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# Polynomials

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(Q.1) Simplify : .

(A) x + y + z (B) (C) 1(D) –1
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(Q.2) If and then thevalue of is

(A) x + y (B) xy(C) x – y (D) .
(Q.3) If (x + 1) is a factor of f(x) = a0.xn + a1. xn – 1 + a2xn – 2 + ………+an = 0, then (1 Mark)
(A) a0 + a1 + a2 + ……….+ an = 0 (B) a0 + a2 + a4 +………. = 0(C) a0 + a3 + a5 + ………= 0
(D) a0 + a2 + a4 +……= a0 + a1 + a2 + ……
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(Q.4) Simplify : .
(A) 3(a + b) (b + c) (c + a) (B) 2(a + b) (b + c) (c + a)(C) (a + b) (b + c) (c + a) (D) 1

(Q.5) If (x – 1) & (x + 3) are the factors of then the other factor is _________. (1 Mark)
(A) x + 1(B) x –1(C) x – 3 (D) x + 2
(Q.6) If is divisible by (x +a) then ________ (1 Mark)
(A) a = b(B) (C) either a = b or (D) neither a = b nor .
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(Q.7) is divisible by (x – y) when “n” is __________.
(A) an even number(B) an odd number(C) a prime number (D) a natural number
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(Q.8) is divisible by (x – y) when ‘n’ is____________.
(A) an even number (B) an odd number(C) a prime number(D) a natural number.
(Q.9) If a + c +e = 0 and b + d = 0 then ax4 + bx3 + cx2 + dx + e is exactly divisible by (1 Mark)
(A) x + 1 (B) x – 1(C) (x + 1)and (x-1)(D) (x - 2 )
(Q.10) If ‘a’ and ‘b’ are unequal and x2 + ax + b and x2 + bx + a have a common factor, then a + b is equal to (1 Mark)
(A) –1 (B) 0(C) 1 (D) –2
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(Q.11) If and have a common factor, then (p – q)2 = _________ .
(A) 2(5p – 3q)(B) 2(3p-5q)(C) 3p – 5q (D) 5p – 3q.
(Q.12) Find the quadratic polynomial which is exactly divided by (2x – 3) and (x + 1). (1 Mark)
(A) (B) (C) (D)
(Q.13) The value of 6a + 11 b , if x3 – 6x2 + ax + b is exactly divisible by (x2 – 3x + 2) is (1 Mark)
(A) 0(B) 132(C) 66(D) –66
(Q.14) If is exactly divisible by (x – 3), then m = ___________ . (1 Mark)

(A) – 4 (B) – 40(C) (D) .
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(Q.15) Express in lowest terms.
(A) x + y – z (B) x + y + z(C) x – y + z (D) x – y – z
(Q.16) What is the reminder if we divide 3x2 – x3 –3x + 5 by x – 1 – x2 (1 Mark)
(A) 1 (B) 2(C) 3 (D) 5 (1 Mark)
(Q.17) Find the zeroes of the quadratic polynomial ?
(A) 2, 5 (B) –2, –5(C) –2, 5 (D) 2, –5
(Q.18) Find the zeroes of the polynomial x2 – 3. (1 Mark)
(A) , (B) (C) (D) 3,0

(Q.19) The graph of y = P(x) is given in fig below. Find the number of zeroes of P(x) . (1 Mark)

(A) 4(B) 3(C) 2(D) 5.
(Q.20) The graph of y = P(x) is given in fig below, find the nature of zeroes of P(x) . (1 Mark)

(A) 2(B) 3(C) 4(D) 5
(Q.21) If are the zeroes of the cubic polynomial x3 – 3x2 +5x – 3, then sum of the roots (1 Mark)
(A) (B) (C) (D) or 7

(Q.22) If are the zeroes of the cubic polynomial ax3 + bx2 + cx + d = 0 ,then find the value of (1 Mark)
(A) (B) = a/d (C) =1 (D) = a/b
(Q.23) If are the zeroes of the cubic polynomial , then is equal to (1 Mark)
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(A) (B) (C) (D) a/b
(Q.24) Find the sum and product of zeroes of the quadratic polynomials .

