# SOLUTIONS CAT-2003 RE-TEST

DETAILED SOLUTIONS

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Item Code : CAT 2003-ReTest (Sol)

we get x < 2.(4) 61.(4) We have 13x + 1 < 2z and z + 3 = 5y 2 From (1) and (2) we get 13x + 1 < 2 (5y 2 – 3) ⇒ 13x + 1 < 10y 2 – 6. x > y.(4) 59.05 (approx). x x x 60.e.(1) x 55. Total surface area = 2 πrh ⇒ 2 π × 2 × h = 4h..(4) From the given conditions. 4n n ∴ Time taken by Ram to travel to A = If turns are equally spaced. (1) . d = c . then distances between vertical turns is Ans. Put n = 72. we get x = 1.230 i. So.(2) r B 4√19 BC 2 = AB 2 + AC 2 – 2 AB. 56. Applying cosine rule to find the third side n = 2. Ans. 4 19 + 20 2 19 + 10 = . Year 2001 2002 2003 2004 Huts destroyed Huts rebuilt n n 2 3n 3n 4 2 9n 9n 8 4 27n 16 Total n 3n n+ = 2 2 3n 3n 9n + = 4 2 4 9n 9n 27n + = 8 4 8 Time taken by Shyam to travel to A = 8 + 4 19 + 12 2 ∴ Required difference = 24 + 12 19 + 36 – 24 – 8 19 – 16 6 = 57. Then x = – 1. only 4 option th FG a . then x = 59. thus x is 2. Ans. c IJ H 6 dK 5 will have a fraction. Assuming a = –1 and b = –1. If y = 2. b = 2c.. Ans. (2) x v x ∴ Volume of the box will be V = (12 – 2x) 2 .(1) Item Code : CAT 2003-ReTest (Sol) (2) of (8) . a = 12c. x cannot be 6. From there we can evolve the values of x.(4).AC cos 120° = 144 + 64 + 2 × 12 × 8 × = 144 + 64 + 96 ⇒ BC = 304 = 4 19 . Ans.(3) 8 Air condition 4 2 6 3 1 2 Radio From the options. Given a = 6b = 12c 2b = 9d = 12e 4 c So. y > x.e..45 . Assume b = 2 and a = 1/2. Hence correct answer is (4).e. 2 cars don’t have any option. destroyed by floods in 2002 and 2003 i. a. Putting the values in options 1 and 2.(2) 6 3 Put x = 2 and y = 6 and check for the options. m 8 km (R 2) 2 Thus both statements are true.538.. This is not possible.. Ans. Ans. Thus options 1 and 4 have been eliminated. e = 9 3 15 n . i. 5. We assume values of a and b. Put n= 36 then x = 36 2 + 2 36 ( 36 + 4) + 16 = 28. a + 4 are prime numbers Put value for “a” starting from 3. Consider a number n = 6 ⇒ A: B: This will give x = 2. Ans. π 4h h = . a + 2. We have a divisor 3 which is greater than √6 but less than 6. length needed will be 4n cms.SOLUTIONS 52.(4) km /h C 62. we get x < 0. Hence. 6. Then. Ans. 7 as the only set of prime numbers satisfying the given relationship. Let each turn be of length 2πr = 2π × 2 = 4 cms . 36 + 4 × 6 + 4 54. ⇒ 13x < 10y 2 – 7 ⇒ x < 10 y 2 – 7 13 . we get Ans.. Ans. we have 27 From the table it is clear that n is less than the total number of huts 16 58. 12 + 4 19 + 8 3 1 2 63. 53. m 3k 1) (R km m 12 Ra /h r A 120° Sh ya We have a divisor 2 which is greater than 1 & less than √6. We will have 3. Ans. π Thus for n turns. ⇒ x lies between 28 and 60. x For V to be maximum dV =0 dx If y =1 then.(4) Power windows When we add up all the values we get 23 cars.

