Skill Check III: IITJEE Foundation Maths

State whether the following statements are true or false:

  1. If A = \{ x | x = 5n, 5 < n < 10, n \in N\}, then n(A)=4
  2. If n(A) = n(B), then set A \leftrightarrow set B
  3. If Set A= \{ x | x \in N, x<3\}, then A is a singleton set.
  4. The intelligent students of class VIII form a set.
  5. The students passing the half-yearly exams in Class VIII B of school is a set.
  6. A = \{ x | x = p^{3}, p<4, p \in \mathcal{N}\} and \{ x|x = m^{2}, m < 4, m \in \mathcal{N} \} are overlapping sets.
  7. A = \{ x | x \in \mathcal{N}\} is a subset of B = \{ x | x in \mathcal{Z}\}
  8. If we denote the universal set as \Omega = \{ p,q,r,s,t,u,v\} and A = \{ q,u,s,t\}, then \overline{A} = \{ p, r, v\}
  9. A = \{ x | x =2p, p \in \mathcal{N}\} and B = \{ x | x =3p, p \in \mathcal{N}\} are disjoint sets.
  10. If A = \{ 2,3,4\}, then P(A)= \{ \phi, A, \{ 2\}, \{ 3\}, \{ 4 \},        \{ 2,3\}, \{ 2,4\}, \{ 3,4\}\} where P(A) is the power set of set A.

II. If C is a letter in the word down all the subsets of C.

III. Write down the complements of all the 8 subsets of set C above.

IV. If Q = \{ x : x =a^{2}+1, 2 \leq a \leq 5\}, what is the power set of Q?

V. If x = \{ x | x<20, x \in \mathcal{N}\}, and if A = \{x | x = 2a, 3 < a < 8, a \in \mathcal{N} \}, and if B = \{ x | x = 3b, b < 5, b \in \mathcal{N}\}, and if C = \{x | x = c+1, 5 < c < 15, c \in \mathcal{N} \}, then find : (i) n(B) (ii) n(C) (iii) \overline{A} (iv) \overline{B} (v) P(B)

VI. If A = \{ x| x \in \mathcal{N}, 3 < x < 10\}, and if B = \{ x| x =4a-1, a<5, a \in \mathcal{N}\} and if C = \{ x | x = 3a+2, a<7, a \in \mathcal{N}\}, then confirm the following: (i) the commutative property of the unions of sets B and C (ii) the commutative property of intersection of two sets A and C (iii) the associative property of the union of the sets A, B and C (iv) the associative property of intersection of sets A, B and C.

VII. If A = \{ x | x \in \mathcal{N}, 4 \leq x \leq 12\}, and B = \{ x| x = a+1, a<8, a \in \mathcal{N}\}, and C= \{ x| x =2n, 1 < n <7, n \in |mathcal{N}\}, then find (i) A-B (ii) B-C (iii) B \bigcap C (iv) A - (B \bigcap C) (v) B - (A \bigcap C) (vi) A-C (vii) A- (B-C) (viii) A- (B \bigcup C)

VIII. If \xi = \{ x | x \hspace{0.1in}is \hspace{0.1in} a \hspace{0.1in} letter \hspace{0.1in}of \hspace{0.1in}the \hspace{0.1in} English \hspace{0.1in} alphabet \hspace{0.1in} between \hspace{0.1in} but \hspace{0.1in} not \hspace{0.1in} including \hspace{0.1in} d \hspace{0.1in} and \hspace{0.1in} o\}, and let A = \{ l, m , n\} and let B= \{ e,f,g,h,i,j,k,l\}, and let C = \{ j,k,l,m\}, find (i) \overline{A} \bigcup \overline{B} (ii) \overline{B} \bigcap \overline{C} (iii) A \bigcap C (iv) B - (A \bigcap C) (v) \overline{B-A} (vi) Is (B-C) \subset (B-A)? (vii) Is \overline{A} \bigcap \overline{B} = \phi?

IX. All 26 customers in a restaurant had either drinks, snacks, or dinner. 18 had snacks, out of which 6 had only snacks, 4 had snacks and drinks but not dinner, 2 had drinks and dinner but not snacks, and 3 had snacks and dinner but not drinks. If 14 customers had drinks, find (i) how many customers had all three — drinks, snacks as well as dinner. (ii) how many customers had dinner but neither snacks nor drinks (iii) how many customers had only drinks.


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