# NCERT solutions for Mathematics Exemplar Class 11 chapter 3 - Trigonometric Functions [Latest edition]

#### Chapters ## Chapter 3: Trigonometric Functions

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Solved Examples [Pages 39 - 51]

### NCERT solutions for Mathematics Exemplar Class 11 Chapter 3 Trigonometric FunctionsSolved Examples [Pages 39 - 51]

Solved Examples | Q 1 | Page 39

A circular wire of radius 3 cm is cut and bent so as to lie along the circumference of a hoop whose radius is 48 cm. Find the angle in degrees which is subtended at the centre of hoop.

Solved Examples | Q 2 | Page 40

If A = cos2θ + sin4θ for all values of θ, then prove that 3/4 ≤ A ≤ 1.

Solved Examples | Q 3 | Page 40

Find the value of sqrt(3) cosec 20° – sec 20°

Solved Examples | Q 4 | Page 41

If θ lies in the second quadrant, then show that sqrt((1 - sin theta)/(1 + sin theta)) + sqrt((1 + sin theta)/(1 - sin theta)) = −2sec θ

Solved Examples | Q 5 | Page 41

Find the value of tan 9° – tan 27° – tan 63° + tan 81°

Solved Examples | Q 6 | Page 41

Prove that (sec8 theta - 1)/(sec4 theta - 1) = (tan8 theta)/(tan2 theta)

Solved Examples | Q 7 | Page 42

Solve the equation sin θ + sin 3θ + sin 5θ = 0

Solved Examples | Q 8 | Page 42

Solve 2 tan2x + sec2x = 2 for 0 ≤ x ≤ 2π

Solved Examples | Q 9 | Page 43

Find the value of (1 + pi/8)(1 + cos  (3pi)/8)(1 + cos  (5pi)/8)(1 + cos  (7pi)/8)

Solved Examples | Q 10 | Page 43

If x cos θ = y cos (theta + (2pi)/3) = z cos (theta + (4pi)/3), then find the value of xy + yz + zx.

Solved Examples | Q 11 | Page 44

If α and β are the solutions of the equation a tan θ + b sec θ = c, then show that tan (α + β) = (2ac)/(a^2 - c^2).

Solved Examples | Q 12 | Page 46

Show that 2 sin2β + 4 cos (α + β) sin α sin β + cos 2(α + β) = cos 2α

Solved Examples | Q 13 | Page 46

If angle θ is divided into two parts such that the tangent of one part is k times the tangent of other, and Φ is their difference, then show that sin θ = (k + 1)/(k - 1) sin Φ

Solved Examples | Q 14 | Page 47

Solve sqrt(3) cos θ + sin θ = sqrt(2)

#### Objective Type Questions from 15 to 19

Solved Examples | Q 15 | Page 47

If tan θ = (-4)/3, then sin θ is ______.

• (-4)/5 but not 4/5

• (-4)/5 or 4/5

• 4/5 but not - 4/5

• None of these

Solved Examples | Q 16 | Page 48

If sin θ and cos θ are the roots of the equation ax2 – bx + c = 0, then a, b and c satisfy the relation ______.

• a2 + b2 + 2ac = 0

• a2 – b2 + 2ac = 0

• a2 + c2 + 2ab = 0

• a2 – b2 – 2ac = 0

Solved Examples | Q 17 | Page 48

The greatest value of sin x cos x is ______.

• 1

• 2

• sqrt(2)

• 1/2

Solved Examples | Q 18 | Page 48

The value of sin 20° sin 40° sin 60° sin 80° is ______.

• (-3)/16

• 5/16

• 3/16

• 1/16

Solved Examples | Q 19 | Page 49

The value of cos  pi/5 cos  (2pi)/5 cos  (4pi)/5 cos  (8pi)/5  is ______.

• 1/16

• 0

• (-1)/8

• (-1)/16

#### Fill in the blank:

Solved Examples | Q 20 | Page 50

If 3 tan (θ – 15°) = tan (θ + 15°), 0° < θ < 90°, then θ = ______.

