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C.S.f.. MATHEMATICS (Prelim.

) - 2005

C.S.E.

MATHEMATICS--2005
(PREUMINARY)
11me Allowed : Two /lours
I.

J:or what value on.. arc the the lines x 3y 3. z

an<i x 3y 10, z 2y ' 2 orthogonal ?
(a) 5
(b) 3
(c) 4

2.

(d)

>. y

t!r

If a C!rde and a parabo!a fsymm.::tncal ahour x- or y-ax1s)

intcrsccl m four points. then what 1s the alg~brarc sum o:'
~
ordinates or abscissae of the four points ?
~
(a) 0
(h) I
(c) 3
(d) 4
What is the point of imcrscction of the Jiacs r:'
r><b,a<h?

3.

...)

)o

).

....

).

(a) a ' b
-~

(c) b

4.

)o

a
.....

If a, ll, c are coplanar vccto

determinant '?
.. ,. .
.. . l'
aa a-b
~

) )

ba

""

b b

~)
~ca ~
...
(a) ~ _> _ ~- ~
(r) a
~ c c a

'

c2

quat ion xz ' (2 )-,) x ' I il. have the kast value l

f1

(h) I ,
(d) a + b 2

0
(') 2

(b)

(d) )

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6.

7.

I ...

tf f(x) ~ --------. x > 0

l+ x
then what is the least val ue of/ {/(x)} + f {f(l !x)} ~
(a) I
(b) 2
(c) 3
(d) 0
If /(K} is -defined Over j(), l j then what is the domain of' the
f\mct ion f (2x .; 3) ?
(a)
.1 '2, I l
(h) f3, 5]
(c) R {.3i2}
(d) ( 312. I)

8.
/(:<. , y) f(x) -f(y)

(i)

C1X
(a) g(x)
(c) g'(x)

where p e;
=~ -o
(a) 0
(C)

I 0.

'(x

CJ

(h~

>V xg'(x)

What is the value of - .. Rx) at x ~ 0"

dx

(h) p + p 1
; p(d) 6p 3
an! g.(x) arc two !"unctions cominuom everywhere and
.

lun
,,..~

1
/(X) I X "'g_(:x)

l t-x.

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(a) 2
(c) .:: I

I I.

(b) - 2
{d) l

Let f : R --~ R be a mollotcmicnlly decreasing function {dclined

everywhere ()n the real Iitle) and lef I be discontirtuous at
.::ertain point X . a. Whm is the: nature or thi s discontinuity)
(a) Removable discontinuity
(b) Either removable di!iCOntinuity or discontin\lity of 2nd
kind
(c ) Disconlinuity of 1st kind

(d) Ei1hcr <.lisc;Ol\timrity of I st kin<! or of 2nd kitld

12 .
:X

'

yl

the

<lS

z'

,.~trc <~I

)X +

4y .. 2z 5 . 0,

)X

2y '

c i rdc '>

<lv:z

(a) ( 1. 1, 1)
(c ) f I . l. I )

13.

(b) {1.1,0
.(d) { l I.
+
/\ rod of length one metre begins w s~ nic:al p lane
p<:rpcn<.lic.'lllar to a wall and floor. Wna is tl Incus o f a poin.t
at a distance I '3 liom OI\C end
(a) 1\ straight line of sl()pc ~
l
(b) A straight line ~,r slope
,
(c) A ci rcle
~

'flj .

(d) An e llipse
14.

)_

If he rod or

;. 0

:-.:'

y'
8

1-.4

~' v'

(a)
(

th e

(b)
( d)

A. y'

~::;/,

5
<)

~~:;:/

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B.
C

y 1 "' b(x+ x' ) i fb .~ 0

y 3 :::. b(xz .xJ_) ifb > 0

2. Cusp

4. Neither a node nor a cusp

nor a conjug<tte point
C
B
A
B
A
i
4
(b) 3
3
4
(a)
I
2
(d) 3
3
2
(c)
K1
16. Resuhant ora force j) along x-axis. a force Q <\long Y<lXiS a~

direction)
a coup le G (taken positive in c<Jumerdoc:kwise
? o
~).-plane <letS al<~ng which one of the followin~ lines
(h) Qy Px (J 0
(a) Py Qx (, " 0
(d) Qy ' Px + ()
(c) Qy Px G . 0
17. Equation of il common projectile motion is ~o be
y x ..... x 1. What is the velocity of :lte pr7"1~nJ

r .,_

(al

/~~

(b)

J~

'-J

(d)~
g' 2
. under the attractive
A particle P ()funit mass nl\JV<;i .
an . : th~ magnitud e M lhc
fhrccs rn~m I\\'() l'ixed points
Whc11 "l~t<lnce PA : PB .
forces bcJI1g !'A. P B rcsp

{c)

18.

