Mock exam paper B P1 Ordinary Level
PRE – JUNIOR CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION, 2012
MATHEMATICS – ORDINARY LEVEL – Paper 1 (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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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
(ii) List the elements of C’, the complement of the set C.
(iii) List the elements of .
(iv) Write down #C
(c) T is the set of natural numbers from 1 to 36, inclusive
(i) List the elements of T that are multiples of 4.
(ii) List the elements of T that are multiples of 6.
(iii)Write down the lowest common multiple of 4 and 6.
(iv)Express 30 as a product of its prime factors.
2. (a) If 5 litres of paint costs €7.25, 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) Using a calculator, or otherwise, find the exact value of
(ii) Using a calculator, or otherwise, evaluate
Give your answer correct to one decimal place
3. (a) Kate bought two calculators at €12.99 each and four pens at €1.05 each. How much
change did she get if she paid with a €50 note?
(b) (i) Mary’s gross annual wage is €32,000. Her annual tax credit is €2,695 and she
pays income tax at the rate of 20%.What is Mary’s annual take home pay?
Tax @ 20%
(ii) A person bought a motorbike for €1,750 and sold it for €2,380. Calculate his profit as a
percentage of ...