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Binomial Theorem
1. The fourth term in the expansion of (1 - 2x)3/2 will be : (A) (C) 2.
10

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7.

3 4 x 4
x3 2

(B) (D)

x3 2

3 4 x 4
8.

If p & q be positive, then the coefficients of x p & x q in the expansion of (1 + x)p + q will be : (A) Equal (B) Equal in magnitude but opposite in sign (C) Reciprocal to each other (D) None of these The term independent of x in the
ÿ x 3 + expansion of 3 2 x2
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C 1 + 10C3 + 10C5 + 10C 7 + 10C9 = (B) 210 (A) 2 9 10 - 1 (C) 2 (D) None of these C 0 Cr + C1 Cr + 1 + C2 C r + 2 + ..... + Cn − r Cn is equal to : (A)
(2 n) ! (n − r) ! (n + r) !

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(A) (C)

(B)

5 4

n! (C) (− r) ! (n + r) !
n! (C) (n − r) ! (D) None of these

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(D) None of these

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n Cn C1 2 C 2 3 C 3 + ..... + C = + + n −1 C0 C1 C2

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If the coefficient of rth term & (r + 4)th term are equal in the expansion of (1 + x)20, then the value of r will be (A) 7 (B) 8 (C) 9 (D) 10

If the coefficients of 5 th, 6 th and 7 th terms in the expansion of (1 + x)n be in A.P., then n = (A) 7 only (B) 14 only (C) 7 or 14 (D) None of these

10. The sum of the coefficients in the expansion of (1 + x − 3x 2)2163 will be (A) 0 (B) 1 (C) - 1 (D) 2 2163

C1 C C C + 2 2 + 3 3 + ...... + 15 15 = C0 C1 C2 C14
(B) 120 (D) None of these

n (n −1) (A) 2 n (n +1) (C) 2
6.

n (n + 2) (B) 2 (n − 1) (n − 2) (D) 2

12. In the expansion of

ÿ

1 x− x

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, the

C 1 + 2 C2 + 3 C3 + 4 C4 + ...... + nCn = (A) 2 n (B) n . 2n n-1 (C) n . 2 (D) n . 2n + 1

constant term is : (A) - 20 (B) 20 (C) 30 (D) - 30 20. In the expansion of (x 2 - 2x) 10 , the

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Binomial Theorem
coefficient of x16 is : (A) - 1680 (B) 1680 (C) 3360 (D) 6720 13. If (1 + ax)n = 1 + 8x + 24x2 + ...... , then the value of a and n is : (A) 2, 4 (B) 2, 3 (C) 3, 6 (D) 1, 2 14. If for positive integers r > 1, n > 2, the coefficient of the (3 r)th & (r + 2)th powers of x in the expansion of (1 + x)2n are equal, then : (A) n = 2r (B) n = 3r (C) n = 2r + 1 (D) None of these 15. The sum of the series, (C)
(2 n + 2) ! n ! (n + 1) !

2

(D)
n

(2 n) ! n ! (n + 1) !

18. If (1 + x)n =

r=0

ÿ

Cr xr , then

ÿ

1+

ÿ C1 ÿ C C 1 + 2 ..... 1 + n C0 C1 C n −1
n n −1 (n − 1) ! (B) (n + 1) n − 1 (n − 1) !

=

(A)

r=0

(A)

2 mn − 1

2 mn 2 n − 1

(

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(B)

2m n − 1 2n − 1

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ÿ 1 3r 7 r 15 r + + + + .... m terms is : 2 r 2 2 r 23 r 2 4 r

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1+ n will be :
ÿ1 + x (A) 1− x

ÿ

n

( n + 1) n (C) n!

(-1)r nCr

19. The coefficient of x4 in the expansion of (1 + x + x2 + x3)n is : (A) nC 4 (B) nC 4 + nC2 n n n (C) C4 + C 2 + C 4 . nC2 (D) nC4 + nC2 + nC 1 . nC2 20. If x < 1, then the value of,
ÿ 2x n ( n + 1) ÿ 2 x + 1+ x 2! 1+ x
n

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n

(n + 1) n + 1 (D) n!

2

2m n + 1 (C) 2n + 1

(D) None of these

where [ . ] denotes the greatest integer function . The value of R . f is : (A) 42n + 1 (B) 4 2n 2n - 1 (C) 4 (D) 4 -2n

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+ ..... ∞

& f = R − [R],

ÿ 2x (B) 1+ x

n

ÿ1 + x (C) 2x

ÿ1 − x (D) 1+ x

n

17. The greatest coefficient in the expansion of (1 + x)2n + 2 is : (A)

21. If the value of x is so small that x2 and greater powers can be neglected,

(2 n) ! (n !)2

(B)

{ (n + 1) ! }2

(2 n + 2) !