#### State whether the following statement is True or False:

Solved Examples | Q 21 | Page 50

“The inequality 2^sintheta + 2^costheta ≥ 2^(1/sqrt(2)) holds for all real values of θ”

• True

• False

#### Match the column C1 and C2

Solved Examples | Q 22 | Page 51
 C1 C2 (a) (1 - cosx)/sinx (i) cot^2  x/2 (b) (1 + cosx)/(1 - cosx) (ii) cot  x/2 (c) (1 + cosx)/sinx (iii) |cos x + sin x| (d) sqrt(1 + sin 2x) (iv) tan  x/2
Exercise [Pages 52 - 60]

### NCERT solutions for Mathematics Exemplar Class 11 Chapter 3 Trigonometric FunctionsExercise [Pages 52 - 60]

Exercise | Q 1 | Page 52

Prove that (tanA + secA  - 1)/(tanA - secA + 1) = (1 + sinA)/cosA

Exercise | Q 2 | Page 52

If (2sinalpha)/(1 + cosalpha + sinalpha) = y, then prove that (1 - cosalpha + sinalpha)/(1 + sinalpha) is also equal to y.
["Hint": "Express" (1 - cosalpha + sinalpha)/(1 + sinalpha) = (1 - cosalpha + sinalpha)/(1 + sinalpha) * (1 + cosalpha + sinalpha)/(1 + cosalpha + sinalpha)]

Exercise | Q 3 | Page 52

If m sin θ = n sin(θ + 2α), then prove that tan(θ + α) cot α = (m + n)/(m - n)

[Hint: Express (sin(theta + 2alpha))/sintheta = m/n and apply componendo and dividendo]

Exercise | Q 4 | Page 52

If cos(α + β) = 4/5 and sin(α – β) = 5/13, where α lie between 0 and pi/4, find the value of tan2α
[Hint: Express tan 2 α as tan(α + β + α – β)]

Exercise | Q 5 | Page 53

If tan x = b/a, then find the value of sqrt((a + b)/(a - b)) + sqrt((a - b)/(a + b))

Exercise | Q 6 | Page 53

Prove that cosθ cos  theta/2 - cos 3theta cos  (9theta)/2 = sin 7θ sin 8θ.

[Hint: Express L.H.S. = 1/2[2costheta cos  theta/2 - 2 cos 3theta cos  (9theta)/2]

Exercise | Q 7 | Page 53

If a cos θ + b sin θ = m and a sin θ – b cos θ = n, then show that a2 + b2 = m2 + n2

Exercise | Q 8 | Page 53

Find the value of tan 22°30′.

[Hint: Let θ = 45°, use tan  theta/2 = (sin  theta/2)/(cos  theta/2) = (2sin  theta/2 cos  theta/2)/(2cos^2  theta/2) = sintheta/(1 + costheta)]

Exercise | Q 9 | Page 53

Prove that sin 4A = 4sinA cos3A – 4 cosA sin3A

Exercise | Q 10 | Page 53

If tanθ + sinθ = m and tanθ – sinθ = n, then prove that m2 – n2 = 4sinθ tanθ
[Hint: m + n = 2tanθ, m – n = 2 sinθ, then use m2 – n2 = (m + n)(m – n)]

Exercise | Q 11 | Page 53

If tan(A + B) = p, tan(A – B) = q, then show that tan 2A = (p + q)/(1 - pq)

Exercise | Q 12 | Page 53

If cosα + cosβ = 0 = sinα + sinβ, then prove that cos 2α + cos 2β = – 2cos (α + β).
[Hint: (cosα + cosβ) 2 – (sinα + sinβ) 2 = 0]

Exercise | Q 13 | Page 53

If (sin(x + y))/(sin(x - y)) = (a + b)/(a - b), then show that tanx/tany = a/b

Exercise | Q 14 | Page 53

If tanθ = (sinalpha - cosalpha)/(sinalpha + cosalpha), then show that sinα + cosα = sqrt(2) cosθ.

