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# RD Sharma solutions for Class 12 Mathematics chapter 12 - Higher Order Derivatives

## Chapter 12: Higher Order Derivatives

Ex. 12.1Others

#### Chapter 12: Higher Order Derivatives Exercise 12.1 solutions [Pages 16 - 18]

Ex. 12.1 | Q 1.1 | Page 16

Find the second order derivatives of the following function  x3 + tan x ?

Ex. 12.1 | Q 1.2 | Page 16

Find the second order derivatives of the following function sin (log x) ?

Ex. 12.1 | Q 1.3 | Page 16

Find the second order derivatives of the following function  log (sin x) ?

Ex. 12.1 | Q 1.4 | Page 16

Find the second order derivatives of the following function ex sin 5x  ?

Ex. 12.1 | Q 1.5 | Page 16

Find the second order derivatives of the following function e6x cos 3x  ?

Ex. 12.1 | Q 1.6 | Page 16

Find the second order derivatives of the following function x3 log ?

Ex. 12.1 | Q 1.7 | Page 16

Find the second order derivatives of the following function tan−1 x ?

Ex. 12.1 | Q 1.8 | Page 16

Find the second order derivatives of the following function x cos x ?

Ex. 12.1 | Q 1.9 | Page 16

Find the second order derivatives of the following function  log (log x)  ?

Ex. 12.1 | Q 2 | Page 16

If y = ex cos x, show that $\frac{d^2 y}{d x^2} = 2 e^{- x} \sin x$ ?

Ex. 12.1 | Q 3 | Page 16

If y = x + tan x, show that  $\cos^2 x\frac{d^2 y}{d x^2} - 2y + 2x = 0$ ?

Ex. 12.1 | Q 4 | Page 16

If y = x3 log x, prove that $\frac{d^4 y}{d x^4} = \frac{6}{x}$ ?

Ex. 12.1 | Q 5 | Page 16

If y = log (sin x), prove that $\frac{d^3 y}{d x^3} = 2 \cos \ x \ {cosec}^3 x$ ?

Ex. 12.1 | Q 6 | Page 16

If y = 2 sin x + 3 cos x, show that $\frac{d^2 y}{d x^2} + y = 0$ ?

Ex. 12.1 | Q 7 | Page 16

If $y = \frac{\log x}{x}$ show that $\frac{d^2 y}{d x^2} = \frac{2 \log x - 3}{x^3}$ ?

Ex. 12.1 | Q 8 | Page 16

If x = a sec θ, y = b tan θ, prove that $\frac{d^2 y}{d x^2} = - \frac{b^4}{a^2 y^3}$ ?

Ex. 12.1 | Q 9 | Page 16

If x=a (cos t +t sint )and y= a(sint-cos t )  Prove that Sec^3 t/(at),0<t< pi/2

Ex. 12.1 | Q 10 | Page 16

If y = ex cos x, prove that $\frac{d^2 y}{d x^2} = 2 e^x \cos \left( x + \frac{\pi}{2} \right)$ ?

Ex. 12.1 | Q 11 | Page 16

If x = a cos θ, y = b sin θ, show that $\frac{d^2 y}{d x^2} = - \frac{b^4}{a^2 y^3}$ ?

Ex. 12.1 | Q 12 | Page 16

If x = a (1 − cos3 θ), y = a sin3 θ, prove that $\frac{d^2 y}{d x^2} = \frac{32}{27a} \text { at } \theta = \frac{\pi}{6}$ ?

Ex. 12.1 | Q 13 | Page 16

If x = a (θ + sin θ), y = a (1 + cos θ), prove that $\frac{d^2 y}{d x^2} = - \frac{a}{y^2}$ ?

Ex. 12.1 | Q 14 | Page 16

If x = a (θ − sin θ), y = a (1 + cos θ) prove that, find $\frac{d^2 y}{d x^2}$ ?

Ex. 12.1 | Q 15 | Page 16

If x = a(1 − cos θ), y = a(θ + sin θ), prove that $\frac{d^2 y}{d x^2} = - \frac{1}{a}\text { at } \theta = \frac{\pi}{2}$ ?

