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Ma Mathematics test KEY STAGE 3 TIER 6–8 Paper 2 Calculator allowed _______________________________________________ Last name _______________________________________________ School 2008 First name _______________________________________________ Remember The test is 1 hour long. You may use a calculator for any question in this test. You will need: pen, pencil, rubber, ruler and a scientiﬁc or graphic calculator. Some formulae you might need are on page 2. This test starts with easier questions. Try to answer all the questions. Write all your answers and working on the test paper – do not use any rough paper. Marks may be awarded for working. Check your work carefully. Ask your teacher if you are not sure what to do. For marker’s use only Sourced from SATs-Papers.co.uk 282674_p2_68.indd 1 TOTAL MARKS http://www.SATs-Papers.co.uk 30/11/07 21:23:37 Instructions Answers This means write down your answer or show your working and write down your answer. Calculators You may use a calculator to answer any question in this test. Formulae You might need to use these formulae Trapezium b Area = 1 (a + b)h 2 height (h) a Prism length area of cross-section Volume = area of cross-section × length KS3/08/Ma/Tier 6–8/P2 Sourced from SATs-Papers.co.uk 282674_p2_68.indd 2 2 http://www.SATs-Papers.co.uk 30/11/07 21:23:38 Value of x 1. (a) Look at the equation. 5x + 1 = 2x – 8 Complete the sentence below by ticking ( ) the correct box. The value of x is … … one particular number. … any number less than zero. … any number greater than zero. … any whole number. … any number at all. 1 mark (b) Now look at this equation. y = 3x – 2 Complete the sentence below by ticking ( ) the correct box. The value of x is … … one particular number. … any number less than zero. … any number greater than zero. … any whole number. … any number at all. 1 mark KS3/08/Ma/Tier 6–8/P2 Sourced from SATs-Papers.co.uk 282674_p2_68.indd 3 3 http://www.SATs-Papers.co.uk 30/11/07 21:23:38 Darts, Conversions 2. Gita threw three darts. Use the information in the box to work out what numbers she threw. The lowest number was 10 The range was 10 The mean was 15 Gita’s numbers were , and 1 mark 3. A cookery book shows this conversion table. Mass in ounces Mass in grams 1 25 2 50 3 75 4 110 5 150 10 275 Use the table to explain how you can tell the conversions cannot all be exact. 1 mark KS3/08/Ma/Tier 6–8/P2 Sourced from SATs-Papers.co.uk 282674_p2_68.indd 4 4 http://www.SATs-Papers.co.uk 30/11/07 21:23:38 Concorde, Counters in a bag 4. Concorde could travel 1 mile every 3 seconds. How many miles per hour (mph) is that? mph 2 marks 5. In a bag, there are only red, white and yellow counters. I am going to take a counter out of the bag at random. The probability that it will be red is more than 1 4 It is twice as likely to be white as red. Give an example of how many counters of each colour there could be. Write numbers in the sentence below. There could be red, white and yellow counters. 2 marks KS3/08/Ma/Tier 6–8/P2 Sourced from SATs-Papers.co.uk 282674_p2_68.indd 5 5 http://www.SATs-Papers.co.uk 30/11/07 21:23:38 Perimeters 6. (a) The perimeter of a regular hexagon is 42 a + 18 Write an expression for the length of one of its sides. 1 mark (b) The perimeter of a different regular polygon is 75 b – 20 The length of one of its sides is 15 b – 4 How many sides does this regular polygon have? 1 mark (c) The perimeter of a square is 4 ( c – 9 ) Find the perimeter of the square when c = 15 1 mark KS3/08/Ma/Tier 6–8/P2 Sourced from SATs-Papers.co.uk 282674_p2_68.indd 6 6 http://www.SATs-Papers.co.uk 30/11/07 21:23:39 Yoghurt, Lawn 7. A dessert has both fruit and yoghurt inside. Altogether, the mass of the fruit and yoghurt is 175g. The ratio of the mass of fruit to the mass of yoghurt is 2 : 5 What is the mass of the yoghurt? g 2 marks 8. The diagram shows a plan of Luke’s new lawn. The lawn is a circle with radius 3m. Work out the area of the lawn. 3m m2 2 marks KS3/08/Ma/Tier 6–8/P2 Sourced from SATs-Papers.co.uk 282674_p2_68.indd 7 7 http://www.SATs-Papers.co.uk 30/11/07 21:23:39 Triangular numbers To ﬁnd the n th triangular number, you can use this rule. 9. n th triangular number = n ( n + 1 ) 2 Example: 3rd triangular number = 3 ( 3 + 1) 2 = 6 (a) Work out the 10th triangular number. 