5. If we cut open the cube. 9 – 4..( 2 + 3 ). ∆ A 1B 1D is a 30°.r 4 3 × r( 2 + 3 ) 4 . 1.7. i. Ans.(1+ 3 ) Since the values of x will not satisfy both the equations.. 66.(1) Item Code : CAT 2003-ReTest (Sol) . Ans. 2 3r . 60°. we will get a rectangle with sides 4n and n... 90° triangle. 1 + 2 2. 6. 7 .r.. ∴ 71. 4. Therefore sets will not contain multiples of 6.x 3 + . 7.. 5}. are in A.r . 2 U | | | T = { 4.r 2 ⇒ ⇒ x 2 – 2x – x + 2 = 0 (x – 1) . Assuming 1/7 as x..(1) We can see that the hexagon is actually divided into 2 equal parts. C will be on point C 3. 8. 5.(3) E B1 D r r 60° A1 B2 r r A2 C2 So. So. 9. Ans. 2 2 . u2 = 3 1/4 × (2r )2 ⇒ u = 3 . Time required by A to finish her sprint = 2r 2r 2r 3r + + = 20 30 15 10 3r × (10√3 + 20) =3(r + 2√3). Ans. 10 } | W T2 = { 2. i. Given radius of each circular park = r ⇒ Distance travelled by A = a = 3 × 2r = 6r. 60°. ∞ 7 72 73 ⇒ S∞ = B3 FG IJ H K 1 7 1 1− 7 1+ 3 = 49 .SOLUTIONS 64. distance travelled by C in this time = B E 40 3r (1 + 3 ) × = 4r (1+√3). 8. Then S ∞ = 1+ 4 9 16 + + +. C3 Consider T 1 = {1.(1) . Time required by B to reach B 3 = 2r(2 + 3 ) × 2 31/4 . C 1 E = √3r.(2) ⇒ ⇒ x (x – 2) – 1 (x – 2) = 0 x = 1.7 } 4 5 6 T 7 once again does not contain a multiple of 6.x 2 + 4 2 . b – a = 3√3r and c – b = 3√3r. = 4r .. 3. So. B 1D = 3r = r (2+√3). 2 v2 = { } 2 ⇒v= 2 31/ 4 .. ⇒ C 1 C 2 = 2r + 2√3r = 2r (1 + √3) ⇒ Distance travelled by C = c = 3 × 2r (1+√3) = 6r (1+√3) Now. 5. 9 } | | T = { 6. D D 1/ 4 Distance covered by A in this time = 3 .. 96 – 16 = 80 will contain. 90° triangle..(2) 72.. we can say that the equations have no common roots..r . 4 2 .8 } V All these do contain multiples of 6.(2) 69.P.(3) 27 70. 6 } T3 = { 3. Ans. (x – 2) = 0 w2 = (3) of (8) 3 × 2r (1+ 3 ) 4 { } ⇒ w = 3 1/ 4 . Ans. 2. 4..P. 4 – 1. 16 – 9.(2) 65. Now.. 6.∞ = S ∞ The above obtained arithmetico-geometric series (AGP) has the following sum to infinity. one part out of every 6 taken in a sequence will not contain a multiple of 6. C So the length of the string is √17 n..7.(2 + 3 ) 4 31/4 = 4 3 1/ 4 . In given series 1 2 . 4. 16 are not in A.. Ans.. 5. 3 10 C Ans.e. 1. 3. T = { 5. But 1. 6. distance travelled by B in this time = So.. ⇒ S∞ = 1+ x (1 − x )3 C1 30° r r A3 r r . 10 A F Now. This does not contain a multiple.(1+ 3 ) × 4 31/ 4 = 4r (1+√3).(1) 67. 96 = 16 6 ⇒ B1 B2 = 2r + 2 × ⇒ Distance travelled by B = b = 3 × r (2+√3) = 3r (2+√3) ∆ A 1C 1E is a 30°. B will be at B 1 . Based on the above solution itself.x + 3 2.. we can say h = n. 4. 3. Ans. A will be at A 3 Distance covered by C in this time = 3 1/ 4 .e. Also.(3) 68. C will be at C 3.r . We have two equations x 3 + 3x 2 + 4x + 5 = 0 x 3 + 2x 2 + 7x + 3 = 0 From (1) and (2) we get x 2 – 3x + 2 = 0 D So. 3 2. 9. n So.

