## [Reasoning Q] 3-Statement Syllogism doubt Question: Apples, Mangoes, Vegetarians

In an earlier article, we saw how to approach 3-statement syllogism (click ME) One of the Reader āParsā, had posted a doubt-question.Ā Letās solve it, to strengthen our grip over the UP-UN method. Question Solution and Approach i) No Fruit [...]

## [Reasoning] Three-Statement Syllogism: technique, method, shortcuts for IBPS, SSC, CSAT, CAT, CMAT

Donāt read further, until and unless you've mastered the 2-statement syllogism technique explained in previous article (click ME) Recap of 2-Statement syllogism Parent Statements Chain formula DemoQ: Married Student Dancers (CSAT-2012) DemoQ: Rich n Sick Air travellers (CSAT-2012) DemoQ: [...]

## [Reasoning] Syllogism (All Cats are Dogs): Method, approach, techniques, shortcuts explained for IBPS, SSC, CSAT and CAT

Introduction to Syllogism Basics Subject vs Predicate Classification of statement Standard format: conversion No conclusion Combos Conclusive-Combos DemoQ: Crazy men and Women DemoQ: Intelligent Poets and singers CAT-level DemoQ: Sweet Testing Apples (CAT) DemoQ: Working mother nurses (CAT) DemoQ: [...]

## [Statistics 4GS] Finding Maximum age among youngest 30% of brides, Cumulative Frequency KPSC Exam Q

Concept/Principle Scale on X-axis Scale on Y-axis Finding 30% brides Practice questions In a marriage hall 120 marriages were held in a particular year. The age distribution is as shown below Determine the maximum age among youngest 30% of [...]

## [Speed Time Work] Three men can finish a work in x days, share in wages & other special cases

Prologue Case: three men start the work simultaneously. Case: Three Men Start Working One After Another Case: Share in Daily Wage Case: Share in money after work finished? Case: Time equations: set of two people working Case: Time Ratios [...]

## [Speed Time Work] Two Men can finish a work, A is 3x more efficient than B, B leaves before completion & variety of cases

Case: A & B work start together but B leaves Case: A started work, B joined after 4 days, how days work lasted? Case: A starts, B joins, How long did B work? Case: A and B start together [...]

## [Aptitude] Concepts of Marked Price and Successive Discounts (Profit-Loss) without (stupid) formulas

Profit, Loss, Discount, Marked Price = all of them are mereĀ extensionĀ of Percentage calculation concept. And they can be solved effortlessly, without mugging up any formulas. What is Discount? What is successive discount? Case: Successive vs One Time Discount? What [...]

## [Statistics 4GS] Scatter-plot Graph Question from GS (Mains) 2012: Solution, Explanation, Sample Graph

This was asked in General Studies (Mains) 2012, Paper II of UPSC Civil Service Exam Scale on Y axis Scale on X axis Correlation between two variables? More work=More errors? The following table gives the number of mistakes made [...]

## [Aptitude] Data Interpretation (DI): Bar and Pie chart practice Questions with Explanation

@CSAT/IBPS aspirants. First solve these two DI (Data Interpretation) sets on your own, using pen and paper. Then scroll down and check answer/explanations/shortcuts. Time: 30 mins. Correct Ans: 1 m, Wrong answer=-0.33 m. Data Interpretation Ā Set#1: Pie Chart DI [...]

## [Aptitude] Long Division, Two-Digit Division, % Calculation without Tears (and without boring Vedic Maths) using % Approximation Method

Ok this isnāt about boring vedic maths technique so donāt run away, yet! One of Ā the biggest problem with IBPS/Bank, SSC, CAT, CMAT type of exams= youāll encounter long division and percentage (%) calculation every now and then, directly [...]

## [Studyplan] CAT 2012 (Common Admission Test): Booklist, Strategy, Tips, How to Get more than 95 Percentile by maintaing diary of mistakes

Before starting CAT preparation or dreaming to get admission in IIMs, one must take three oaths. Paheli Kasam [First Oath] There are two types of CAT aspirants. Those who're sharp in maths so they just keep doing maths 24/7 [...]