..,/i

I irncs

9l

the pc CflC!l

i\B. the dirc-=tion

path or lhc par c .

(a) An clli .

(cl A h
19.

~
.....
~~ 20.

'!J

<li:>tancc of tlu: parti-cle P rr9111

city is par.dllcllo AB. What is the

. B as !'oei

p<i'l ola with A B as dirc.:trix

Jd B ar0 usual projcctil.cs describin g parabolic paths
wavity, then relative to A. 13 appc~rs to describe:: :
(h) a parabola
a) a str<J ig.ht line
(d) a circle
c) nn ellipse
ln a simple harmonic motion. of amplimed a and per iod T.

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what docs
(a)

(c)

21.

J u dt
1

equal

to

(u be ing v<;l.(>city of the motion) ?

na'
T
na

(b)

(d)

T'

lti\

2T
1n ~a 1
---- T

or

ll central force
A particular is moving under the i nl1ucncc
0
n
along the wrvc r ae" , then fim:<? directed towards orig~

is proportional to:
(a} r

(c )

.22.

l f r'

(b)

r2

(d)

1/ rl

0
'

As lis'

(a) As Its

(b)

(c) As IN

(d} As"

agnt de f 1. f-' I ami

1 .
f 2. acti ng at a point be in cqtr 't i
~ .
(a) !25
5
(c) 175
1its ~ acting at a point of a b()dy,
24. Three forces 3. 4 and
making equal angles lh h othe1'. What is the rnagnitu<fe
of their resultan ~
(h) 6 units

t:
(a) 12 uni~

23.

(c)

25.

.jJ. unt

(d)

A hdd; n~ 1 the emf A on a sm-ooth vertical wall and the

en B ~ough horizontal floor. I f the indin<llion to the
I +~ 4.5, the friction ~~ between the ladder and lhe
nlal

noor?

)). ~!2"

(h)

W'' I

(d)

J.i=--

j2
I

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26.

For<:cs o f mag.n it~tdc I, 2 . 3, 4, 5 N act a t an :angular point or

a regular hexagon towards the Qther angular points. What is

the appn>ximatc value of magnitu de o f their resultan t,,

27.

(b)

12 N

(a)

(c) 75 N
Let rnl' rn 1 ,

. . ,

../ SS N

(d) IS N
m" he it. mass particles at position s with
"'to

-~

jl()Sition vec tors r, , r 2,

... , .,

x:cd
res pective! )' referred to a fi~

i\ . ti.r ( wher

;.nd B arc constant vcctors) at tnnc 1, then whtch on~

,
lil l1 ow111g is c-o rrec t '?
[a) 1'~1e- ccntrl' or rmss~ of the particle s moves \~ocay

\.J

(b)

11.?
(<.:)

The e<:rHrc

z:

28.

rll ~

Kl
/

Which o2
gr~'UP

.
({
tin 7 .
. an* 4

_......

111()

(A

r~

wmg are the ge nerators o f ~he mu ltiplicati ve

. 5. 6}, X,) where X., d enotes mull iphc:at ion

3 a nd 5
(d) 3, 4 and :i
ml 5
\ .:h one of the J(.,llowin g polynomials lit:s in the linear ~p<tn

r s { 1.

1 x

(b)

xl} :

(b)

IOOx ' "0>+ 10

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(c)

n(x~l)

(d)

7x''nx+3

1r

J
under matrix multiplication and N y (')
\ .
\

'

~)}

where a, b. c. d arc I'c:1l mtmhct.

(\msidcr the f(>ll<)\-':ing statcmcms :
I. N is nol <I subgr<mp <>f G.
2. N is a subgmup of G.

