Cumann Oidí Matamaitice na hÉireann Irish Mathematics Teachers Association Foireann Mata 2015 Babhta Réigiúnach Team Maths 2015 R Regional Round BABHTA 1 ROUND 1 1) Write 2 n - 2 n-1 in form 2x 2) 120 people are having a meeting at which they are to be separated into equal-sized groups having at least three but no more than 12 to a group. How many different group sizes are possible? BABHTA 2 1) ROUND 2 Find the sum of the distances from one vertex of a square of side 2 cm to the midpoints of each of the sides of the square. Answer in the form a +b c , where a, b and c ∈ N . 2) A circle, which passes through the origin, cuts off intercepts of lengths 4 and 6 units on the positive x- and y- axes respectively. Find the equation of the circle. Answer in form x2 + y2 + 2gx + 2fy + c = 0 Cumann Oidí Matamaitice na hÉireann Irish Mathematics Teachers Association Foireann Mata 2015 Team Maths 2015 Babhta Réigiúnach R Regional Round BABHTA 3 ROUND 3 1) If a and b ∈ R find the numerical value of a + b when 4cos2 (θ)−3 = a+bsin(θ) , where Sin(θ)≠ 1 1−2sin(θ) 2 2) For what positive value of k does the line x + y = k intersect the circle x2 + y2 = 3 at one point only? Answer in the form a , where a ∈ N BABHTA 4 ROUND 4 1) A rectangle with sides in the ratio 3 : 5 is inscribed in a circle. The four vertices of the rectangle are on the circle. Calculate the ratio of the area of the rectangle to the area of the circle. Answer in simplest form a , where a and b ∈ N bπ 2) The following array of integers is called a ladder; each horizontal row is called a rung. Find the sum of the pair of integers on the 7th row. 1 2 5 12 . . . 1 3 7 17 . . . Cumann Oidí Matamaitice na hÉireann Irish Mathematics Teachers Association Foireann Mata 2015 Babhta Réigiúnach Team Maths 2015 R Regional Round BABHTA 5 1) ROUND 5 Find the sum of the roots of the equation 9 2x +1 - 28.3 2x + 3 = 0 Answer in simplest form a , where a and b ∈ Z b 2) A box contains three coins; one coin is fair, one coin is twoheaded, and one coin is weighted so that the probability of heads appearing is 1 . A coin is selected at random and tossed. 3 Find the probability that a head will appear? Answer in simplest form a , where a and b ∈ N b BABHTA 6 ROUND 6 1) Two sides of a parallelogram have length 5 and the other two sides have length 7. The length of one diagonal is 11. Calculate the length of the other diagonal. Answer correct to one decimal place. 2) Four semicircles are drawn in the interior of a square using each side of the square as a diameter. The area of the square is 64 square units. Find the area of the shaded region. Answer in form a π - b, where a and b ∈ N Cumann Oidí Matamaitice na hÉireann Irish Mathematics Teachers Association Foireann Mata 2015 Team Maths 2015 Babhta Réigiúnach R BABHTA 7 Regional Round ROUND 7 1) A and B are two points on a straight road and B is 800 m east of A. D and C are two landmarks which are due north of B. It is known that BD = 600m and DC =1000m. Calculate the shortest distance, DP , from D to a straight road which joins AC. Answer in simplest form a b , where a and b ∈ N 2) If x is a positive real number and (x+ 1 )2 = 7 find the value x of x3 + 13 x Answer in simplest form a b where a and b ∈ N 3) The complex number z satisfies z + z = 2 + 8i . Find the value of z . 4) Find the value of x + y + z if 1 1 1 + + =12 xy yz zx and xyz = Answer in simplest form a , where a and b ∈ N . b 1 18 Cumann Oidí Matamaitice na hÉireann Irish Mathematics Teachers Association Foireann Mata 2015 Babhta Réigiúnach BABHTA 8 1) Team Maths 2015 R Regional Round ROUND 8 Find all the solutions to the equation Cos(A) + Sin(A) = 3 2 in the domain O < A < π Answers in terms of π . 