(A) (B) (C) (D) 3
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(Q.25) Find all the zeroes of , if you know that two of its zeroes are .

(A) , 1(B) (C) D)
(Q.26) (5x +14x+2) -(4x -5x+7)2is divided by (x2+x+1), then quotient Q and reminder given by
2 2 2
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(A) (B) (C) (D)
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(Q.27) The value of
(A) (B) (C) (D)
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(Q.28) The factor of are
(A) (x+y+z)(xy+yz+zx)(B) (x-y)(y-z)(z-x)(C) (x-y-z)(xy-yz-zx)(D) (x-y)(y-z)(x-z)
(Q.29) Solve for x: 12abx2 — (9a2 — 8b2) x - 6ab = 0 (3 Marks)
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(Q.33) If one zeros of polynomial is reciprocal of the other, find the value of a. [CBSE-Outside Delhi 2008]

(Q.34) Is x = -3 a solution of the equation 2x2 + 5x + 3 = 0 ? (1 Mark)
[CBSE-Outside Delhi 2008]

(Q.35) Write the number of zeros of the polynomials Y = f(x), whose graph is given in the figure. (1 Mark)
[CBSE-Outside
Delhi 2008]

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(Q.36) Find the zeroes of the polynomial , given that the product of its 2 zeroes is 12.
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(Q.37) If and are the zeroes of the quadratic polynomial such that , find the value of .
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(Q.38) If and are the zeroes of the quadratic polynomial 2x - 5x +7, find a polynomial whose zeroes are 2 + 3 and 3 + 2 . (6 Marks)
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(Q.39) If the zeroes of the polynomial are a – b, a and a + b find a, b.
(Q.40) If the polynomial f(x) = x4 - 6x3 + 16x2 - 25x + 10 is divided by another polynomial x2 - 2x + k , the remainder comes out to be x + a , find k and a. (6 Marks)
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(Q.41) If two zeroes of the polynomial f(x) = x 4 - 6x3 - 26x2 +138x - 35 are , find other zeroes.
(Q.42) Find the zeroes of the polynomial f(x) = x3 - 5x 2 - 2x + 24, given that the product of its two zeroes is 12. (6 Marks)
(Q.43) Divide by and verify the division algorithm. (3 Marks)
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(Q.45) Find a quadratic polynomial, the sum and product of whose zeroes are -3 and 2 respectively. (3 Marks)
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(Q.46) Find the zeroes of the polynomial and verify the relationship between the zeroes and its coefficients.
(Q.47) Find the values of a and b so that x + x + 8x + ax + b is divisible by x2 + 1.
4 3 2
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(Q.48) If f(x) = ax3 + bx2 + cx + d, a 0, then what will be the sum of zeroes? (1 Mark)
(Q.49) Find the condition that the zeroes of the polynomial f(x) = x3 - px2 + qx - r may be in arithmetic progression. (3 Marks)
(Q.50) If the sum of the zeroes of the polynomial f(x) = 2x3 - 3kx2 + 4x - 5 is 6, then find the value of k. (1 Mark)
(Q.51) Find a quadratic polynomial, if the sum and the product of the zeroes are 4 and 4 respectively. (1 Mark)
(Q.52) The product of two zeroes of the polynomial f(x) = 2x3 + 6x2 -4x + 9 is 3, then find its third zero. (1 Mark)
(Q.53) If (x + 2)(2x - 1)(3x - 2) = 0, find the zeroes of the polynomial. (1 Mark)
(Q.54) If f(x) is divisble by q(x), what will be the value of r(x), where f(x) = g(x)q(x) + r(x)? (1 Mark)
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(Q.56) Find a quadratic polynomial, the sum of whose roots is -1 and the sum of their reciprocals is .
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(Q.61) Find a cubic polynomial with the sum, sum of the products of its zeroes taken two at a time, and the product of its zeroes as 2, - 7 and –14 respectively. (2 Marks)
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(Q.63) If the zeroes of the polynomial f(x) = x3 - 3x2 +x + 1 are a – b, a and a + b, find the values of a and b. (2 Marks)
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(Q.65) Find the zeroes of the polynomial f(x) = x3 - 5x2 – 16x + 80, if its two zeroes are equal in magnitude but opposite in sign. (3 Marks)
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(Q.67) Find the zeroes of the quadratic polynomial 8x2 – 21 - 22x and verify the relationship between the zeroes and the coefficients of the polynomial. (3 Marks)
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(Q.71) If the sum of the squares of the zeroes of a quadratic polynomial x2 –18x + p is 180, find the value of p. (2 Marks)
