# WASSCE 2023: Elective Mathematics Sample Questions and Answers (Objectives)

## WAEC Further Mathematics 2023/2024 questions and answers are now available. Are you a WAEC student? If you answered yes, this post will show you the WAEC Further Mathematics answers as well as the tricks you’ll need to ace your WAEC exam.

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**PAPER 1:** Will include forty multiple-choice objective questions covering the whole Further Mathematics curriculum. Candidates will have one hour to answer all questions for a total of 40 marks. The questions will be drawn from the following sections of the syllabus:

**30 questions on pure mathematics**

**4 questions about statistics and probability**

**6 questions about vectors and mechanics**

**PAPER 2:** Will consist of two portions, A and B, to be completed in two hours for a total of 100 marks.

Section A will consist of eight compulsory elementary-level questions worth 48 marks. The following questions will be distributed:

**4 questions on pure mathematics**

**2 questions about statistics and probability**

**2 questions on vectors and mechanics**

**Section B** will consist of seven challenging problems divided into three sections: Parts I, II, and III are listed below:

**Part I: Pure Mathematics consists – 3 questions.**

**Part II: Statistics and Probability – 2 questions**

**Part III: Vectors and Mechanics – 2 questions**

### OBJECTIVE QUESTIONS:

1. The gradient of a curve is 8x+2 and it passes through (1,3). Find the equation of the curve

A. y = 4x^2 + 2x + 3

B. y = -4x^2 + 2x -3

C. y = 4x^2 – 2x + 3

D. y = 4x^2 + 2x + 3

E. y= 4x^2 – 2x – 3

**(Answer: A)**

2. Integrate 3x^2 + 4x – 8 with respect to x

A. x^3 + 2x^2 + 8x + k

B. 6x + 4 + k

C. x^3 – 2x^2 + 8x + k

D. x^3 + x^2 – 8x + k

E. x^3 + 2x^2 – 8x + k

**(Answer: A)**

3. Given that y = 3x^3 + 4x^2 + 7. Find dy/dx at x = 1

A. 14

B. 15

C. 17

D. 30

E. 35

**(Answer: C)**

4. Given the matrix M=

2 -4 -4

1 8 2

1 1 -2

find |M|

A. -24

B. -8

C. 8

D. 24

E. 48

**(Answer: A)**

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