# 1 2018 June WASSCE Core Maths Paper 1

1. Simplify $$\displaystyle \frac{\frac{1}{4} \times 2\frac12}{12 \div 1 \frac12}$$.
A. 5/8
B. 5/32
C. 5/64
D. 5/72

2. Given that $$3 \times 9^{1 + x} = 27^{-x}$$, find the value of x.
A. $$-\frac35$$
B. $$-1\frac23$$
C. $$-2$$
D. $$-3$$