(i) The question paper consists of three sections A, B and C Section A is compulsory for all students. In addition to Section A, every student has to attempt either Section B OR Section C.

(ii) For Section A -

Question numbers 1 to 8 are of 3 marks each.

Question numbers 9 to 15 are of 4 marks each.

Question numbers 16 to 18 are of 6 marks each.<o:p></o:p></span></p>

(iii) For Section B/Section C

Question numbers 19 to 22 are of 3 marks each.

Question numbers 23 to 25 are of 4 marks each.

Question number 26 is of 6 marks.

(iv) All questions are compulsory.

(v) Internal choices have been provided in some questions. You have to attempt only one of the choices in such questions.

(vi) Use of calculator is not permitted. However, you may ask for logarithmic and statistical tables, if required.

Q1 :

Express the following matrix as the sum of a symmetric and a skew symmetric matrix.

**Answer :**

Thus, is a symmetric matrix.

Thus, is a skew symmetric matrix.

Thus, matrix *A*has been
represented as the sum of a symmetric and a skew symmetric
matrix.

Q2 :

Using properties of determinants, prove the following:

**Answer :**

Applying C_{1} â†’C_{1}+ C_{2}+
C_{3}, we obtain

Taking (*a*+ *b*+
*c*) common from C_{1}, we obtain

Q3 :

Solve the following differential equation:

**Answer :**

The solution of the given differential equation is given by:

This is the required solution of the given differential equation.

Q4 :

Form the differential equation of the family of
curves *y*
= *a*sin (*x*+ *b*), where
*a*and
*b*are
arbitrary constants.

*Or*

Solve the following differential equation:

2*xy dx* + (*x*^{2}+ 2*y*^{2}) *dy*= 0

**Answer :**

Q5 :

Q6 :

Q7 :

Two dice are rolled once. Find the probability that:

(a) the numbers on two dice are different

(b) the total of numbers on the two dice is at least 4

**Answer :**

Q8 :

A pair of dice is tossed twice. If the random variable X is defined as the number of doublets, then find the probability distribution of X.

**Answer :**

Q9 :

Examine the validity of the following argument:

*s*_{1}: *p* âˆ§
*q*;
*s*_{2}: âˆ¼*p*; *s*: *q*

**Answer :**

Q10 :

Differentiate sin (2*x*+ 3) w. r.
t. *x*from first principle.

**Answer :**

Q11 :

Q12 :

Q13 :

Q14 :

Q15 :

Verify Rolle’s Theorem for the following function:

**Answer :**

Q16 :

Using matrices, solve the following system of equations:

*x*+ *y*+
*z*= 3, *x* −2*y*+ 3*z*= 2, and 2*x* − *y*+ *z*= 2

**Answer :**

Q17 :

Find the point on the curve *y*^{2}= 4*x*, which is
nearest to the point (2, -8).

**Or**

Prove that the height of a right circular cylinder
of maximum volume that can be inscribed in a sphere of
radius*R*is. Also, find the
maximum volume.

**Answer :**

Q18 :

Find the area of the region bounded by
*y*=
4*x*, *x*= 1, *x*= 4, and *x*-axis in the first
quadrant.

**Or**

Evaluate as limit of a sum.

**Answer :**

Q19 :

If, then show that and are perpendicular to each other.

**Answer :**

Q20 :

Using vectors, prove that the line segment joining the mid-point of non-parallel sides of a trapezium is parallel to the base and is equal to half the sum of the parallel sides.

**Answer :**

Q21 :

A body moving with a velocity of 36 km/hour is brought to rest in 10 seconds. Find the retardation and the distance travelled by the body before coming to rest.

**Answer :**

Q22 :

A particle is projected so as to graze the tops of two walls, each of height 10 m at 15m and 45 m respectively from the point of projection. Find the angle of projection.

**Or**

P, Q, R, S are points in a vertical line so that P is the highest and PQ = QR = RS. If a body falls from rest at P, then prove that the times of describing the successive intervals are in the ratio

**Answer :**

Q23 :

ABC is a given triangle in which forces acting along OA, OB, and OC, where O is the incentre of the triangle, are in equilibrium. Prove that

**Answer :**

Q24 :

Two like parallel forces and act on a rigid body at A and B respectively. If and are interchanged in position, then show that the point of application of the resultant will be displaced through a distance.

**Answer :**

Q25 :

Find the equation of the plane passing through the points (1, 2, 3) and (0, -1, 0) and parallel to the line

**Or**

Find the vector and Cartesian equation of the sphere described on the join of the points (2, -3, 4) and (-5, 6, -7) as the extremities of a diameter.

**Answer :**

Q26 :

**The vector equations of two lines
are:**

**Find the shortest distance
between the above lines.**

**Answer :**

Q27 :

In a factory, which manufactures nuts, machines A, B, and C manufacture respectively 25%, 35%, and 40% of nuts. Of their output, 5, 4, and 2 per cent respectively are defective nuts. A nut is drawn at random from the product and is found to be defective. Find the probability that it is manufactured by machine B.

**Answer :**

Q28 :

If the mean and variance of the binomial distribution are respectively 9 and 6, then find the distribution.

**Or**

8% of people in a group are left handed. What is
the probability that 2 or more of a random sample of 25 from the
group are left handed? (Use *e*^{−2}= 0.135)

**Answer :**

Q29 :

What is the face value of a bill discounted at 5% per annum 73 days earlier than its legal due date, the banker”™s gain being Rs10?

**Answer :**

Q30 :

A bill for Rs 21,900 drawn on July 10, 2005 for 6 months was discounted for Rs 21,720 at 5% per annum. On what date was the bill discounted?

**Answer :**

Q31 :

A and B are partners sharing profits and losses in the ratio 3 : 4 respectively. They admit C as a new partner, the new profit sharing ratio being 2 : 2 : 3 between A, B, and C respectively. C pays Rs 12,000 as premium for goodwill. Find the amount of premium shared by A and B.

**Answer :**

Q32 :

Find the present worth of an ordinary annuity of
Rs1,200 per annum for 10 years at 12% per
annum, compounded annually.

[Use (1.12)^{−}^{10}= 0.3221]

**Answer :**

Q33 :

If the total cost function is given by C =
*a*+ *bx*+ *cx*^{2}, where *x*is the
quantity of output, then show that:

If the marginal revenue function for a commodity
is MR = 9 - 6*x*^{2}+ 2*x*, then find
the total revenue function and the corresponding demand
function.

**Answer :**

Q34 :

A dealer wishes to purchase a number of fans and sewing machines. He has only Rs 5,760 to invest and has space for at most 20 items. A fan and sewing machine cost Rs 360 and Rs 240 respectively. He can sell a fan at a profit of Rs 22 and sewing machine at a profit of Rs 18. Assuming that he can sell whatever he buys, how should he invest his money in order to maximize his profit? Translate the problem into LPP and solve it graphically.

**Answer :**

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