# Aptitude Questions: Quadratic Equations Set 23

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1. (x – 2)(x + 1) = 0
2y² – y + 1/8 = 0
A. X > Y
B. X < Y
C. X ≥ Y
D. X ≤ Y
E. X = Y or relation cannot be established
E. X = Y or relation cannot be established
Explanation:

(x – 2) (x + 1) = 0
x = -1, 2
2y² – y + 1/8 = 0
1/8(16y² – 8y + 1) = 0
16y² – 8y + 1 = 0
y = 0.25, 0.25

2. x2 – 27x + 182 = 0
y2 + (y + 1)2 = 365
A. X > Y
B. X < Y
C. X ≥ Y
D. X ≤ Y
E. X = Y or relation cannot be established
C. X ≥ Y
Explanation:

x2 – 27x + 182 = 0
x = 13, 14
y2 + (y + 1)2 = 365
y2 + y² + 1 + 2y = 365
y2 + y – 182 = 0
y = -14, 13

3. x2 + (x – 7)² = 13²
y(2y + 3) = 90
A. X > Y
B. X < Y
C. X ≥ Y
D. X ≤ Y
E. X = Y or relation cannot be established
E. X = Y or relation cannot be established
Explanation:

x2 + (x – 7)² = 13²
x2 – 7x – 60 = 0
x = 12, -5
y(2y + 3) = 90
2y² + 3y – 90 = 0
y = – 7.5, 6

4. 1/(x – 3) + 1/(x + 5) = 1/3
(y + 2)(27 – y) = 210
A. X > Y
B. X < Y
C. X ≥ Y
D. X ≤ Y
E. X = Y or relation cannot be established
B. X < Y
Explanation:

1/(x – 3) + 1/(x + 5) = 1/3
x2 – 4x -21 = 0
x = 7, -3
(y + 2)(27 – y) = 210
– 25x + 156 = 0  => y = 12, 13

5. √(x² + (x + 30)²)= x + 60
(y + 5) (360/y – 1)= 0
A. X > Y
B. X < Y
C. X ≥ Y
D. X ≤ Y
E. X = Y or relation cannot be established
E. X = Y or relation cannot be established
Explanation:

√(x² + (x + 30)²)= x + 60
x² – 60x – 2700 = 0
x = 90, – 30
y2 – 355y – 1800 = 0
y = 360, -5

6. (3x – 2)/y = (3x + 6)/(y + 16)
(x + 2)/(y + 4) = (x + 5)/(y + 10)
A. X > Y
B. X < Y
C. X ≥ Y
D. X ≤ Y
E. X = Y or relation cannot be established
B. X < Y
Explanation:

(3x – 2)/y = (3x + 6)/(y + 16)
y + 16(3x – 2) = y (3x + 16)
48x – 8y = 32 —(a)
(x + 2)/(y + 4) = (x + 5)/(y + 10)
(x + 2)(y + 10) = (x + 5)(y + 4)
2x = y —(b)
From (a) and (b) x = 1, y = 2

7. 1/x  + 1/(x-10) = 8/75
132/y – 132/(y + 11) = 1
A. X > Y
B. X < Y
C. X ≥ Y
D. X ≤ Y
E. X = Y or relation cannot be established
E. X = Y or relation cannot be established
Explanation:

1/x  + 1/x-10 = 8/75
8x² – 230x + 750 = 0
x = 25, 3.75
132/y – 132/(y + 11) = 1
y² + 11y – 1452 = 0
y = -44, 33

8. x² – 4x – 21 = 0
y² – 35y + 306 = 0
A. X > Y
B. X < Y
C. X ≥ Y
D. X ≤ Y
E. X = Y or relation cannot be established
B. X < Y
Explanation:

x² – 4x – 21 = 0
x = 7, -3
y² – 35y + 306 = 0
y = 18, 17

9. (x – 2)(x + 1) = (x – 1)(x + 3)
(y + 3)(y – 2) = (y + 1)(y + 2)
A. X > Y
B. X < Y
C. X ≥ Y
D. X ≤ Y
E. X = Y or relation cannot be established
A. X > Y
Explanation:

(x – 2)(x + 1) = (x – 1)(x + 3)
x = 1/3
(y + 3)(y – 2) = (y +1)(y + 2)
y = – 4

10. (x – 4)(x – 3) = (x – 6)(x – 5)
(y – 9)(y – 3) = (y – 4)(y – 3)
A. X > Y
B. X < Y
C. X ≥ Y
D. X ≤ Y
E. X = Y or relation cannot be established
A. X > Y
Explanation:

(x – 4)(x – 3) = (x – 6)(x – 5)
4x = 18
x = 4.5
(y – 9)(y – 3) = (y – 4)(y – 3)
y = 3

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