[Aptitude] PnC: How many Ways to arrange letters of word "RECUPERATE" (Permutation without Formulas)

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When you form words using alphabets (or letters), the ‘order’ matters. Three alphabets T,A,C Now you form words: CAT is not same as ACT; both words have different meanings hence order matters. This is a permuation problem. Case 1: All letters are different Case 2: Word contains repeating alphabets Case 3: More than one letter reappears in Word Case 4: … Read More

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[Aptitude] Probability Made Easy (Extension of Permutation Combination Concept!)

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Introduction Case1 : Probability of Particular Actor getting selected Case 2: Probability of One lady getting selected Case 3: One man and one woman (“AND” case) Case 4: “Atleast” one man is selected (“OR” case) Alternative method: 1 Minus Case 5: Probability of Not getting selected Mock Questions for CSAT, CMAT, IBPS, State PSC Dice probability Bags and Balls: WITHOUT … Read More

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[Strategy] 100 Days to go before CSAT, Where are you?

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this is an old article: new article with more details= given on separate page, click me Preparation Status:Reality Check The 100 Days Strategy Plausible Strategy Quantifiable Strategy REACHING THE PRIME THE FLOODS of readymade Material THE CLAIMS AND ADVERTISEMENTS REAL NIGHTMARE: Not YET To those who’ve never cleared prelims before, This post is not to scare you but to shake … Read More

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[Economy Q] SENSEX calculation

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Before venturing into SENSEX calculation, lets refresh basic concepts of Index calculation, that we saw in WPI calculation Suppose Price of a Lifebouy soap was Rs.10 in 2001. And now it has increased to Rs.12 per bar. We take 2001 as our base year. We take Rs. 10 as our base price. Then our index for 2001, = Price of … Read More

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[Analysis] Essay topic trends in last 19 years (1993-2011) for UPSC civil service IAS exam

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Trouble viewing the charts and tables?  Download the pdf file by clicking me I’m classifying all the essays asked in last 19 years, into 8 broad topics.Topic [bracket shows # of questions asked so far] 1.    Economy (India vs Bharat theme) [12]2.    Education [11]3.    Culture [18]4.    International issues [13]5.    Philosophy [15]6.    Polity & Administration [27]7.    Technology [6]8.    Women empowerment [10] … Read More

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[Economy] A story of Forex, currency conversion, rupee depreciation, inflation, subsidies etc.

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Again in the fond memories of Dev Anand. I’m writing this story so that the newcomers can get some idea about Forex, currency conversion, rupee depreciation, inflation, subsidies etc. (caution : full of technically not-so-correct examples, just to give you a broad idea of what ails Indian economy) Ok here it goes….. Investor: Faith won and lost Enter an American … Read More

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[Economy] The FDI in Retail business pro-cons Single brand vs Multibrand Retail

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In the fond memories of Dev Anand, What’s the difference between Single brand vs Multibrand retail? Single Brand retail · Nike Company opens outlets in A’bad, Banglore, Delhi and Mumbai selling nothing but Nike Shoes, Nike wrist-watches and Nike t-shirts only. · This is single brand retail. · FDI in Single-Brand Retailing was permitted in 2006, to the extent of … Read More

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[Never-ending GS Syllabus] and your chances of success in civil service exam

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Written for those who feel stressed about General studies and their chances of success in civil service exam, We’ve 5 category of players for each topic- Let us take a topic for example: Geography: earthquake, tsunami and volcano. JBPS no0b guy /Lord Curzon: He doesn’t know the difference between earthquake, tsunami and volcano. He filled the application form just because … Read More

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