1 mark (b) Now work out the 100th triangular number. 1 mark KS3/08/Ma/Tier 6–8/P2 Sourced from SATs-Papers.co.uk 282674_p2_68.indd 8 8 http://www.SATs-Papers.co.uk 30/11/07 21:23:39 Isosceles triangle 10. Look at triangle ABC. ABD is an isosceles triangle where AB = AD. A y x z Not drawn accurately 28° 74° B C D Work out the sizes of angles x, y and z Give reasons for your answers. x= y= z= ° ° ° because because because 2 marks KS3/08/Ma/Tier 6–8/P2 Sourced from SATs-Papers.co.uk 282674_p2_68.indd 9 9 http://www.SATs-Papers.co.uk 30/11/07 21:23:39 Journeys 11. (a) The graphs show information about the different journeys of four people. Ann Ben Distance from starting point 0 Distance from starting point 0 Time Chris Dee Distance from starting point 0 Time Distance from starting point Time 0 Time Write the correct names next to the journey descriptions in the table below. Name Journey description This person walked slowly and then ran at a constant speed. This person walked at a constant speed but turned back for a while before continuing. This person walked at a constant speed without stopping or turning back. This person walked at a constant speed but stopped for a while in the middle. KS3/08/Ma/Tier 6–8/P2 Sourced from SATs-Papers.co.uk 282674_p2_68.indd 10 1 mark 10 http://www.SATs-Papers.co.uk 30/11/07 21:23:40 (b) Ella made a different journey of 4km. She walked to a place 4km away from her starting point. Here is the description of her journey. For the ﬁrst 15 minutes she walked at 4km per hour. For the next 15 minutes she walked at 2km per hour. For the last 30 minutes she walked at a constant speed. Show Ella’s journey accurately on the graph below. Ella 4 3 Distance from starting point 2 (km) 1 0 2 marks 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 Time (minutes) (c) For the last 30 minutes of her journey, what was Ella’s speed? km per hour 1 mark KS3/08/Ma/Tier 6–8/P2 Sourced from SATs-Papers.co.uk 282674_p2_68.indd 11 11 http://www.SATs-Papers.co.uk 30/11/07 21:23:40 Special offer 12. A shop has this special offer. Reduction of 10% when your bill is between £50 and £100 Reduction of 20% when your bill is more than £100 Before the reductions, Marie’s bill is £96 and Richard’s bill is £108 After the reductions, who paid more? You must show working to explain your answer. Tick ( ) the correct answer. Marie Richard Both paid the same 2 marks KS3/08/Ma/Tier 6–8/P2 Sourced from SATs-Papers.co.uk 282674_p2_68.indd 12 12 http://www.SATs-Papers.co.uk 30/11/07 21:23:40 Planes 13. The scatter graph shows the maximum number of passengers plotted against the wingspans of some passenger planes. 600 500 400 Number of 300 passengers 200 100 0 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 Wingspan (m) (a) What type of correlation does the scatter graph show? 1 mark (b) Draw a line of best ﬁt on the scatter graph. 1 mark (c) Another passenger plane has a wingspan of 40m. The plane is full of passengers. If each passenger takes 20kg of bags onto the plane, estimate how much their bags would weigh altogether. kg 2 marks KS3/08/Ma/Tier 6–8/P2 Sourced from SATs-Papers.co.uk 282674_p2_68.indd 13 13 http://www.SATs-Papers.co.uk 30/11/07 21:23:40 Cubes 14. Kaylee has some 1cm cubes. She makes a solid cube with side length 6cm out of the cubes. Not drawn accurately Then she uses all these cubes to make some cubes with side length 2cm. How many of these 2cm cubes can Kaylee make? 2 marks KS3/08/Ma/Tier 6–8/P2 Sourced from SATs-Papers.co.uk 282674_p2_68.indd 14 14 http://www.SATs-Papers.co.uk 30/11/07 21:23:40 Best buy 15. You can buy jars of the same jam in two sizes. A B 454g for £1.59 340g for £1.25 Which jar is better value for money? You must show working to explain your answer. Tick ( ) your answer. A B 2 marks KS3/08/Ma/Tier 6–8/P2 Sourced from SATs-Papers.co.uk 282674_p2_68.indd 15 15 http://www.SATs-Papers.co.uk 30/11/07 21:23:41 Shadows 16. Tom’s height is 1.8m. He stands near a tree. Height of tree 1.8m 2.7m Not drawn accurately 6.3m At 4pm, the length of Tom’s shadow is 2.7m. At 4pm, the length of the tree’s shadow is 6.3m. What is the height of the tree? m 2 marks KS3/08/Ma/Tier 6–8/P2 Sourced from SATs-Papers.co.uk 282674_p2_68.indd 16 16 http://www.SATs-Papers.co.uk 30/11/07 21:23:41 1, 2, 4 Here are the nth term expressions for three different sequences. 