# How to Prepare for Quantitative Aptitude for CAT by

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## How to Prepare for Quantitative Aptitude for CAT

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ISBN: DGBDWRAEZKJSHBKB

First Things First

Ideas for adding and subtracting well
Subtractions - Just an extension of additions
2. Multiplications

3. Divisions, Percentage Calculations and Ratio Comparisons

Calculating Decimal Values for Division Questions Using Percentage Calculations
Percentage Rule for Calculating Percentage Values through Additions
Ratio Comparisons
4. Squares and Cubes of Numbers

Square and Square Roots
Squares for Numbers from 31 to 50
Findings Squares of Numbers between 81 to 100
Cubes and Cube Roots
BLOCK -- I

Introduction
Back to School
Preassessment Test
Score Interpretation Algorithm for Preassesment Test of Block
The Number Line
Operations on Number
Series of Number
1. NUMBER SYSTEMS

Introduction
Definitions
Some Properties of Prime Numbers
Short Cut Process
The Concept of GCD (Great Common Divisor or Highest Common Factor)
Shortcut for Finding the GCD of Two Numbers n1& n2 Divisibility
Number of Zeroes in an Expression
The Remainder Theorem
Using Negative Remainders
Another Important Point
An Application of Remainder Theorem Base System
Worked-out-Problems
Level of Difficulty (LOD) I
Level of Difficulty (LOD) II
Level of Difficulty (LOD) III
Solutions & Shortcuts
2. PROGRESSIONS

Arthimetic Progression
Geometric Progression
Harmonic Progression
Theorems Related with Progressions
Worked-out-Problems
Level of Difficulty (LOD) I
Level of Difficulty (LOD) II
Level of Difficulty (LOD) III
Solutions & Shortcuts
Block Review Tests
BLOCK -- II

3. AVERAGES

Theory
Worked-out-Problems
Level of Difficulty (LOD) I
Level of Diffculty (LOD) II
Level of Difficulty (LOD) III
4. ALLIGATIONS

Introduction
Theory
Some typical situations where alligations can be used
Level of Difficulty (LOD) I
Solutions & Shortcuts
Block Review Tests
BLOCK -- III

Back to School
The Logic of the Statndard Statement
Preassessment Test
Score Interpretation Algorithm
5. PERCENTAGES

Introduction
Basic Definition and Utility of Percentage
Importance of Base/Denominator for percentage calculations
Concept of Percentage change
Percentage Rule for Calculating Percentage Values through Additions
Effect of a Percent Change in the Numeratror on a Ratio's Value
Fraction to Percentage Conversion Table
Worked-out Problems
Level of Diffculty (LOD) I
Level of Difficulty (LOD) II
Level of Difficulty (LOD) III
Solutions & Shortcuts
6. PROFIT AND LOSS

Introduction
Theory
Worked-out Problems
Level of Difficulty (LOD) I
Level of Difficulty (LOD) II
Level of Difficulty (LOD) III
Solutions & Shortcuts
7. INTEREST

Introduction
Concept of Time Value of Money
Simple Interests
Compound Interest
Depreciation of Value
Population
Applications of Interests in D.I.
Worked-out Problems
Level of Difficulty (LOD) I
Level of Difficulty (LOD) II
Solutions & Shortcuts
8. RATIO, PROPORTION AND VARIATION

Introduction
Ratio
Mathematical Uses of Ratios
Proportion
Variation
Worked-out Problems
Level of Difficulty (LOD) I
Level of Difficulty (LOD) II
Level of Difficulty (LOD) III
Solutions & Shortcuts
9. TIME AND WORK

Introduction
Alternative Approach
Worked-out Problems
Level of Difficulty (LOD) I
Level of Difficulty (LOD) II
Level of Difficulty (LOD) III
Solutions & Shortcuts
10. TIME, SPEED AND DISTANCE

Introduction
Theory of TSD
An Application of Alligation in Time, Speed and Distance
Applications of Time, Speed and Distance
Level of Difficulty (LOD) I
Level of Difficulty (LOD) II
Level of Difficulty (LOD) III
Solutions & Shortcuts
Block Review Tests
BLOCK -- IV

Back to School
Preassessment Test
11. GEOMETRY AND MENSURATION

PART I: GEOMETERY

Introduction
Theory
Straight Lines
Polygons
Triangles (D)
Equilateral Triangles (of side a)
Regular Hexagon
Circles
Ellipse
Star
PART II: MENSURATION

Worked-out Problems
How to Think in Geometry and Mensuration
Special Note About CAT Questions Geometry
Level of Difficulty (LOD) I
Level of Difficulty (LOD) II
Mensuration
Level of Difficulty (LOD) I
Level of Difficulty (LOD) II
Solutions & Shortcuts
Extra Practice Exercise
12. COORDINATE GEOMETRY

Cartesian Coordinate System
Level of Difficulty (LOD) I
Level of Difficulty (LOD) II
Level of Difficulty (LOD) III
Block Review Tests
BLOCK -- V

Back to School
What Approach Change do you Need?
Preassessment Test
13. FUNCTIONS

Basic Methods of Representing Functions
Even and Odd Functions
Shifting of Graphs
Combining Movements
Inequalities
Logarithms
Worked-out Problems
Level of Difficulty (LOD) I
Level of Difficulty (LOD) II
Level of Difficulty (LOD) III
Solutions & Shortcuts
14. INEQUALITIES

Properties of Inequalties
Worked-out Problems
Level of Difficulty (LOD) I
Level of Difficulty (LOD) II
Solutions & Shortcuts

Introduction
Theory
Worked-out Problems
Level of Difficulty (LOD) I
Level of Difficulty (LOD) II
Solutions & Shortcuts
16. LOGARITHMS

Introduction
Theory
Worked-out Problems
Level of Difficulty (LOD) I
Level of Difficulty (LOD) II
Solutions & Shortcuts
Block Review Tests
BLOCK -- VI

Back to School
The Tool Box Approach to P&C
Pre-assessment Test
17. PERMUTATIONS AND COMBINATIONS

Standard Theory
Worked-out Problems
Level of Difficulty (LOD) I
Level of Difficulty (LOD) II
Solutions & Shortcuts
Level of Difficulty (LOD) I
Level of Difficulty (LOD) II
Solutions & Shortcut
Level of Difficulty (LOD) I
Level of Difficulty (LOD) II
Level of Difficulty (LOD) III
Solutions & Shortcuts
18. PROBABILITY

Concept and Importance of Probability
Underlying Factors for Real-Life Estimation of Probability
Some Important Considerationswhile Defining Event
Another Approach to Look at the Probability Problems
Worked-out Problems
Level of Difficulty (LOD) I
Level of Difficulty (LOD) II
Level of Difficulty (LOD) III
Solutions & Shortcuts
19. SET THEORY

Set Theory
Level of Difficulty (LOD) I
Solutions & Shortcuts
Block Review Tests
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MODEL TEST PAPER