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BOARD PREPARATORY PART TEST-1

BPT-PT-1 (FOR SESSION 2012-13)


COURSE : VIJETA (JP)
DATE : 13-05-2012 DURATION : 1 HR. SUBJECT : MATHEMATICS MAX. MARKS : 55

GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS
All questions are compulsory.
The question paper consists of 17 questions divided into three sections A, B and C. Section A comprises
of 07 questions of one mark each, section B comprises of 06 questions of four marks each and section
C comprises of 04 questions of six marks each.
All questions in Section A are to be answered in one word, one sentence or as per the exact requirement
of the question.

There is step marking.

There is no overall choice. However, internal choice has been provided in 02 questions of four marks each
and 03 questions of six marks each. You have to attempt only one of the alternatives in all such questions.
Use of calculators is not permitted. You may ask for logarithmic tables, if required.

SECTION (A) : (1 Mark)

10
1. Find the principal value of cos1 cos [1 Mark]
3

1
2. Find the value of cot1 2 sin cos 1 [1 Mark]
2
3. Construct a 2 2 matrix A = [aij], whose elements are given by aij = i j2 . [1 Mark]

2 1 10
4. If x y , then find the value of x & y.. [1 Mark]
3 1 5

3

5. If A = 2 and B = [2 4 7], then verify that (AB)' = B'A'. [1 Mark]
1

6. Show that the relation R in the set R of real numbers, defined as R = {(a, b) : a b} is not symmetric.
[1 Mark]
1
7. Within the domain of their definitions, prove that sin1 = cosec1 x. [1 Mark]
x

SECTION (B) : (4 Marks)

1 1
8. Prove that 2tan1 tan 1 . [4 Marks]
3 7 4

1 1 x
9. Prove that tan1 x cos 1 , x (0,1) . [4 Marks]
2 1 x

10. Show that the relation R in the set (1, 2, 3) given by R = {(1, 1), (2, 2), (3, 3), (1, 2), (2, 3)} is reflexive but
neither symmetric nor transitive. [4 Marks]

RESONANCE JPBPT1130512-1
1 3 5

11. Express the matrix A = 6 8 3 as the sum of a symmetric and a skew-symmetric matrix.
4 6 5

[4 Marks]
ab bc c a a b c
12. Using the properties of determinants, prove that b c c a a b 2 b c a . [4 Marks]
c a ab bc c a b
OR
3 2
If A = , find the value of so that A2 = A 2 where is scalar. Hence find A1. [4 Marks]
4 2

13. Show that the binary operation * defined by a * b = ab2 on Q is not associative. [4 Marks]

OR
Solve 3sin1 x = sin1 (3x 4x3) [4 Marks]

SECTION (C) : (6 Marks)

1 sin x 1 sin x
14. Write cot 1 , x 0, in the simplest form. [6 Marks]
1 sin x 1 sin x 4

15. Solve using matrices :


2x + y + 3z = 7; 3x + 2y z = 6; 4x + 5y 5z = 9. [6 Marks]

OR
Using properties of determinants, prove the following : [6 Marks]

(b c ) 2 a2 a2
2 2
b (c a ) b2 2abc(a b c )3 .
c2 c2 (a b ) 2

16. Obtain the inverse of the following matrix using elementary operations

0 1 2
A = 1 2 3 [6 Marks]

3 1 1
OR
0 1 1
A 2 3
Find A if A = 1 0 1 . Also show that A1 =
1
. [6 Marks]
2
1 1 0

17. Prove that the relation R in the set A = {1, 2, 3, 4, 5} given by R = {(a, b) : |a b| is even}, is an equivalence
relation. [6 Marks]
OR

Consider the binary operations* : R R R and o : R R R defined as a * b = |a b| and a o b = a,


a, b R. Show that * is commutative but not associative, o is associative but not commutative.
[6 Marks]

RESONANCE JPBPT1130512-2