# Maths 2012 Paper

Surname

Other names

Centre Number

Candidate Number

Edexcel GCSE

Mathematics A

Paper 2 (Calculator)

Higher Tier

Thursday 8 November 2012 – Afternoon

Time: 1 hour 45 minutes

Paper Reference

1MA0/2H

You must have: Ruler graduated in centimetres and millimetres, protractor, pair of compasses, pen, HB pencil, eraser, calculator.

Tracing paper may be used.

Total Marks

Instructions

Use black ink or ball-point pen.

Fill in the boxes at the top of this page with your name, centre number and candidate number.

Answer all questions.

Answer the questions in the spaces provided

– there may be more space than you need.

Calculators may be used.

If your calculator does not have a ʌ button,

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(Total for Question 3 is 5 marks)

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4

The table gives some information about the birds Paula sees in her garden one day.

Bird

Frequency

Magpie

15

Thrush

10

Starling

20

Sparrow

27

Complete the accurate pie chart.

Magpie

(Total for Question 4 is 3 marks)

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5

25 miles

A

25 miles

B

C

A, B and C are 3 service stations on a motorway.

AB = 25 miles

BC = 25 miles

Aysha drives along the motorway from A to C.

Aysha drives at an average speed of 50 mph from A to B.

She drives at an average speed of 60 mph from B to C.

Work out the difference in the time Aysha takes to drive from A to B and the time Aysha takes to drive from B to C.

Give your answer in minutes.

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(Total for Question 5 is 3 marks)

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minutes

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A

B

Diagram NOT accurately drawn

120°

E

38°

D

41° x C

ABCD is a parallelogram.

Angle ADB = 38°.

Angle BEC = 41°.

Angle DAB = 120°.

Calculate the size of angle x.

You must give reasons for your answer.

(Total for Question 6 is 4 marks)

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7

160 cm of gold wire has a weight of 17.8 grams.

Work out the weight of 210 cm of the gold wire.

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