N i~

normal in G.

4. N is not normal in G.
Which of 1hc st:llcmcnts given ah<lvc

31.

i1>!0,..__,.t ?

{a) I only
(b) '2 (~!
(c) 2 and 3
(d) 2 < d 4
Let R be a ring with unit clemcmfll.,
19 dements. <tnoth~~r
ring (ICe. -) is f<~rmtd b)' de~1
a
h .. a .., b I and
a b ' ab ,. a b. What arc t .er
em en! and unit dcm<:nt

,,r R. resp<::ctivdy '! ~

{a) I, 0

32.

(c) -1.0
Which one

(b

0. I

(d) 0. I
ing is a cydic group?
(a) Sel <lf
' t . 1uarc m<Jtrices ()f order 2 " 2 over R
und~tri multiplication

()r ., '

(b) The ' \I

f ro()t:; {real or C<)mplcx} of the equation
x:"
0 where n is a natural number
e 'mup Q lO} M non-zen) rationals under
II ij)lica tion
c group Q of rationals tmdcr addition
real btU both are not 7...cro} under multiplicati<>n and

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H = {a + ib !(a 1 + b')= l}
Consider the following statements :

..

H is a subgroup of G.

H is Abelian.

Which of the statements given above is!are correct ?

(b) 2 only
ta} l oniy
(d) Neither I nor 2
(c) B<>lh I ana 2

\b) Non-A!;.clian groups may have Abelian subgroups

(c) Cyclic groups may have non-cyclic subgroups
i;i) Non-C}'Clic groups cannot have cyclic subgroups
35.

1 in the

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3
(d) 5

(b)

(a) 2
(c) 4

.i:; greater by p .tltan

'
each root of the equation
v 4 22v~' 130v~-243y+61""0
'

39.

6x~ 38 X~

17 ' ()
What is the value of p ?
(a) 16
(h) 8
(c) -4
(d) 4
If the mots of 1hc equation (x
c and d, then
X

) X '

(x ,. c)(x .. d) k,

40.

(a)

a and b

(c)

a and b

42.

b)

0 '?
(b)

a and l>

(d) a and ~- +

(sin~- s

What is the im:aginar; pan of -( : ., . .

Sl

)<

n\'; "

O\$c11

(h~

(a) sin I 10
41.

a) (x

.tT(:J!IIO

(c)
sini!O
\Vhat rs the angle a( whicl ~ve r ~ ..-c. 2cosec 20 intersects
the line 0 ' rc 16 ?
(a) 0
(c) 2nl:'i
What is the n .1
o cal roots lying in the interval ( I,!)
forthefun
3x~; 15x .8?
(a) I
(b) 2
(c) 3
(d) 4

,
I
'(c) :.V2

(t .. I) (t

2)dt

length s - 0 when 0

(b) I /2

(d) 5!2
0) ?

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(b) (r ... a) cos o.

(a) (r + a) sin o.
(d) (r -- a) sec o.
(c) (r a) cosec a
45. What is the area bow1ded by tJ1e curve y ... x sinx and the xaxis between x = 0 and x = 2x ?
(b) 2 7t
(u) n
(d) 47C
(c) 3rt
46. What is

Let a be a positive number. Deline a func tion}(

x s.in 1a such that / (0) "" f {a) ,.,. 0. By Rolle's the here
l ~~uch that
exists a number /c lying in the open
.f'(ka) 0. What is t he value of k if a )
~
(b)
<a> l/4

47.

interve

11-r
~

(d~

(c} J / 4

48.

What is tl

. 1 (a)

value o f

ra.r; Jnr
.
'-'n

where n E I '?

2n

2.
y "" a ( 1

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C.

x a (0 - sin 6),
y '' a (1 t cos 0)

[).

a (0 .... sin 0 ),
y " a (I .... cos 0)
X ~,

4.