[Hint: Express tanθ = tan (alpha - pi/4) theta = alpha - pi/4]

Exercise | Q 15 | Page 53

If sinθ + cosθ = 1, then find the general value of θ.

Exercise | Q 16 | Page 53

Find the most general value of θ satisfying the equation tan θ = –1 and cos θ = 1/sqrt(2).

Exercise | Q 17 | Page 54

If cotθ + tanθ = 2 cosecθ, then find the general value of θ.

Exercise | Q 18 | Page 54

If 2sin2θ = 3cosθ, where 0 ≤ θ ≤ 2π, then find the value of θ.

Exercise | Q 19 | Page 54

If secx cos5x + 1 = 0, where 0 < x ≤ pi/2, then find the value of x.

Exercise | Q 20 | Page 54

If sin(θ + α) = a and sin(θ + β) = b, then prove that cos 2(α – β) – 4ab cos(α – β) = 1 – 2a2 – 2b2

Exercise | Q 21 | Page 54

If cos(θ + Φ) = m cos(θ – Φ), then prove that 1 tan θ = (1 - m)/(1 + m) cot phi

Exercise | Q 22 | Page 54

Find the value of the expression 3[sin^4 ((3pi)/2 - alpha) + sin^4 (3pi + alpha)] - 2[sin^6 (pi/2 + alpha) + sin^6 (5pi - alpha)]

Exercise | Q 23 | Page 54

If a cos 2θ + b sin 2θ = c has α and β as its roots, then prove that tanα + tan β = (2b)/(a + c).

Exercise | Q 24 | Page 54

If x = sec Φ – tan Φ and y = cosec Φ + cot Φ then show that xy + x – y + 1 = 0
[Hint: Find xy + 1 and then show that x – y = – (xy + 1)]

Exercise | Q 25 | Page 54

If θ lies in the first quadrant and cosθ = 8/17, then find the value of cos(30° + θ) + cos(45° – θ) + cos(120° – θ).

Exercise | Q 26 | Page 54

Find the value of the expression cos^4  pi/8 + cos^4  (3pi)/8 + cos^4  (5pi)/8 + cos^4  (7pi)/8

[Hint: Simplify the expression to 2(cos^4  pi/8 + cos^4  (3pi)/8) = 2[(cos^2  pi/8 + cos^2  (3pi)/8)^2 - 2cos^2  pi/8 cos^2  (3pi)/8]

Exercise | Q 27 | Page 55

Find the general solution of the equation 5cos2θ + 7sin2θ – 6 = 0

Exercise | Q 28 | Page 55

Find the general solution of the equation sinx – 3sin2x + sin3x = cosx – 3cos2x + cos3x

Exercise | Q 29 | Page 55

Find the general solution of the equation (sqrt(3) - 1) costheta + (sqrt(3) + 1) sin theta = 2

[Hint: Put sqrt(3) - 1 r sinα, sqrt(3) + 1 = r cosα which gives tanα = tan(pi/4 - pi/6) α = pi/12]

#### Objective Type Questions from 30 to 59

Exercise | Q 30 | Page 55

If sin θ + cosec θ = 2, then sin2θ + cosec2θ is equal to ______.

• 1

• 4

• 2

• None of these

Exercise | Q 31 | Page 55

If f(x) = cos2x + sec2x, then ______.

• f(x) < 1

• f(x) = 1

• 2 < f(x) < 1

• f(x) ≥ 2

Exercise | Q 32 | Page 55

If tan θ = 1/2 and tan Φ = 1/3, then the value of θ + Φ is ______.

• pi/6

• pi

• 0

• pi/4

Exercise | Q 33 | Page 55

Which of the following is not correct?

• sin θ = -1/5

• cos θ = 1

• sec θ = 1/2

• tan θ = 20

Exercise | Q 34 | Page 55

The value of tan 1° tan 2° tan 3° ... tan 89° is ______.

• 0

• 1

• 1/2

• Not defined

Exercise | Q 35 | Page 56

The value of (1 - tan^2 15^circ)/(1 + tan^2 15^circ) is ______.

