MATHEMATICS
Examination Papers
2008–2012
CONTENT

CBSE Examination Paper–2008 (Delhi) 
3 

CBSE Examination Paper–2008 (All India) 
32 

CBSE Examination Paper–2009 (Delhi) 
67 

CBSE Examination Paper–2009 (All India) 
93 

CBSE Examination Paper–2009 (Foreign) 
119 

CBSE Examination Paper–2010 (Delhi) 
147 

CBSE Examination Paper–2010 (All India) 
179 

CBSE Examination Paper–2010 (Foreign) 
211 

CBSE Examination Paper–2011 (Delhi) 
241 

CBSE Examination Paper–2011 (All India) 
273 

CBSE Examination Paper–2011 (Foreign) 
303 

CBSE Examination Paper–2012 (Delhi) 
335 

CBSE Examination Paper–2012 (All India) 
368 

CBSE Examination Paper–2012 (Foreign) 
400 
EXAMINATION PAPERS – 2008
MATHEMATICS CBSE (Delhi) CLASS – XII
Time allowed: 3 hours
Maximum marks: 100
General Instructions:
1. All questions are compulsory.
2. The question paper consists of 29 questions divided into three sectionsA, B and C. Section A comprises of 10 questions of one mark each, Section B comprises of 12 questions of four marks each and Section C comprises of 7 questions of six marks each.
3. All questions in Section A are to be answered in one word, one sentence or as per the exact requirement of the question.
4. There is no overall choice. However, internal choice has been provided in 4 questions of four marks each and 2 questions of six marks each. You have to attempt only one of the alternatives in all such questions.
5. Use of calculators is not permitted.
Set–I
SECTION–A
1. If f (x) x 7 and g(x) x 7, x R, find ( fog) (7)
2. Evaluate : sin
3
sin
1
1
2
1
0
3. Find the value of x and y if : 2
a 
ib 
c 

id 

4. Evaluate: 


c

id 
a 

ib 
3
x
^{} ^{}
y
1
0
2
^{} ^{}
2 

3 

5. Find the cofactor of a _{1}_{2} in the following: 
6 
0 

1 
5 
6.
7.
Evaluate:
Evaluate:
x 2
1 x
3
dx
1 dx
0
1
x
2
5
1
6
8
5
4
7
8. Find a unit vector in the direction of ^{} a 3 i 2 j
6 k
4
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9.
10.
11.
12.
13.
Find the angle between the vectors ^{}
a
i
j
k ^{} and ^{} b
i
j
k
For what value of are the vectors ^{} 2
a
i
j
k and ^{}
b
SECTION–B
(i) Is the binary operation defined on set N, given by a *
i 

j 2 

3 
k perpendicular to each other? 
b 

a

b 
for all a, b N, commutative? 

2 
(ii) Is the above binary operation associative?
Prove the following:
tan
tan
1
1
1
1
tan
1
1
tan
1
3
5
7
Let A
3
4
0
2
1
6
5
3
7
.
1
8
4
Express A as sum of two matrices such that one is symmetric and the other is skew symmetric.
OR 

1 
2 
2 

If A 
2 
1 
2 
, verify that A 
^{2} 4 
A 
5 
I 
0 
2 
2 
1 
14.
15.
16.
17.
18.
For what value of k is the following function continuous at x 2 ?
f
(
x
)
2 1
x
k
3
x
1
;
;
;
2
x 2
x
x
2
Differentiate the following with respect to x : tan ^{}
1
Find the equation of tangent to the curve x sin 3t, y cos 2t
Evaluate:
0
x
sin
x
1
cos
2
x
dx
at
t 4
Solve the following differential equation:
(x 2
y
2
) dx
2
xy dy
0
given that y 1 when x 1
OR
Solve the following differential equation:
dy
x
(
2
y
x
)
dx
x
(
2
y
x
)
,
if y 1 when x 1
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19. Solve the following differential equation : cos
_{2} _{x} dy
dx
y
tan x
20. If ^{} a

