# WASSCE Core Maths 1 Questions and Answers

The 2024 WASSCE Core Maths Paper will be written on Thursday, 12th September 2024. We have compiled some likely questions with answers for candidates..

These questions were set to test your readiness as a candidate for the exams. Make yourselves abreast with these sample questions and answers

## WASSCE 2024 Core Maths Questions With Answers

**1. Which of the following is a unit rate**?

A. 10 miles in 2 hours

B. Gh₵25 for 5 items

C. 3 gallons of gas for Gh₵10

D. 100 pages in 4 hours

**2. What does it mean to write**?

A. Limit as x approaches 2 from the left

B. Limit as x approaches 2 from the right

C. The 2 must be added to the 3 to get the limit

D. Equate the x+3 to the 2

**3. In a data set with an even number of observations, how is the median calculated?**

A. The value that appears most frequently

B. The average of the two middle values

C. The middle value is used as the median

D. The sum of all values divided by 2

**4. Your father took the dimensions of a triangle and realized that they are Pythagorean triples. Which of the following triangles is NOT likely to be the triangle?**

A. Equilateral triangle

B. Isosceles triangle

C. Obtuse angled triangle

D. Scalene triangle

## WASSCE 2024 Core Maths Questions (Samples with Answers)

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**5. Find the magnitude of the resultant of the forces F1=(3i-4j)N, F=(2i+6j)N and F3 =(-i+j)**.

A. 4N

B. 5N

C. 6N

D. 7N

**6. An NGO wants to build a school facility to serve learners of school-going age in two farming communities, Donkoso and Paamu. The communities are located at the points (-4,-3) and (-5,1) respectively. If the school is to be located at the point C(x,y) such that learners from both communities will walk equal distance to the school, find the relation between the point C and the two communities.**

A. 2x+8y+1=0

B. 2x+8y-1=0

C. 2x-8y-1=0

D. 2x-8y+1=0

**7. A landlord increases his rent yearly by Gh₵2000.00. A company director paid Gh₵8000.00 in the first year. What is the total rent to be paid by the director after 12 years?**

A. Gh₵108,000.00

B. Gh₵118,000.00

C. Gh₵30,000.00

D. Gh₵98,000.00

**8. The distance around a rectangular field is the same as that of a circular track. If the dimensions of the field are 38 m by 50 m, calculate the land area of the circular track. [Take π=22/7**]

A. 2264 m2

B. 2464 m2

C. 2664 m2

D. 2864 m2

**9. If the price of fuel is increased by 50% by what fraction must a car’s consumption be reduced so as to keep the same expenditure on its fuel consumption?**

A. 1/4

B 1/3

C. 1/2

D. 2/3

**10. The speed v ms^1 of a body moving in a straight line from a point O in the time t seconds is given by v=24t-3t^2. Calculate the distance from O at the end of 3 seconds**.

A. 25m

B. 32m

C. 43m

D. 81m

## Answers

1. C

2. B

3. B

4. A

5. B

6. D

7. C

8. B

9. B

10. D

## Final Tips and Suggestions

We hope candidates preparing for the Core Maths wi make very good use of these WASSCE 2024 Core Mathematics Questions (Samples with Answers) provided here.

Candidates should note that specializing in specific topics and leaving the rest can be a dangerous approach to doing well in the examination.

WAEC often sets questions from between 60 and 80 percent of the total topics in the entire syllabus.

To pass the examination or stand a chance of doing well, candidates should study all the topics covered very well and solve past questions (WASSCE and Mock) to test their readiness..

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