• 1

• sqrt(3)

• sqrt(3)/2

• 2

Exercise | Q 36 | Page 56

The value of cos 1° cos 2° cos 3° ... cos 179° is ______.

• 1/sqrt(2)

• 0

• 1

• –1

Exercise | Q 37 | Page 56

If tan θ = 3 and θ lies in third quadrant, then the value of sin θ  ______.

• 1/sqrt(10)

• - 1/sqrt(10)

• (-3)/sqrt(10)

• 3/sqrt(10)

Exercise | Q 38 | Page 56

The value of tan 75° – cot 75° is equal to ______.

• 2sqrt(3)

• 2 + sqrt(3)

• 2 - sqrt(3)

• 1

Exercise | Q 39 | Page 56

Which of the following is correct?

• sin 1° > sin 1

• sin 1° < sin 1

• sin 1° = sin 1

• sin 1° = pi/18^circ  sin 1

Exercise | Q 40 | Page 56

If tan α = m/(m +  1), tan β = 1/(2m + 1), then α + β is equal to ______.

• pi/2

• pi/3

• pi/6

• pi/4

Exercise | Q 41 | Page 56

The minimum value of 3 cosx + 4 sinx + 8 is ______.

• 5

• 9

• 7

• 3

Exercise | Q 42 | Page 56

The value of tan 3A – tan 2A – tan A is equal to ______.

• tan 3A tan 2A tan A

• – tan 3A tan 2A tan A

• tan A tan 2A – tan 2A tan 3A – tan 3A tan A

• None of these

Exercise | Q 43 | Page 57

The value of sin(45° + θ) – cos(45° – θ) is ______.

• 2 cosθ

• 2 sinθ

• 1

• 0

Exercise | Q 44 | Page 57

The value of cot(pi/4 + theta)*cot(pi/4 - theta) is ______.

• – 1

• 0

• 1

• Not defined

Exercise | Q 45 | Page 57

cos 2θ cos 2Φ + sin2(θ – Φ) – sin2(θ + Φ) is equal to ______.

• sin 2(θ + Φ)

• cos 2(θ + Φ)

• sin 2(θ – Φ)

• cos 2(θ – Φ)

Exercise | Q 46 | Page 57

The value of cos 12° + cos 84° + cos 156° + cos 132° is ______.

• 1/2

• 1

• -1/2

• 1/8

Exercise | Q 47 | Page 57

If tan A = 1/2, tan B = 1/3, then tan (2A + B) is equal to ______.

• 1

• 2

• 3

• 4

Exercise | Q 48 | Page 57

The value of sin  pi/10  sin  (13pi)/10 is ______.

• 1/2

• -1/2

• -1/4

• 1

Exercise | Q 49 | Page 57

The value of sin 50° – sin 70° + sin 10° is equal to ______.

• 1

• 0

• 1/2

• 2

Exercise | Q 50 | Page 57

If sin θ + cos θ = 1, then the value of sin 2θ is equal to ______.

• 1

• 1/2

• 0

• –1

Exercise | Q 51 | Page 58

If α + β = pi/4, then the value of (1 + tan α)(1 + tan β) is ______.

• 1

• 2

• – 2

• Not defined

Exercise | Q 52 | Page 58

If sin θ = (-4)/5 and θ lies in third quadrant then the value of cos  theta/2 is ______.

• 1/5

• -1/sqrt(10)

• -1/sqrt(5)

• 1/sqrt(10)

Exercise | Q 53 | Page 58

Number of solutions of the equation tan x + sec x = 2 cosx lying in the interval [0, 2π] is ______.

• 0

• 1

• 2

• 3

Exercise | Q 54 | Page 58

The value of sin  pi/18 + sin  pi/9 + sin  (2pi)/9 + sin  (5pi)/18 is given by ______.

• sin  (7pi)/18 + sin  (4pi)/9

• 1

• cos  pi/6 + cos  (3pi)/7

• cos  pi/9 + sin  pi/9

Exercise | Q 55 | Page 58

If A lies in the second quadrant and 3 tan A + 4 = 0, then the value of 2 cotA – 5 cos A + sin A is equal to ______.

