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DEMOVIRE’S THEOREM AND
TRIGONOMETRIC EXPANSION
PREVIOUS EAMCET BITS
n

1.

⎛ 3 i⎞
+ ⎟⎟ = 1 is
A value of a such that ⎜⎜
⎝ 2 2⎠
1) 12
2) 3
Ans: 1

[EAMCET 2007]

3) 2

4) 1

n

⎛ 3 i⎞

Sol. ⎜⎜
+ ⎟⎟ = 1 ⇒ cis
=1
6
⎝ 2 2⎠
∴ n = 12
α5 + α3 + α + 1
2.
If α is a non-real root of x = 1, then
=
α2 + 1
1) α2
2) 0
3) – α2
Ans: 3
Sol. x 6 = 1 ⇒ let α = ω
6

3.

[EAMCET 2005]

4) α

α5 + α3 + α + 1 ω5 + ω3 + ω + 1
=
α2 + 1
ω2 + 1
= −ω2 = −α 2

π
π
If x n = cos n + i sin n , then ∏ x n =
2
2
n =1
1) – 1

2) 1

[EAMCET 2004]
3)

1
2

4)

i
2

Ans: 1

π
⇒ x1x 2 x 3 .....
2n
( π / 2 ) = cisπ = −1
= cis
1
1−
2
4.
If sin 6θ = 32 cos 2 θ sin θ − 32 cos3 θ sin θ + 3x, then x = .........
1) cos θ
2) cos 2θ
3) sin θ
Ans: 4
Sol. sin 6θ = 2sin 3θ cos 3θ
= 2 ( 3sin θ − 4sin 3 θ )( 4 cos3 θ − 3cos θ )

Sol. x n = cis

[EAMCET 2003]
4) sin 2 θ

= 32 cos5 θ sin θ − 32 cos3 θ sin θ + 3sin 2θ
∴ x = sin2θ
5.

⎛ π
If x n = cos ⎜ n
⎝4

⎛ π
⎟ + i sin ⎜ n

⎝4

⎟ , x1x2x3…….. ∞ =

1

[EAMCET 2002]

Demovire’s Theorem and Trigonometric Expansions

1+ i 3
−1 + i 3
2)
2
2
Ans: 1
Sol. x1x 2 .............∞
π
π
π
= cis .cis 2 .cis 3 ......∞
4
4
4
⎛π π

⎛ π/4 ⎞
= cis ⎜ + 2 + ......∞ ⎟ = cis ⎜

⎝4 4

⎝ 1 − 1/ 4 ⎠
1)

3)

1− i 3
2

4)

−1 − i 3
2

π 1+ i 3
=
3
2
2
If θ = π/6, then the tenth term of 1 + ( cos θ + i sin θ ) + ( cos θ + i sin θ ) + ... is [EAMCET 2001]
= cis

6

Sol.

1) i
2) – 1
3) 1
Ans: 4
2
1 + c i s θ + ( c i s θ ) + ......,10th term = cis9θ

4) –1

= cos 9θ + i sin 9θ
at θ =

π
⇒ 10th term = −i
6

sin 5θ
=
sin θ
1) 16 cos 4 θ − 12 cos 2 θ + 1
2) 16 cos 4 θ + 12 cos 2 θ + 1
3) 16 cos 4 θ − 12 cos 2 θ − 1
4) 16 cos 4 θ + 12 cos 2 θ − 1
Ans: 1
Sol. sin 5θ = 16 cos 4 θ.sin θ − 12 cos 2 θ.sin θ + sin θ
sin 5θ

= 16 cos 4 θ − 12 cos 2 θ + 1
sin θ

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