i

j 

k ^{} and ^{} b 
j


If a 

b 

c 
0 and a  
k , find a vector ^{} such that a
c





c 

b 
and a 
. 
c 
3. 
3
OR
, b  5 and c  7, show that the angle between ^{} and ^{} is 60°.
a
b
21. Find the shortest distance between the following lines :
x
3
y
1
5
2
z
7
1
_{a}_{n}_{d} x
7
1
1
y
2
1
z 1
2 ^{y}
6
OR
^{z}
3
2
1
at a distance 3
Find the point on the line ^{x} ^{}
3
2 from the point (1, 2, 3).
22. A pair of dice is thrown 4 times. If getting a doublet is considered a success, find the probability distribution of number of successes.
SECTION–C
23. Using properties of determinants, prove the following :
2
2
2
2
2
2
(
(
) (
)
) (
2
1
2
1
) (
2
1
)
24. Show that the rectangle of maximum area that can be inscribed in a circle is a square. OR Show that the height of the cylinder of maximum volume that can be inscribed in a cone of
height h is ^{1} 3 h.
25. Using integration find the area of the region bounded by the parabola y ^{2} 4 x and the circle
4
x
2
4
y
2
26. Evaluate:
27. Find the equation of the plane passing through the point ( 1, 1, 2) and perpendicular to each of the following planes:
2x 3y 3z 2 and 5x 4y z 6
OR
Find the equation of the plane passing through the points ( 3, 4, 1) and (0, 1, 0) and parallel to
the line ^{x} ^{}
2
3
^{y}
3
^{z}
7
2
5
6
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28. A factory owner purchases two types of machines, A and B for his factory. The requirements and the limitations for the machines are as follows :
Machine 
Area occupied 
Labour force 
Daily output (in units) 

A 1000 
m ^{2} 
12 men 
60 

B 1200 
m ^{2} 
8 men 
40 
He has maximum area of 9000 m ^{2} available, and 72 skilled labourers who can operate both the machines. How many machines of each type should he buy to maximise the daily output?
29. An insurance company insured 2000 scooter drivers, 4000 car drivers and 6000 truck drivers. The probability of an accident involving a scooter, a car and a truck are 0.01, 0.03 and 0.15 respectively. One of the insured persons meets with an accident. What is the probability that he is a scooter driver.
Set–II
Only those questions, not included in Set I, are given
x
20.
Solve for x : tan
1
(
2
)
tan
1
(
3
x
)
^{} .
4
, find ^{d}^{y}
dx ^{.}
23. Using properties of determinants, prove the following :
24.
1
Evaluate:
a
2
ab
b
2
2
b
2
1
0
x
sin
x
1
cos
2
x
ab
2
a
2
2
a
dx .
b
2
1
b
a
2
2
2
a
b
2
(
1
a
2
b
2
)
3
.
25. Using integration, find the area of the region enclosed between the circles x
(x 2)
2
y
2
4 .
Set–III
2
y
2
4 and
Only those questions, not included in Set I and Set II, are given.
20.
Solve for x : tan
1
x 1 tan x 2
1
x 1 x 2
4
21. If y cot
1
22. Evaluate:
1
0
1
sin
x
1
sin
x
1
sin
x
1
sin
x
cot
1
[
1
x
x
2
]
dx
, find ^{d}^{y}
dx
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23. Using properties of determinants, prove the following :
a 

b 
2 
c 
a 
b 

c 
b 

c 
2 
a 
b 

2 ( 
a 

b 

c 
) 

c 
a 
c 

a 
2 
b 
3
24. Using integration, find the area lying above xaxis and included between the circle
x
2
y
2
8
x and the parabola y
^{2} 4 .
x
25. Using properties of definite integrals, evaluate the following:
0
x
tan
x
sec
x
tan
x
dx
SOLUTIONS
Set–I
SECTION–A
1. Given f (x) x 7 and g(x) x 7, x R
fog(x) f(g(x)) g(x) 7 (x 7) 7 x (fog) (7) 7.
2. sin
3.
3
2
2
0
1
0
6
sin
3
x
6
2 x
2 y
1
1
^{} ^{}
^{} ^{}
1
2
0
sin
6
8
6
8
6
8
3
sin
2
46
5
1
5
1
5
1
Comparing both matrices
2
y
1
y
1
6
x
2
0
2
2
^{} ^{}
^{} ^{}
^{} ^{}
2 y 5 and 2x 2 8 


y 3 and 2x 6 


x 3, y 3. 

