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# OMTEX – CLASSES 45 marks

FACTORISATION

Q1. Factorise the following quadratic expressions by using the formula :( 6 marks)
1. x2 + 2x – 8

2. 2m2 + 5m + 2

3. x2 + x – 6 (October 1996)
Q2. Compare the following quadratic expressions with ax2 + bx + c and write the
Values of a, b, c (4 marks)
1. 3x ( 2x + 7) – 1 (March 97)

## 2. 5x + 3x2 – 7 (March 96)

Q3. Compare the given expression with ax2 + bx + c. Write the values of a, b, c and find

## the value of (Any2) (6 marks)

1. m2 – 2m – 24 (October, 1998)

## 3. 2x2 + 4x – 5 (March, 2001)

4. x2 + 4x + 4 (March, 2002)
Q4. Verify whether the following expressions are cyclic or not. (4 marks)
1. l ( m + n + p ) + m ( n + p + l ) + n ( p + l + m ) + p ( l + m + n )

## 2. ( a – b ) ( b – c ) ( a – c ) (March 2002 & October, 2003)

Q5. Factorise the following cyclic expressions. (25 marks)

## 4. x ( y + z )2 + y ( z + x )2 + z ( x + y )2 – 4xyz (October 1999)

5. ( m – n )3 + ( n – p )3 + ( p – m )3 (March 2002)