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TOPIC CONTINUITY AND DIFFERENTIABILITY

Part 1: Subjective Questions

1. Discuss the continuity of f(x) = [

Ans. f(x) is discontinuous when x

{

], where [.] denotes the greatest integer function. }

2. Let y = f(x) be defined parametrically as y =

discuss continuity.

, x

Ans. f(x) =

0

= f(x) is continuous for all real x

,

0

x

<

0

|

|

|

|

Then, at x = 0, find f(x) and

3. Discuss the continuity of the function

F(x) = Ans. F(x) is discontinuous at x = 1

at x = 1

4. Let f(x) =
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| |
|
,
=
b
,
x = 0
=
,
0 < x <

Determine a and b such that f(x) is continuous at x=0.

Ans. a=

and b=

5. Let f(x+y) = f(x) + f(y)

x, y

R. If f(x) is continuous at x =0, show that f(x) is continuous for all real x.

6. Find the points of discontinuity of y =

, where u =

.

 Ans. Discontinuous at x = , 1, 2 7. Let f(x) = 1 + x, 0 = 3 – x, 2 < x x 2 3

Determine the function g(x) = f( f(x) ) and hence find the points of discontinuity of g, if any.

Ans. g(x) = 2+x , 0

x < 1

 = 2–x, 1 < x 2 = 4–x , 2< x 3

g(x) is continuous in [0, 3] {1, 2}

8. Find the left hand derivative of f(x) = [x] sin (

greatest integer function. Ans. LHD (x=k) = (1) k (k1)

x) at x = k, where k is an integer and [.] denotes the

9. If f(x) = x3,

x<0

= x 2 3x+2, x

0 and let

g(x) = f(| |) + | | Discuss the continuity and differentiability of g(x). Ans. g(x) is continuous in R-{0} and differentiable in R {0, 1, 2}.

10. Let f(x) = ||

at

|

|, find fof (x) and discuss its continuity and differentiability. Also, find derivative of

 Ans. fof(x) = –x –2 , x < – 2 = x + 2 , –2 x < 1 = –1 –x , x < 0 = x , 0 x < 1 = 2 – x , 1 x < 2 = x > 2 x – 2 , fof(x) is continuous x R and differentiable in R – {–2, –1, 0, 1, 2}.

11. Find the number of points of non differentiability of f(x) = max { sin x, cos x, 0} in (0, 2n

Ans. 3n

12. If f(x)

=

2|

| and

 g(x) = min { f(t) : –2 t x, –2 x 0} = max {f(t) : 0 t x, 0 x 3}

(i) Draw the graph of f(x) and discuss its continuity and differentiability.

(ii) Find and draw the graph of g(x). Also, discuss its continuity and differentiability.

Ans. f(x) is continuous

x

R and differentiable in R-{0}

 g(x) = –2 x –1 = –1 , –1 x < 0 = 0 , 0 x < 2 = x 2

)

g(x) is continuous in R {0} and differentiable in R {0, 2}.

13. Let f(x) = max {4, 1 +

Ans. x =

},

14. Find a and b so that the function

 f(x) = x + a√ sin x, 0 x < = 2x cot x + b , x = a cos2 x – b sinx, < x

is continuous

Ans. a =

x

,

b =

[0,

].

15. Let f

x, y

x

R. Find the points where f(x) is not differentiable

R. If f’ exists and is equal to a d f = , fi d f’ x .

A s. f’ x = –1

16. If f(x) + f(y) = f

Ans. f

a d f’ =

x, y

R (xy

and

2. Find f

a d f’

17. Let f(x) = g(x) = min f(x) ; x

t

x + 1,

and

1

x

1

= x 10 ;

x

1

Discuss the continuity and differentiability of g(x) in [1,

Ans. g(x) is continuous g(x) is differentiable

).

x

 [–1, ) x [–1,

) {1}.

is continuous at x = 1 and g(1) =

18. If g(x) =

value of 2g(1) + 2f(1) h(1). Assume that f(x) and h(x) are continuous at x = 1. Ans. 2g(1) + 2f(1) h(1) = 1

(

)

, then find the

19. Let

R R which is continuous at x =

f(x) f(

R. Prove that a function f: R

)

x

R.