(Q.72) If the square of the difference of the zeroes of the polynomial f(x) = x2 + kx + 85 is equal to 144, evaluate the value of k. (3 Marks)
(Q.73) Evaluate the values of ‘b’ if m and n are the zeroes of the polynomial q(y) = by2 – 35y + 12 and m2 + n2 = 1. (3 Marks)
(Q.74) Check whether the polynomial l(x) = x2 – 5x +1 is a factor of the polynomial m(x) =4 x4 –13x3 – 31x2 + 35x – 10 by dividing m(x) by l(x). (3 Marks)
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(Q.75) The zeroes of a quadratic polynomial p(x) = 2x2 + x + n are and . Find the value of n if
(Q.76) If and 2
are the zeroes of the polynomial f (x) = 6x + x –12, then find a quadratic polynomial whose zeroes are and . (3 Marks)
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(Q.77)Find a polynomial whose zeroes are the reciprocals of the zeroes of the polynomial f(y) = 9y – 18y + 8. (3 Marks)
(Q.78)If the zeroes of the polynomial x3 - 3x2 + x + 1 are (a – b), a and (a + b), find a and b. (3 Marks)
(Q.79)Find the zeroes of the quadratic polynomial x2 – 4x +3. (2 Marks)
(Q.80)Find the zeroes of the quadratic polynomial f(x) = x2 + 5x + 6 and verify the relationship between the zeroes and the coefficients of the polynomial. (3 Marks)
(Q.81)Find the zeroes of the quadratic polynomial f(x) = abx2+(b2 – ac)x - bc and verify the relationship between the zeroes and the coefficients of the (3 Marks)
polynomial.
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(Q.83) Find the zeroes of the polynomial 6x2 – 3. (1 Mark)
(Q.84) Find the zeroes of the quadratic polynomial x2 – 4x + 3. (1 Mark)
(Q.85) Find the zeroes of the quadratic polynomial x2 + 7x + 10. (1 Mark)
(Q.86) Find a quadratic polynomial, the sum and product of its zeroes are 1 and –6 respectively. (1 Mark)
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(Q.87) Find a quadratic equation, whose roots are and .
(Q.88) Find a quadratic polynomial, the sum and product of its zeroes are 8 and 15 respectively. (1 Mark)
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(Q.90) What are the quotient and the remainder when 3x4 +5x3 – 7x2 +2x +2 is divided by x2 + 3x +1?
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(Q.94) Use the division algorithm to find the quotient q(y) and the remainder r(y) when f(y) = 12 y 3 + 17 y2 – 20y – 10 is divided by g(y) = 3y2 + (3 Marks)
2y-5.
(Q.95) Given a polynomial p(x). The graph of y = p(x) intersects the x-axis at three points. Find the number of zeroes of p(x). (1 Mark)
(Q.96) If (Z –3) is a factor of Z3 +aZ2 + b Z + 18 and a + b = -7, find a and b. (3 Marks)
(Q.97) Find a quadratic polynomial whose zeroes are (2 +1) and (2 + 1), if and are the (3 Marks)
zeroes of the polynomial P(x) = 2x2 –7 x + 6.
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(Q.99) Find a quadratic polynomial, the sum and product of whose zeroes are -7 and 7 respectively. (1 Mark)
(Q.100) If one root of the quadratic equation 2x2 + px + 4 = 0 is ‘2’, then find the other root and also find the value of ‘p’. (2 Marks)
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(Q.102) Find a quadratic polynomial, the sum and product of whose zeroes are -5 and 4 (1 Mark) (3 Marks)
respectively.
(Q.103) Find a quadratic polynomial, the sum and product of whose zeroes are –3 and 2 respectively. (1 Mark)
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(Q.104) Find a quadratic polynomial, whose zeroes are
(Q.105) Find a quadratic polynomial, the sum and product of whose zeroes are 4 and 1 respectively. (1 Mark)
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(Q.109) Form a quadratic polynomial whose one zero is 4+ 7 and the sum of zeroes is 8. (2 Marks)
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(Q.115) Find the zeroes of quadratic polynomial f(x) = x2 – 3x – 28 and verify the relationship between the (3 Marks)
zeroes and the coefficients of the polynomial.
(Q.116) Find the zeroes of the quadratic polynomial f(x) = x2+7x+12 and verify the relationship between the zeroes and the coefficients of (3 Marks)
the polynomial.
(Q.117) Find the zeroes of the quadratic polynomial f(t)= t2– 15 and verify the relationship between the (3 Marks)
zeroes and the coefficient of the polynomial.
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(Q.121) If sum of the squares of zeroes of the polynomial f(t) = t2 – 8t + p is 40, find the value of p. (2 Marks)