Ex. 12.1 | Q 16 | Page 17

If x = a (1 + cos θ), y = a(θ + sin θ), prove that $\frac{d^2 y}{d x^2} = \frac{- 1}{a}at \theta = \frac{\pi}{2}$

Ex. 12.1 | Q 17 | Page 17

If x = cos θ, y = sin3 θ, prove that $y\frac{d^2 y}{d x^2} + \left( \frac{dy}{dx} \right)^2 = 3 \sin^2 \theta\left( 5 \cos^2 \theta - 1 \right)$ ?

Ex. 12.1 | Q 18 | Page 17

If y = sin (sin x), prove that $\frac{d^2 y}{d x^2} + \tan x \cdot \frac{dy}{dx} + y \cos^2 x = 0$ ?

Ex. 12.1 | Q 19 | Page 17

If x = sin ty = sin pt, prove that $\left( 1 - x^2 \right)\frac{d^2 y}{d x^2} - x\frac{dy}{dx} + p^2 y = 0$ ?

Ex. 12.1 | Q 20 | Page 17

If y = (sin−1 x)2, prove that (1 − x2)

$\frac{d^2 y}{d x^2} - x\frac{dy}{dx} + p^2 y = 0$ ?

Ex. 12.1 | Q 21 | Page 17

If $y = e^{\tan^{- 1} x}$ prove that (1 + x2)y2 + (2x − 1)y1 = 0 ?

Ex. 12.1 | Q 22 | Page 17

If y = 3 cos (log x) + 4 sin (log x), prove that x2y2 + xy1 + y = 0 ?

Ex. 12.1 | Q 23 | Page 17

If $y = e^{2x} \left( ax + b \right)$  show that  $y_2 - 4 y_1 + 4y = 0$ ?

Ex. 12.1 | Q 24 | Page 17

If $x = \sin \left( \frac{1}{a}\log y \right)$ show that (1 − x2)y2 − xy1 − a2y = 0 ?

Ex. 12.1 | Q 25 | Page 17

If log y = tan−1 x, show that (1 + x2)y2 + (2x − 1) y1 = 0 ?

Ex. 12.1 | Q 26 | Page 17

If y = tan−1 x, show that $\left( 1 + x^2 \right) \frac{d^2 y}{d x^2} + 2x\frac{dy}{dx} = 0$ ?

Ex. 12.1 | Q 27 | Page 17

If $y = \left[ \log \left( x + \sqrt{x^2 + 1} \right) \right]^2$ show that $\left( 1 + x^2 \right)\frac{d^2 y}{d x^2} + x\frac{dy}{dx} = 2$ ?

Ex. 12.1 | Q 28 | Page 17

If y = (tan−1 x)2, then prove that (1 + x2)2 y2 + 2x(1 + x2)y1 = 2 ?

Ex. 12.1 | Q 29 | Page 17

If y = cot x show that $\frac{d^2 y}{d x^2} + 2y\frac{dy}{dx} = 0$ ?

Ex. 12.1 | Q 30 | Page 17

Find $\frac{d^2 y}{d x^2}$ where $y = \log \left( \frac{x^2}{e^2} \right)$ ?

Ex. 12.1 | Q 31 | Page 17

If y = ae2x + be−x, show that, $\frac{d^2 y}{d x^2} - \frac{dy}{dx} - 2y = 0$ ?

Ex. 12.1 | Q 32 | Page 17

If y = ex (sin + cos x) prove that $\frac{d^2 y}{d x^2} - 2\frac{dy}{dx} + 2y = 0$ ?

Ex. 12.1 | Q 33 | Page 17

If y = cos−1 x, find $\frac{d^2 y}{d x^2}$ in terms of y alone ?

Ex. 12.1 | Q 34 | Page 17

If  $y = e^{a \cos^{- 1}} x$ ,prove that $\left( 1 - x^2 \right)\frac{d^2 y}{d x^2} - x\frac{dy}{dx} - a^2 y = 0$ ?

Ex. 12.1 | Q 35 | Page 17

If y = 500 e7x + 600 e−7x, show that $\frac{d^2 y}{d x^2} = 49y$ ?

Ex. 12.1 | Q 36 | Page 17

If x = 2 cos t − cos 2ty = 2 sin t − sin 2t, find $\frac{d^2 y}{d x^2}\text{ at } t = \frac{\pi}{2}$ ?

Ex. 12.1 | Q 37 | Page 17

If x = 4z2 + 5, y = 6z2 + 7z + 3, find $\frac{d^2 y}{d x^2}$ ?

