CXC sample math exam questions

CXC CSEC math sample exam type questions

Submitted by admin on 5 April 2012 - 12:50pm

CXC CSEC math past paper questions 1989 -2011

A list of CXC CSEC math questions that have been set over the years as question 1 on paper 2 of the exam have been collected and posted.

This collection of math questions spans over 20 years of the CXC CSEC math exams and is a good indicator of the types of questions that you can expect for question 1 of paper 2 of the CXC CSEC math exam.

Submitted by guest (not verified) on 19 January 2009 - 5:05pm

1. (a) Calculate the EXACT value of

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

Giving your answer as a fraction.

(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)

Submitted by guest (not verified) on 31 December 2008 - 12:24pm

Section 2

9. (a) Simplify

(i)X² x X³ ÷ X4 (1 mark)

(ii)a3/2b5/2 x (square root of) ab³. (2 marks)

(b) If ƒ(x) = 2x - 3, find the value of

(i) ƒ(2) (1 mark)

(ii) ƒ-1(0) (2 marks)

(iii) ƒ-1 ƒ(2) (2 marks)

(c) The temperature, K. of a liquid t minutes after heating is given in the table below.

t (time in minutes)- 0 - 10 - 20 - 30 - 40 - 50 - 60

K (Temp. in ËšC)- 84 - 61 - 40 - 29 - 27 - 26 - 25

(i) Using a scale of 2cm to represent 10 seconds on the horizontal axis and scale of 2cm to represent 10 degrees on a vertical axis, construct a temperature-time graph to show how the liquid cools in the 60 minute interval.

Draw a smooth curve through all the plotted points. (4 marks)

(ii) Use your graph to estimate

a) the temperature of the liquid after 15 minutes

b) the rate of cooling of the liquid at t = 30 minutes. (3 marks)

Total 15 marks

Hey everyone, I really tried my best to type this out so I hope that you all would be able to understand it. Toney did the rest- questions 12 & 14. But we need help with typing out the others.

Submitted by guest (not verified) on 30 December 2008 - 8:52am


Answer ALL the questions in this section.

All working must be clearly shown.

1. (a) (i) Using a calculator, or otherwise, determine the EXACT value of
(3.9 × 0.27)+ √0.6724 (2 marks)

(ii) Express as a single fraction.
(2 1/2- 4/5)/(3/4) (3 marks)

(b) In this question, use CAN $1.00 = JA $72.50
(i) On a vacation in Canada, Steve used his credit card to buy a camera for CAN $250.00.
What is the value of the camera in Jamaican dollars? (2 marks)