# 2024 BECE Mathematics Sample Questions Based On Confirmed Topics

The 2024 BECE Mathematics paper will be written on Thursday, 11th July, 2024. Here are some sample questions for candidates based on confirmed topics from WAEC.

1. Which of the following is a finite set?

(a) {2, 4, 6, 8, …}

(b) {1, 2, 3, 4, …}

(c) {…, 2,3,5,7}

(d) [3,6,9,12}

2. Given that M = { a, b, c}, find the number of subsets of M.

(a) 3

(b) 4

(c) 6

(d) 8

3. If P = {2, 3, 4, 6, 8} and Q = {1, 2, 3, 4}, find P n Q.

(a){2, 3, 4}

(b) {7, 9, 10}

(c) {2, 3, 4, 6, 8}

(d) 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8}

4. A boy bought 3 pairs of socks at GH¢17.50 per a pair and paid with two GH¢50.00 notes. How much change was he given?

(a) GH¢27.50

(b) GH¢37.50

(c) GH¢47.50

(d) GH¢48.50

5. Find the Least Common Multiple (LCM) of the numbers 5, 10 and 12.

6. Correct 48,947.2547 to the nearest hundred.

(a) 490

(b) 48,900

(c) 48,950

(d) 49,000

6. Simplify : 16 + 5.6 + 0.681

(a) 2.2281

(b) 22.281

(c) 222.81

(d) 2228.1

7. Arrange the following integers from the least to the highest: -4, 9, -10, -7 and 2.

(a) -10, -7, -4, 2, 9

(b) -10, 9, -7, -4, 2

(c) -4, -7, -10, 2, 9

(d) 2, -4, -7, 9, -10

8. Simplify : (46 * 102) + (102 * 54)

(a) 1,020

(b) 10,200

(c) 102,000

(d) 1,020,000

9. Correct 5178.3426 to two decimal places.

(a) 5178.00

(b) 5178.30

(c) 5178.34

10. Find the simple interest on GH¢120,000.00 for 5months at 12% per annum.

(a) GH¢6,000.00

(b) GH¢7,200.00

(c) GH¢50,000.00

(d) GH¢6,000.00

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11. Fifteen boys took 12 hours to weed a plot of land. If nine boys work at the same rate, how long will it take them to weed the plot of land?

(a) 6 hours

(b) 7 hours

(c) 11 hours

(d) 20 hours

12. A car cost GH¢12,500.00. a discount of 9% is given for cash payment. Find the cost of the car when payment is made by cash.

(a) GH¢10.250.00

(b) GH¢11,250.00

(c) GH¢11375.00

(d) GH¢13,625.00

13. Multiply 1001101two by 111two.

A. 1001101two

B. 1000101two

C. 1001001two

D. 1010001two

E. 10011two

14. A Toyota Hilux uses 100 litres of fuel in a distance of 250km. How many litres of fuel will it use for a distance of 150 kilometres?

A. 50 litres

B. 60 litres

C. 80 litres

D. 133 litres

E. 375 litres

15. Reciprocal of 0.65 to three significant figure is?

A. 1.54

B. 1.538

C. 1.53

D. 1.500

E. 0.54

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