• (-53)/10

• 23/10

• 37/10

• 7/10

Exercise | Q 56 | Page 58

The value of cos2 48° – sin2 12° is ______.

• (sqrt(5) + 1)/8

• (sqrt(5) - 1)/8

• (sqrt(5) + 1)/5

• (sqrt(5) + 1)/(2sqrt(2)

Exercise | Q 57 | Page 59

If tan α = 1/7, tan β = 1/3, then cos 2α is equal to ______.

• sin 2β

• sin 4β

• sin 3β

• cos 2β

Exercise | Q 58 | Page 59

If tan θ = a/b, then b cos 2θ + a sin 2θ is equal to ______.

• a

• b

• a/b

• None

Exercise | Q 59 | Page 59

If for real values of x, cos θ = x + 1/x, then ______.

• θ is an acute angle

• θ is right angle

• θ is an obtuse angle

• No value of θ is possible

#### Fill in the blanks 60 to 67:

Exercise | Q 60 | Page 59

The value of (sin 50^circ)/(sin 130^circ) is ______.

Exercise | Q 61 | Page 59

If k = sin(pi/18) sin((5pi)/18) sin((7pi)/18), then the numerical value of k is ______.

Exercise | Q 62 | Page 59

If tan A = (1 - cos "B")/sin"B", then tan 2A = ______.

Exercise | Q 63.(i) | Page 59

If sin x + cos x = a, then sin6x + cos6x = ______.

Exercise | Q 63.(ii) | Page 59

If sin x + cos x = a, then |sin x – cos x| = ______.

Exercise | Q 64 | Page 59

In a triangle ABC with ∠C = 90° the equation whose roots are tan A and tan B is ______.

Exercise | Q 65 | Page 59

3(sin x – cos x)4 + 6(sin x + cos x)2 + 4(sin6x + cos6x) = ______.

Exercise | Q 66 | Page 59

Given x > 0, the values of f(x) = -3cos sqrt(3 + x + x^2) lie in the interval ______.

Exercise | Q 67 | Page 60

The maximum distance of a point on the graph of the function y = sqrt(3) sin x + cos x from x-axis is ______.

#### State whether the following statement is True or False: 68 to 75

Exercise | Q 68 | Page 60

If tan A = (1 - cos B)/sinB, then tan 2A = tan B

• True

• False

Exercise | Q 69 | Page 60

The equality sin A + sin 2A + sin 3A = 3 holds for some real value of A.

• True

• False

Exercise | Q 70 | Page 60

Sin 10° is greater than cos 10°

• True

• False

Exercise | Q 71 | Page 60

cos  (2pi)/15 cos  (4pi)/15 cos  (8pi)/15 cos  (16pi)/15 = 1/16

• True

• False

Exercise | Q 72 | Page 60

One value of θ which satisfies the equation sin4θ – 2sin2θ – 1 lies between 0 and 2π.

• True

• False

Exercise | Q 73 | Page 60

If cosec x = 1 + cot x then x = 2nπ, 2nπ + pi/2.

• True

• False

Exercise | Q 74 | Page 60

If tan θ + tan 2θ + sqrt(3) tan θ tan 2θ = sqrt(3), then θ = ("n"pi)/3 + pi/9

• True

• False

Exercise | Q 75 | Page 60

If tan (π cosθ) = cot (π sinθ), then cos(theta - pi/4) = +- 1/(2sqrt(2)).

• True

• False

#### In the following match each item given under the column C1 to its correct answer given under the column C2 :

Exercise | Q 76 | Page 60
 Column A Column B (a) sin(x + y) sin(x – y) (i) cos2x – sin2y (b) cos (x + y) cos (x – y) (ii) (1 - tan theta)/(1 + tan theta) (c) cot(pi/4 + theta) (iii) (1 + tan theta)/(1 - tan theta) (d) tan(pi/4 + theta) (iv) sin2x – sin2y

## Chapter 3: Trigonometric Functions

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