R is differentiable at x =

and satisfies

) = g(x) (x

, if and only if there is a function g:

20. Let f be a function such that f(xy) = f(x) f(y)

= 0. Find the value of

Ans.

log

x, y

R and f(1 + x) = 1 + x (1 + g(x) ), where

g(x)

TOPIC CONTINUITY AND DIFFERENTIABILITY

Part 2: Objective Questions Level 1

 f(x) exists where f(x) = 1. If , x < 0 0, = Then P equals , x (a) (b) (c) (d) 2. If f(x) = [ ], where [.] denotes the greatest integer function, then
 (a) f(x) is continuous at x = 0 (b) f(x) is differentiable at x = (c) f(x) is continuous in (d) f(x) is differentiable in

3. Let f(x) =

The value to be assigned to f(x) at x = 0 so that f(x) is continuous at x = 0, is

(a) a b

(b) a

+

b

(c) ln(ab)

(d) None of these

[

] , where [x] is the greatest integer function,

4. The function f(x) =

(a) is discontinuous at some x

f’ x exists fo all x f’ x exists fo all x ut f” x does ot exist d is o ti uous fo all x ut f’ x does ot exist fo so e x.

[

]

 5. If f(x) = x (√ √ ), then (a) f(x) is continuous but not differentiable at x=0 f’ exists (d) None of these (c) f(x) is non-differentiable at x=0 6. The set of points where f(x) = | | is differentiable, is
 (a) (– ) (b) (0, (c) (– , 0) (0, (d) None of these 7. If f(x) = cos , x 0 and f(0)=0, then f(x) will be continuous and differentiable at x=0 if (a) p>0 (b) p>1 (c) 0

8. The values of a, b and c which make the function f(x) =

, x < 0

 = c , x = 0 = √ √ √ , x > 0 continuous at x = 0, are (a) a = , b = 0, c = (b) a = , b 0, c = (c) a = , b 0, c = (d) None of these 9. The set of points of discontinuity of the function f(x) = is given by
 (a) n , n I (b) n , n I (c) n , n I (d) n , n I

10. Let f(x) = [3 + 2cos x], x

points of discontinuity of f(x) is

, where [.] denotes the greatest integer function. The number of

(a) 3

11. If f(x) =

=

(b) 2

|

|

,

|

|

,

|

|

|

|

1 ,

1

(c) 5

then f(x) is

(d) None of these

 (a) discontinuous and non – differentiable at x = –1, 0, 1 (b) discontinuous and non – differentiable at x = –1, whereas continuous and differentiable at x = 0 and

x = 1

(c) discontinuous and non differentiable at x = 1 and x = 1, whereas continuous and differentiable at

x = 0

 (d) None of these 12. If f(x) = √ √ , then at x = 0 (a) f(x) is continuous as well as differentiable (b) f(x) is differentiable but not continuous (d) f(x) is neither continuous nor differentiable (c) f(x) is continuous but not differentiable

13. If f(x) = x[x],

0

= (x1) [2], 2

x

x < 2,

3

where [.] denotes the greatest integer function, then

a oth f’ a d f’ ) do not exist f’ exists ut f’ does ot exist

f’ exists ut f’ does ot exist d oth f’ a d f’ exists

 14. Let f(x +y) = f(x) f(y) x,y where f(0) . If f 5 = a d f’ = , the f’ 5 e uals (a) 6 (b) 0 (c) 1 (d) 3 15. Let f(x) = [x] and g(x) = 0, x I

=

,

, where

I

[.] denotes the greatest integer function. Then,

 (a) gof is continuous (b) gof is differentiable (d) fog is differentiable at all x except x = (c) fog is continuous √ n N 16. Which of the following functions is differentiable at x = 0? (a) cos | | | | (b) cos | | | | (c) sin | | | | (d) sin | | | | { } , x 17. If f(x) = ,

= 1 , x where {.} denotes the fractional part function, then

 (a) f(x) is continuous at x (b) f(x) exists, but f(x) is not continuous at x = (c) f(x) does not exist (d) f(x) = –1

18. If

,

(

<

) are the points of discontinuity of the function f( f(x) ), where f(x) =

, then the set of

 values of a for which the points ( , ) and (a, ) lie on the same side of the line x + 2y –3 = 0, is (a) (b) (c) (1, ) (d) – 19. If f(x) = x + tan x and g(x) is the inverse of f(x), then g’ x is e ual to (a) (b) (c) (d) 20. The function f(x) = is (a) continuous in R (b) discontinuous at x = , (c) non – differentiable at x = (2n +1) , n I su h that f’ x = { }

(d) co ti uous a d diffe e tia le i R su h that f’ x =

x.

