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Surname Initial(s)
Centre
Paper Reference
No.
Signature
Candidate
No. 5 3 8 4H 1 4H
Paper Reference(s)
5384H/14H Examiner's use only
Edexcel GCSE Team Leader's use only
Mathematics (Modular) ­ 2381
Paper 14 (Calculator)
Higher Tier
Unit 3
Tuesday 10 November 2009 ­ Morning
Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Materials required for examination Items included with question papers
Ruler graduated in centimetres and Nil
millimetres, protractor, compasses,
pen, HB pencil, eraser, calculator.
Tracing paper may be used.
Instructions to Candidates
In the boxes above, write your centre number, candidate number, your surname, initials and signature.
Check that you have the correct question paper.
Answer ALL the questions. Write your answers in the spaces provided in this question paper.
You must NOT write on the formulae page.
Anything you write on the formulae page will gain NO credit.
If you need more space to complete your answer to any question, use additional answer sheets.
Information for Candidates
The marks for individual questions and the parts of questions are shown in round brackets: e.g. (2).
There are 18 questions in this question paper. The total mark for this paper is 60.
There are 16 pages in this question paper. Any blank pages are indicated.
Calculators may be used.
If your calculator does not have a button, take the value of to be 3.142 unless the question instructs
otherwise.
Advice to Candidates
Show all stages in any calculations.
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.
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GCSE Mathematics 2381
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 EIGHTEEN questions.
Write your answers in the spaces provided.
You must write down all stages in your working.
8.7 ×12.3
1. Use your calculator to work out the value of
9.5 - 5.73
Write down all the digits from your calculator.
Give your answer as a decimal.
.......................................... Q1
(Total 2 marks)
2. (a) p = 2
q= ­4
Work out the value of 3p + 5q
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(2)
(b) Solve 8x + 11 = 39
x = ........................................…read more

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3.
The diagram shows a prism.
(a) On the diagram, draw in one plane of symmetry for the prism.
(2)
(b) In the space below, sketch the front elevation from the direction marked with an
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4. A circle has a radius of 5 cm.
Diagram NOT
accurately drawn
5 cm
Work out the area of the circle.
Give your answer correct to 3 significant figures.
.................................. cm2 Q4
(Total 2 marks)
5. A regular polygon has 12 sides.
Work out the size of an exterior angle of this regular polygon.
° Q5
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6. Soap powder is sold in two sizes of box.
Soap Powder
Soap Powder
9kg
2kg
£1.72 £7.65
Small box Large box
A small box contains 2 kg of soap powder and costs £1.72
A large box contains 9 kg of soap powder and costs £7.65
Which size of box gives the better value for money?
..........................................
Explain your answer.
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7. y
6
5
4
3
2
A
1
B
­6 ­5 ­4 ­3 ­2 ­1 O 1 2 3 4 5 6 x
­1
­2
­3
­4
­5
Describe fully the single transformation that maps triangle A onto triangle B.
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.............................................................................................................................................. Q7
(Total 3 marks)
1
8. A computer costs £360 plus 17 2 % VAT.
£360
Calculate the total cost of the computer.
plus
1
17 2 % VAT
£ .....................................…read more

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9. A piece of wood is 180 cm long.
Tom cuts it into three pieces in the ratio 2 : 3 : 4
Work out the length of the longest piece.
Q9
.................................. cm
(Total 3 marks)
10. The equation
x3 + 2x = 60
has a solution between 3 and 4
Use a trial and improvement method to find this solution.
Give your answer correct to 1 decimal place.
You must show all your working.
x = ....................................…read more

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11. (a) Simplify m3 × m4
..............................
(1)
(b) Simplify p7 ÷ p3
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(1)
(c) Simplify 4x2y3 × 3xy2
..............................
(2) Q11
(Total 4 marks)
12.
C
Diagram NOT
accurately drawn
12 cm
A B
14 cm
ABC is a right-angled triangle.
AB = 14 cm.
BC = 12 cm.
Calculate the length of AC.
Give your answer correct to 3 significant figures.
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13. Solve 29 - x
= x+5
4
Q13
x = ................................
(Total 3 marks)
14. R
15 cm
Q
10 cm C 110°
B Diagrams NOT
110° accurately drawn
6 cm
80°
80°
A D P 12 cm S
ABCD and PQRS are mathematically similar.
(a) Find the length of PQ.
................................ cm
(2)
(b) Find the length of AD.
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