# BIT SAT 2015: Mathematics Syllabus

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### BIT SAT 2015: Mathematics Syllabus:

Chapter 1: Algebra:

(a)Complex numbers, addition, multiplication, conjugation, polar representation, properties of modulus and principal argument, triangle inequality, roots of complex numbers, geometric interpretations; Fundamental theorem of algebra.
(b)Theory of Quadratic equations, quadratic equations in real and complex number system and their solutions, relation between roots and coefficients, nature of roots, equations reducible to quadratic equations.
(c)Arithmetic, geometric and harmonic progressions, arithmetic, geometric and harmonic means, arithmetico-geometric series, sums of finite arithmetic and geometric progressions, infinite geometric series, sums of squares and cubes of the first n natural numbers.
(d)Logarithms and their properties
(e)Exponential series
(f)Permutations and combinations, permutations as an arrangement and combination as selection, simple applications.
(g)Binomial theorem for a positive integral index, properties of binomial coefficients, Pascal’s triangle
(h)Matrices and determinants of order two or three, properties and evaluation of determinants, addition and multiplication of matrices, adjoint and inverse of matrices, Solutions of simultaneous linear equations in two or three variables, elementary row and column operations of matrices,
(i)Sets, Relations and Functions, algebra of sets applications, equivalence relations, mappings, one-one, into and onto mappings, composition of mappings, binary operation, inverse of function, functions of real variables like polynomial, modulus, signum and greatest integer.
(j)Mathematical Induction
(k)Linear Inequalities, solution of linear inequalities in 1 and 2 variables

Chapter 2: Trigonometry:

(a)Measurement of angles in radians and degrees, positive and negative angles, trigonometric ratios, functions and identities.
(b)Solutions of trigonometric equations
(c)Properties of triangles and solutions of triangles
(d)Inverse trigonometric functions
(e)Heights and distances

Chapter 3: Two dimensional coordinate geometry:

(a)Cartesian coordinates, distance between two points, section, formulae, shift of origin
(b)Straight lines and pair of straight lines: Equation of straight lines in various forms, angle between two lines, distance of a point from a line, lines through the point of intersection of two given lines, equation of the bisector of the angle between two lines, concurrent lines.
(c)Circles and family of circles: equation of circles in various forms, equation of tangent, normal and chords, parametric equation of a circle, intersections of a circle with a straight or a circle, equation of circle through point of intersection of two circles, conditions for two intersecting circles to be orthogonal.
(d)Conic sections: parabola, ellipse, and hyperbola their eccentricity, directrices & foci, parametric forms, equations of tangent & normal conditions for y=mc+c to be a tangent and point of tangency.

Chapter 4: Three dimensional Coordinate Geometry:

(a)Coordinate axes and co-ordinate planes, distance between two points, section, formula, direction consines and direction ratios, equation of a straight line in space and skew lines
(b)Angle between two lines whose direction rations are given, shortest distance between 2 lines
(c)Equation of a plane, distance of a point from a plane, condition for coplanarity of three lines, angles between two planes, angles between line and a plane.

Chapter 5: Differential Calculus:

(a)Domain and range of a real value function, limits and continuity of the sum, difference, product and quotient of two functions, Differentiability
(b)Derivative of different types of functions (polynomial, rational, trigonometric, inverse trigonometric, exponential, logarithmic, implicit function) derivative of the sum, difference product and quotient of two functions, chain rule.
(c)Geometric interpretation of derivative, tangents and normals
(d)Increasing and decreasing functions, maxima and minima of a functions
(e)Rolle’s theorem , mean theorem and intermediate value theorem

Chapter 6: Integral Calculus:

(a)Integration as the inverse process of differentiation, indefinite intergrals of standard functions
(b)Methods of integration: integration by substitution, integration by parts, integration by partial fractions, and integration by trigonometric identities.
(c)Definite integrals and their properties, fundamental theorem of integral calculus, applications in finding areas under simple curves.
(d)Application of definite integrals to the determination of areas of regions bounded by simple curves.

Chapter 7: Ordinary Differential Equations:

(a)Order and degree of a differential equation, formulation of a differential equation whole general solution is give, variable separable method.
(b)Solution of homogeneous differential equations of first order and first degree
(c)Linear first order differential equations

Chapter 8: Probability:

(a)Various terminology in probability, axiomatic and other approaches of probability, addition and multiplication rules of probability
(b)Conditional probability, total probability and Baye’s theorem
(c)Independent events
(d)Discrete random variables and distributions with mean and variance.

Chapter 9: Vectors:

(a)Direction ration/ cosines of vectors, addition of vectors, scalar multiplication, position vector of a point dividing line in a given ratio
(b)Dot and cross products of two vectors projection of a vector on a line
(c)Scalar triple products and their geometrical interpretations.

Chapter 10: Statistics:

(a)Measures of dispersion
(b)Measures of skewness and central tendency, analysis of frequency distributions with equal means but different variances.

Chapter 11: Linear Programming:

(a)Various terminology and formulation of linear programming
(b)Solution of linear programming using graphical method, feasible and infeasible regions, feasible and infeasible solutions, optimal feasible solutions (upto 3 nonitrivial constraints)