Ex. 12.1 | Q 38 | Page 17

If y log (1 + cos x), prove that $\frac{d^3 y}{d x^3} + \frac{d^2 y}{d x^2} \cdot \frac{dy}{dx} = 0$ ?

Ex. 12.1 | Q 39 | Page 17

If y = sin (log x), prove that $x^2 \frac{d^2 y}{d x^2} + x\frac{dy}{dx} + y = 0$ ?

Ex. 12.1 | Q 40 | Page 18

If y = 3 e2x + 2 e3x, prove that  $\frac{d^2 y}{d x^2} - 5\frac{dy}{dx} + 6y = 0$ ?

Ex. 12.1 | Q 41 | Page 18

If y = (cot−1 x)2, prove that y2(x2 + 1)2 + 2x (x2 + 1) y1 = 2 ?

Ex. 12.1 | Q 42 | Page 18

If y = cosec−1 xx >1, then show that $x\left( x^2 - 1 \right)\frac{d^2 y}{d x^2} + \left( 2 x^2 - 1 \right)\frac{dy}{dx} = 0$ ?

Ex. 12.1 | Q 43 | Page 18

$\text { If x } = \cos t + \log \tan\frac{t}{2}, y = \sin t, \text { then find the value of } \frac{d^2 y}{d t^2} \text { and } \frac{d^2 y}{d x^2} \text { at } t = \frac{\pi}{4}$ ?

Ex. 12.1 | Q 44 | Page 18

$\text { If x } = a \sin t \text { and y } = a\left( \cos t + \log \tan\frac{t}{2} \right), \text { find } \frac{d^2 y}{d x^2}$ ?

Ex. 12.1 | Q 45 | Page 18

$\text { If x } = a\left( \cos t + t \sin t \right) \text { and y} = a\left( \sin t - t \cos t \right),\text { then find the value of } \frac{d^2 y}{d x^2} \text { at } t = \frac{\pi}{4}$ ?

Ex. 12.1 | Q 46 | Page 18

$\text{ If x } = a\left( \cos t + \log \tan\frac{t}{2} \right) \text { and y } = a\left( \sin t \right), \text { evaluate } \frac{d^2 y}{d x^2} \text { at t } = \frac{\pi}{3}$ ?

Ex. 12.1 | Q 47 | Page 18

$\text { If x } = a\left( \cos2t + 2t \sin2t \right)\text { and y } = a\left( \sin2t - 2t \cos2t \right), \text { then find } \frac{d^2 y}{d x^2}$ ?

Ex. 12.1 | Q 48 | Page 18

If $x = 3 \ cot - 2 \cos^3 t, y = 3\sin t - 2 \sin^3 t,$ find $\frac{d^2 y}{d x^2}$ ?

Ex. 12.1 | Q 49 | Page 18

$\text { If x } = a \sin t - b \cos t, y = a \cos t + b \sin t, \text { prove that } \frac{d^2 y}{d x^2} = - \frac{x^2 + y^2}{y^3}$ ?

Ex. 12.1 | Q 50 | Page 18

$\text { Find A and B so that y = A } \sin3x + B \cos3x \text { satisfies the equation }$

$\frac{d^2 y}{d x^2} + 4\frac{d y}{d x} + 3y = 10 \cos3x$ ?

Ex. 12.1 | Q 51 | Page 18

$\text { If }y = A e^{- kt} \cos\left( pt + c \right), \text { prove that } \frac{d^2 y}{d t^2} + 2k\frac{d y}{d t} + n^2 y = 0, \text { where } n^2 = p^2 + k^2$ ?

Ex. 12.1 | Q 52 | Page 18

$\text { If y } = x^n \left\{ a \cos\left( \log x \right) + b \sin\left( \log x \right) \right\}, \text { prove that } x^2 \frac{d^2 y}{d x^2} + \left( 1 - 2n \right)x\frac{d y}{d x} + \left( 1 + n^2 \right)y = 0$ Disclaimer: There is a misprint in the question. It must be

$x^2 \frac{d^2 y}{d x^2} + \left( 1 - 2n \right)x\frac{d y}{d x} + \left( 1 + n^2 \right)y = 0$ instead of 1

$x^2 \frac{d^2 y}{d x^2} + \left( 1 - 2n \right)\frac{d y}{d x} + \left( 1 + n^2 \right)y = 0$ ?