F 22 21 .(1) So the required result is 20 +10 + 5 = 35 Ans. If x.(3) Let AP = 4x . Ans. N9 )1/ 3 = 1+ 8 loge .(2) M 9 A≡ B≡C Now suppose we talk of town A connecting to town of other zones.(2) 85. B. Same for the other two towns in the same zones. Similarly towns of zone 2 will connect two 6 other towns. Ans. h h ⇒ h = x + d tan ⇒ tan60 = ⇒ h= x 3 x+d x 81... we get that y = – 64. Total lines will be 36 + 27 + 18 + 9 = 90. Where a = side of equilateral triangle and x = side of square. Thus d1 t1 d2 t2 45° d = a f*g=e f5 = f 10 5 5 e*f=f g5 = g So. Hence. Thus every zone will have 3 + 3 + 3 = 9 lines internally for the three towns.(3) 1 log3 M + 3 log3 N = 1 + log0 . Then equation is satisfied by y = – 64 and x = 256. y ∈ I 5x + 19y = 64.(3) 84. the answer will remain the same. C 4y R S A P 4z 3x D 9 75. C D. ∴ AP : PD = 4 x : tan45 = 80.(1) 82. 5 m 4 = 20 5 n 2 = 10 5 p 1 =5 = ∴ d = x( 3 − 1) ∴ x x( 3 − 1) = t1 10 ∴ t 1 = 5( 3 + 1). PD = 4z 12 x × 3x = 7z 7 12 x = 7 :3 . Ans. So we start from the innermost bracket. 78 = 50 + 10 + 10 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 = 7 69 = 50 + 10 + 5 + 2 + 2 = 5 1.(4) 4x 78.. 7 + 5 + 7 = 19 coins. Ans.. f ⊕ [f * {f ⊕ (f * f)}] is to be simplified. loge 5 log3 (M .01 = 50 + 25 + 10 + 10 + 2 + 2 + 2 = 7.(4) Item Code : CAT 2003-ReTest (Sol) (4) of (8) . 4 2 ≡ 4(mod 6) 4 4 ≡ 4(mod 6) 4 6 ≡ 4(mod 6) and so on. 2πr = 3a = 4x. Ans.. g 9 = g 5 * g 4 = g * e = g g*g=h h*f=g e = e 8 60° x Now speed is constant. Ans. Then it will have to connect to 9 towns.008 5 3 1 83.(3) π 9 Q 3y 3z B 77. we have g * g = h (this is g squared) h * g = f (this is g cubed) f * g = e. Ans. f = f * f = f * f = h Q {a 10 * (f 10 ⊕ g 9)} ⊕ e 8 {a * (h ⊕ g)} ⊕ e {a * f} ⊕ e ⇒ e. f*f=h f⊕h=e f*e=f f ⊕ f = h. 1000 A. Ans.. . From the table. Thus c > s > t. Thus x > 0 and will be ≤ 4.(1). 86. Ans.(3) 7 79. 23 24 = 1+ loge 10 − loge 2 loge 10 − loge 2 = 1+ loge 8 − loge 1000 3 loge 2 − 3 loge 10 1 loge 10 − loge 2 1 2 = log3 (MN9 ) 3 = 1− = −3 (loge 10 − loge 2) 3 3 2 33 1 (9 ) 3 = 1+ 1 (MN9 ) 3 = = 9 MN = 9 ⇒ N = . Ans.. 74. For x = 256. (this is g to the power 4) Ans.(1) 76. So 6 + 6 + 6 = 18 and finally 9 lines for zone 3. Put n = 1. So total = 36 lines for 4 zones (9 x 4 = 36). Hence Ans.SOLUTIONS 73. 4 m e =4 5 n e=5 e p e =1 log3 M 3 + log3 N3 = 1+ loge 5 loge 0 . So 9 lines..(4).. 008 So the required result is 4 +5 + 1 = 10 Ans. {a 10 * (f 10 ⊕ g 9)} ⊕ e 8 f*f=h e*e=e a 10 h a*a=a h*g=f g*f=e e*g=g So. So there will be 27 lines. Then c : s : t = 4 4 3 : : 1 . E.

