# BIT 1110 MATHEMATICS FOR SCIENCE KCA Past Paper

UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS: 2013/2014
ORDINARY EXAMINATION FOR THE BACHELOR OF SCIENCE
IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
BIT 1110 MATHEMATICS FOR SCIENCE
DATE: APRIL, 2014 TIME: 2 HOURS
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer Question ONE and any other TWO

QUESTION ONE
a) Define the following terms
i. Rational numbers (1 Mark)
ii. Irrational numbers (1 Mark)
b) Simplify

QUESTION TWO
a) i. State the remainder theorem

QUESTION THREE
a) i. State the difference between finite and infinite sequence (2 Marks)
ii. The arithmetic sequence has first term 5 and common difference 2.How
many terms of this sequence must be added to get 2,700? (5 Marks)
b) The purchase value of an office computer is \$12,500.Its annual depreciation is \$
1875.Find the value of the computer after 8 years. (4 Marks)
c) Use series to express the repeated decimal into a fraction
2.1125
(5 Marks)
d) The second and the fifth terms of a geometric sequence are 10 and 1250,
respectively.Is 31,250 a term of this sequence? If so, which term is it? (4 Marks)

QUESTION FOUR

QUESTION FIVE

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