Mock exam paper A P1 Ordinary Level

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PRE-JUNIOR CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION, 2011

MATHEMATICS – ORDINARY LEVEL

Paper I (300 marks)

Time: 2 hours

Attempt ALL questions.

Each question carries 50 marks.

Answers and supporting work should be written in the boxes provided.

Extra paper and graph paper can be obtained from the Superintendent.

The symbol indicates that supporting work must be shown to obtain full marks.

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Q.1 (a) and

Fill in the elements of a and b onto the following Venn diagram.

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B

(b) U is the universal set.

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(i) List the elements of

(iii) List the elements of P \ R.

(ii) List the elements of Q’, the complement of the set Q.

(c) A is the set of natural numbers from 1 to 36, inclusive

(i) List the elements of A that are multiples of 6.

(ii) List the elements of A that are multiples of 4.

(iii) Write down the lowest common multiple of 4 and 6.

(iv) Express 39 as a product of its prime factors.

Q.2 (a) If 6 litres of oil cost €6.48, find the cost of 9 litres.

(b) (i) Simplify , giving your answer in the form

(ii) By rounding each of these numbers to the nearest whole number, estimate the value of

(iii) Using a calculator, or otherwise, find the exact value of

(c) (i) List the following numbers in order, starting with the smallest:

(ii) Using a calculator, or otherwise, multiply by 80 and express your answer in the form , where .

(ii) Using a calculator, or otherwise, evaluate

Give your answer correct to one decimal place

Q.3 (a) John buys two large pizzas. Each pizza costs €14.50 each. How much change did he get

from a €50 euro note?

(b) (i) Mary’s weekly wage is €680. She pays income tax at the rate of 20%.

Her weekly tax credit is €55.

What is Mary’s take home pay at the end of the week?

Gross Pay

€680

Tax @ 20%

Tax Credit

€55

Tax Due

Take-home pay

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