# BIT1110  MATHEMATICS FOR SCIENCE KCA Past Paper

UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS: 2016/2017
EXAMINATION FOR THE DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND BACHELOR OF BUSINESS
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
BIT1110 MATHEMATICS FOR SCIENCE
FULL TIME/PART TIME/DISTANCE LEARNING
DATE: DECEMBER, 2016 TIME: 2 HOURS
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer Question One & ANY OTHER TWO questions.

QUESTION ONE (30 MARKS)

a) Clearly define a real number and state two examples

QUESTION TWO (20 MARKS)
a) i. State the remainder theorem and factor theorem (4 Marks)
ii. Solve the equation

QUESTION THREE (20 MARKS)

QUESTION FOUR (20 MARKS)
a) i. Define permutation and combinations (2 Marks)
ii. In how many ways can the three letters word be formed from the letters of the
word ABSOLUTE? (3 Marks)
iii. In how many ways can a customer at the super market select 10 different types of
soda from 15 available types, and 4 different packets of biscuits from 6 different
available packets?

QUESTION FIVE (20 MARKS)
a) Simplify

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