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**SECTION – A**

**1. If A is a 3×3 invertible matrix, then what will be the value of k if det(A-1) = (detA)k .****Solution:** As | A-1 | = |A |-1 ∴ k = -1.

**2. Determine the value of the constant ‘k’ so that f(x) = **

**is continuous at x = 0 .****Solution: **

**3. Evaluate :**

**Solution: **

**4. If a line makes angles 90o and 60o respectively with the positive direction of x and y axes, find the angle which it makes with the positive direction of z-axis.****Solution:** Let the line is inclined at an angle of ϒ with positive direction of z-axis.

**SECTION – B**

**5. Show that all the diagonal elements of a skew symmetric matrix are zero.****Solution:** Let A = [a_{ij}] be a square matrix such that it is skew-symmetric. So, A = -A^{T}

That is, [aij] = -[a_{ij}] .

For its diagonal elements, we have [a_{ij}] = -[a_{ii}] which implies, 2[a_{ii}] = O (Replacing j by i).

⇒ [a_{ii}] = [0] ∴ a_{ii} = 0 . Hence all the diagonal elements if a skew symmetric matrix are zero.

**6. Find dy/dx at x = 1 , y = π/4 if sin ^{2} y + cos xy = K .**

**Solution:**Here sin

^{2 }y + cos xy = K ⇒ sin2y dy/dx – sin xy(x dy/dx + y) = 0

⇒ (sin2y – x sin xy)dy/dx = y sin xy ⇒ dy/dx = y sin xy/sin 2y – x sin xy

**7. The volume of a sphere is increasing at the rate of 3 cubic centimeter per second. Find the rate of increase of its surface area, when the radius is 2 cm.****Solution:**

**8. Show that the function f (x) = 4x ^{3} – 18x^{2} + 27x – 7 is always increasing on R.**

**Solution:**Here f (x) = 4x

^{3}-18x

^{2}+ 27x – 7 ⇒ f ‘(x) = 12x

^{2}– 36x + 27 = 3(4x

^{2}– 12x + 9)

⇒ f ‘(x) = 3(2x – 3)

^{2}≥ 0 for all x ∈ R ∴ f (x) is always increasing on R.

# Note that f (x) is strictly increasing for all Real values of x except 3/2.

**9. Find the vector equation of the line passing through the points A(1, 2, –1) and parallel to the line 5x – 25 = 14 – 7y = 35z .****Solution:** Given line can be rewritten as x-5/1/5 = y-2/-1/7 = z/1/35 i.e., x-5/7 = y-2/-5 = z/1 . So the d.r.’s of the this line and any line parallel to the given line shall be proportional to 7, –5, 1.

Hence the required line through given point is : x-1/7 = y-2/-5 = z+1/1 .

Vector eq. is : r̅ = î + 2ĵ – k̂+ λ(7î – 5ĵ + k̂) .

**10. Prove that if E and F are independent events, then the events E and F’ are also independent.****Solution:**

Hence the events E and F’ are also independent events.

**11. A small firm manufactures necklace and bracelets. The total number of necklaces and bracelets that it can handle per day is at most 24. It takes one hour to make a bracelet and half an hour to make a necklace. The maximum number of hours available per day is 16. If the profit on a bracelet is ₹ 300 and that on a necklace is ₹ 100. Formulate an L.P.P. for finding how many of each should be produced daily to maximize the profit. It is being given that at least one of each must be produced.****Solution:** Let the number of necklace and bracelets made per day be x and y respectively.

To maximize: Z = ₹ (100x + 300y)

Subject to constraints: x + y ≤ 24, x + 2y ≤ 32, x ≥ 1, y ≥1; x, y ≥ 0

i.e., x + y ≤ 24, x + 2y ≤ 32, x ≥1, y ≥1.

**12. Find **

**Solution:**

**13. Prove that : tan{π/4 + 1/2 cos-1 a/b} + tan{π/4 – 1/2 cos-1 a/b} = 2b/a .****Solution:** Consider LHS and put θ = 1/2 cos-1 a/b ⇒ cos2 θ = a/b …(i)

**14. Using properties of determinants, prove that **

**Solution:**

**OR**

**find a matrix D such that CD-AB = O .Solution:**

**15. Differentiate the function (sin x)x + sin-1 √x with respect to x. ****Solution: **

**OR**

**If x ^{m}y^{n} = (x + y)^{m+n} , prove that d^{2}y/dx^{2} = 0 .**

**Solution:**

**16. Find **

**Solution:**

**17. Evaluate : **

**Solution:**

**OR**

**Evaluate : **

**Solution:**

**18. Prove that x ^{2} – y^{2} = c(x^{2} + y^{2} )^{2} is the general solution of the differential equation (x^{3} – 3xy^{2} )dx = (y^{3} – 3x^{2}y)dy, where c is a parameter.**

**Solution:**Given (x

^{3 }– 3xy

^{2})dx – (y

^{3}– 3x

^{2}y)dy = 0 ⇒ (y

^{3}– 3x

^{2}y)dy = (x

^{3 }– 3xy

^{2})dx

**19. Let a̅ = î + ĵ + k̂, b̅ = î and c̅ = c _{1}î + c_{2}ĵ + c_{3}k̂, then**

**(a) Let c**

_{1}= 1 and c_{2}= 2 , find c_{3}, which makes a̅ , b̅ and c̅ coplanar.**Solution:**

**20. If a̅ , b̅ and c̅ are mutually perpendicular vectors of equal magnitudes, show that the vector a̅ + b̅ + c̅ is equally inclined to a̅ , b̅ and c̅ . Also, find the angle which a̅ + b̅ + c̅ makes with a̅ or b̅ or c̅ .****Solution:**

**21. The random variable X can take only the values 0, 1, 2, 3. Given that P(X = 0) = P(X = 1) = p, P(X = 2) = P(X = 3) such that **

**Solution:**

**22. Often it is taken that a truthful person commands more respect in the society. A man is known to speak the truth 4 out of 5 times. He throws a die and reports that it is a six. Find the probability that it is actually a six.****Do you also agree that the value of truthfulness leads to more respect in the society?****Solution:** Let A : the man reports that six occurs, E : six actually occurs.

