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TRIGONOMETRIC FUNCTIONS
PREVIOUS EAMCET BITS
5sin θ − 3cos θ
1.
If θ lies in the first quadrant and 5 tan θ = 4, then
=
sin θ + 2 cos θ
5
3
1
2)
3)
4) 0
1)
14
14
14
Ans: 1
4 5 tan θ − 3 5
Sol. tan θ = ;
=
5 tan θ + 2 14
sin120° cos150° − cos 240° sin 330° =
2.
1) 1

2) –1

3)

4) − ⎜⎜

2
3

[EAMCET 2007]

[EAMCET 2006]
3 +1⎞

4 ⎟⎠

Ans: 2
Sol. sin120° cos150° − cos 240° sin 330° =

3.

3⎛
3 ⎞ ⎛ 1 ⎞⎛ 1 ⎞
⎜⎜ −
⎟ − ⎜ − ⎟⎜ − ⎟
2 ⎝ 2 ⎟⎠ ⎝ 2 ⎠⎝ 2 ⎠

3 1
4
= − − = − = −1
4 4
4
If 5cos x + 12 cos y = 13 , then the maximum values of 5 sinx + 12 siny is

1) 12
2) 120
Ans: 2
Sol. 5cos x + 12 cos y = 13
5sin x + 12sin y = ksay

3)

20

[EAMCET 2006]

4) 13

squaring and subtracting 169 + 120 ⎡⎣cos ( x − y ) ⎤⎦ = 169 − k 2
cos ( x − y ) =

−k 2
120

−k 2
≤ 1 ⇒ k 2 ≤ 120
120
⇒ k < 120
−1 ≤

⇒ 5sin x + 12sin y ≤ 120
4.
cos θ − 4sin θ = 1 ⇒ sin θ + 4 cos θ =
1) ±1
2) 0
Ans: 4
Sol. cos θ − 4sin θ = 1

5.

3) ±2

4) ±4

[EAMCET 2005]

sin θ + 4 cos θ = a 2 + b 2 − c 2
17 − 1 = ±4
If A, B, C, D are the angles of a cyclic quadrilateral, then cos A + cos B + cos C + cos D =
[EAMCET 2001]
1) 4
2) 1
3) 0
4) –1
Ans: 3

1

Trigonometric Functions
Sol. A + C = 180°; B + D = 180°
cos A + cos (180° − A ) + cos B + cos (180° − B ) = 0
−3

−3

⎛ 3 + 2 cos A ⎞
⎛ 1 + 2sin A ⎞
6.
⎜⎜
⎟⎟ + ⎜
⎟ =
⎝ 3 − 2 cos A ⎠
⎝ 1 − 2sin A ⎠
1) 1
2) 3
Ans: 3
Sol. Put A = 90°
−3

[EAMCET 2000]
3) 0

4) – 1

−3

⎛ 3+0⎞
⎛ 1+ 2 ⎞
⎜⎜
⎟⎟ + ⎜
⎟ =0
1
2

3

cos A
sin A
7.
If
= n and
= m , then ( m 2 − n 2 ) sin 2 B =
cos B
sin B
1) 1 – n2
2) 1 + n2
3) 1 – n
Ans: 1
Sol. cos A = nCosB;sin A = m sin B

[EAMCET 2000]
4) 1 + n

cos 2 A + sin 2 A = n 2 cos 2 B + m 2 sin 2 B
1 = n 2 (1 − sin 2 B ) + m 2 sin 2 B
⇒ ( m 2 − n 2 ) sin 2 B = 1 − n 2

8.

If ( sin α + cos ecα ) + ( cos α + sec α ) = k + tan 2 α + cot 2 α, then k =
2

1) 9
Ans: 2
Sol. Put α = 45°

2) 7

2

9.

2

3) 5

[EAMCET 2000]
4) 3

2

⎛ 1
⎞ ⎛ 1

=⎜
+ 2⎟ +⎜
+ 2 ⎟ = k +1+1
⎝ 2
⎠ ⎝ 2

∴k=7
sin ( −660° ) tan (1050° ) sec ( −420° )
=
cos ( 225° ) cos ec ( 315° ) cos ( 510° )

[EAMCET 2000]

3
3
2
2)
3)
4
2
3
Ans: 3
− sin ( 720 − 60 ) tan (1080 − 30 ) sec ( 360 + 60 )
Sol.
cos (180 + 45 ) cos ec ( 360 − 45 ) cos ( 360 + 150 )
1)

Substituting it values and simplifying we get 2 / 3
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2