Tribhuvan University

Institute of Science and Technology


Bachelor Level / first-semester / Science

Computer Science and Information Technology( MTH117 )

Mathematics I

Full Marks: 80 + 20

Pass Marks: 32 + 8

Time: 3 Hours

Candidates are required to give their answers in their own words as far as practicable.

The figures in the margin indicate full marks.

Group A

Attempt any THREE questions

1 (a)

If a function is defined by

f(x)={1+x, if x<=-1

{x2, if x> -1,

evaluate f(-3), f(-1) and f(0) and sketch the graph.


Prove that \(\lim_{x \to 0} \frac{|x|}{x}\)  the does not exist.

2 (a)

Sketch the curve y=x2 +1 with the guidelines of sketching.


If z=xy+ y3 , x= sint, y=cost, find dz/dt at t=0


3 (a)

Estimate the area between the curve y=x2 and  the lines x=0 and x=1, using rectangle method, with four sub intervals.


A particle moves a line so that its velocity v at time t is

(1) Find the displacement of the particle during the fine period 1 ≤ t ≤ 4

(2) Find the distance travelled during this time period.

4 (a)

Define initial value problem. Solve:

yH+y -6y =0, y(0)=1, y(0)=0


Find the Taylor’s series expansion for cosx at x=0.

Group B

Attempt any TEN questions


Dry air is moving upward. If the ground temperature is 20° and the temperature at a height of 2km is 10° c, express the temperature T in ° c as a function of the height h(in km), assuming that a linear model is appropriate. (b) Draw the graph of the function and find the slope. Hence, give the meaning of slope. (c) What is the temperature at a height of 2km?


Find the equation of the tangent at (1,3) to the curve y=2x2 + 1.


State Rolle’s theorem and verify the theorem for f(x) = x2 – 9, x ε[-3,3]


Starting with x1= 1, find the third  approximate x3 to the root of the equation x³ – x – 5 = 0


Show the integral coverages

0³ dx/x-1






Use Trapezoidal rule to approximate the integral 1² dx/x, with n=5.


Find the derivative of (r(t)) = t^2i – te(-t)j + sin(2t)k and find the unit tangent vector at t = 0


What is sequence? Is the sequence

\(a_{n} = \frac{n}{\sqrt{5 + n}}\)



Find the angle between the vectors a = (2, 2, -1) and b = (1, 3, 2)


Find the partial derivative fxx and fyy of f(x,y)= x2 + x3y2 – y+ xy, at (1,2).



03  12 x2y dxdy