17. ( n – 1) 2 Sequence A n2 – n + 2 n ( n2 – 3n + 8 ) 2 6 Sequence B Sequence C The ﬁrst three terms of each sequence are 1, 2 and 4 What is the 4th term of each sequence? You must show your working. Sequence A Sequence B Sequence C 3 marks KS3/08/Ma/Tier 6–8/P2 Sourced from SATs-Papers.co.uk 282674_p2_68.indd 17 17 http://www.SATs-Papers.co.uk 30/11/07 21:23:41 Triangles 18. (a) Look at this triangle. A C Work out length AC. 9cm 17cm Not drawn accurately B AC = cm 2 marks (b) Look at this triangle. D F Work out length DF. 12cm 33° Not drawn accurately E DF = cm 2 marks KS3/08/Ma/Tier 6–8/P2 Sourced from SATs-Papers.co.uk 282674_p2_68.indd 18 18 http://www.SATs-Papers.co.uk 30/11/07 21:23:41 Box plots 19. The box plots show the marks in a test for pupils in Year 10 and Year 11. Year 10 Year 11 0 (a) 10 20 30 40 50 Marks 60 70 80 90 100 The lowest mark in Year 11 was greater than the lowest mark in Year 10. How much greater? marks 1 mark (b) Show that the median mark in Year 11 is 9 marks greater than the median mark in Year 10. 1 mark (c) The teacher says: The marks were more consistent in Year 11 than in Year 10. Do you agree? Yes No Explain your answer. 1 mark KS3/08/Ma/Tier 6–8/P2 Sourced from SATs-Papers.co.uk 282674_p2_68.indd 19 19 http://www.SATs-Papers.co.uk 30/11/07 21:23:41 Circle graph 20. y The graph shows a circle with centre ( 0, 0 ) P The circle has the equation: x 0 x 2 + y 2 = 25 x 2 + y 2 = 25 (a) There are two points on the circumference of the circle with an x-coordinate of 3 Complete the coordinates of these two points. ( 3, ) and ( 3, ) 2 marks (b) What is the radius of the circle? 1 mark (c) Point P is on the circumference of the circle. Its x-coordinate is equal to its y-coordinate. What are the coordinates of point P, correct to 1 decimal place? P is ( , ) 2 marks KS3/08/Ma/Tier 6–8/P2 Sourced from SATs-Papers.co.uk 282674_p2_68.indd 20 20 http://www.SATs-Papers.co.uk 30/11/07 21:23:42 Giant pandas 21. In 1988 there was a survey of giant pandas seen in the wild in China. In 2004 the survey was repeated. There was a 40% increase. The table shows some of the results. Year Approximate number of giant pandas seen 1988 x 40% increase 2004 1600 About x giant pandas were seen in 1988. Work out the value of x and give your answer to the nearest 100 x= 2 marks KS3/08/Ma/Tier 6–8/P2 Sourced from SATs-Papers.co.uk 282674_p2_68.indd 21 21 http://www.SATs-Papers.co.uk 30/11/07 21:23:42 Prism 22. A cube is cut through four of its vertices, A, B, C and D, into two identical pieces. The diagram below shows one of the pieces. D Not drawn accurately C 4cm A 4cm 4cm B Find the length of the line AC. cm 3 marks KS3/08/Ma/Tier 6–8/P2 Sourced from SATs-Papers.co.uk 282674_p2_68.indd 22 22 http://www.SATs-Papers.co.uk 30/11/07 21:23:42 Number cards A teacher has number cards, numbered from 1 to n 23. 1 2 3 4 … the numbers continue … The teacher says: I have n number cards, numbered from 1 to n 1 of the cards show square numbers. 5 What could the value of n be? There are three possible answers. Give them all. n= or n = or n = KS3/08/Ma/Tier 6–8/P2 Sourced from SATs-Papers.co.uk 282674_p2_68.indd 23 2 marks 23 http://www.SATs-Papers.co.uk PLEASE TURN OVER 30/11/07 21:23:42 Window 24. A window is made with two pieces of glass. One piece is a square, the other is a semicircle. Not drawn accurately The area of the square is 1m2 What is the area of the semicircle? Give your answer in cm2 to the nearest whole number. cm2 3 marks END OF TEST KS3/08/Ma/Tier 6–8/P2 Sourced from SATs-Papers.co.uk © Qualifications and Curriculum Authority 2008 282674_p2_68.indd 24 24 QCA/08/3294 (Pupil pack) http://www.SATs-Papers.co.uk QCA/08/3286 (Mark scheme pack) 282674 30/11/07 21:23:43