a 
ib 
c 

id 


c
id 
a 

ib 
2
2
2
i
b
2
2
] [i
)
c
d
d
(
2
2
b
2
2
b
d
2
2
2
c
c
2
2
)
Minor of a _{1}_{2} is M _{1}_{2}
6
1
4
7
]
42
4
4.
(a ib) (a ib) (c id) ( c id)
[a
(a
a
5.
1
8
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6.
7.
8.
Cofactor C
12
Let I
x
2
1 x
3
(
1
dx
)
1
2
M
12
(
1
Putting 1 x
3
3 x
2
dx dt
dt
x
2
dx
or
3
t
1
3
1
3
x
1
t
log
1
^{1} 3 logt
x
3

C
dt
I
C
1
0
dx
1
x
2
^{} 3
a
tan
4
0
i
j
2
4 ^{.}
k
6
1
0
tan
1
(
1
)
tan
a
Unit vector in direction of a
3
)
1
(
(
46
0
)
)
46
6 k)
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SECTION–B
11. 
(i) 
Given N be the set 

a 
* 
b

a 
b

a, b

N 

2 

To find * is commutative or not. 

Now, a 
* b

a 
b _{=} b a 
(addition is commulative on N) 

2 2 

= b a 

So 
a * b b * a is commutative. 



(ii) 
To find Now a 
a * (b * c) *( b * c ) a 
(a * b) * c *
b
c
or not a
b 
2 
c 


2 a 

b

c 


2 

2 
4 

a 

b 

(a *b) * c 


a

b 

* 
c 

2 
c 

2 
2 

_{} a b 2c 

4 

From (i) and (ii) (a *b) * c a *(b * c) 

Hence the operation is not associative. 

12. 
L.H.S. 
= tan 

1 
1 
tan 

1 
1 

tan 

1 
1 

tan
1 
1 

3 
5 
7 
8 

1 
1 
1 
1 




= tan 

1 
3 1 1 
5

1 

tan 

1 
7 1 
1 
8

1 

3 
5 
7 
8 


tan 

1 
8 

tan 
1 
15 

14 
55 

4 
3 


tan 

1 
4 
tan 

1 
3 
tan 
1 
7 

11 

7 
11 
1 
4 

3 

7 
11 

tan 

1 
65 

tan 
1 
65 

tan 

1 
1 
^{} 
= R.H.S 

77 

12 
65 
4 
(i)
(ii)
13.
We know that any matrix can be expressed as the sum of symmetric and skew symmetric.
So, A
1
2
(
A
T
A
)
1
2
(
A
A
T
)
10
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or A P Q where P is symmetric matrix and Q skew symmetric matrix.

3 
2 
5


3 


A 
T 
)

1 2

4 0 
1 6 
3 7

2 5 

6 
6 
5


3 


1 2
6 5 
2 9 
9 14


2 5 3 


A 
T 
) 

3 
2 
5 



3 

1 
4 
1 
3 


2 


2 1 2 
0
6 0 2 5 
2 0 3 7

5 3 0 5



0 
1 
^{5}



2 



3 



1 
0 

2 



5 
3 


2 
2 
0


1 
2 
2 

2 
1 
2 

2 
2 
1 

A 

A 


1 

1 

2

2 

2 

2 
1 
2 


2 
1 
1 
2 
2 
2 
2 2 


2 

1 

2

2 

1 

2 
2
2 


9 
8 
8




8 
9 
8



8 
8 
9



4 
8 
8

5 

1 


8 
4 
8
and 
5 
I 

0 


8 
8 
4


0 
A
A
A ^{2}
4 A
P
1
2
( A
Q ^{1} 2 (
4
1
3
3
1
9
2
0
6
7
^{5}
2
^{9}
2
^{7}
4
1
3
0
6
7
OR
1
2
2
5
0
0
1
1
1
1
5
2
2
1
0
0
1
2
2
2
1
2
2
5
0
0
2
2
2
0
5
0
2
1
2
0
0
5
2
2
2
2
2
1
1
1
1
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A
2
4
A
5
I
9
8
8
4
8
8
5
9
8
8
4
8
8
5
9
8
8
4
8
8
5
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.
14. For continuity of the function at x 2
lim 
f 
( 
2 

h 
) 

f 
( 
2 
) 

lim 
f 
( 
2 

h 
) 

h 

0 
h 

0 
Now, 

lim h 0 f (2 h) 2 (2 h) 1 5 2h f ( 2 h )
5 

Also, 
f(2 h) 3(2 h) 1 5 3h 

lim 
f ( 2 

h 
) 
5 

h 0 
So, for continuity f(2) = 5.
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