Code: A-01/C-01/T-01                                                                                                                      Subject: MATHEMATICS-I

Time: 3 Hours                                           DECEMBER 2006                                                        Max. Marks: 100


NOTE: There are 9 Questions in all.

·      Question 1 is compulsory and carries 20 marks. Answer to Q. 1. must be written in the space provided for it in the answer book supplied and nowhere else.

·      Out of the remaining EIGHT Questions answer any FIVE Questions. Each question carries 16 marks.

·      Any required data not explicitly given, may be suitably assumed and stated.


Q.1       Choose the correct or best alternative in the following:                                         (2x10)


a.       The value of limit  


                   (A)  0                                                  (B)  

(C)                                              (D)  does not exist


b.      Let a function f(x, y) be continuous and possess first and second order partial derivatives at a point (a, b).  If  is a critical point and , ,  then the point P is a point of relative maximum if 


(A)                             (B)   

(C)                           (D) 


             c.   The triple integral  gives


(A)    volume of region T                        (B)  surface area of region T

(C)  area of region T                            (D)  density of region T


             d.   If  then matrix A is called


(A)    Idempotent Matrix                      (B) Null Matrix

(C)  Transpose Matrix                        (D)  Identity Matrix           


             e.   Let  be an eigenvalue of matrix A then , the transpose of A, has an eigenvalue as                                                            

(A)                                                     (B) 

(C)                                                   (D) 


             f.    The system of equations is said to be inconsistent, if it has 


(A)     unique solution                             (B)  infinitely many solutions

(C)  no solution                                    (D) identity solution


             g.   The differential equation  is an exact differential equation if  


(A)                                       (B) 

(C)                                     (D) 


             h.   The integrating factor of the differential equation  is  


(A)                                                    (B)

(C) xy                                                 (D)


             i.    The functions  defined on an interval I, are always  


(A)   linearly dependent                         (B) homogeneous

(C) identically zero or one                    (D) linearly independent


                      j.    The value of , the second derivative of Bessel function in terms of  and  is  


(A)                             (B) 

(C)                            (D)



Answer any FIVE Questions out of EIGHT Questions.

Each question carries 16 marks.


  Q.2     a.   Show that the function


                   is continuous at (0, 0) but its partial derivatives  and  do not exist at (0, 0).                (8)


             b.   Find the linear and the quadratic Taylor series polynomial approximation to the function  about the point (1, 2).  Obtain the maximum absolute error in the region  and  for the two approximations.                                                (8) 


  Q.3     a.   Find the shortest distance between the line  and the ellipse .                   (8)       


             b.   Evaluate the double integral , where R is the region bounded by the x-axis, the line y = 2x and the parabola .                      (8)


  Q.4     a.   Evaluate the integral  where R is the parallelogram with successive vertices at , ,  and .      (8)


             b.   Show that where  is the Bessel function of  order.                                                                     (8)


  Q.5     a.   Show that .                    (6)

                                                                              where  are the Legendre polynomials.


             b.   Find the power series solution about x =2, of the initial value problem                     


                   Express the solution in closed form.                                                                  (10)


  Q.6     a.   Solve the initial value problem  y(0) = 0, , .              (8)


             b.   Solve .                                                                 (8)


  Q.7     a.   Show that set of functions  forms a basis of the differential equation .  Obtain a particular solution when .                                                         (6)


             b.   Solve the following differential equations:



                   (ii)                                             (25 = 10)          

  Q.8     a.   Let  be a linear transformation defined by .  Taking  as a basis in  determine the matrix of linear transformation.                                                  (8)


             b.   If  then show that , for .     Hence find .             (8)


  Q.9     a.   Examine whether matrix A is similar to matrix B, where  , .                 (8)


             b.   Discuss the consistency of the following system of equations for various values of


                   and if consistent, solve it.                                                                                    (8)