Yes, we agree that the value of truthfulness leads to more respect in the society as a person speaking truth is more reliable.

**23. Solve the following L.P.P. graphically :**

Minimize : S = 5x +10y**Subject to : x + 2y ≤ 120, x + y ≥ 60, x – 2y ≥ 0, x ≥ 0, y ≥ 0.****Solution:** To Minimize : S = 5x + 10y

Subject to : x + 2y ≤ 120, x + y ≥ 60,

x – 2y ≥ 0, x ≥ 0, y ≥ 0 .

Clearly, Minimum value of S = 300 at C(60,0) .

**SECTION – D**

**24. Use product**

**to solve the system of equations x + 3z = 9, -x + 2y – 2z = 4 , 2x – 3y + 4z = -3 .Solution:**

**25. Consider f :R [ 5,∞) given by f (x) 9x ^{2} + 6x – 5 . Show that f is invertible with f-1(y) = ( √y+6-1/3).**

**Hence find (i) f**

^{-1}(10) (ii) y if f^{-1}(y) = 4/3.**Solution:**Let y be an arbitrary element of range of function i.e., y ε S, where S = [-5,∞) .

Then y = 9x

^{2}+ 6x – 5, for some x ε R , which implies that y = (3x + 1)

^{2}– 6 .

**OR**

**Discuss the commutativity and associativity of binary operation ‘*’ defined on****A = Q-{1} by the rule a *b = a – b + ab for all a, b ε A. Also find the identity element of * in A and hence find the invertible elements of A.****Solution:** Here a *b = a – b + ab for all a, b ε A where A = Q-{1}.

Commutativity : As b*a = b – a + ba ≠ a *b so, * isn’t commutative.

Associativity : Let a, b,c ε A.

(a *b)*c = (a – b + ab)*c = a – b + ab – c + ac – bc + abc…(i)

Also, a *(b*c) = a *(b – c + bc) = a – b + c – bc + ab – ac + abc…(ii)

By (i) and (ii), we can say that * isn’t associative.

Let e be the identity element.

So, a *e = e*a = a .

When a *e = a ⇒ a – e + ae = a =e = 0

When e*a = a ⇒ e – a + ea = a ⇒ e = 2a/1+a

Since e is not unique therefore, there’s no identity element for * in A.

As there is no identity element so, inverse doesn’t exist too.

NOTE that * is not binary here. Let’s see how! Assume that a, bεA = Q-{1}.

If we take a = 0, b = -1 then, 0*(-1) = 0 – (-1) + 0(-1) =1 ε A. That is, a *bεA ∀ a, bεA .

Hence * is not binary operation.

**26. If the sum of the lengths of the hypotenuse and a side of a right angled triangle is given, show that the area of the triangle is maximum, when the angle between them is π/3 .****Solution:** Let x + h = S (given)…(i)

Let ∠ACB = θ .

**27. Using integration, find the area of region bounded by the triangle whose vertices are (–2, 1), (0,4) and (2, 3).****Solution:** Let A(–2, 1), B(0, 4) and C(2, 3).

Eq. of AB, BC and CA are respectively :

**OR**

**Find the area bounded by the circle x2 + y2 = 16 and the line √3y = x in the I quadrant, using integration.****Solution:**

NOTE that in the question paper, it is not mentioned which area is to be found – with the x axis or with the y axis.

**28. Solve the differential equation x dy/dx + y = x cos x + sin x , given that y 1 when x = π/2.****Solution:** Given differential equation can be rewritten as dy/dx + y/x = cos x + sin x /x .

**29. Find the equation of the plane through the line of intersection of the planes r̅.(2î – 3ĵ 4k̂ ) =1 and r̅.(î – ˆj) + 4 = 0 and perpendicular to the plane r̅.(2î – ĵ k̂) + 8 = 0 . Hence, find whether the plane thus obtained contains the line x -1= 2y – 4 = 3z -12 .****Solution:** The required plane is π : 2x – 3y + 4z –1+ λ(x – y + 4) = 0

⇒ :x(2 + λ) + y(–3– λ) + 4z –1+ 4λ = 0…(i)

As (i) is ⊥er to the plane r̅.(2ˆi – ˆj+ kˆ) + 8 = 0 so, 2(2 + λ) – (–3– λ) +1.4 = 0 ⇒ λ = –11/3

Replacing this value of λ in (i), we get : 5x – 2y –12z + 47 = 0…(ii)

In vector form, the plane is : r̅.(5ˆi – 2ˆj–12kˆ) + 47 = 0 .

Given line can be rewritten as x – 1/1 = y–2/1/2 = z– 4/1/3 . Therefore, point on the line is (1, 2, 4).

LHS of (ii) : 5x – 2y –12z + 47 = 5 x 1– 2 x 2 –12 x 4 + 47 = 0 = RHS.

Also, 5 x 1 – 2 x 1/2 – 12 x 1/3 = 0 [∵ a1 a_{2} + b_{1} b_{2} + c_{1} c_{2 }= 0 here implies that the line is ⟂ to plane .

Hence the given line lies on the plane (ii).

**OR**

**Find the vector and Cartesian equation of a line passing through (1, 2, –4) and perpendicular to the two lines x–8/3 = y+19/16 = z–10/7 and x–15/3 = y–29/8 = z–5/–5.****Solution:**