BCU 102 FOUNDATIONS OF MATHEMATICS KCA Past Paper

UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS: 2012/2013
EXAMINATION FOR THE BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN
BUSINESS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
BCU 102 FOUNDATIONS OF MATHEMATICS
(DAY)
DATE: AUGUST, 2013 TIME: 2 HOURS
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer Question ONE and any other TWO

QUESTION ONE

QUESTION TWO
a) A researcher collecting data on 100 households finds that 21 have a DVD player;
56 have a videocassette recorder (VCR); and 12 have both.
i. find how many households do not have a VCR
ii. how many have neither a VCR nor a DVD player
iii. how many have a DVD player but not a VCR

QUESTION THREE
a) A survey of freshmen business students at KCA University produced the
following results:
25 of the students read Business Week; 19 read the Wall street Journal; 27 do not
read Fortune; 11 read Business week but not the Wall Street Journal; 11 read the
Wall Street Journal and Fortune; 13 read Business Week and Fortune; 9 read all
three.
i. How many students read none of the publications?
ii. How many read only Fortune?
iii. How many students read Business week and the Wall Street Journal but
not Fortune? (16 Marks)
b) Name the type of the following functions

QUESTION FOUR

QUESTION FIVE
a) Which of the following relations are functions? Give reason for your answer

b) A group of students meet to plan a school function. All are majoring in
accounting or economics or both. Five of the students are economics majors and 7
are majors in accounting. How many major in both subjects?

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