...(3) 91.. x+y+z ≥ ( x y z) 3 3 1 a/4 . 4 Now by the First process of cutting the cloth : a Let us divide the big square in four equal squares of side . The same can be given in the following ways . 2y = x + z xyz = 4 We know that A.(2) 90.(1) Item Code : CAT 2003-ReTest (Sol) .. Ans. Ans. 2 (5) of (8) ⇒ a 4 – 3R 2a 2 – R 2 a2 + 3R 4 = 0 ⇒ a 2 (a 2 – 3R 2) – R 2 (a 2 – 3R 2) = 0 ⇒ a 2 = R 2 and a 2 = 3R 2 ⇒ a = R and a = and b = 3R 3R ..(1) . Ans.. AD a From triangle DBC 4R 2 = a 2 + b 2 2 ⇒ 4R 2 = a + 3R 4 a2 ⇒ a 4 – 4R 2 a2 + 3R 4 = 0 a 2 (4 − π ) = a 2 – π(a/2) 2 = .. So required ratio = 1 : 1.(2) 92...(1) . If b = 3.(2) From (1).M. The first digit can be chosen in 9 ways (0 not acceptable).M... 1. 2.. Thus x + y = 180 – 96 ⇒ x + y = 84 Also for ∆CDB 4x + y = 180 Solving (1) and (2) 3x = 96 x = 32 ∴ 88. 9. when a = R.. 8. If b = 2.(2) a/4 a/2 a/2 Now total area of scrap = 4 RF a I |G J SH 4 K | T 2 −π FG a IJ U + 3RFG a IJ | | H 8 K V SH 2 K | | W T 2 2 −π FG a IJ U | H 4K V | W 2 then a = 1. ≥ G. a/4 a/2 a/4 Refer to the diagram given sidewise. Thus the code can be made in 9 × 9 = 81 ways... ∠DBC = 2x = 64°. 2.(3) From (2) and (3) we get 3 possible ways 4 possible ways Total number of ways confusion can arise = 4 × 3 = 12 . The available digits are 0. . 2 then a = 1 .. 4 equations possible then a = 1....... So required ratio = 1 : 1. 4 . 4 Again divide the big square in 7 small squares as shown in figure.(2) But 2 numbers 69 and 96 do not create confusion when written upside down.. Hence.. = a2 4 − π 4 c h . we get 1 3y ≥ ( xyz) 3 3 1 y ≥ (4 ) 3 2 y ≥ 23 2 ⇒ 3 R 2 = ab . b = R .(1) πR 2 π = ab 3 We have. Then the area of total scrap E C x y x A D 2x 2x B 96O =4 LMF a I F a I OP MNGH 2 JK − πGH 4 JK PQ 2 2 = a2 (4 − π) .. 1 equation possible .. 89.SOLUTIONS 87.(3) For equation to have real roots b 2 – 4ac ≥ 0 Here c = 1...(2) From DAE tan θ = AE AE = AD b .. Ans. Thus total possible values = 7.. Now there are only 4 digits which can created confusion 1. 9. The area of total scrap in second process of cutting the cloth AE b = . since x + z = 2y. when a = Hence required ratio is 1 : 3 . 3 R . Thus b 2 ≥ 4a If b = 4.. the second digit can be accepted in 9 ways (digits repetition not allowed). Ans. Ans. 2 equations possible . ∴ final answer = 81 – 12 + 2 = 71. 6.. 3...(1) From ∆DBC tan θ = BC b = DC a Minimum value of y = 2 3 ..

m OP ⇒ log LM m OP ⇒ log M NM 1...(4) 105.(2) 2 95. ⇒ log − MNM n FGH n 2 1IJK PQP NM n QP Ans. ... Putting the value of x = 1 .(3) . Ans.. they are 10.. Hence Ans... Ans. we have Let the ages of father. = (1000–5) + 1000 = 995 + 1000 = 1995.. Ans.. (x + n) = 4(z + n) & (y + n) = 3(z + n) Statement A : It gives that x – y = 10. Given numeral = MDCCLXXXVII = 1000 + 500 + 100 + 100 + 50 + 10 + 10 + 10 + 5 + 1 + 1 = 1787..+ n−1 n/ 2 [ n+1] [n+1] n /2 n (n−1) Now at 1st position B will come and at the 4th position. MVM = 1000 + (1000–100) + (100–10) + 5 = 1000 + 900 + 90 + 5 = 1995. Ans..SOLUTIONS 93.. This statement again does not give any conclusive answer. ⇒ 4a × 2 ( 2 + 1) 2a 2 2 2 ( 2 + 1) 2(2 + 2 ) ...(3) –2 = –2.n.. 2 2 Area and perimeter of S 3 = 4a a .(1) 101. Ans.m .109 : On analyzing the given information. Raman & Shanthi. n = 13 and d = 7 = 13 [2 × 10 + (13–1)7] = 676.. Thus answer is (2). we get 1 = 4 which is not possible. we get 100 100. Now at the 2nd position. ∴ C comes at 2nd position. both statements are individually sufficient to answer the question. Area and perimeter of S 2 = .600/x = 10. Sunil & Sridevi. Raj & Joya. Ans.