector of the line PQ.
You must show all your construction lines.

(Total 2 marks)

June 2006 Paper 4

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Edexcel GCSE Modular Mathematics 2381 Practice Paper Higher Tier Practice Paper 14
Calculator ­ Set A

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8. This item appeared in a newspaper.
Cows produce 3% more milk
A farmer found that when his cow listened to
classical music the milk it produced increased by
3%.
This increase of 3% represented 0.72 litres of
milk.

Calculate the amount of milk produced by the cow…