Ex. 12.1 | Q 53 | Page 18

$\text { If y } = a \left\{ x + \sqrt{x^2 + 1} \right\}^n + b \left\{ x - \sqrt{x^2 + 1} \right\}^{- n} , \text { prove that }\left( x^2 + 1 \right)\frac{d^2 y}{d x^2} + x\frac{d y}{d x} - n^2 y = 0$

Disclaimer: There is a misprint in the question,

$\left( x^2 + 1 \right)\frac{d^2 y}{d x^2} + x\frac{d y}{d x} - n^2 y = 0$ must be written instead of

$\left( x^2 - 1 \right)\frac{d^2 y}{d x^2} + x\frac{d y}{d x} - n^2 y = 0$ ?

#### Chapter 12: Higher Order Derivatives solutions [Page 22]

Q 1 | Page 22

If y = a xn + 1 + bxn and $x^2 \frac{d^2 y}{d x^2} = \lambda y$  then write the value of λ ?

Q 2 | Page 22

If x = a cos nt − b sin nt and $\frac{d^2 x}{dt} = \lambda x$  then find the value of λ ?

Q 3 | Page 22

If x = t2 and y = t3, find $\frac{d^2 y}{d x^2}$ ?

Q 4 | Page 22

If x = 2aty = at2, where a is a constant, then find $\frac{d^2 y}{d x^2} \text { at }x = \frac{1}{2}$ ?

Q 5 | Page 22

If x = f(t) and y = g(t), then write the value of $\frac{d^2 y}{d x^2}$ ?

Q 6 | Page 22

If $y = 1 - x + \frac{x^2}{2!} - \frac{x^3}{3!} + \frac{x^4}{4!}$ .....to ∞, then write  $\frac{d^2 y}{d x^2}$ in terms of y ?

Q 7 | Page 22

If y = x + ex, find $\frac{d^2 x}{d y^2}$ ?

Q 8 | Page 22

If y = |x − x2|, then find $\frac{d^2 y}{d x^2}$ ?

Q 9 | Page 22

If $y = \left| \log_e x \right|$ find$\frac{d^2 y}{d x^2}$ ?

#### Chapter 12: Higher Order Derivatives solutions [Pages 22 - 24]

Q 1 | Page 22

If x = a cos nt − b sin nt, then $\frac{d^2 x}{d t^2}$ is

• n2 x

• −n2 x

• −nx

• nx

Q 2 | Page 22

If x = at2, y = 2 at, then $\frac{d^2 y}{d x^2} =$

• $- \frac{1}{t^2}$

• $\frac{1}{2 \ at^3}$

• $- \frac{1}{t^3}$

• $- \frac{1}{ 2 \ at^3}$

Q 3 | Page 23

If y = axn+1 + bx−n, then $x^2 \frac{d^2 y}{d x^2} =$

• n (n − 1)y

• n (n − 1)y

•  ny

•  n2y

Q 4 | Page 23

$\frac{d^{20}}{d x^{20}} \left( 2 \cos x \cos 3 x \right) =$

• 220 (cos 2 x − 220 cos 4 x)

• 220 (cos 2 x + 220 cos 4 x)

• 220 (sin 2 x + 220 sin 4 x)

• 220 (sin 2 x − 220 sin 4 x)

Q 5 | Page 23

If x = t2, y = t3, then $\frac{d^2 y}{d x^2} =$

• 3/2

• 3/4t

• 3/2t

• 3t/2

Q 6 | Page 23

If y = a + bx2, a, b arbitrary constants, then

• $\frac{d^2 y}{d x^2} = 2xy$

• $x\frac{d^2 y}{d x^2} = y_1$

• $x\frac{d^2 y}{d x^2} - \frac{dy}{dx} + y = 0$

• $x\frac{d^2 y}{d x^2} = 2 xy$

Q 7 | Page 23

If f(x) = (cos x + i sin x) (cos 2x + i sin 2x) (cos 3x + i sin 3x) ...... (cos nx + i sin nx) and f(1) = 1, then f'' (1) is equal to

• $\frac{n\left( n + 1 \right)}{2}$

• $\left\{ \frac{n\left( n + 1 \right)}{2} \right\}^2$

• $- \left\{ \frac{n\left( n + 1 \right)}{2} \right\}^2$

• none of these

Q 8 | Page 23

If y = a sin mx + b cos mx, then $\frac{d^2 y}{d x^2}$   is equal to

• −m2y

• m2y

• −my

• my

Q 9 | Page 23

If $f\left( x \right) = \frac{\sin^{- 1} x}{\sqrt{1 - x^2}}$ then (1 − x)2 '' (x) − xf(x) =

