Mock exam paper A P1 Ordinary Level
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.
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Q.1 (a) and
Fill in the elements of a and b onto the following Venn diagram.
(b) U is the universal set.
(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?
Tax @ 20%