{a}

D~

~~'

4
2
3
I
(b)
I
3
2
4
3
2
I
(d)
l
2
3
4
50. Two rods OA , 08 arc rigid ly fixed at 0 at right a&s
} ch
other a nd the y rotate abou t 0 in thei r plane w"- ''Jls
tant
angu lar veloc ity w. Wha t a re the accc lera~

0!1'\)nem s of
a parti cle whor.e co()r(!ina tes with respe ct
, OB are for
all time (o. , !>) wher e u , ~ arc co ns~
(a) ( cozu. U1 2 [~) along (),,I an~~e cti vely
(b) {wla, w 1j'3) along O A an
cctiv cly
(c) (o> 1 f~. w 1():) along OA ,
('
e spc-ctivcly
2 2
2
2
(d) (W (3 ia , ro u /j3) a l 1
and on respe ctive ly
51. A s.a~cl!itc is launched
'rc tion para llel to the ~llrfacoe <>f
the earth with a ve
v
~ I .820 mile~.'l1r from an al titude of
240 miles. If the s c
cache s its maximum altitude of 2340
miles . what ~
tl as x imatc veloc ily <> f the SRtellit.c (r;Jdi us

(c)

or eanh "' 3

.) ?

(a) II ,O~s r
(b) !255 0 milcs/hr
(c) 16,5~~/hr
(d) 14,550 milcs !h r
52. ~hiOl1f of the follo wing numb er sys1ems resul
ts in the
Ia
tO<ragc requirements ?

Decim al System

(b) Octal System

(d) Bina ty Syste m

8-bit code represents '?

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64
(d) 256
Direetill'IIS : The following 5 (FIVE) items. consist of two sta tcmcnt~
one labelled as the 'Assertion (A)' and the other as '.Reason (R}'.
You arc t.o examine these two statements carefully and St:lect the
an5wcrs to thcs~ items using tltc codes given below :
(a) Both A and R arc' individually true an<! R is the correct
explanation or A
(b) Both A and R arc individually !me bul R is JIQf the corrcc
cxp lanation of II.
(c)
tW
l
54. Assertion (A): If 0 I and (:) t (where 0 I < H~>
ed
c
ro
particl
a
of
angles of projcctiQn
the
with veloc ity u, and R 1 and R,
corresponding ranges, ther~nt:lft be less
than R ~
Reason (R) : The range of a projec.ets:. 11 by R .. (u1
~l c ofprojccti(m.
sin 20) /g where1lr
m ials P is a vector
55 . Assertion (i\) ~ The :>\!t of all
space.
ndcnl Sci (1, X, x 2 , ... , X 0 }
Reason (R) : The linear
gcncr
(b)

(a) 16
(c) 128

56.

Assertion (A);

T~

d \,;
~

matrice~ ( ~ ~)

s uch

dct ( ;- :) "" I ;, a \Ubgrouu ""'"

matrices multiplication.

The set of all 2 x 2 real matrices l'<>rms a group

under matrix multiplication.
ion (A) : 'll1e storage devices are both input and output
devices.

~}

all 2

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. !>tored in auxili ary mem ory !(lr input and write

tl1c outpu t of the progra m into the aux iliary
memory.

58.

(l,O, 1), (O,J , I) :and (1 , 1, l)

gener ates the vector !>pace R1
Reaso n (R) : T he given set of vect(m; forms a st.an(la rd
basis .
59. If a. b. c are the roots of the cquat ion
x 3 ... p :x " ,. qx
r {)_ wlmt !s the value of
(a h)(h ' c)(<' ! a) ?
(a) pq - r
(b) pq ; r
(C) pqr
{d) pqlr
60. What is the dimcn,sion o f the Vt.>ctor Sfl'ace fo ed y the
:solutiC>ns of the system
X
i X ..,. X J '" 0
1
1

;:: j::~~, ,:
.() 1.

62.

R~

<fbG
~x,

LetT :
> R 2 l1c dd!n
one of the fbi lowing is
m
a basis for b()th dom

y} ' (x y, X y). Wh ich

.x of T for (0. I ) and ( I. 0} as

() (: \~fl}

(h)

(c) (:

{d)

L t

:)
{ l

t. . :)
I

: 1~ --> R: be a rnap defi ned by T(x, y) (x y, x - y).

one of the follow ing statem ents i~ corr~:c t ?
of R 2

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63.

