BIT 1110 MATHEMATICS FOR SCIENCE KCA Past Paper

UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS: 2014/2015
ORDINARY EXAMINATION FOR THE BACHELOR OF SCIENCE
IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
BIT 1110 MATHEMATICS FOR SCIENCE
DATE: APRIL, 2015 TIME: 2 HOURS
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer Question ONE and any other TWO

QUESTION ONE (30 MARKS)
a) i) Differentiate clearly Rational and Irrational numbers

QUESTION TWO (20 MARKS
a) i) State the remainder theorem and factor theorem

QUESTION THREE (20 MARKS)
a) i) State the difference between a sequence and a series

QUESTION FOUR (20 MARKS)
a) i) Define permutation and combinations of r objects from
n
objects (2 marks)
ii) In how many ways can the five letters word be formed from the letters of the
word BESIOGU? (3 marks)
iii) In how many ways can a customer at the super market select 3 different types of
soda from 30 available types, and 10 different packets of biscuits from 12
different available packets?

QUESTION FIVE (20 MARKS)

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