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# OMTEX CLASSES ALGEBRA PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION SSC

Q1. Attempt any six of the following sub questions. i. ii. iii. iv. v. vi. vii. (6 marks)

Find the first five terms of the following sequences, whose 'nth' term is : = 3 If the following equation quadratic? 2 + 2 = 0. Write the co ordinates of the point of intersection of X axis and Y axis. Two coins are tossed. Find the probability of the events head appears on the both coins. A box containing 3 red, 3 white and 3 green balls. A ball is selected at random. Find the probability that the ball picked up is a red ball. Determine the nature of the roots of the following equation from its discriminant: 2 2 + 5 3 = 0. 2 If the value of the determinant is 31, find m. 5 7 10 marks

## Q2. Attempt any five of the following: i. ii. iii. iv. v.

Find the geometric mean of 82 1 and 82 + 1. State whether k is the root of the given equation 2 4 4 = 0. Examine whether the point (2 , 5) lies on the graph of the equation 3 = 1. If =
3 4

, =

1 3

and =

1 2

then find .

vi.

Without actually solving the simultaneous equations given below, decide whether simultaneous equations have unique solution, no solution or infinitely many solutions. 8 = 10; 2 = 3 + 7. There are 30 tickets numbered from 1 to 30 in a box. A ticket is drawn. What is the probability that the ticket drawn bears an odd number. Vijay invests some amount in National saving certificate. For the 1st year he invests Rs. 500, for the 2nd year he invests Rs. 700, for the 3rd year he invests Rs. 900, and so on. How much amount he has invested in 12 years? Form the quadratic equation whose one of the root is 1 3 5. Solve the following simultaneous equations using Cramer's rule 3 = 7; + 4 = 11. Find four consecutive terms in an A.P. whose sum is 12 and the sum of 3rd and 4th term is 14. Solve the following quadratic equation using formula: 4 2 + 5 = 0.

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## OMTEX CLASSES ALGEBRA PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION SSC

Q4. Attempt any three of the following sub questions: i. ii. iii. iv. 12 marks

If S6 = 126 and S3 = 14, then find a and r. If the difference of the roots of the quadratic equation is 3 and difference between their cubes is 189, find the quadratic equation. Solve the following simultaneous equations:
2

+ = 13; + = 12.

## Solve the following simultaneous equation using graphical method. 4 = 5; = 2 + 1

Q5. Attempt any four of the following. i. ii. iii. iv. v. Solve the following equations: 9 2 +
1 2

20 marks 3
1

20 = 0.

If the arithmetic mean and the geometric mean of two number are in the ratio 5: 4 and the sum of the two numbers is 30 then find these numbers. Find three consecutive terms in a G.P. such that the sum of the 2nd and 3rd term is 60 and the product of all the three is 8000. If S3 = 31 and S6 = 3906 then find a and r. Durga's mother gave some 10 rupee notes and some 5 rupee notes to her, which amounts to Rs. 190. Durga said, "If the number of 10 rupee notes and 5 rupee notes would have been interchanged, I would have Rs. 185 in my hand". So how many notes of rupee 10 and rupee 5 were given to Durga?

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