# 1995 JAMB Mathematics Past Questions & Answers - page 1

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1
Calculate 3310

_{5}- 1442_{5}
A 1313

_{5}
B 2131

_{5}
C 4302

_{5}
D 1103

_{5}**Correct Option:** A

2
Convert 3.1415926 to 5 decimal places

A 3.14160

B 3.14159

C 0.31415

D 3.14200

**Correct Option:** B

3
The length of a notebook 15cm, was measured as 16.8cm. Calculate the percentage error to 2 significant figures.

A 12.00%

B 11.00%

C 10.71%

D 0.12%

**Correct Option:** A

4
A worker's present salary is N24,000 per annum. His annual increment is 10% of his basic salary at the beginning of the third year?

A N28,800

B N29,040

C N31,200

D N31,944

**Correct Option:** B

5
Express the product of 0.0014 and 0.011 in standard form

A 1.54 x 10

^{-2}
B 1.54 x 10

^{-3}
C 1.54 x 10

^{-4}
D 1.54 x 10

^{-5}**Correct Option:** D

6
Evaluate \(\frac{(18)^{\frac{3}{4}} - (27)^{3}}{3 \times 2^3}\)

A 27

B 1

C \(\frac{1}{3}\)

D \(\frac{1}{8}\)

**Correct Option:** B

7
Simplify \(\frac{\sqrt{12} - \sqrt{3}}{\sqrt{12} + \sqrt{3}}\)

A \(\frac{1}{3}\)

B 9

C 16cm

D 3

**Correct Option:** A

8
Four members of a school first eleven cricket team are also members of the first fourteen rugby team. How many boys play for at least one of the two teams?

A 25

B 21

C 16

D 3

**Correct Option:** A

9
Four members of a school first eleven cricket team are also members of the first fourteen rugby team. How many boys play for at least one of the two teams?

A 25

B 21

C 16

D 3

**Correct Option:** B

10
If S = (x : x

^{2}= 9, x > 4), then S is equal to
A 4

B {0}

C \(\oplus\)

D {\(\oplus\)}

**Correct Option:** C

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