(c} T he kernel ofT consists of onlv two e lements of R1

(d) Nullity ofT is zero
Let T : R 1 -; R 1 be a li near transfoml ation s uch th at
{ (

~)) = ( ~ )anQ r((~)) = n)

r((:))

W hat is

(a)

G)

(c)

(3)

equa l

to

64 .. Wltat. is the

OutpUt of the

SLcp I :
Step 2 :
Step 3

get n, r
k "' I
p I

Step 5

p ,

Step 6

k '

Step 7

(b)

(~)

(<.i)

(2) r>..
2

c;

fo llowing a~l

flj

'I

<

+ I
e go to step 4
......lljlse go to step &

S te~.,
S te~

Write p
Stop

: :~--~--

In - r .r l

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Lonswcr tlif"lollowmg statements :

l. y is a linear combination of a and f~2. i5 is a linear combination (I and ~t
Which of the following siatemcnts given abl)ve is/arc corrccl?

or

(a) 1 <mly

(b) 2 ()nly
(d) Neither I nor 2

G~

(a)

(! ; ; :)

) (; ;

(b) (; ' : :)

(d) (; ; ; ; )

;)

67. Let II and B he any

tr A ...

~ ~) ?

\WO

G
<0 .

nx n matrices and( )

~
i " I

i "' I

sta~c

Consider the fh!lowing

ts :
!. tr (liB) tr (BA)
2. tr(A + U) tr A~

Whioh of th<
<a) I only

(c) Hoth I

68.