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(Q.126) Find a cubic polynomial whose zeroes are –3, 8 and –1. (2 Marks)

(Q.127) Find a cubic polynomial whose zeroes are m, n and r such that (m + n + r) = - 9, (mn + nr + rm) = 6 and mnr = 56. (2 Marks)

(Q.128) Find a cubic polynomial with the sum, sum of the product of it zeroes taken two at a time, and product of its zeroes as 2, -41 and 42 respectively. (2 Marks)

(Q.129) Find the zeroes of the polynomial f(t) = t3 – 3t2 - 25t + 75, if its two zeroes are equal in magnitude but opposite in sign. (3 Marks)

(Q.130) The product of two of the zeroes of the polynomial g(t) = t3 + 3 t2 – 10t –24 is - 6 . Find the zeroes of g(t) (3 Marks)

(Q.131) The zeroes of the cubic polynomial f(t) = t3 – 6t2 – 13t +42 are in A.P. Find its zeroes. (3 Marks)

(Q.132) If the zeroes of the cubic polynomial g(x) = x3 + 3x2 – 13x – 15 are (m–n), m and (m+n), then find the values of m and n. (3 Marks)

(Q.133) Divide the polynomial P(t) = 6t3 + 10t2 – 13t +1 by the polynomial g(t) = 3t – 1. Find the quotient and the remainder. (3 Marks)

(Q.134) Divide the polynomial P(t) =2t3 – 11t2 + 16t – 4 by the polynomial g(t) = t2 – 2t +1 and verify the division algorithm. (3 Marks)

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(Q.135) Use the division algorithm to find the quotient q(t) and the remainder r(t) when f(t) = 8t3 – 38t2 + 36t +5 is divided by g(t) = 4t – 3.
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(Q.136) Apply the division algorithm to find the quotient and remainder on dividing f(y) by g(y) as given below: (6 Marks)
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f(y) = y – 3y +4y + 5, g(y) = y + 1 – y

(Q.137) Find the zeroes of the cubic polynomial m(x) = x3 – 3x2 – 13x + 15, it being given that 1 is one of the zeroes of m(x). (6 Marks)

(Q.138) Use the division algorithm to find the quotient q(y) and remainder r(y), when f(y) = 8y4 – 12y3 – 2y2 + 15y – 4 is divided by g(y) = 2y2 – 3y + 1. (2 Marks)

(Q.139) By applying division algorithm prove that the polynomial g(x) = x2 + 3x + 1 is a factor of the polynomial f(x) = 3x4 + 5x3 - 7 x2 + 2x + 2. (6 Marks)

(Q.140) It is given that and are two zeroes of the polynomial f(y) = 2y4 - 3y3 - 3y2 + 6y - 2, find all the zeroes of f(y). (6 Marks)

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(Q.141) Use division algorithm to find all the zeroes of the polynomial p(x) = 3x4 + 6x3 – 2x2 - 10x - 5, it being given that and are two of its zeroes.

