## 2024 WAEC Mathematics Answers Released – See Waec Maths Questions for Objectives & Essay Here.

The Waec Mathematics Answers 2024 questions are now available. The West African Examination Council (WAEC) General Mathematics essay and objective paper will now be written on Thursday, 30th May 2024.

The WAEC Mathematics 2 (Essay) paper will start at 9:30 am and will last for 2hrs 30mins while the Waec Mathematics 1 (Objective) exam will commence at 3:00 pm and will last for 1hr 30mins. In this post, you will be seeing the WAEC Maths questions and answers 2024 for candidates who will participate in the examination from past questions.

The questions and answers below on WAEC Mathematics have been provided to assist candidates in understanding the required standards expected in the WAEC Mathematics Examination. There is nothing *Waec Mathematics Expo 2024 *online.

**2024 WAEC Mathematics Question and Answer.**

**PAPER 2 [Essay]**

*Answer any … questions.*

*Write your answers in the answer booklet provided.*

1. (a) Solve: 7x + 4 < (4x + 3).

(b) Salem, Sunday and Shaka shared a sum of N 1,100.00. For every N2.00 that Salem gets, Sunday gets fifty kobo and for every N 4.00 Sunday gets, Shaka gets N 2.00. Find Shaka’s share.

2. (a) The angle of depression of a boat from the mid-point of a vertical cliff is 35°. If the boat is 120 m from the foot of the cliff, calculate the height of the cliff.

(b) Towns P and Q are x km apart. Two motorists set out at the same time from P to Q at steady speeds of 60 km/h and 80 km/h. The faster motorist got to Q 30 minutes earlier than the other. Find the value of x.

3. (a) A boy 1.2 m tall, stands 6 m away from the foot of a vertical lamp pole 4.2 m long. If the lamp is at the tip of the pole, represent this information in a diagram.

(b) Calculate the:

(i) length of the shadow of the boy cast by the lamp.

4. (a) The present ages of a father and his son are in the ratio 10 : 3. If the son is 15 years old now, in how many years will the ratio of their ages be 2 : 1?

(b) The arithmetic mean of x, y and z is 6 while that of x, y, z, t, u, v and w is 9. Calculate the arithmetic mean of t, u, v and w.

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6. A point H is 20m away from the foot of a tower on the same horizontal ground. From point H, the angle of elevation of point (P) on the tower and the top (T) of the tower are 30o and 50o respectively. Calculate, and correct 3 significant figures:

(a) /PT/;

(b) The distance between H and the top of the tower;

(c) The position of H if the angle of depression of H from the top of the tower is to be 40°.

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9. In the diagram, /AB/ = 8 km, /BC/ = 13 km, the bearing of A from B is 310° and the bearing of B from C is 230°. Calculate, correct to 3 significant figures,

(a) the distance AC;

(b) the bearing of C from A;

(c) how far east of B, C is

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11. (a) In a class of 40 students, 18 passed Mathematics, 19 passed Accounts, 16 passed Economics, 5 Mathematics and Accounts only, 6 Mathematics only, 9 Accounts only, 2 Accounts and Economics only. If each student offered at least one of the subjects.

i. How many students failed in all the subjects?

ii. Find the percentage number who failed in at least one of Economics and Mathematics;

(b) Calculate the probability that a student selected at random failed in Accounts.

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**WAEC Mathematics Objective Questions 2024.**

**PAPER 1 (Objective)**

*Answer ***ALL*** questions in this section.*

*Shade your answer in the answer booklet provided.*

1. In a school, 180 students offer mathematics or physics, or both. If 125 offer mathematics and 105 offer physics. How many students offer mathematics only?

A.75 B. 80 C. 55 D. 125.