(b) 2 only

Let~~; ~

i~ symmetric

~~~ 0 i~ skew-symmcuic mmrix. Which one of the

~-,owing is correct ?

......~

~-,

(a) Q . .,

l'3Jr2
i2

312)
0

(h) Q .

(~_o,

l .2
J

3(,)2)

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(c)

0"'

I ( 0 -3)

2l3

(d)

l(2 s3)

Q "" 2 0

(1
;
I

I
!

0
!! 2
0
l! 2 I! 3
I! 2 !!3 I I 4

li3

...

!I n

0
0

....

I! 2

I! 4

(b)

(t)

70.

If the system of equations

X i

2y ]z '' I , ( p

2)Z ;.

is inconsistent, then wh
(a)

0
~
(d) 2
I r the equat:
on E
~~ + bxy 2 + y3 "' 0

(c)

71.

1t0

represents tl
other.
(a) y

n.

two of' which are perpcndicul11r tO each

is the equation M the Lhird line ?
(h) y - bx

(d) y X
ht line is defined by the imerscction of a plane parallel
llane and a pl;inc thr<Htgh x-axis. If p :1 0. then what
s the possible H>nn !}f direction ratios. of this straight lir1e ~
a) (0, p, I)
(b) (p, 0. 1)
(1.';) ( l. 0, p)
(d) (L p, 0)

73.

For what values or A and B, are the two planes represented

by the equ<'ltio.i x z ~ y1 + Az1 ~ 2B(yz - zx + xy) .., 0

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ortho gonal '?

(<l) A ' l , B ,... I

(b) A 2, B " I

(c) A 2, B

(d) A " - 1, B "' 2

I
74. What is the nmxim um distance fiom the point (1, 2, I) to !he
surface of the sph~ re x 2 + y2 + z2 24 '?
(a)

.J6

(h) 2.J6

(d) 4/6
75. For what valuc(s) of a, v. ill the two pomts ( I. a. I) and
C 3, 0, a) lie on opposite sides of <he plane
3x + 4y ... 127.. ' 13 ... 0 '?
(a) a ~ I or a > ii3
(b) a " 0 only
(c) 3,i6

(c) 0 < a

<i

(d)

r ":,
"- J

I <a< I

76. Three vectors of magnitudes I, 2, 3 units meet&.

th~
cQrner of a cube are directed along the diagonals I e
litces meeting at the corner. What is the ma~d~
rcsuli ant ?
~
(a) 4 uni t>
(b) 5 u~
(cj 6 unit~
(d) ~
h~~v
... ~

77. OABC is a parallelogram with 0

is the expression of
~)
( l:)

78.

>

a+ 1!2

t\B CDEF is a

-4

1)

~)

!.h. ;;) ! 2

--)

AB ' . '
..
--~

......,

tal to ?

12

r~....~.c~
._

l.

eir

....,
.....,
AI. , AF . } AD
- -\

- )

.~

-~

.l

....
)

~

I and 2

c) I "'d)

(h) 2 and 3

(d) I. 2 and J

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79.

)'

\.

l> l>

..~

....

If p b x c. q c ' a and r ,, a ., hare three

which <)!lC of the following. i~ correct ?

v~ctors.

then

l>
(a) a is parallel w q " r'

(b) a_ i~ pctvcnd ic u lar to

l>

(C)

.,

a is para!lcl tc r

:<

('I) ,{ is J>Crpcndintlar to r

80.

b :-: (b' "

<

.. .p

a) is C<lphlnar wi~h

(a) ~\> noly

(hl

'
(<.:) both a and b

(d)

81.

82.

liJ.

L
)

and 2
and J
84.

"

th<~

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(a)

-::~ + s(~;) Sy "'e'

1

86.

.. } ~.~

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(d)

y " c , e + c 1e

h:

~
""

'C

x
+ "il
2

- -

88. Curves passing through the point (0, I) and satisfying &he
equation sin

d~

(b)

89.

l)

;:.~

.
(b)

y ~~ ~

(d)

)' ~ C

-~'

dy

e
q
u
r>.

In (px - y)?
(a} y ex e'
(C) y . X h1 X X
90.

CQS (;;:

The di11c-remial equation ~~~ ~~~ cos y i s reduced

to li neat' lorrn

dv

rc P and Q arc.! fimct io n of

dx:
x alone. by changt ? J
.c ria b!c as
(a) sin y v
(b) cos y ::: v
(c) tan y ~:
(d) sin 2y "' v
9 1.
( <I~

xe'"

(b)

y : xc '" 0

(;e .. 0

(d)

x e<

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arb itra ry con~tant. The n in ge neral

1a) y 1 + y z is its sol ution, but cy

93.

i:s Mt
(b) ~Y, is its solutio n. but y + y is
n()t
1
2
(c) bot h y y z a nd cy arc its sol
ut ions
1
1
(d) neiEhcr y + y 1ior cy is its soi
utio n
1
1

foll(~wing,

equ atio n

'

\dy ! ; I

r"
!
.
"- J

I. It is <:1 line ar differen tial equatio n.

2. It has a uniq11e solution .
Wh ich of the statements given above
is/.
(a) I only'
(b) 2 rtf'"'!_
(c) Boi h I Olld 2
(d) ~l"'fi.Jn

ect ?

or 2

94.

a!

.,

.r

max in'w

<&d.

(a~\ "" ~

n'l of light '?

.J!,, ) a

(b)

2h

~-,;. , { 3 .,j) ) a

(d)

2b

( ./J

r
...._\. .

J'(x) dx '" I, ( J (x/c ) dx, c

~~

-xcosx)

- - - dx ?
2 i" XCO SX.

x In (2 .. xcoS: x) .
.d) 0

An npct'turc is in ~
- n of a rcctang.le surmmmted by an.
c~uilatc:ral t~
r a. 1 . 1 . lcigl~ t of' the recumgle .is
b and _the
:;1dc of the t)

lrt<tble 1s a. 1 he 1l)\;ll per nuo;:ler ot \he

aperture
inclcr what condition will. the ap.ertur.c adm
i\

(c) x cos x

95.

h l) <l
I)a

t~: 0

"
then what. is the val
ue o f h. ?

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~8.

(a) b a

(b) a b

(c) c

(d)

1! c

(a) 1/4
(t:) I f2

(b)
{d)

l /3
l

What is the length of an arc or the curve y

liom x I to x 3 ?
(a) J /3
(b) 1!2
(c) 2

99.

(d)

= !x -

1! + !X 21

What are the asymptotes of the curve

(X ' 4 )' I I ) (X 4y ! I ) " 4 ?
(a) y i4(x + I)
(b) y "' ::4 x
(C) X .. 4 y

(d)

X+ i

= i

4 )'

CJ

100. At wha! point on !he curve y '' ((e' + c-')12F, is fn..* ure
maximum ?

(b) (0, I)

(C) (2, 0)

(d)

u
~

~~

~
;t-q}

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