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MATHEMATICS
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.Candidates should attempt questions 1. and 5 ushieh: are compulsory, and any THREE of the .remaining ·questions, selecting at least ONE question [romeach. Section. All questions carry equal marks. Marks allotted to parts of a question are indicated against each. Answe~s must be wriUen in ENGLISH only. Assume suitable data, if considered necessary, and indicate the same clearly .. Unless indicated otherwise, s}'mbols & notations carry their usual meaning. SECTION A
1. Answer any five. of the following: (a) Show that the set"
. .
pet] = {a~2 + bt + c / a, h, cEil}.
forms a vector space over the field R. Find a basis for this vector space. What is the dimension of this vector space ?
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(b)
Determine
whether
the quadratic
form
2 q == x2 + y2 + 2xz + 4yz + 3z
is positive definite.
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(e)
Prove that, between any two real roots of eX sin x ::;;; there is at least one real root of 1, eX cos x + 1 :;;.O. Let f be a function defined on
f(x + y)
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(d)
R .such that R.
8
=
ffx) + tty),
ODe
x, y E
If f is differentiableat
that f is differentiable
point of it, then prove
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on
R.
.re)
If a plane cuts the axes in A, B, C and (a, b, c) are the coordinates of the centroid of the triangle ABC, then show that the equation of the plane is
x
abc
+
y + .:
= 3.
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(D
Find the equations of the spheres passing through the circle x2 + y2 + z2  6x  2z_ + 5 ::;;;0, y = 0 . and touching the plane 3y + 4z .+ 5 = 0.
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2.
(a)
Show that the vectors
<Xl
...
= (1, 0, 1),
~
= (1,
2, 1),
0:3:0::
(0, 3, 2) of
form a basis for R3. Find the components (1, 0, 0) w.r.t. the basis {ap 0:2, 0:31.
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(b)
Find the characteristic .(~ ~ 1 ~). ,3
polynomial
of theorem
o
Verify Cayley  Hamilton and hence find its inverse.
for this matrix
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(c)
Let
A=
H
2
6
_4 6
6)
4
2 . Find
an invertible 12
mat~ix P ~uch that P1A P is a diagonal matrix.
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(d)
Find the rank of the matrix 1 2 1 32
2
1
4
2 7 3 3
9
4 2 6
8
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3
4
5
1
6
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3.
(a)
Discuss the convergence
of the integral
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0
(b)
OQ
dx 1+ x4 sin2 x
value of xyz if x + ;r + z ;;;;a. 3
,
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Find the extreme
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(c)
Let if
(x, y)
;#.
flx, y)
=
o,
(0, 0)
if
(x, y) = (0, 0)
Show that:
(i) (ii)
fxy (0,· 0)
;I;
fyx (0, 0) at (0, 0)
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f is differentiable
(d)
Evah~at~ 
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D
(x + 2y) cIA, where D is the region
bounded by the parabolas y ::;:2x2 and y
=
1 + x2.
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4.
(a)
Prove that the second degree equation
x2 _ 2y2 + 3z2 + 5yz  6zx  4xy
+
8x  19y  2z  20 represents (b) a cone whose vertex is (1, 2, 3).
=0
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If the feet of three normals drawn from a point P
2 2 2
to the ellipsoid
x 2 + Y2 + ;abc
::::: lie in the 1
plane x + y + .: ::;:1, prove that the feet of the abc other three normals lie in the plane .
x + y + .: + 1 ::;:O.
abc
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(c)
If  =  =  represents one of the three 123 mutually perpendicular generators of the cone 5yz  8zx  3xy ;;;;; , find the equations of the 0 other two.
x
y
z
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Cd) Prove that the locus of the point of intersection of three tangent planes to the ellipsoid
x2
. abc conjugate
x2
2+
2
y2
+ 2"
z2
=
=
11 which are parallel to the
diametral
z2
planes
of the
ellipsoid
y2.
a2 ~ B2 + "12
x2. y2 z2
1 is
a2
++=~++'. 2
a ~2 "12. a2
b2
~2
c2 .  y2
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SECTION B 5. Answer any five of the following : (a) Show that cos (x + y) is an integrating factor of
y dx + [y + tan (x + y)] dy = O. Hence solve it. (b) Solve 8
2
dx
(c)
d2y

dy x. 2+ y = xe SIn x dx with one end on a
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A uniform" rod AB rests
smooth inclined horizon. discuss vertical plane, stability. is thrown making
wall and the other on a smooth
an angle a with the
of equilibrium and 8
Find· the positions
(d)
A particle
over a triangle base and grazing
from one the vertex
end of a horizontal
falls on the other end of the base. If 81 and 82 be the base angles and 8 be the angle of projection, prove that, 8
~1
tan 8 = tan 81 + tan 82,
(e) Prove that the horizontal line through thecentre of .pressure of a .rectangle immersed in 'a liquid with one si de in the surface,. di vides the rectangle in two parts, the fluid pressure on which, are in the ratio, 4 : 5, 6
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(D
Fin,d the directional
~ ~ ~
derivation
i
of
'12,
where,
V = xy2 i + zy2 j + xz2 k at the point (2, 0, "3) in the direction of the outward
surface x2 + ; + z2
=
normal to the 14 at the point (3, 2, 1).
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6.
(a)
Solve the following differential equation . dy == sin2 (x  y + 6)
dx
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(b)
Find the general solution of.
d2y + . dy
dx2
(c)
2x 
dx
+ (x2 + l)y
=
0.
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Solve
(! lr (~2 + 1
d2y (x2 1) _. dx2
2x 
r
y=x
+ eX
of parameters
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(d)
Solve by the method of variation the following equation
dy +
dx·
2y == (x2  1)2
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7.
(a)
A uniform suspended horizontal middle
chain of length 2Z and weight W, is from two points A and B in the same line. A load P is now hung from the of .

point D of the chain and the depth tension is, h+ 2hZ
2
this point below AB is found to be h. Show that each terminal
1[z P.+W. 2 h
i2] .
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(b)
A particle (distance) distance hyperbola 8in1
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moves
with
a central
acceleration
it is projected with velocity V at a . if the angle of projection
IS,
R. Show that its path is a rectangular
VR ( V2
(c)
1/2

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A smooth wedge of mass M is placed on a smooth horizontal plane and a particle of mass m slides , down its slant face which is inclined at an angle a to the .horizontal plane. Prove that the acceleration of the wedge is,
,
mgsin excos a M + m sin2 ex'
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8.
(a)
(i)
Show that
)
F ~ (2xy + z3) i +
)
xj
2
)
+
3z
2
xk
5
....
a conservative field. Find its scalar potential and also the work done in moving a particle from (1, 2, 1) to (3, 1, 4).
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(ii)
Show that, . V ftr) = r=
2
G
)f'(r) + ["(r), where
Jx2
+ y2 + z2 .
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(b)  Use divergence theorem to evaluate,
ff
s
(x3 dy dz + x y dz dx' + x z dy dx), 10

2
2
where S is the sphere, x2 + y2 + z2 = 1.
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(c),
If A = 2y i 
Z
J
 x2 k and S is the surface of
~
the parabolic cylinder y2 = 8x in the first octant bounded by. the planes y = 4, Z = 6, evaluate the
surface integral,
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(d) integral,
A. n dS . 10 the
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Use Green's theorem in a plane to evaluate
J
C
[(2x2  y2) dx + (x2 + y2) dy], where C
"
is the boundary of the surface in the xyplane enclosed by, y = 0 and the semicircle,
y=
Jl x
2
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