# Past Papers’ Solutions | Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) | AS & A level | Mathematics 9709 | Pure Mathematics 2 (P2-9709/02) | Year 2016 | Feb-Mar | (P2-9709/22) | Q#7

Hits: 148 Question The equation of a curve is 2×3+y3=24 i. Express in terms of x and y, and show that the gradient of the curve is never positive. ii. Find the coordinates of the two points on the curve at which the gradient is −2. Solution i. Gradient (slope) of […]