# Misc 17

Last updated at Dec. 8, 2016 by Teachoo

Last updated at Dec. 8, 2016 by Teachoo

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Misc 17 Choose the correct answer. If a, b, c, are in A.P., then the determinant 𝑥+2𝑥+3𝑥+2𝑎𝑥+3𝑥+4𝑥+2𝑏𝑥+4𝑥+5𝑥+2𝑐 is A. 0 B. 1 C. x D. 2x Since a, b & c are in A.P Then b – a = c – b b – a – c + b = 0 2b – a – c = 0 Solving x+2x+3x+2ax+3x+4x+2bx+4x+5x+2c Multiplying and dividing 2 = 22 x+2x+3x+2ax+3x+4x+2bx+4x+5x+2c Multiplying R2 by 2 = 12 𝑥+2𝑥+3𝑥+2𝑎𝟐(𝑥+3)𝟐(𝑥+4)𝟐(𝑥+2𝑏)𝑥+4𝑥+5𝑥+2𝑐 = 12 𝑥+2𝑥+3𝑥+2𝑎2𝑥+62𝑥+82𝑥+4𝑏𝑥+4𝑥+5𝑥+2𝑐 Applying R2 → R2 – R1 – R3 = 12 𝑥+2𝑥+3𝑥+2𝑎2𝑥+6− 𝑥+2−(𝑥+4 )2𝑥+8− 𝑥+3−(𝑥+5)2𝑥+4𝑏− 𝑥+2𝑎−(𝑥+2𝑐)𝑥+4𝑥+5𝑥+2𝑐 = 12 𝑥+2𝑥+3𝑥+2𝑎2𝑥+6−𝑥−2−𝑥−42𝑥+8−𝑥−3−𝑥−52𝑥+4𝑏−𝑥−2𝑎−𝑥−2𝑐𝑥+4𝑥+5𝑥+2𝑐 = 12 𝑥+2𝑥+3𝑥+2𝑎004𝑏−2𝑎−2𝑐𝑥+4𝑥+5𝑥+2𝑐 = 12 𝑥+2𝑥+3𝑥+2𝑎002(𝟐𝒃−𝒂−𝒄)𝑥+4𝑥+5𝑥+2𝑐 = 12 𝑥+2𝑥+3𝑥+2𝑎002(𝟎)𝑥+4𝑥+5𝑥+2𝑐 = 12 𝑥+2𝑥+3𝑥+2𝑎000𝑥+4𝑥+5𝑥+2𝑐 If any row as column of determinant are zero, then value of determinant is also zero. = 12 × 0 = 0 Thus, the value of determinant is 0 Correct Answer is A Misc. 17(Method 2) Choose the correct answer. If a, b, c, are in A.P., then the determinant x+2x+3x+2ax+3x+4x+2bx+4x+5x+2c is A. 0 B. 1 C. x D. 2x We need to find value of x+2x+3x+2ax+3x+4x+2bx+4x+5x+2c Since a, b & c are in A.P Then a – b = c – b b + b = c + a 2b = a + c Consider 𝑥+2𝑥+3𝑥+2𝑎𝑥+3𝑥+4𝑥+2𝑏𝑥+4𝑥+5𝑥+2𝑐 Applying R1 →R1 + R3 – 2R2 = 𝑥+2+ 𝑥+4−2(𝑥+3) 𝑥+3+ 𝑥+5−2(𝑥+4) 𝑥+2𝑎+ 𝑥+2𝑐−2(𝑥+2𝑏)𝑥+3𝑥+4𝑥+2𝑏𝑥+4𝑥+5𝑥+2𝑐 = 𝑥+2+𝑥+4−2𝑥−6𝑥+3+𝑥+5−2𝑥−8𝑥+2𝑎+𝑥+2𝑐−2𝑥−4𝑏𝑥+3𝑥+4𝑥+2𝑏𝑥+4𝑥+5𝑥+2𝑐 = 2𝑥−2𝑥+6−62𝑥−2𝑥+8−82𝑥−2𝑥+2𝑎+2𝑐−4𝑏𝑥+3𝑥+4𝑥+2𝑏𝑥+4𝑥+5𝑥+2𝑐 = 000+2(𝒂+𝒄−2𝑏)𝑥+3𝑥+4𝑥+2𝑏𝑥+4𝑥+5𝑥+2𝑐 = 002(𝟐𝒃−2𝑏)𝑥+3𝑥+4𝑥+2𝑏𝑥+4𝑥+5𝑥+2𝑐 = 000𝑥+3𝑥+4𝑥+2𝑏𝑥+4𝑥+5𝑥+2𝑐 If any row as column of determinant are zero, then value of determinant is also zero. = 0 Hence, value of determinant is 0 Correct Answer is A

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