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Form 1 Mathematics End of Term 2 Exam 2021

Class: Form 1

Subject: Mathematics

Level: High School

Exam Category: Form 1 End Term 2 Exams

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1. The GCD of two numbers is 17 and their LCM is 140. If one of the numbers is 20, find the other number. (3 marks)

2. Evaluate #(-8÷2+12×9-4×6) / (56÷7×2) # (3 marks)

3. Evaluate without using calculator #3/8 of {7 3/5-1/3(1 1/4+ 31/3) ×2 2/5}# (4 marks)

4. A number m is such that when it is divided by 30, 36, and 45 the remainder is always 7, find the smallest possible value of m. (4 marks)

5. If x = -2, y= -6 and z= 4, find the value of #4(xy) / z# (3 marks)

6. Show the following operation on a number line (2 marks)
(-7) + (-2) + (+6)

Hence, evaluate the value of, (-7) + (-2) + (+6) (1 mark)

7. Change the recurring decimal into fraction, #3.dot2dot5dot6# (3 marks)

8. The distance between two schools m and k is 2km. A market is situated between m and k one third of the distance from m and k. How far is the market from k? (3 marks)

9. A square room is covered by a number of whole rectangular slabs of sides 60cm and 42cm. Calculate the least possible area of the room in square metres. (4 marks)

10. Kinyua spent 1/4 of his net January salary on school fees. He spent 1/4 of the remainder on electricity and water bills. He spent 1/9 of what remained on transport. If he finally had sh.3,400, calculate
a) His net January salary. (5 marks)

b) Money spent on school fees. (1 mark)

c) Money spent on transport. (2 marks)

d) Money spent on electricity and water bills. (2 marks)

11. A minibus had 23 passengers at the beginning of a journey. Twelve passengers alighted at the first stop while 9 boarded six of those who boarded at the first stop alighted at the second stop and 12 got in. The minibus should not stop again up to the final destination. The charges from the starting point were sh. 50 up to the first stop, sh. 70 up to the second stop and sh. 85 up to the final destination.
a) How many passengers alighted at the final destination? (3 marks)

b) How many passengers were ferried by the minibus through the journey? (3 marks)

c) How much money was collected during the trip? (4 marks)

12. Mr. Kamau wishes to buy some items for his son and daughter. The son’s item costs sh. 324 while the daughter item costs sh. 220 each. Mr. Kamau would like to give each of them equal amount of money.
a) What is the least amount of money that he can send to each of them so that the money is fully utilized for items without remainder. (5 marks)

b) How many items will each person buys. (5 marks)

13. In 2010, Musa got 750 bags of coffee from his shamba. In 2011 his yield dropped by 30% due to drought and in 2012 his yield rose by 15% over that of 2011. A bag of coffee weighs 55kg and Musa was paid sh. 7900 per tone in 2010. Thereafter the price per tone increased each year by 10%. Find his earning from coffee for each of the three years. Hence, find his total income from coffee for three years. (10 marks)


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