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Binomial Theorem
1 + x + 3 (1 − x)2 1+ x + 1+ x (C) - 1 is equal to : (D) 0

3

then

26. The value of x in the expression,

5 x (A) 1 + 6
(C) 1 +

5 (B) 1 x 6
(D) 1 -

[x + x

log10 ( x )

]

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, if the third term in the

2 x 3

2 x 3

expansion is 10, 00, 000 is : (A) 10 (B) 11 (C) 12 (D) None of these 27. If

22. The first four terms in the expansion of (1 - x)3/2 are : (A) 1 -

T2 in the expansion of (a + b)n and T3

(B) 1 (C) 1 -

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3 3 2 x2 x+ x + 16 2 8 (D) None of these

g. c
ÿ 1 x+ 2x
2n

3 3 2 x2 x+ x 16 2 8

equal, then n = (A) 3 (C) 5

28. The term independent of x in the

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3 3 2 1 3 x+ x x 2 8 16

T3 in the expansion of (a + b)n + 3 are T4
(B) 4 (D) 6

23. If C r stands for nC r , the sum of the 2 n ! n ! 2 2 2 given series, [ C 2 - 2 C1 0 n!

1 ÿ expansion of (1 + x)n 1 + x

n

is :

() ()

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2 (A) C 2 + 2 C1 + ...... + (n + 1) C 2 0 n (B) (C0 + C1 + ...... + Cn)2

24. The is : (A) (B) (C)

larger of 99 50 + 100 50 and 101 50 99 50 + 100 50 Both are equal 101 50 (D) None of these

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+ 3 C 2 - ...... + (- 1) n (n + 1) C 2 ] where 2 n n is an even positive integer, is : (A) 0 (B) (- 1)n/2 (n + 1) (C) (- 1) n (n + 2) (D) (- 1)n/2 (n + 2)

2 (C) C2 + C1 + ...... + C 2 0 n (D) None of these

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29. If coefficient of (2r + 3)th and (r − 1)th terms in the expansion of (1 + x)15 are equal, then value of r is : (A) 5 (B) 6 (C) 4 (D) 3 30. The middle term in the expansion of

25. The sum of all the coefficients in the binomial expansion of (x 2 + x - 3) 319 is : (A) 1 (B) 2

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Binomial Theorem
1 . 3 . 5 ...... (2 n − 3) n!

4

(A) (B)

of,

ÿ

2+

3 x 8

10

has the maximum

1 . 3 . 5 ...... (2 n + 1) n! (D) None of these

numerical value, the rang of value of x for which this will be true is given by : (A) (B) (C)

(C)

64 < x < -2 21 64 <x<2 21

g. c
(C) 37. 1 (A)

31. If (1 + x − 2x2)6 = 1 + a1x + a 2x 2 + ...... + a 12x 12 , then ethe expression, a2 + a4 + a6 + ...... + a12 has the value (A) 32 (B) 63 (C) 64 (D) None of these 32. If the 6th term in the expansion of the binomial , is equal to 21 and it is known that the binimial coefficient of the 2 nd, 3 rd & 4 th terms in the expansion represent respectively the first, third and fifth terms of an A.P. (the symbol log stands for logarithm to the base 10), then x = (A) 0 (B) 1 (C) 2 (D) 3 33. If n is an integer greater then 1, then a - nC 1 (a - 1) + nC2 (a - 2) + ...... + (- 1)n (a - n) = (A) a (B) 0 2 (C) a (D) 2 n

36. If n is a positive integer and Ck = nCk, then the value of

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64 <x<4 21 (D) None of these

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ÿ

ÿ Ck k C k −1
3

2

=

n (n + 1) (n + 2) (A) m 1 . 3 . 5 ......x (2 n − 1) ÿ log (10 − 3 ) 5 ( 12 2) log 3 x− 2 n! + 2 2 n (n +1) (B) 12
n (n + 2)2 (n + 1) 12 (D) None of these

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34. The sum of the coefficients of even power of x in the expansion of, (1 + x + x2 + x3)5 is : (A) 256 (B) 128 (C) 512 (D) 64 35. Given that 4 th term in the expansion

2 5
2 5

(B)

2 5

(C)

(D) None of these

69. If a1, a2, a3, a4 are the coefficients of

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Binomial Theorem
any four consecutive terms in the expansion of (1 + x) n, then

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43. The coefficient of x in the expansion
2 of ÿ 1 + x − x −1

a1 a3 + = a1 + a 2 a3 + a4
(A)

in ascending pwers

of x, when x < 1, is : (A) 0 (C) (B)

a2 a2 + a3
2 a2 a2 + a3

a2 1 (B) 2 (a 2 + a 3 ) (D)

1 2

(C)

2 a3 a2 + a3

1 2
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(D) 1

40. The value of x, for which the 6th term in the expansion of,
ÿ log2 2

g. c
1. B 7. A 13. A 19. D 25. C 31. D 37. C 43. D

(9

x −1

+7

)

7

+ 2

1

(1/ 5 ) log2 3x − 1 + 1

(

)

is

that n ≥ k (k +1) . The number of 2 solutions (x1, x 2, ...... xk) , x1 ≥ 1, x 2 ≥ 2 , ...... x k ≥ k , all integers, satisfying x1 + x2 + ...... + x k = n, is : (A) mCk - 1 (B) mC k + 1 m (C) C k (D) None of these {where m =

42. The number of integral terms in the expansion of, (5 1/2 + 7 1/6)642 is : (A) 106 (B) 108 (C) 103 (D) 109
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84, is equal to : (A) 4 (B) 3 (C) 2 (D) 1 41. Let n and k be positive integers such

2. A 3. A 8. B 9. C 14. C 15. A 20. A 21. B 26. A 27. C 32. AC33. B 38. C 39. C 44. C

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39. If the sum of the coefficients in the expansion of (α 2 x 2 - 2 αx + 1) 51 vanishes, then the value of α is : (A) 2 (B) - 1 (C) 1 (D) - 2

44. The value of,
2 C 2 − 15 C1 + 0 (A) 15 (C) 0 15 2 C 2 - ...... - 15 C15 is : 2 (B) - 15 (D) 51

ANSWERS 4. C 5. C 10. C 11. B 16. A 17. B 22. C 23. D 28. B 29. A 34. C 35. A 40. CD41. A 6. C 12.A 18.C 24.C 30.B 36.D 42.B

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