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(Q.143) Find the polynomial g(x), if q(x) = x – 2 is the quotient and r(x) = -2x + 4 is the remainder when f(x) = x3 – 3x2 + x + 2 is divided by g(x). (6 Marks)

(Q.144) What must be subtracted from the polynomial f(y)=8y4 + 14y3 – 2y2 + 7y – 8 so as to make it exactly divisible by g(y) = 4y2 + 3y – 2? (6 Marks)

(Q.145) A remainder r(x) = (x + a) is obtained when the polynomial f(x) = x4 – 6x3 + 16x2 –25x + 10 is divided by the polynomial g(x) = x2 – 2x + k. Find (6 Marks)
the values of k and a.

Most Important Questions

(Q.1) If sum of roots of a equation is 1 and their product is –6. Write the equation.

(Q.2) Form the equation whose roots are 6 and -1.

(Q.3) Find the quadratic equation whose roots are

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(Q.9) Find all the Zeroes of if two of its Zeroes are .

(Q.10) Divide by and verify the division algorithm.

(Q.11) Verify that 1,-1,-2 are the zeroes of the cubic polynomial p(x)= x3 + 2x2 - x - 2, and verify the relationship between the zeroes and the coefficients.

(Q.12) Find the Zeroes of the polynomial = x3 – 5x2 – 2x + 24 if give that the product of its two zeroes is 12.

(Q.13) Find a quadratic Polynomial, the sum and product of Zeroes are -3 and 2 respectively.

(Q.14) What will be the remainder of

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(Q.15) The G.C.D. of two polynomials (x2 + ax - 28) (x +5)
and (x2 + 8x + b)(x - 4) is (x - 4)(x + 5). Find the value of a and b.

(Q.16) Find the G.C.D. of the polynomials (2x2 - 2x- 4) and 4(x3 - 8).

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Find the G.C.D. and L.C.M. of the following polynomials –
p(x) = 6(x - 2)(x2 + x - 6)
And, q(x) = 3(x2 + 4x - 12).

(Q.18) Find the G.C.D. of the polynomials (x2 - 1) and (x2 - 2x + 1).

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Find the G.C.D. of the polynomials (x2 - 4) and (x – 2)(x + 1).

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Find the L.C.M. of the given polynomials 8(x3 – x2 + x) and 28(x3 + 1).

(Q.21) Write the discriminate of the quadratic equation 4x2 – ax + 2 = 0.

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Polynomials of degree n having ______ numbers of Zeros.

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is a polynomials of variable _____ and of degree ______.

(Q.24) What will be the coefficient of in .

(Q.25) Factorize

(Q.26) Factorise the polynomial x2 + 2x - 6 into two linear factor.

(Q.27) Factorise the polynomial x2 + 6x - 10.

(Q.28) Find the value of the quadratic equation 2x2 - 3x -2

at x = 1 and x = -2.

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Find the value of the cubic polynomial equation x3 - 6x2 + 11x - 6 at x = 1,2 and 3.

(Q.30) Show that x = 1 is a root of the polynomial 3x3 – 4x2 + 8x – 7.

(Q.31) Find zero of the polynomial 2x2 – 8.

(Q.32) Find the zeroes of the quadratic polynomial

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(a) 2, 5 (b) –2, –5
(c) –2, 5 (d) 2, –5

(Q.33) Find the zeroes of the polynomial x2 – 3

(a) , (b)

(c) (d) None of these