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SSC CGL Tier II level Question Set 14, Algebra 5

14th SSC CGL Tier II level Question Set, 5th on Algebra

SSC CGL Tier 2 question set 14 algebra 5

This is the 14th question set of 10 practice problem exercise for SSC CGL Tier II exam and the 5th on topic Algebra.

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14th question set - 10 problems for SSC CGL Tier II exam: 5th on topic Algebra - answering time 15 mins

Q1. If $x=\displaystyle\frac{\sqrt{13}+\sqrt{11}}{\sqrt{13}-\sqrt{11}}$, and $y=\displaystyle\frac{1}{x}$, then the value of $3x^2-5xy+3y^2$ is,

  1. 1771
  2. 1717
  3. 1177
  4. 1171

Q2. If $x=7+4\sqrt{3}$ find the value of $\displaystyle\frac{3x^6+2x^4+4x^3+2x^2+3}{x^4+x^3+x^2}$ is,

  1. $\displaystyle\frac{8238}{15}$
  2. $\displaystyle\frac{8138}{15}$
  3. $\displaystyle\frac{8338}{15}$
  4. $\displaystyle\frac{8138}{17}$

Q3. The value of the expression $\displaystyle\frac{(x^2-y^2)^3+(y^2-z^2)^3+(z^2-x^2)^3}{(x-y)^3+(y-z)^3+(z-x)^3}$  is,

  1. $(x^2-y^2)(y^2-z^2)(z^2-x^2)$
  2. $3(x+y)(y+z)(z+x)$
  3. $(x+y)(y+z)(z+x)$
  4. $3(x-y)(y-z)(z-x)$

Q4. If $a+b+c=5$, $ab+bc+ca=7$ and $abc=3$ find the value of $\left(\displaystyle\frac{a}{b}+\displaystyle\frac{b}{a}\right)+\left(\displaystyle\frac{b}{c}+\displaystyle\frac{c}{b}\right)+\left(\displaystyle\frac{c}{a}+\displaystyle\frac{a}{c}\right)$.

  1. $9\displaystyle\frac{2}{3}$
  2. $8\displaystyle\frac{2}{3}$
  3. $8\displaystyle\frac{1}{3}$
  4. $7\displaystyle\frac{2}{3}$

Q5. If $a \neq b \neq c$, then the value of $\displaystyle\frac{a^2+b^2+c^2}{ab+bc+ca}$ is,

  1. greater than 1
  2. equal to 1
  3. less than 1
  4. can't be defined

Q6. If $x+y=4$ and $x^2+y^2=14$, where $x \gt y$, the values of $x$ and $y$ respectively are,

  1. $2-\sqrt{2}$, $\sqrt{3}$
  2. $3$, $1$
  3. $2+\sqrt{3}$, $2-\sqrt{3}$
  4. $2+\sqrt{3}$, $2\sqrt{2}$

Q7. If $a^2+b^2+c^2=2(2a-3b-5c)-38$, then the value of $(a-b-c)$ is,

  1. $12$
  2. $10$
  3. $9$
  4. $11$

Q8. The expression, $a^2+\displaystyle\frac{1}{a^2} -13a+\displaystyle\frac{13}{a}+34$ converted to product of factors is,

  1. $\left(a+\displaystyle\frac{1}{a}-4\right)\left(a+\displaystyle\frac{1}{a}+9\right)$
  2. $\left(a-\displaystyle\frac{1}{a}-4\right)\left(a-\displaystyle\frac{1}{a}-9\right)$
  3. $\left(a-\displaystyle\frac{1}{a}+4\right)\left(a-\displaystyle\frac{1}{a}+9\right)$
  4. $\left(a+\displaystyle\frac{1}{a}+4\right)\left(a-\displaystyle\frac{1}{a}+9\right)$

Q9. If $a+b+c=0$, then $\displaystyle\frac{2a^2}{b^2+c^2-a^2}+\displaystyle\frac{2b^2}{c^2+a^2-b^2}+\displaystyle\frac{2c^2}{a^2+b^2-c^2}+3$ is equal to,

  1. $3$
  2. $-3$
  3. $-4$
  4. $0$

Q10. If $a=2+\sqrt{3}$, then the value of $\displaystyle\frac{a^3}{a^6+3a^3+1}$ is,

  1. $55$
  2. $\displaystyle\frac{3}{55}$
  3. $\displaystyle\frac{1}{55}$
  4. $\displaystyle\frac{1}{40}$

To know how to solve the problems quickly in a few steps, refer to the corresponding solution set,

SSC CGL Tier II Solution set 14, Algebra 5.

Watch the quick solutions in two-part video.

Part I: Q1 to Q5

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Answers to the questions

Problem 1. Answer: Option b: 1717.

Problem 2. Answer: Option b : $\displaystyle\frac{8138}{15}$.

Problem 3. Answer: Option c: $(x+y)(y+z)(z+x)$.

Problem 4. Answer: Option b: $8\displaystyle\frac{2}{3}$.

Problem 5. Answer: Option a: greater than 1.

Problem 6. Answer: Option c : $2+\sqrt{3}$, $2-\sqrt{3}$.

Problem 7. Answer: Option b: $10$.

Problem 8. Answer: Option b: $\left(a-\displaystyle\frac{1}{a}-4\right)\left(a-\displaystyle\frac{1}{a}-9\right)$.

Problem 9. Answer: Option d: $0$.

Problem 10. Answer: Option b: $\displaystyle\frac{1}{55}$.


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