(2) Husband Anil Raj Raman Sunil Wife Anita Joy a Shanthi Sridev i F I GG 1 JJ 4a GG 1− 1 JJ 4FG 2 IJ H 2 K = H 2 − 1K = F I a ×2 G 1 JJ a G GH 1− 21 JK 2 2 . 94 Now this is an A. a. Ans. So both statements will have to be combined to get the answer. C and D can come on 4th position. we have Aakash as the “man of the match. Therefore nothing can be concluded by A individually or B individually. Ans. Therefore. Area and perimeter of S 4 = 8 ( 2 )3 Then..... = ( 2 )2 ( 2 ) 3 a a2 a2 a2 + + + +.. individually is sufficient. Hence A. Statement A gives that Aakash and Biplab both score 50 runs but no information about the number of catches taken by Aakash.(2) 94. Applying tangent secant theorem ∠B = 50° and since ∠CAT is the external angle of the triangle ABC ∠BCA = 50° ∴ ∠BOA = 100°.. Hence Ans. Given numeral = MCMXCIX = 1000 + (1000 – 100) + (100 – 10) + (10 – 1) = 1000 + 900 + 90 + 9 = 1999... The required sum = 10 + 17 . we have to identify such 2 digit numbers.P. Ans.. We have series 97. C will come at 2nd and D at the 3rd position. but the value of x + y cannot be defined. 1 1 1 + + .. For Q. y and z respectively. Hence answer to these questions can be easily obtained.. 2 4 8 IJ K I JK This information confirms that (30 + 25 + 15 + 20) 90% of employees do not have at least 1 gadget.(3) 109.(2) 99. nor B... MCMXCV c.+ n 2 n−1 0 +1+2 +3 + . . Statement A : The equation that can be formed is 600/(x – 5) ... MVD d. nor can A come.. Statement B : Statement B does not provide sufficient data to solve the problem as actual members in the club are not stated.. According to the problem.” Ans.. Ans.(1) log 10 x = 4 log x 10 ⇒ log 10 x = log x 10 4 ⇒ log 10 x = log x 10000 Now putting the value of x = 10. 106.. MCMLXXV = 1000 + (1000 – 100) + 50 + 10 + 10 + 5 = 1000 + 900 + 50 + 25 = 1975 b. Obviously.logG H n K Hn K Hn K H n JK L m. 4 ( 2 )2 2 a2 4a .(3) 103.(3) ⇒ ⇒ a a Item Code : CAT 2003-ReTest (Sol) (6) of (8) .(4) 2 3 4 n 2 3 n−1 2 3 n 1+2 +3+ 4 + . 2nd and 4th.n QP NM n QP LM O MM m PPP ⇒ log LM m OP . . = (1000–5) + 500 = 995 + 500 = 1495. We can solve this to get the final answer. ∠T = 30° ∴ ∠A = 100°.. By the given condition in question Area and perimeter of S 1 = a 2 . with a = 10. and A has to come on 4th position as none of B.. In triangle ACT.. required ratio 4a + = 4a 2 + 4a + 4a +..m . Statement B : B C D A B has to come on 1st position. 2 4 8 2 4a 1+ F GH 1 a 2 1+ FG H 2 + 1 ( 2 )2 + 1 ( 2 )3 . then D has to come at 3rd position. ∠C = 50°.(1) 107. Their order of arrival is Anil & Anita. nor D. we get the following table. 70% have VCD Players ⇒ 30% do not have VCD Players 75% have microwave ovens ⇒ 25% do not have microwave ovens 80% have ACs ⇒ 20% do not have ACs 85% have washing machines ⇒ 15% do not have washing machines a 2 4a .(2) 108. log 10 x – log 10 x = 2 log x 10 1 1 log 10 x– log 10 x = 2 log x 10 ⇒ log 10 x = 2 log x 10 2 2 98. Statement A : B C D A If A cannot come at 1st or 2nd & D also cannot come at 1st. First of all...(1) 104. Ans. Ans.(4) 102. On combining both the statements. Statement B individually states nothing about the runs scored by Aakash and Chirag. 4a. 24. Fm I Fm I Fm I Fm I log m + log G J + log G J + logG J + . Ans.106 to Q..n .. Statement B : z + n = 2z ⇒ z = n. 17. So minimum percentage of employees who has all four gadgets = 100 – 90 = 10%. mother and son be x. A will come.. 96.