MHT CET
Mathematics
Application of Derivatives
Previous Years Questions

If the function $$f$$ is given by $$f(x)=x^3-3(a-2) x^2+3 a x+7$$, for some $$\mathrm{a} \in \mathbb{R}$$, is increasing in $$(0,1]$$ and decreasing i...
If $$a$$ and $$b$$ are positive number such that $$a>b$$, then the minimum value of $$a \sec \theta-b \tan \theta\left(0 ...$$A$$rod$$A B, 13$$feet long moves with its ends$$A$$and$$B$$on two perpendicular lines$$O X$$and$$O Y$$respectively. When$$A$$is 5 feet ... The equation of the tangent to the curve$$y=\sqrt{9-2 x^2}$$, at the point where the ordinate and abscissa are equal, is At present a firm is manufacturing 1000 items. It is estimated that the rate of change of production$$\mathrm{P}$$w.r.t. additional number of worker... Value of$$c$$satisfying the conditions and conclusions of Rolle's theorem for the function$$\mathrm{f}(x)=x \sqrt{x+6}, x \in[-6,0]$$is If$$\mathrm{f}(x)=x \mathrm{e}^{x(1-x)}, x \in \mathrm{R}$$, then$$\mathrm{f}(x)$$is The value of$$\mathrm{c}$$for the function$$\mathrm{f}(x)=\log x$$on [$$1$$, e] if LMVT can be applied, is The displacement '$$\mathrm{S}$$' of a moving particle at a time$$t$$is given by$$S=5+\frac{48}{t}+t^3$$. Then its acceleration when the velocity i... If the surface area of a spherical balloon of radius$$6 \mathrm{~cm}$$is increasing at the rate$$2 \mathrm{~cm}^2 / \mathrm{sec}$$, then the rate o... The value of$$\alpha$$, so that the volume of parallelopiped formed by$$\hat{i}+\alpha \hat{j}+\hat{k}, \hat{j}+\alpha \hat{k}$$and$$\alpha \hat{\...
In a certain culture of bacteria, the rate of increase is proportional to the number of bacteria present at that instant. It is found that there are 1...
An open metallic tank is to be constructed, with a square base and vertical sides, having volume 500 cubic meter. Then the dimensions of the tank, for...
A square plate is contracting at the uniform rate $$4 \mathrm{~cm}^2 / \mathrm{sec}$$, then the rate at which the perimeter is decreasing, when side o...
A ladder of length $$17 \mathrm{~m}$$ rests with one end against a vertical wall and the other on the level ground. If the lower end slips away at the...
If the line $$a x+b y+c=0$$ is a normal to the curve $$x y=1$$, then
A kite is $$120 \mathrm{~m}$$ high and $$130 \mathrm{~m}$$ of string is out. If the kite is moving away horizontally at the rate of $$39 \mathrm{~m} /... If slope of a tangent to the curve$$x y+a x+b y=0$$at the point$$(1,1)$$on it is 2 , The equation$$x^3+x-1=0$$has The range of values of$$x$$for which$$f(x)=x^3+6 x^2-36 x+7$$is increasing in The maximum value of the function$$f(x)=3 x^3-18 x^2+27 x-40$$on the set$$\mathrm{S}=\left\{x \in \mathbb{R} / x^2+30 \leq 11 x\right\}$$is A water tank has a shape of inverted right circular cone whose semi-vertical angle is$$\tan ^{-1}\left(\frac{1}{2}\right)$$. Water is poured into it ... Let$$\mathrm{f}(0)=-3$$and$$\mathrm{f}^{\prime}(x) \leq 5$$for all real values of$$x$$. The$$\mathrm{f}(2)$$can have possible maximum value as... The value of$$c$$of Lagrange's mean value theorem for$$f(x)=\sqrt{25-x^2}$$on$$[1,5]$$is The value of$$\alpha$$, so that the volume of the parallelopiped formed by$$\hat{i}+\alpha \hat{j}+\hat{k}, \hat{j}+\alpha \hat{k}$$and$$\alpha \h...
The maximum value of xy when x + 2y = 8 is
An object is moving in the clockwise direction around the unit circle $$x^2+y^2=1$$. As it passes through the point $$\left(\frac{1}{2}, \frac{\sqrt{3... A spherical raindrop evaporates at a rate proportional to its surface area. If originally its radius is$$3 \mathrm{~mm}$$and 1 hour later it reduces... The abscissa of the points, where the tangent to the curve$$y=x^3-3 x^2-9 x+5$$is parallel to$$X$$axis are For all real$$x$$, the minimum value of the function$$f(x)=\frac{1-x+x^2}{1+x+x^2}$$is The function$$f(x)=\log (1+x)-\frac{2 x}{2+x}$$is increasing on A body at an unknown temperature is placed in a room which is held at a constant temperature of$$30^{\circ} \mathrm{F}$$. If after 10 minutes the tem... A stone is thrown into a quite lake and the waves formed move in circles. If the radius of a circular wave increases at the rate of 4 cm/sec, then the... The function$$f(x)=\cot ^{-1} x+x$$is increasing in the interval. The curves$$\frac{x^2}{a^2}+\frac{y^2}{4}=1$$and$$y^3=16 x$$intersect each other orthogonally, then$$a^2=$$The surface area of a spherical balloon is increasing at the rate$$2 \mathrm{~cm}^2 / \mathrm{sec}$$. Then rate of increase in the volume of the ball... If$$f(x)=2x^3-15x^2-144x-7$$, then$$f(x)$$is strictly decreasing in The equation of tangent to the circle$$x^2+y^2=64$$at the point$$\mathrm{P\left(\frac{2\pi}{3}\right)}$$is Water is being poured at the rate of 36 m$$^3$$/min. into a cylindrical vessel, whose circular base is of radius 3 m. Then the wate level in the cyli... A wire of length 20 units is divided into two parts such that the product of one part and cube of the other part is maximum, then product of these par... A particle is moving on a straight line. The distance$$\mathrm{S}$$travelled in time$$\mathrm{t}$$is given by$$\mathrm{S=a t^2+b t+6}$$. If the p... The equation of the tangent to the curve$$y = 4x{e^x}$$at$$\left( { - 1,{{ - 4} \over e}} \right) is
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