2) Find the value of x2 + x 4 + x6 +........+ x98if x1, x2, x3....... is an arithmetic progression with common difference 1, given that x1 + x2 + x3.......+ x98 =137 . 3) The lengths of the sides of a triangle are 10, 17 and 21. What is the length of the shortest altitude of the triangle? 4) Find all the real positive values of p and r which satisfy the following equations: p + pr + pr 2 = 26 p2r + p2r 2 + p2r 3 = 156 Answers in the form (p , r ). Cumann Oidí Matamaitice na hÉireann Irish Mathematics Teachers Association Foireann Mata 2015 Babhta Réigiúnach SCOILT Team Maths 2015 R Regional Round TIEBREAK 1) The number 13 is prime. If you reverse the digits you also get a prime number, 31. Find the largest prime number that satisfies this condition if the sum of the two primes is 110. 2) If Alex stands on a table and Brian stands on the floor then Alex is 80 cm taller than Brian. If Brian stands on the same table and Alex stands on the floor then Brian is 1 m taller than Alex. How high is the table? 3) An equilateral triangle is cut into four equilateral triangles, each with a perimeter of 12 cm. What is the perimeter, in cm, of the original equilateral triangle? 4) If the product 156x 285x 557 was evaluated, it would end with a string of consecutive zeros. How many zeros are in this string? 5) The numbers 1 to 10 are placed around a circle. Sue crosses out 1, then 4, and then 7. Continuing in a clockwise direction she crosses out every third number of those remaining, until only two numbers are left. What is the sum of the two remaining numbers? 6) If P = 3x + 3-x and Q = 3x - 3-x what is the numerical value of P 2 - Q2 ? 7) The graph of 5x – 3y – 7 = 0 is translated 3 units up and 2 units to the right. What is the equation of the new graph in the form ax + by + c =0, where a , b and c ∈ Z. Cumann Oidí Matamaitice na hÉireann Irish Mathematics Teachers Association Foireann Mata 2015 Babhta Réigiúnach 8) 9) Team Maths 2015 R Regional Round 7 is written as a decimal? 13 a = log8 (225) and b = log2 (15) . Write a in terms of b. What is the 2015th digit when 10) a , b and c are real numbers which satisfy the following equations: a–b+c= 2 b–c+a=-3 c–a+b= 5 Find the numerical value of a + b + c. 11) Find the altitude of the equilateral triangle whose area and perimeter have the same numerical value. 12) If 16x+1= 3, what is the value of 2 4x + 2 ? 13) If 2 x = 3, 3y =5 and 5z =8 what is the numerical value of the product xyz? 14) In the triangle ABC, AB = 11, AC = 9 and the length of the altitude from A to [ BC ] = 7. Calculate the length of the side [ BC ] . Answer in simplest form a b , where a and b ∈ N. Cumann Oidí Matamaitice na hÉireann Irish Mathematics Teachers Association Foireann Mata 2015 Team Maths 2015 Babhta Réigiúnach R Regional Round Answers Team Maths Regional Round 2015 Round 1 Q1 Round 2 Q1 2n - 1 Q2 7 2+2 5 Q2 x 2 + y 2 - 4x - 6y = 0 Round 3 Q1 3 Q2 Round 4 Q1 30 17π Round 5 Q1 − 6 Q2 408 1 2 Q2 11 18 Round 6 Q1 5.2 Q2 32π - 64 Round 7 Q1 200 5 Q3 17 Q2 Q4 4 7 Round 8 Q1 π 5π , 12 12 Q3 8 2 3 Q2 93 Q4 (18 , 1 ) and (2 , 3) 3 Cumann Oidí Matamaitice na hÉireann Irish Mathematics Teachers Association Foireann Mata 2015 Team Maths 2015 Babhta Réigiúnach R Regional Round Tiebreak Q1 73 Q2 90 Q3 24 Q6 4 Q7 5x – 3y -8 =0 Q10 4 Q11 6 Q12 3 4 Q4 10 Q5 10 Q8 6 Q13 3 Q9 a = Q14 10 2 2 b 3

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