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How To Prepare For Quantitative Aptitude For The CAT is aimed at aspirants of competitive management exams. This book comprehensively covers the subject matter, and contains questions, solutions, and shortcuts.
Summary Of The Book
How To Prepare For Quantitative Aptitude For The CAT, published in 2012, is now in its fifth edition. This guide has been revised and updated to help Common Admission Test aspirants prepare for this competitive test. This guide has been designed to comprehensively cover each topic that is part of the Quantitative Ability syllabus.
How To Prepare For Quantitative Aptitude For The CAT starts off with an introduction about the format of QA in this online examination. The book is then divided into blocks, and each one has a number of chapters within. Block I contains information about Number Systems, and Progressions. The first chapter explains the Remainder Theorem, the concept of the Great Common Divisor, and number of zeroes in an expression. Block II gives examples of situations where Allegations can be put to use. The chapters included in the following block are Percentages, Interest, Time and Work, Profit and Loss, Time, Speed and Distance, and Ratio, Proportion and Variation. The 11th chapter is a part of Block IV, and it is further divided into two parts. Part I focuses on Geometry, while the second part explains Mensuration. This block also has a chapter on Coordinate Geometry. The next block of the guide has four chapters, which are Functions, Inequalities, Quadratic Equations, and Logarithms. The last block explains to students principles of Permutaftions and Combinations, Probability, and Set Theory.
Each chapter of this guidebook has questions at the end which are listed into three sections as per their level of difficulty. In addition to this, the author has also added many tips and shortcuts to help students in increasing their problem solving skills. Mock and model questions sets have been incorporated at the end of How To Prepare For Quantitative Aptitude For The CAT. Those who are preparing management entrance tests like NMAT, SNAP, XAT, and CMAT will find this book to be very resourceful. Previous editions of these books have been best-sellers
About Arun Sharma
Arun Sharma is a popular writer of books based on preparations of entrance exams like CAT.
Some of the books written by the author are How To Prepare For Verbal Ability And Reading Comprehension For The CAT, CSAT Data Interpretation Logical Reasoning And General Mental Ability For General Studies, Study Package For The CAT Online, and Comprehension, Interpersonal & Communication Skills For General Studies.
Sharma has a BSc. in Electrical Engineering, and B.E. in Tele-Communication Engineering. He also has a MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. He is the CEO of Mindworkzz, and the Director of Kalyanpur Cements Ltd. He was a Major in the Indian Armed Forces. He has also been the President, General Manager, and Managing Director of different organizations. The author holds the record for having cracked the CAT examination eleven times.
First Things First
1. Additions and Subtractions (as an extension of additions)
3. Divisions, Percentage Calculations and Ratio Comparisons
4. Squares and Cubes of Numbers
BLOCK -- I
1. NUMBER SYSTEMS
BLOCK -- II
BLOCK -- III
6. PROFIT AND LOSS
8. RATIO, PROPORTION AND VARIATION
9. TIME AND WORK
10. TIME, SPEED AND DISTANCE
BLOCK -- IV
11. GEOMETRY AND MENSURATION
PART I: GEOMETERY
PART II: MENSURATION
12. COORDINATE GEOMETRY
BLOCK -- V
15. QUADRATIC EQUATIONS
BLOCK -- VI
17. PERMUTATIONS AND COMBINATIONS
19. SET THEORY
MOCK TEST PAPERS
MODEL TEST PAPER
|Number of Pages||704 Pages|
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Aug 6, 2015
Jul 25, 2015
The content in this book is "excellent" but it is not good as "e-book"
Jul 1, 2015
Very good book if your concepts are clear
Jun 11, 2015
Dont Buy the ebook
Jun 4, 2015
Dusty cover and frayed edges
Oct 12, 2012
A 'NO' for beginners....great for expertsno solutions for difficult portions,to complex hints makes it difficult for beginners to follow it...but if u have gone through your coaching materials and you have a tutor to clarify you your doubts then it can work as a reference book....thats it...
Feb 11, 2012
Incredible for someone who has little QA knowledge.I started this book after a little warm up in Quants with the help of a different study material, so which implies that I knew some concepts already before turning the cover page of this book.
Sep 23, 2011
HiWell i've heard a lot of CAT aspirants talking about the concepts and shortcuts used in this book.But from my experience i think the three level of difficulties part stands on top.I don't know what was in the mind of Arun Sharma when he wanted to publish this book,there is no explanation given for the Block review tests.Infact,i couldn't find solutions to the preassessment tests given before every block.But still its helpful in cracking CAT as i found some core difficult question in LOD3.
Jun 21, 2013
:(For a first timer this book can do no good....Level of difficult is divided into three parts .but sometimes it becomes difficult to solve some probs from LOD 1 ...its also very hard to understand the basic concepts of some portions...Not a book for those who have just started preparing for the competitive exams...
Jan 23, 2012
GO FOR IT IF U NEED A PRACTICEThe book is good enough to give you a decent score in DI. The questions are divided into different layers of difficulty.The book also familiarises us in every section in great depth.
Mar 10, 2014
fantasticThe book is good enough to give you a decent score in DI. The questions are divided into different layers of difficulty.The book also familiarises us in every section in great depth.
Jul 10, 2012
Perfect example of clarityThis book is a classic example of clarity and detailing. It gives an easy-to-understand matter to know Quantitative Aptitude better.
Mar 14, 2014
How to Prepare for Quantitative Aptitude for the CAT Common Admission Test 5th Editiongood book for cat and elitmus.written in a very simple language and brings some short formulas in front.overall it is helpful...
Mar 14, 2014
Best book for Quantitative AptitudeThe book was really awesome.It helped me a lot to enhance my aptitude skills.Earlier I was facing a lot of problems in most of the chapters of quant like Number System,Algebra,Probability etc.According to me,Quantitative Aptitude for CAT by Arun Sharma is the best book for the CAT aspirants.
Jul 16, 2012
Must have for Practicing QuantA really good book for practice.