Mathematics 2017 Past Questions | JAMB

Study the following Mathematics past questions and answers for JAMBWAEC  NECO and Post-JAMB. Get prepared with official past questions and answers for upcoming examinations.

  1. Given T = { even numbers from 1 to 12 }
    N = {common factors of 6, 8 and 12}
    Find T ∩ N

    • A. {2, 3}
    • B. {2, 3, 4}
    • C. {3, 4, 6}
    • D. {2}

2.  What is the next number in the series 2, 1, \(\frac{1}{2}\), \(\frac{1}{4}\)…

  • A. \(\frac{1}{3}\)
  • B. \(\frac{2}{8}\)
  • C. \(\frac{3}{7}\)
  • D. \(\frac{1}{8}\)

3. If U = {x : x is an integer and 1 ≤ x ≤ 20 }

E1 = {x: x is a multiple of 3}
E2 = {x: x is a multiple of 4} and an integer is picked at random from U, find the probability that it is not in E2

  • A. 3/4
  • B. 3/10
  • C. 1/4
  • D. 1/20

4. The curved surface area of a cylinder 5cm high is 110cm2. Find the radius of its base

π =  22/7

  • A. 2.6cm
  • B. 3.5cm
  • C. 3.6cm
  • D. 7.0cm

5.  If two graphs Y = px2 + q and y = 2x2 − 1 intersect at x =2, find the value of p in terms of q

  • A.q − \(\frac{8}{7}\)
  • B.7 − \(\frac{q}{4}\)
  • C.8 − \(\frac{q}{2}\)
  • D.7 + \(\frac{q}{8}\)

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Evaluate (\(\sin\)45o + \(\sin\)3o ) in surd form

  • A. \(\frac{\sqrt{3}}{2\sqrt{2}}\)
  • B. √3 − \(\frac{1}{2}\)
  • C. \(\frac{1}{2}\)√2
  • D. 1 + \(\frac{\sqrt{2}}{2}\)

7. If y = x Sin x, find \(\frac{dy}{dx}\) when x = \(\frac{\pi}{2}\)

  • A. \(\frac{- \pi}{2}\)
  • B. -1
  • C. 1
  • D. \(\frac{ \pi}{2}\)

8. If temperature t is directly proportional to heat h, and when t = 20oC, h = 50 J, find t when h = 60J

  • A. 24oC
  • B. 20oC
  • C. 34oC
  • D. 30oC

9.  Evaluate 1 – (\(\frac{1}{5}\) x \(\frac{2}{3}\)) + ( 5 + \(\frac{2}{3}\))

  • A. 4
  • B. 3
  • C. 2\(\frac{2}{3}\)
  • D. 3\(\frac{2}{3}\)

10.  Given m = N\(\sqrt{\frac{SL}{T}}\) make T the subject of the formula

  • A.\(\frac{\text{NSL}}{M}\)
  • B.\(\frac{N^2SL}{M^2}\)
  • C.\(\frac{N^2SL}{M}\)
  • D.\(\frac{NSL}{M^2}\)
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