# NCERT solutions for Mathematics Exemplar Class 11 chapter 8 - Binomial Theorem [Latest edition]

#### Chapters ## Chapter 8: Binomial Theorem

Solved ExamplesExercise
Solved Examples [Pages 132 - 142]

### NCERT solutions for Mathematics Exemplar Class 11 Chapter 8 Binomial TheoremSolved Examples [Pages 132 - 142]

Solved Examples | Q 1 | Page 132

Find the rth term in the expansion of (x + 1/x)^(2r)

Solved Examples | Q 2 | Page 132

Expand the following (1 – x + x2)4

Solved Examples | Q 3 | Page 132

Find the 4th term from the end in the expansion of (x^3/2 - 2/x^2)^9

Solved Examples | Q 4 | Page 132

Evaluate: (x^2 - sqrt(1 - x^2))^4 + (x^2 + sqrt(1 - x^2))^4

Solved Examples | Q 5 | Page 133

Find the coefficient of x11 in the expansion of (x^3 - 2/x^2)^12

Solved Examples | Q 6 | Page 133

Determine whether the expansion of (x^2 - 2/x)^18 will contain a term containing x10?

Solved Examples | Q 7 | Page 134

Find the term independent of x in the expansion of (sqrt(x)/sqrt(3) + sqrt(3)/(2x^2))^10.

Solved Examples | Q 8 | Page 134

Find the middle term in the expansion of (2ax - b/x^2)^12.

Solved Examples | Q 9 | Page 135

Find the middle term (terms) in the expansion of (p/x + x/p)^9.

Solved Examples | Q 10 | Page 135

Show that 2^(4n + 4) - 15n - 16, where n ∈ N is divisible by 225.

Solved Examples | Q 11 | Page 135

Find numerically the greatest term in the expansion of (2 + 3x)9, where x = 3/2.

Solved Examples | Q 12 | Page 136

If n is a positive integer, find the coefficient of x–1 in the expansion of (1 + x)^2 (1 + 1/x)^n

Solved Examples | Q 13 | Page 137

Which of the following is larger? 9950 + 10050  or 10150

Solved Examples | Q 14 | Page 137

Find the coefficient of x50 after simplifying and collecting the like terms in the expansion of (1 + x)1000 + x(1 + x)999 + x2(1 + x)998 + ... + x1000 .

Solved Examples | Q 15 | Page 138

If a1, a2, a3 and a4 are the coefficient of any four consecutive terms in the expansion of (1 + x)n, prove that (a_1)/(a_1 + a_2) + (a_3)/(a_3 + a_4) = (2a_2)/(a_2 + a_3)

#### Objective Type Questions

Solved Examples | Q 16 | Page 139

The total number of terms in the expansion of (x + a)51 – (x – a)51 after simplification is ______.

• 102

• 25

• 26

• None of these

Solved Examples | Q 17 | Page 139

If the coefficients of x7 and x8 in 2 + x^n/3 are equal, then n is ______.

• 56

• 55

• 45

• 15

Solved Examples | Q 18 | Page 140

If (1 – x + x2)n = a0 + a1 x + a2 x2 + ... + a2n x2n , then a0 + a2 + a4 + ... + a2n equals ______.

• (3^"n" + 1)/2

• (3^"n" - 1)/2

• (1 - 3^"n")/2

• 3^"n" + 1/2

Solved Examples | Q 19 | Page 140

The coefficient of xp and xq (p and q are positive integers) in the expansion of (1 + x)p + q are ______.

• Equal

• Equal with opposite signs

• Reciprocal of each other

• None of these

Solved Examples | Q 20 | Page 141

The number of terms in the expansion of (a + b + c)n, where n ∈ N is ______.

• ((n + 1)(n + 2))/2

• n + 1

• n + 2

• (n + 1)n

Solved Examples | Q 21 | Page 141

The ratio of the coefficient of x15 to the term independent of x in x^2 + 2^15/x is ______.

• 12:32

• 1:32

• 32:12

• 32:1

Solved Examples | Q 22 | Page 142

If z = sqrt(3)/2 + i^5/2 + sqrt(3)/2 - i^5/2, then ______.

• Re (z) = 0

• Im (z) = 0

• Re (z) > 0, Im (z) > 0

• Re (z) > 0, Im (z) < 0

Exercise [Pages 142 - 146]

### NCERT solutions for Mathematics Exemplar Class 11 Chapter 8 Binomial TheoremExercise [Pages 142 - 146]

Exercise | Q 1 | Page 142

Find the term independent of x, x ≠ 0, in the expansion of ((3x^2)/2 - 1/(3x))^15

Exercise | Q 2 | Page 142

If the term free from x in the expansion of (sqrt(x) - k/x^2)^10 is 405, find the value of k.

Exercise | Q 3 | Page 142

Find the coefficient of x in the expansion of (1 – 3x + 7x2)(1 – x)16.

Exercise | Q 4 | Page 142

Find the term independent of x in the expansion of (3x - 2/x^2)^15

Exercise | Q 5.(i) | Page 142

Find the middle term (terms) in the expansion of (x/a - a/x)^10

Exercise | Q 5.(ii) | Page 142

Find the middle term (terms) in the expansion of (3x - x^3/6)^9

Exercise | Q 6 | Page 143

Find the coefficient of x15 in the expansion of (x – x2)10.

Exercise | Q 7 | Page 143

Find the coefficient of 1/x^17 in the expansion of (x^4 - 1/x^3)^15

Exercise | Q 8 | Page 143

Find the sixth term of the expansion (y^(1/2) + x^(1/3))^"n", if the binomial coefficient of the third term from the end is 45.