TOPIC CONTINUITY AND DIFFERENTIABILITY

Part 3: Objective Questions Level II

1. The function y=f(x), defined parametrically, x=2t |

| and y =

| | is non differentiable at x=

 (a) 0 (b) 1 (c) 2 (d) 3 2. Let f: R R is a function which satisfies f f(x) + ( ) x, y R. If f’ 0, then f(10) equals (a) 5 (b) 10 (c) 20 (d) –10 3. Let f(x) = and g(x) = max f(t), 0 t x & 0 x 1 = 3 – x Then g(x) is non – differentiable at x = , 1 < x 2 (a) (b) (c) 1 (d) 4. Let y = f(x) be a differentiable function x R and satisfies f(x) = x + z f(z) dz + f(z) dz. Then

f(119) equals

 (a) 9,500 (b) 9,700 (c) 9,800 (d) 9,900 5. Let f be a differentiable function such that f(x) = f(x– t)dt. Then f(x) equals (a) (b) (c) (d)

6.

Let g(x) = ln f(x), where f(x) is a twice differentiable positive function on (0,

) such that f(x+1) = xf(x).

The , fo N= , , , …… g” (a) 4 {

}

(c) 4 {

}

g”

is equal to (b) 4 {

(d) 4 {

7. Let f be a real valued function defined on the interval (0,

which of the following statements is/are true?

}

}

), by f(x) = lnx +

dt. Then,

 a f” x exists fo all x (0 , ) (b) f’ x exists fo all x (0 , a d f’ is o ti uous o , ) (c) There exists 1 such that | | | | for all x x ) but not differentiable in (0 , ) (0 , (0 , (d) There exists such that | | | | ) 8. If f(x) = max | | then (a) f(x) is continuous x R (b) f(x) is differentiable x R (c) f(x) is non-differentiable at three points only (d) f(x) is non-differentiable at four points only. 9. If f:R R be a one-one, onto and differentiable function and the graph of y=f(x) is symmetrical about

the point (4,0), then

 (a) (2010) + (-2010) 8 (b) f(x) dx = 0 If f’ –100)>0, then roots of may be non-real

d if f’ = , the f’ 2) = 20

 10. If f(x) = [ ] [ ] where [.] represents the greatest integer function, then } (a) domain of f(x) = (–ln2, ln2) (b) range of f(x) = { (c) f(x) has a removable discontinuity at x = 0 (d) f(x) = has only one solution

11. Let f: R

R be a differentiable function satisfying f(x) = f(y) f(xy)

{.} de otes the f a tio al pa t fu tio a d f’ 3) =

(a) 1

(b) 2

(c) 3

(d) 4

. Then |

x, y

R and f’ =

| is equal to

12. Let f(x) = max{|

(a)both f(x) and g(x) are non-differentiable at 5 points

|

||

|

|} and g(x) = min{|

|

||

|

|}, then

{

} dx, where

 (b) f(x) is not differentiable at 5 points whereas g(x) is non-differentiable at 7 points. (c) number of points of non-differentiability for f(x) and g(x) are 7 and 5 respectively.

13. Let f(x) be continuous and differentiable for all x

the f’ x e uals

R and f(x+y) = f(x) + f(y) 3xy. If

7,

 (a) –3x (b) 7 (c) –3x + 7 (d) 2f(x) + 7 14. Let f(x) = sin , x 0 , n I, then = 0 , x = 0 (a) f(x) exists for every n 1 (b) f is continuous at x = 0 for n 1 (c) f is differentiable at x = 0 for n 1 (d) None of these 15. Let f(x) = | | dt, then (a) f(x) is continuous in [–1, 1] (b) f(x) is differentiable in [–1, 1] d f’ x is diffe e tia le i [–1, 1] f’ x is o ti uous i [–1, 1]
 16. A function f(x) satisfies the relation f(x+y) = f(x) + f(y) + xy(x+y) x, y R. If f’(0) = –1, then (a) f(x) is a polynomial function (b) f(x) is an exponential function R (c) f(x) is twice differentiable x d f’ = 8

17.If f(x)

atu al u e . If f’

0 be a real valued function satisfying

0 then f(5) + f(10) equals

(

)

and

is a

 (a) 5 (b) 6 (c) 7 (d) 8 18. Let f(x) be a function satisfying f(x+y) = f(x) f(y) x, y R. If f(x) = 1+x (x) + (x) (x) where (x) = a and x = , the f’ x is e ual to (a) (a+b) f(x) (b) af(x) (c) bf (x) (d) None of these 19. If f(x) = is such that | ] is | | | 1 and | – | , then least value of K, such that | | K x [ (a) (b) 1 (c) (d) 20. If (a is a finite number), then which of the following is/are true? (a) f’ (b) f’ (c) f” (d) f”’

TOPIC CONTINUITY AND DIFFERENTIABILITY

Part 2: Objective Questions Level 1

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TOPIC CONTINUITY AND DIFFERENTIABILITY

Part 3: Objective Questions Level 2

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