2. Find the value of x for which 3(2^{4x + 3}) = 96

A. 2 B. -2 C. ½ D. -1/2

3. The cost of renovating a 5m square room is N500. What is the cost of renovating a 10m square room?

A. N1,000 B. N2,500 C. 2,000 D. N10,000

4. Find the rate of change of the total surface area S of a sphere with respect to its radius r when r = 2

A. 8 B. 16 C. 10 D. 14

5. Differentiate (cosӨ + sinӨ)^{2} with respect to Ө.

A. 2cos2Ө B. 2sin2Ө C. -2cos2Ө D. -2sin2Ө

6. A binary operation * on the set of rational numbers is defined as x * y = 2x + [x^{3} – y^{3}/x + y]. find -1*2

A. 11 B. -11 C. 8 D. -8

7. A polynomial in x whose zeroes are 2, 1 and -3 is ______

A. x^{3} – 7x + 6

B. x^{3} + 7x – 6

C. x^{3} – 7x – 6

D. x^{3} + 7x + 6

8. Find the range of values of x for which 7x – 3 > 3x + 4

A. x < 7/4

B. x > 7/4

C. 7x < 4

D. -4x < 7

9. Some red balls were put in a basket containing 12 white balls and 16 blue balls. If the probability of picking a red ball from the basket is 3/7, how many red balls were introduced?

A. 13 B.20 C. 12 D. 21

10. Convert 1231_{4} to a number in base 6.

A. 105_{6
}B. 301_{6
}C. 103_{6
}D. 501_{6}

11. Find the slope of the curve y = 3x^{3} + 5x^{2} – 3 at (-1, 5).

A. 1 B. -1 C. 19 D. -19

12. Find the area of the region bounded by y = x^{2} + x – 2 and x-axis.

A. 9/2 B. -39/6 C. 8/3 D. 16/3

13. The minimum value of y = x^{2} – 4x – 5 is ______

A. 2 B. -2 C.13 D. -13

14. There are 8 boys and 4 girls in a lift. What is the probability that the first person who steps out of the lift will be a boy?

A. 3/4 B. 1/3 C. 2/3 D. 1/4

15. H varies directly as p and inversely as the square of y. If H = 1, p = 8 and y = 2, find H in terms of p and y.

A. H = p /4y^2 B. H = 2p / y^2 C. H = p / 2 y^2 D. H = p / y^2

16. Solve 4x^2 – 16x + 15

A. X = 1 (1/2) or X = -2 (1/2) B. X = 1 (1/2) or X = 2 (1/2) C. X = 1 (1/2) or X = -1 (1/2) D. X = -1 (1/2) or X = -2 (1/2)

17. If (0.25)^y = 32, find the value of y.

A. y = -5/2 B. y = -3/2 B. y = 3/2 D. y = 5/2.

18. Simplify: log 6 – 3log 3 + 2/3log 27.

A. 3log 2 B. Log 2 C. Log 3 D. 2log 3

19. Bala sold an article for 6,900.00 nairas and made a profit of 15 percent. Calculate his percentage profit if he had sold for 6600.00.

A. 5 percent B. 10 percent C. 12 percent D. 13 percent

20. If 3P = 4Q and 9P = 8Q-12, find the value of PQ.

A. 12 B. 7 C. -7 D. -12

21. Evaluate 0.42 divided by 2.5 /0.5 x 2.05, leaving the answer in standard form.

A. 1.639 x 10^2 B. 1.639 x 10^1 C. 1.639 x 10^-1 D. 1.639 x 10^-2.

22. A husband contributes 7% of his income into a fund and his wife contributes 4% of her income. If the husband earns N5,500 per annum (p.a) and his wife earns N4,000 p.a, find the sum of their contribution

to the fund.

A. N1,045 B. N605 C. N545 D. N490.

23. If the children share N10.50K among themselves in the ratio 6:7:8, How much is the largest share?

A. N3.00 B. N3.50 C. N4.00 D. N4.50.

24. A trader makes a loss of 15% when selling an article. Find the ratio, selling price: cost price.

A. 3:20 B. 3:17 C. 17:20 D. 20:23.

25. The ages of three men are in the ratio 3:4:5. If the difference between the ages of the oldest and youngest is 18 years, find the sum of the ages of the three men.

A. 45 years B. 72 years C. 108 years D. 216 years.

26. A bicycle wheel of a radius of 42cm is rolled over a distance of 66m. How many revolutions does it make?

[Take π=22/7]

A. 2.5 B. 5 C. 25 D. 50.

27. If 2x : (x+1) =3:2, what is the value of x?

A. ½ B. 1 C. 1½ D. 3.

28. What is the probability of having an odd number in a single toss of a fair die?

A. 1/6 B. 1/3 C. ½ C. 2/3.

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