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ODE Chapter 6 E Assignment

Fourier Series Expansion of Trigonometric Functions 6-1


(ODE Sample Exam Q1)

The Fourier coefficients of f ( x) = cos 2 ( x) + sin(4 x) cos(4 x)

are (A) a0 = 1 , a2 = 1 , b4 = 1 and all other an and bn are zeroes . 2 2 2 (B) a0 = 1 , a2 = 1 , b8 = 1 and all other an and bn are zeroes . 2 2 2 (C) a0 = 2, a2 = 2, b4 = 2 and all other an and bn are zeroes . (D) a0 = 2, a2 = 2, b8 = 2 and all other an and bn are zeroes . (E) a0 = 1 and all other an and bn are zeroes . 2

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(ODE Sample Exam Q2)


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The Fourier coefficients of f ( x) = 8 sin (5 x) 2 2 cos(10 x + 1 4 ) are

(A) a0 = 0, a10 = 1, b5 = 8 and all other an and bn are zeroes . (B) a0 = 0, a10 = 3 , b5 = 8 and all other an and bn are zeroes . 4 (C) a0 = 4, a10 = 6, b10 = 2 and all other an and bn are zeroes . (D) a0 = 4, a10 = 6, b10 = 2 and all other an and bn are zeroes . (E) a0 = 0, a10 = 6, b10 = 2 and all other an and bn are zeroes .

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(Final Sep 2006 Q14)

The function f : x a 2 cos 2 ( x) is periodic with period 2. Suppose that we express it as a Fourier series
f ( x) = a0 + an cos(nx) + bn sin(nx) .
n =1

Decide which of the following statements is TRUE. (A) a0 = 0 and a2 = 0 (B) a0 = 1 and a2 = 0 (C) a0 = 0 and a2 = 1 (D) a0 = 1 and a2 = 1 (E) (A), (B), (C) and (D) are all false.

ODE E6 - 1

6-4

The function f : x a 2 sin 2 ( x) is periodic with period 2. Suppose that we express it as a Fourier series
(Supplementary Final Sep 2006 Q14)

f ( x) = a0 + an cos(nx) + bn sin(nx) .
n =1

Decide which of the following statements is TRUE. (A) a0 = 0 and a2 = 1 (B) a0 = 1 and a2 = 1 (C) a0 = 0 and a2 = 1 (D) a0 = 1 and a2 = 1 (E) (A), (B), (C) and (D) are all false .

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(Final Apr 2007 Q14)

The function f : x a 2 cos 2 ( x) is periodic with period 2. Suppose that we express it as a Fourier series f ( x) = a0 + an cos(nx) + bn sin(nx) .
n =1

Decide which of the following statements is TRUE. (A) a0 = 0 and a2 = 0 (B) a0 = 1 and a2 = 0 (C) a0 = 0 and a2 = 1 (D) a0 = 1 and a2 = 1 (E) (A), (B), (C) and (D) are all false.

ODE E6 - 2

Fourier Series Expansion of Arbitrary Functions


6-6
(ODE Sample Exam Q3)

The function f : x a x 2 is periodic with period 2. Suppose that we express it as a Fourier series f ( x) = a0 + an cos(nx) + bn sin(nx) .
n =1

The Fourier coefficients a0 , a1 and b1 are, respectively :

(A) a0 = (B) a0 =

2
3

, a1 = 4 and b1 = 0.

, a1 = 4 and b1 = 0. 3 1 (C) a0 = , a1 = 4 and b1 = 0. 3 (D) a0 = 1, a1 = 4 and b1 = 0. (E) a0 = 1, a1 = 0 and b1 = 0.

ODE E6 - 3