# 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: DECEMBER, 2014 TIME: 2 HOURS
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer Question ONE and any other TWO

QUESTION ONE (30 MARKS)

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 (2 Marks)
ii) In a geometrical progression, the sum of the second and third terms is 6, and
the sum of the third and fourth terms is -12. Find the first term and the
common ratio. (7 Marks)
b) Tasha was recently employed by a company with annual salary of Ksh 50,000. Salary
scheme entails an annual salary increase of Ksh. 10,000 at the end of each year of service. Find the total salary to be earned by Tasha during 40 year. (4 Marks)
c) Solve for values of θ from 0
0 to 0
360 inclusive

θ θ23 − 3cos = 2sin
(7 Marks)
QUESTION FOUR (20 MARKS)

QUESTION FIVE (20 MARKS)

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