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(5+ V2 - + V5 x48 + V5 =0is
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In a triangle POR, 2 R = #72. Mf tan (P/2) and
tan (Q/2) are the roots of the equation
ac? + bx+=0(a #0), then
(a) a+b (b) b+
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If cand A (a < Bi), are the roots of the equation
x + bx +¢=0, where ¢ <0 <6, then
@) 0
(be + ad)? ~ 2ade +d- BP =O (1)2.18 Course in Mathematics for IT-JEE
This quadratic equation will have equal roots if
D=4a'd? ~ Abc + ad) (d - b*) = 0
PE + We + adh? - Bed - Fd = 0
ed] = 0
=>
Bbc + a’d -
=
Example $9 For real x, the expre
will assume all real values provided
@a>b>c (b) ab @acccb
Ans. (©), (8)
(x= ailx-b)
. x-e
=> — P-(atb+y)xtabscy=0
Since x is real, the discriminant
(a+b +y) dla + cy) 20
yh + Ua +b - 2ehy + (a + bY - dab 20
y+ Uatb-Wwy+(a-by 20 wo
Since y takes all real values, (1) is possible if and only if
Ma +b - 2c) ~ 4a- by <0
(@+b-2+a-b)(atb-2w-a+b<0
Ma - 0) (b= 0) <0 (a-c)(b- 0) <0
Solution Let y=
=>
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=
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This is possible if ¢ lies between a and b, that is,
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