Mathematics Form 2 End Term 2 Exams 2021 with Marking Schemes
Answer all the questions in this section in the spaces provided
 Simplify (3 marks)
 A plot in the shape of a rectangle measures 608 m by 264 m. Equidistant fencing posts are placed along its length and breadth as far apart as possible. Find:
 The distance between the posts (2 marks)
 The number of posts used (2 marks)
 A ship P of 180 km West of a port Q. Another ship R is at a distance of 90 km and on a bearing of 050° from P. A third ship S is due East of R and due north of Q. By scale drawing determine the bearing of S from P. (Use a scale of 1 cm for 30 km) (4 marks)
 Simplify the following by use of common factors:
 A business woman bought 288 bananas at sh 10 for every 12. She sold all of them at sh 20 for every 18. What was her percentage profit? (4 marks)
 Solve the simultaneous equations (3 marks)
3x  2y = 7
5x +y = 3  When a piece of cloth was washed, it shrank. Its length decreased from 150 cm to 120 cm.
 In what ratio did it decrease? (1 mark)
 Suppose the width decreased in the same ratio. What is the new width if the original width was 1.4 m? (2 marks)
 Given the following currency exchange rate, calculate to 3 significant figures the number of dollars that can be exchanged for 25 Sterling pounds.
1 US dollar ($) = Ksh 76.85
1 Sterling pound (£) = Ksh 115.30 (3 marks)  A cylindrical tank whose diameter is 1.4 metres and height 80 cm is initially empty. Water whose volume is 492.8 litres is poured into the tank. Determine the fraction of the tank filled with water. (Take = 22/7). (4 marks)
 A man is now three times as old as his daughter. In twelve years time he will be twice as old as his daughter. Find their present ages. (3 marks)
 The number 5.81 contains an integral part and a recurring decimal. Convert the number into an improper fraction and hence into a mixed number. (3 marks)
 An article which is marked for sh 450 is sold to a customer for sh 393.75. What percentage discount is the customer allowed? (3 marks)
 On a certain map a road 20 km long is represented by a line 4 cm long. Find the area in hectares of a ranch represented by a rectangle measuring 2.8 cm by 1.6 cm on this map. (3 marks)
 Syengo spends onethird of his salary on food, onequarter on rent, threefifths of the remainder on transport and saves the rest. If he spends sh 1 800 on transport, find how much money he saves. (3 marks)
 The base of an open vessel is as shown in the figure below. The curved ends are semicircular and the height of the vessel is 18 cm.
Calculate the area of metal sheeting required to construct the vessel, allowing 10% for wastage.(4 marks)  In the figure below PQ is parallel to RS. Angle QPT = 20°, angle TRS = 15°, angle PQY = 90°, RTY is a straight line.
Calculate: acute angle PTR
 Angle QYT
SECTION II (50 marks)
Answer any five questions in this section in the spaces provided.

 Using a ruler and a pair of compasses only, construct triangle ABC in which BC 6 cm, AB=8.8 cm and angle ABC 22 ^{1}/_{2}^{o} (4 marks)
 Measure AC and angle ACB. (2 marks)
 Construct a circle that passes through A, B and C. (3 marks)
 What is the radius of this circle? (1 mark)

 The angle of elevation of the top of a vertical tower from a point P is 30°. The angle of elevation of the top of the tower from another point Q which is nearer the foot R of the tower is 45^{o}. The distance between P and Q is 20 metres and the points P, Q and R are on the same straight line on level ground. Using a scale of 1 cm to represent 5 m, draw an accurate scale drawing to represent the above information (4 marks)
 Use your scale drawing to determine
 the height of the tower (2 marks)
 the distance QR (2 marks)
 the distance PR (2 marks)

 A Jua Kali artisan made an article and sold it to a wholesaler at a profit of 20%. The wholesaler sold the article to a retailer at a profit of 30%. The retailer finally sold the article to a customer at a profit of 50%.
If it cost the artisan sh 500 to make the article, find how much the customer paid for it. (3 marks)  A customer paid sh 1 560 for another article. Determine how much the wholesaler had paid for it. (3 marks)
 During a clearance sale the retailer reduced his prices by 10%. Find the percentage profit the retailer made on an article which had cost the artisan sh 1 000 to make (4 marks)
 A Jua Kali artisan made an article and sold it to a wholesaler at a profit of 20%. The wholesaler sold the article to a retailer at a profit of 30%. The retailer finally sold the article to a customer at a profit of 50%.

 A newly built classroom measuring 6.3 m long, 4.5 m wide and 3.2 in high is to be cemented on the floor and all inside walls. The classroom has one door measuring 1.85 m by 80 cm and four windows measuring 1.5 m by 70 cm each. Cementing materials cost sh 500 per square metre while labour costs 20% of the cost of cementing materials. Calculate to one decimal place, the total surface area to be cemented. (5 marks)
 the cost of cementing materials. (2 marks)
 the total cost of cementing the classroom. (3 marks)
 A train left Mombasa on Monday evening and travelled to Kisumu according to the travel time table below. The train arrived in Kisumu on Wednesday morning of the same week.
Mombasa dep. 1930 h Mtito Andei arr. 0250 h dep. 0335 h Nairobi arr. 1050 h dep. 1240 h Nakuru arr. 1900 h dep. 2015 h Kisumu arr. 0900 h  Determine the time the train took to travel between
 Mombasa and Mtito Andei
 Mtito Andei and Nairobi
 Nairobi and Nakuru
 Nakuru and Kisumu (4 marks)
 Calculate the total time for the whole journey. (4 marks)
 Given that the railway road distance between Mombasa and Kisumu is 1 200 km, calculate the avenge speed for the whole journey. (2 marks)
 Determine the time the train took to travel between
 A rectangular sheet measuring 80 cm by 50 cm is 2 mm thick and is made of metal whose density is 2.5 g/cm^{3}. A square of side 5 cm is removed from each corner of the rectangle and the remaining part folded to form an open cuboid.
 Calculate
 the area of metal which forms the cuboid. (2 marks)
 the mass of the empty cuboid in kilograms. (4 marks)
 The cuboid is filled with water whose density is I g/cm3. Calculate the mass of the cuboid when full of water. (4 marks)
 Calculate

 Copy and complete the tables (i) and (ii) below for the functions y=73x and y=2x8 respectively.
 y = 73x
x 2 1 0 1 2 3 4 5 y 13 7 8  y = 2x  8
x 4 2 0 2 4 6 8 10 y 16 8 4
 y = 73x
 On the grid provided, draw the graph of y = 2x  8 and y = 7  3x (4 marks)
 What is the nature of the two graphs you have drawn? (1 mark)
 Use your graphs to solve the simultaneous equations. (1 mark)
3x + y = 7
2x  y = 8
 Copy and complete the tables (i) and (ii) below for the functions y=73x and y=2x8 respectively.
 The table below represent a surveyor's a fieldbook record for a piece of land.
Metres to D 250 130 90 to C TO E 60 100 40 80 to B From A
Calculate the area of the field in hectares. (10 marks)
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