Question 3

Prove that the Greatest Integer Function* f* : R → R, given by f(x) = [x], is neither one-one nor onto, where [x] denotes the greatest integer less than or equal to x.

Answer

*f*: **R** → **R** is given by,

*f*(*x*) = [*x*]

It is seen that *f*(1.2) = [1.2] = 1, *f*(1.9) = [1.9] = 1.

∴ *f*(1.2) = *f*(1.9), but 1.2 ≠ 1.9.

∴ *f* is not one-one.

Now, consider 0.7 ∈ **R**.

It is known that *f*(*x*) = [*x*] is always an integer. Thus, there does not exist any element *x* ∈ **R** such that *f*(*x*) = 0.7.

∴ *f* is not onto.

Hence, the greatest integer function is neither one-one nor onto.

- Q:- Given an example of a relation. Which is

(i) Symmetric but neither reflexive nor transitive.

(ii) Transitive but neither reflexive nor symmetric.

(iii) Reflexive and symmetric but not transitive.

(iv) Reflexive and transitive but not symmetric.

(v) Symmetric and transitive but not reflexive. - Q:- Determine whether each of the following relations are reflexive, symmetric and transitive:

(i) Relation R in the set A = {1, 2, 3,13, 14} defined as

R = {(x, y): 3x − y = 0}

(ii) Relation R in the set N of natural numbers defined as

R = {(x, y): y = x + 5 and x < 4}

(iii) Relation R in the set A = {1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6} as

R = {(x, y): y is divisible by x}

(iv) Relation R in the set Z of all integers defined as

R = {(x, y): x − y is as integer}

(v) Relation R in the set A of human beings in a town at a particular time given by

(a) R = {(x, y): x and y work at the same place}

(b) R = {(x, y): x and y live in the same locality}

(c) R = {(x, y): x is exactly 7 cm taller than y}

(d) R = {(x, y): x is wife of y}

(e) R = {(x, y): x is father of y} - Q:- Show that the relation R in the set {1, 2, 3} given by R = {(1, 2), (2, 1)} is symmetric but neither reflexive nor transitive.
- Q:- Check whether the relation R defined in the set {1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6} as

R = {(a, b): b = a + 1} is reflexive, symmetric or transitive. - Q:- Show that the relation R in the set R of real numbers, defined as R = {(a, b): a ≤ b
^{2}} is neither reflexive nor symmetric nor transitive. - Q:-
In each of the following cases, state whether the function is one-one, onto or bijective. Justify your answer.

(i)

*f*:**R → R**defined by*f(x)*= 3 – 4x(ii)

*f*:**R → R**defined by*f(x)*= 1 + x^{2 } - Q:- Let L be the set of all lines in XY plane and R be the relation in L defined as R = {(L1, L2): L1 is parallel to L2}. Show that R is an equivalence relation. Find the set of all lines related to the line y = 2x + 4.
- Q:-
Show that the Modulus Function

*f*: R → R, given by f(x) = |x|, is neither oneone nor onto, where | x | is x, if x is positive or 0 and |x| is – x, if x is negative. - Q:- Show that the relation R in R defined as R = {(a, b): a ≤ b}, is reflexive and transitive but not symmetric.
- Q:-
Let

*f*: R → R be defined as f(x) = 3x. Choose the correct answer.(A)

*f*is one-one onto(B)

*f*is many-one onto(C)

*f*is one-one but not onto(D)

*f*is neither one-one nor onto.

- Q:-
Let

*f*: {1, 3, 4} → {1, 2, 5} and*g*: {1, 2, 5} → {1, 3} be given by*f*= {(1, 2), (3, 5), (4, 1)} and*g*= {(1, 3), (2, 3), (5, 1)}. Write down gof. - Q:-
Check the injectivity and surjectivity of the following functions:

(i)

*f*:**N → N**given by*f(x*) = x^{2}(ii)

*f*:**Z → Z**given by*f(x)*= x^{2}(iii)

*f*:**R → R**given by*f(x)*= x^{2}(iv)

*f*:**N → N**given by*f(x)*= x^{3}(v)

*f*:**Z → Z**given by*f(x)*= x^{3 } - Q:-
y = Ax : xy

^{'}= y (x ≠ 0) - Q:-
Let

*f*: X → Y be an invertible function. Show that the inverse of*f*is f, i.e.,^{–1}*(f*=^{–1})^{–1}*f*. - Q:- Show that the relation R in the set R of real numbers, defined as R = {(a, b): a ≤ b
^{2}} is neither reflexive nor symmetric nor transitive. - Q:-
In each of the following cases, state whether the function is one-one, onto or bijective. Justify your answer.

(i)

*f*:**R → R**defined by*f(x)*= 3 – 4x(ii)

*f*:**R → R**defined by*f(x)*= 1 + x^{2 } - Q:- If a matrix has 24 elements, what are the possible order it can have? What, if it has 13 elements?
- Q:-
\begin{align} y= \sqrt{1+x^2} : y^{'}=\frac{xy}{1+x^2}\end{align}

- Q:-
Let f : R → R be defined as f(x) = x

^{4}. Choose the correct answer.(A)

*f*is one-one onto(B)

*f*is many-one onto(C)

*f*is one-one but not onto(D)

*f*is neither one-one nor onto. - Q:-
Find gof and fog, if

(i)

*f(x)*= | x | and*g(x)*= | 5x – 2 |

(ii)*f(x)*= 8x3 and*g(x)*= x^{1/3}.

Athar Mujtaba Wani
2019-02-23 21:11:43

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