# BECE 2019 Mathematics (Maths) Past Question Paper One

1

## Given that $A=\left\{2,4,6,8,10\right\}$and$\&space;B=\left\{4,\&space;8,12\right\},\&space;find\&space;A\cup&space;B.$

• A: $\&space;{4,8}\\$
• B:  2,8,12
• C: 4,6,8,12
• D: {2,4,6,8,10,12
2

## Express 0.000344 in standard form.

• A:$\&space;3.44\times10^{-6}\\$
• B: $\&space;3.44\times10^{-5}\\$
• C: $\&space;3.44\times10^{-4}\\$
• D: $\&space;3.44\times10^{-3}\\$
3

• A: – 70
• B: – 50
• C: – 3
• D: – 2
4

• A: 0.03
• B: 0.025
• C: 0.0245
• D: 0.0246
5

## Simplify: $\&space;3.44\times10^{-3}\\$

• A: $\inline&space;\&space;7^9&space;\\$
• B: $\&space;7^4&space;\\$
• C: $\&space;7^3&space;\\$
• D: $\&space;7^2&space;\\$
6

• A: 0
• B: 1
• C: 2
• D: 4
7

• A: – 9
• B: – 3
• C: 1
• D: 15
8

## Factorize: kx+2xt-4k-8t.

• A: (k-2t)(x+4)
• B: (k+2t)(x+4)
• C: (k+t)(x-4)
• D: (k+2t)(x-4)
9

• A: 2/5
• B: 3/5
• C: 2/3
• D: 3/4
10

• A: 7/10
• B: 3/20
• C: 7/20
• D: 3/10
11

## Make k the subject of the relation, , ky-k=y^2.

• A: $\&space;k=\frac{y^2}{y-1}\\$
• B: $\&space;k=\frac{y^2}{y+1}\\$
• C:$\&space;k=-\frac{y^2+1}{y+1}\\$
• D:$\&space;k=\frac{y^2+1}{y-1}\\$
12

• A: 3
• B: 4
• C: 5
• D: 8
13

## Find the rule of the mapping:

• A:$\&space;y=2x+2\\$
• B: $\&space;y=-2x+2\\$
• C: $\&space;y=4x\\$
• D: $\&space;y=-2x+5\\$
14

• A: 48.0 m
• B: 34.6 m
• C: 24.0 m
• D: 17.3 m
15

• A: 0.67m
• B: 1.5m
• C: 1.8m
• D: 5.0m
16

• A: 040°
• B: 060°
• C: 120°
• D: 300°
17

• A: {y:y>5}
• B: {y:y<5}
• C: {y:y>1}
• D: {y:y>0}
18

• A: 2
• B: 1
• C: – 2
• D: – 1
19

• A: 36
• B: 34
• C: 14
• D: 12

20

• A: 70°
• B: 40°
• C: 35°
• D: 20°
21

## A man travelled a distance of 8km in an hour. How long will it take him to cover a distance of 12km, travelling at the same speed?

• A: $\&space;1\frac{1}{3}hrs&space;\\$
• B: $\&space;1\frac{1}{2}hrs\\$
• C: $\&space;1\frac{3}{4}hrs\\$
• D: $\&space;2\&space;hrs\\$
22

• A: 6/11
• B: 3/11
• C: 2/11
• D: 1/11
23

• A: 0.0408
• B: 0.048
• C: 0.408
• D: 0.48
24

• A: 14 cm
• B: 22 cm
• C: 28 cm
• D: 20 cm
25

• A: 84
• B: 40
• C: 28
• D: 20

26

• A: 65°
• B: 55°
• C: 45°
• D: 25°
27

## Given that $r=\left(\begin{matrix}-3\\-5\\\end{matrix}\&space;\right)\&space;and\&space;t=\left(\&space;\begin{matrix}3\\5\\\end{matrix}\&space;\right),\&space;find\&space;r+t.$

• A: $\&space;\left(\begin{matrix}-6\\10\\\end{matrix}\&space;\right)\\$
• B: $\&space;\left(\begin{matrix}-6\\-10\\\end{matrix}\&space;\right)\\$
• C: $\&space;\left(\begin{matrix}0\\-10\\\end{matrix}\&space;\right)\\$
• D: $\&space;\left(\begin{matrix}6\\10\\\end{matrix}\&space;\right)\\$
28

## A trader sold 90 oranges at 3 for GH₵ 0.75. How much did she get from selling all the oranges?

• A: GH₵ 22.50
• B: GH₵ 67.50
• C: GH₵ 75.00
• D: GH₵ 225.50
29

## Express 72 as a product of prime factors

• A: $\&space;2^3\times3^2&space;\\$
• B: $\&space;2^2\times3^3&space;\\$
• C:$\&space;2^2\times3^2&space;\\$
• D: $\&space;2\times3&space;\\$
30

## Simplify: $3a\&space;\times24ab$.

• A: $\inline&space;\&space;27\&space;ab^2&space;\\$
• B: $\inline&space;\&space;27a^2b\\$
• C: $\&space;72ab^2\\$
• D: $\&space;72a^2b\\$
31

## Simplify: $\left(\begin{matrix}-2\\3\\\end{matrix}\&space;\right)\&space;+&space;\left(\begin{matrix}-1\\5\\\end{matrix}\&space;\right)\$

• A: $\&space;\left(\begin{matrix}-3\\-2\\\end{matrix}\&space;\right)\&space;\\$
• B: $\&space;\left(\begin{matrix}-1\\2\\\end{matrix}\&space;\right)\&space;\\$
• C: $\&space;\left(\begin{matrix}-3\\8\\\end{matrix}\&space;\right)\&space;\\$
• D:$\&space;\left(\begin{matrix}-3\\8\\\end{matrix}\&space;\right)\&space;\\$
32

• A: 6916
• B: 7804
• C: 7904
• D: 1235
33

• A: 0.01
• B: 0.001
• C: 0.0001
• D: 0.00001
34

• A: 8
• B: 15
• C: 16
• D: 30
35

## Express 30 minutes as a percentage of 3 hours 20 minutes.

• A: 12.5 %
• B: 15 %
• C: $16\frac{2}{3}%$
• D: 20 %
36

• A: 6
• B: 12
• C: 24
• D: 30
37

• A: 2.5 %
• B: 10 %
• C: 25 %
• D: 6.5 %
38

## Find the median of the following numbers: 46, 68, 34, 37, 76 and 81.

• A: 35.5
• B: 57
• C: 67
• D: 68

In the Venn diagram M and N are the subsets of the universal set U. Use this information to answer questions 39 and 40. 39.

39

## Find $M\cap&space;N$ .

• A: {7}
• B: {2,7}
• C: {3,5,8}
• D: {1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9}
40

• A: 2
• B: 3
• C: 4
• D: 6

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