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# ALGEBRA QUESTION PAPER FOR PRACTISEOMTEX CLASSES

1. Attempt any five sub – questions: i. ii. iii. iv. v. Find the first four terms of the sequence whose nth term is 3n+1. (Ans. 4, 7, 10, 13) Show that the nth odd natural number is 2n – 1 . Solve by completing square: 𝑥 2 + 3𝑥 + 1 = 0 (Ans.
4 3 𝑥 𝑦 −3+ 5 −3− 5 2

,

Solve the following simultaneous equations: + = 1;

8 𝑥

− = 7 (Ans. 𝑦

2 9

.

vi.

x = 2 and y = -3) Without actually solving the simultaneous equations given below, examine which simultaneous equations have unique solution, no solution or infinitely many solutions. 𝑥 + 3𝑦 + 4 = 0; 2x+ 6 y – 3 = 0 (No solution)

2. Attempt any four of the sub – questions. i. ii. iii. iv. v. Find the value of k for which the given simultaneous equations have infinitely many solutions: k y + 3 y = 8 ; 6 x + 9 y = 24 . (Ans. = 2) Solve: 5𝑥 4 − 22𝑥 2 + 8 = 0 (Ans. ±2 , ±
2 5

)

vi.

If one of the root of the quadratic equation is 2 − 5. Find the quadratic equation. (Ans. 𝑥 2 − 4𝑥 − 1 = 0) How many terms are there in the A.P. 187, 194, 201, …439? (Ans. 37 A farmer borrows Rs. 1000 and agrees to repay with a total interest of Rs. 140 in 12 instalments, each instalment being less than the preceding instalment by Rs. 10. What should be his first instalment? (Ans. Rs. 150 Solve the following quadratic equations by factorization method.

ALGEBRA QUESTION PAPER FOR PRACTISEOMTEX CLASSES
3. Attempt any three of the following sub – question. i. ii. iii. iv. v. Write the next three terms of the A.P. whose first term is 11 and the common difference is 1.5. (Ans. 12.5, 14, 15.5) Find 𝑘 , if the root of the equation 5𝑥 2 + 6𝑥 + 𝑘 = 0 is 5 times the other. (Ans. 𝑘 = 1) If the roots of the quadratic equation are 6 and 7 find the quadratic equation. (Ans. 𝑥 2 − 13𝑥 + 42 = 0) Solve:
1 3𝑥

1 4𝑦

+ 1 = 0;

1 5𝑥

+

1 2𝑦

=

4 15

(Ans. 𝑥 = −

1 2

and 𝑦 = )
4

3

Find the value of k for which the given simultaneous equations have infinitely many solutions. k x + 2 y = k – 2 ; 8 x + k y = k (Ans. k = 4 which satisfies both the conditions and hence k = 4).

4. Attempt any two sub – questions. i. The sum of the measures of angles of a triangle is 1800 , of a quadrilateral is 3600, of a pentagon is 5400 , of a hexagon is 7200 , and so on. Then find the sum of measures of angles of a dodecagon (i.e. polygon with 12 sides). (Ans. 18000). Show that the nth odd natural number is 2n – 1 . 4𝑦 2 +
6 𝑦 2

ii. iii.

= 11 (Ans. ± 2 , ±

3 2

5. Attempt any two sub – questions. i. ii. iii. 𝑥 2 +
1 𝑥 2

− 7 𝑥 + 𝑛
𝑛 +1

1 𝑥

= −14 (Ans.

3± 5 2

, 2 ± 3)
1 1 1 2 6 12

If 𝑆𝑛 =

for a sequence then find the first three terms. 𝐴𝑛𝑠. , ,

If the sum of the roots of the quadratic equation 𝑎𝑥 2 + 𝑏𝑥 + 𝑐 = 0 ; is equal to the sum of the cubes of their reciprocals, then prove that 𝑎𝑏 2 = 3𝑎2 𝑐 + 𝑐 3 .

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