# CXC general proficiency math exam: mathematics past paper 2009 jan Q1

SECTION 1
1. (a) Calculate the EXACT value of

3 3\4
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2 1\3 - 5/6 (3mrks)

(b) BDS$means Barbados dollars and EC$ means Eastern Caribbean dollars.

(i) Karen exchanged BDS$2000.00 and received EC$2700.00. Calculate the value of one BDS$in EC$. (2mrks)

(ii) If Karen exchanged EC$432.00 for BDS$, calculate the amount of BDS$which Karen would received. (2mrks) [Assume that the buying and the selling are the same] (c) A credit union pays 8% per annum compound interest on all fixed deposits. A customer deposited$24000 in an account. Calculate the total amount of money in the account at the end of two years. (4 marks)

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darian (not verified) 23 March 2009 - 8:34pm

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smartjulisa (not verified) 28 April 2009 - 11:03pm

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someone work out this problem for me please the first one

des (not verified) 2 May 2009 - 8:31pm

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### which part of the first one?

which part of the first one?