# IGCSE Mathematics Paper-1: Specimen Questions with Answers 141 - 144 of 324

## Question 141

### Write in Short

The line with equation passes through the point (-11, 2) . Find k.

### Explanation

Here, equation is and point passing through it is (-11, 2) .

So, (x, y) = (-11, 2) put it in the equation:

## Question 142

### Describe in Detail

Essay▾

Nisha bought a showpiece in this sale. Its original price was .

(a) How much did Nisha save?

(b) The next day, all items were sold at half the original price. How much more would Nisha have saved if she had waited until the next day to buy the showpiece?

### Explanation

Here,

(a) Price of showpiece is and sale is of 30 % .

So,

So, she got discount of which she saved.

(b) Next day, all items were sold at half the original price that means 50 % reduction.

So, , so she will saved more than saved in 30 % reduction.

## Question 143

### Write in Short

Expand the brackets and simplify

Here,

## Question 144

### Write in Short

A Sari is having the length of 550 centimeters. If we cut it into equal length of centimeters, then how many piece we will get.

### Explanation

Here, Sari is of 550 centimeters.

We cut it into centimeters of equal length means

So, 550 centimeters = 1 sari’s piece

Then 42.5 centimeters = ? pieces