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05/16/2014

OMTEX CLASSES
ALGEBRA PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION SSC
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Q1. Attempt any six of the following sub
–
questions. (6 marks)
i.

Find the first five terms of the following sequences, whose 'n
th
' term is :
=
3
ii.

2

+2
=0.
iii.

Write the co
–
ordinates of the point of intersection of X
–
axis and Y
–
axis.iv.

Two coins are tossed. Find the probability of the events head appears on the both coins.v.

A box containing 3 red, 3 white and 3 green balls. A ball is selected at random. Find theprobability that the ball picked up is a red ball.vi.

Determine the nature of the roots of the following equation from its discriminant:
2
2
+5
3=0.
vii.

If the value of the determinant
2
57

is 31, find m.
Q2. Attempt any five of the following: 10 marks
i.

Find the geometric mean of

82
1
and

82+1
.ii.

State whether k is the root of the given equation
2
4
4
=0
.iii.

Examine whether the point
(2 ,5)
lies on the graph of the equation
3
=1.
iv.

If

=
34
,
′
=
13
and

=
12
then find

.
v.

Without actually solving the simultaneous equations given below, decide whethersimultaneous equations have unique solution, no solution or infinitely manysolutions.
8
=
10; 2
=3
+7
.vi.

There are 30 tickets numbered from 1 to 30 in a box. A ticket is drawn. What is theprobability that the ticket drawn bears an odd number.
Q3. Attempt any four of the following: 12 marks
i.

Vijay invests some amount in National saving certificate. For the 1
st
year he invests Rs.500, for the 2
nd
year he invests Rs. 700, for the 3
rd
year he invests Rs. 900, and so on.How much amount he has invested in 12 years?ii.

Form the quadratic equation whose one of the root is
1
3

5
.iii.

Solve the following simultaneous equations using Cramer's rule
3
=7;
+4
=11
.iv.

Find four consecutive terms in an A.P. whose sum is 12 and the sum of 3
rd
and 4
th
termis 14.v.

Solve the following quadratic equation using formula:
4
2
+
5=0
.