Question 5 - Case Based Questions (MCQ) - Chapter 2 Class 10 Polynomials (Term 1)

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For a linear polynomial kx + c, k β 0, the graphΒ of y = kx + c is a straight line which intersectsΒ the X-axis at exactly one point, namely, ((-c)/k,0), Therefore, the linear polynomial kx + c, k β 0, hasΒ exactly one zero, namely, the X-coordinate of theΒ point where the graph of y = kx + c intersects theΒ X-axis.

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Question For a linear polynomial kx + c, k β 0, the graph of y = kx + c is a straight line which intersects the X-axis at exactly one point, namely, ((βπ)/π,0), Therefore, the linear polynomial kx + c, k β 0, has exactly one zero, namely, the X-coordinate of the point where the graph of y = kx + c intersects the X-axis. Give answer the following questions:
Question 1 If a linear polynomial is 2x + 3, then the zero of 2x + 3 is: (a) 3/2 (b) β 3/2 (c) 2/3 (d) β 2/3
Let p(x) = 2x + 3
Finding zero
p(x) = 0
2x + 3 = 0
2x = β 3
x = (βπ)/π
So, the correct answer is (B)
Question 2 The graph of y = p(x) is given in figure below for some polynomial p(x). The number of zero/zeroes of p(x) is/are: (a) 1 (b) 2 (c) 3 (d) 0
Number of zeroes is equal to number of times parabola intersects the x-axis
Since the graph does not intersect the X-axis,
β΄ Number of zeroes = 0
So, the correct answer is (d)
Question 3 If πΌ and π½ are the zeroes of the quadratic polynomial x2 β 5x + k such that πΌ β π½ = 1, then the value of k is: (a) 4 (b) 5 (c) 6 (d) 3
Let p(x) = x2 β 5x + k
Now,
Sum of zeros = π/π
πΌ + π½ = (β(β5))/1
πΌ + π½ = 5
Also given,
πΆ β π· = 1
Product of zeros = π/π
πΌπ½ = π/1
πΌπ½ = k
Adding (1) and (2)
πΌ + π½ + πΌ β π½ = 5 + 1
2πΌ = 6
πΌ = 6/2
πΌ = 3
Putting πΌ = 3 in (1)
πΌ + π½ = 5
3 + π½ = 5
π½ = 5 β 3
π½ = 2
Now, from (3)
πΌπ½ = k
3 Γ 2 = k
6 = k
k = 6
So, the correct answer is (C)
Question 4 If πΌ and π½ are the zeroes of the quadratic polynomial p(x) = 4x2 + 5x + 1, then the product of zeroes is: (a) β1 (b) 1/4 (c) β2 (d) β 5/4
Given
p(x) = 4x2 + 5x + 1
Now,
Product of Zeros = π/π
= π/π
So, the correct answer is (B)
Question 5 If the product of the zeroes of the quadratic polynomial p(x) = ax2 β 6x β 6 is 4, then the value of a is: (a) β 3/2 (b) 3/2 (c) 2/3 (d) β 2/3
Given
p(x) = ax2 β 6x β 6
Here,
Product of zeroes = π/π
4 = (βπ)/π
4a = β6
a = (β6)/4
a = (βπ)/π
So, the correct answer is (A)

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