• 1

• −1

• 0

• none of these

Q 10 | Page 23

If $y = \tan^{- 1} \left\{ \frac{\log_e \left( e/ x^2 \right)}{\log_e \left( e x^2 \right)} \right\} + \tan^{- 1} \left( \frac{3 + 2 \log_e x}{1 - 6 \log_e x} \right)$, then $\frac{d^2 y}{d x^2} =$

• 2

• 1

• 0

• −1

Q 11 | Page 23

Let f(x) be a polynomial. Then, the second order derivative of f(ex) is

• f'' (ex) e2x + f'(ex) ex

•  f'' (ex) ex + f' (ex)

• f'' (ex) e2x + f'' (ex) ex

•  f'' (ex)

Q 12 | Page 23

If y = a cos (loge x) + b sin (loge x), then x2 y2 + xy1 =

• 0

• y

• y

• none of these

Q 13 | Page 23

If x = 2 at, y = at2, where a is a constant, then $\frac{d^2 y}{d x^2} \text { at x } = \frac{1}{2}$ is

• 1/2a

• 1

• 2a

• none of these

Q 14 | Page 23

If x = f(t) and y = g(t), then $\frac{d^2 y}{d x^2}$ is equal to

• $\frac{f' g'' - g'f''}{\left( f' \right)^3}$

• $\frac{f' g'' - g'f''}{\left( f' \right)^2}$

• $\frac{g''}{f''}$

• $\frac{f'' g' - g'' f'}{\left( g' \right)^3}$

Q 15 | Page 24

If y = sin (m sin−1 x), then (1 − x2) y2 − xy1 is equal to

• m2y

• my

• −m2y

• none of these

Q 16 | Page 24

If y = (sin−1 x)2, then (1 − x2)y2 is equal to

• xy1 + 2

•  xy1 − 2

• xy1+2

• none of these

Q 17 | Page 24

If y = etan x, then (cos2 x)y2 =

• (1 − sin 2xy1

• −(1 + sin 2x)y1

• (1 + sin 2x)y1

• none of these

Q 19 | Page 24

If $y = \frac{ax + b}{x^2 + c}$ then (2xy1 + y)y3 =

• 3(xy2 + y1)y2

• 3(xy1 + y2)y2

• 3(xy2 + y1)y1

• none of these

Q 20 | Page 24

If $y = \log_e \left( \frac{x}{a + bx} \right)^x$ then x3 y2 =

• (xy1 − y)2

• (1 + y)2

• $\left( \frac{y - x y_1}{y_1} \right)^2$

• none of these

Q 21 | Page 24

If x = f(t) cos t − f' (t) sin t and y = f(t) sin t + f'(t) cos t, then$\left( \frac{dx}{dt} \right)^2 + \left( \frac{dy}{dt} \right)^2 =$

•  f(t) − f''(t)

• {f(t) − f'' (t)}2

• {f(t) + f''(t)}2

• none of these

Q 22 | Page 24

If $y^\frac{1}{n} + y^{- \frac{1}{n}} = 2x, \text { then find } \left( x^2 - 1 \right) y_2 + x y_1 =$ ?

• -n^2y

• my

• n^2y

• None of these

Q 23 | Page 24

If $\frac{d}{dx}\left[ x^n - a_1 x^{n - 1} + a_2 x^{n - 2} + . . . + \left( - 1 \right)^n a_n \right] e^x = x^n e^x$ then the value of ar, 0 < r ≤ n, is equal to

• $\frac{n!}{r!}$

• $\frac{\left( n - r \right)!}{r!}$

• $\frac{n!}{\left( n - r \right)!}$

• none of these

Q 24 | Page 24

If y = xn−1 log x then x2 y2 + (3 − 2n) xy1 is equal to

• −(n − 1)2 y

• (n − 1)2y

• −n2y

•  n2y

Q 25 | Page 24

If xy − loge y = 1 satisfies the equation $x\left( y y_2 + y_1^2 \right) - y_2 + \lambda y y_1 = 0$

• −3

• 1

• 3

• none of these

Q 26 | Page 24

If y2 = ax2 + bx + c, then $y^3 \frac{d^2 y}{d x^2}$ is

• a constant

• a function of x only

• a function of y  only

• a function of x and y

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