Exercise | Q 9 | Page 143

Find the value of r, if the coefficients of (2r + 4)th and (r – 2)th terms in the expansion of (1 + x)18 are equal.

Exercise | Q 10 | Page 143

If the coefficient of second, third and fourth terms in the expansion of (1 + x)2n are in A.P. Show that 2n2 – 9n + 7 = 0.

Exercise | Q 11 | Page 143

Find the coefficient of x4 in the expansion of (1 + x + x2 + x3)11.

Exercise | Q 12 | Page 143

If p is a real number and if the middle term in the expansion of (p/2 + 2)^8 is 1120, find p.

Exercise | Q 13 | Page 143

Show that the middle term in the expansion of (x - 1/x)^(2x) is (1 xx 3 xx 5 xx ... (2n - 1))/(n!) xx (-2)^n

Exercise | Q 14 | Page 143

Find n in the binomial (root(3)(2) + 1/(root(3)(3)))^n if the ratio of 7th term from the beginning to the 7th term from the end is 1/6

Exercise | Q 15.(i) | Page 143

In the expansion of (x + a)n if the sum of odd terms is denoted by O and the sum of even term by E. Then prove that O2 – E2 = (x2 – a2)n

Exercise | Q 15.(ii) | Page 143

In the expansion of (x + a)n if the sum of odd terms is denoted by O and the sum of even term by E. Then prove that 4OE = (x + a)2n – (x – a)2n

Exercise | Q 16 | Page 144

If xp occurs in the expansion of (x^2 + 1/x)^(2n), prove that its coefficient is (2n!)/(((4n - p)/3)!((2n + p)/3)!)

Exercise | Q 17 | Page 144

Find the term independent of x in the expansion of (1 + x + 2x3) (3/2 x^2 - 1/(3x))^9

#### Objective Type Questions from 18 to 24

Exercise | Q 18 | Page 144

The total number of terms in the expansion of (x + a)100 + (x – a)100 after simplification is ______.

• 50

• 202

• 51

• None of these

Exercise | Q 19 | Page 144

Given the integers r > 1, n > 2, and coefficients of (3r)th and (r + 2)nd terms in the binomial expansion of (1 + x)2n are equal, then ______.

• n = 2r

• n = 3r

• n = 2r + 1

• None of these

Exercise | Q 20 | Page 144

The two successive terms in the expansion of (1 + x)24 whose coefficients are in the ratio 1:4 are ______.

• 3rd and 4th

• 4th and 5th

• 5th and 6th

• 6th and 7th

Exercise | Q 21 | Page 144

The coefficient of xn in the expansion of (1 + x)2n and (1 + x)2n–1 are in the ratio ______.

• 1 : 2

• 1 : 3

• 3 : 1

• 2 : 1

Exercise | Q 22 | Page 144

If the coefficients of 2nd, 3rd and the 4th terms in the expansion of (1 + x)n are in A.P., then value of n is ______.

• 2

• 7

• 11

• 14

Exercise | Q 23 | Page 145

If A and B are coefficient of x n in the expansions of (1 + x)2n and (1 + x)2n–1 respectively, then A/B equals ______.

• 1

• 2

• 1/2

• 1/"n"

Exercise | Q 24 | Page 145

If the middle term of (1/x + x sin x)^10 is equal to 7 7/8, then value of x is ______.

• 2npi + pi/6

• npi + pi/6

• npi + (-1)^n  pi/6

• npi + (-1)^n  pi/3

#### Fill in the blanks 25 to 33.

Exercise | Q 25 | Page 145

The largest coefficient in the expansion of (1 + x)30 is ______.

Exercise | Q 26 | Page 145

The number of terms in the expansion of (x + y + z)n ______.

Exercise | Q 27 | Page 145

In the expansion of (x^2 - 1/x^2)^16, the value of constant term is ______.

Exercise | Q 28 | Page 145

If the seventh terms from the beginning and the end in the expansion of (root(3)(2) + 1/(root(3)(3)))^n are equal, then n equals ______.

Exercise | Q 29 | Page 146

The coefficient of a–6b4 in the expansion of (1/a - (2b)/3)^10 is ______.

Exercise | Q 30 | Page 146

Middle term in the expansion of (a3 + ba)28 is ______.

Exercise | Q 31 | Page 146

The ratio of the coefficients of xp and xq in the expansion of (1 + x)p + q is ______.

Exercise | Q 32 | Page 146

The position of the term independent of x in the expansion of (sqrt(x/3) + 3/(2x^2))^10 is ______.

Exercise | Q 33 | Page 146

If 2515 is divided by 13, the reminder is ______.

#### State whether the following is True or False: 34 to 40

Exercise | Q 34 | Page 146

The sum of the series sum_(r = 0)^10  ""^20C_r is 2^19 + (""^20C_10)/2

• True

• False

Exercise | Q 35 | Page 146

The expression 79 + 97 is divisible by 64.

• True

• False

Exercise | Q 36 | Page 146

The number of terms in the expansion of [(2x + y3)4]7 is 8.

• True

• False

Exercise | Q 37 | Page 146

The sum of coefficients of the two middle terms in the expansion of (1 + x)2n–1 is equal to 2n–1Cn

• True

• False

Exercise | Q 38 | Page 146

The last two digits of the numbers 3400 are 01.

• True

• False

Exercise | Q 39 | Page 146

If the expansion of (x - 1/x^2)^(2n) contains a term independent of x, then n is a multiple of 2.

• True

• False

Exercise | Q 40 | Page 146

Number of terms in the expansion of (a + b)n where n ∈ N is one less than the power n.

• True

• False

## Chapter 8: Binomial Theorem

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