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How to Prepare for Quantitative Aptitude for the CAT (English, Paperback, Sharma Arun)

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# How to Prepare for Quantitative Aptitude for the CAT  (English, Paperback, Sharma Arun)

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• Language: English
• Binding: Paperback
• Publisher: Mcgrawhill HED
• ISBN: 9781259027017, 9781259027017
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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

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.

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Book Details
 Imprint Tata McGraw Hill Exam CAT
Dimensions
 Width 71 mm Height 713 mm Length 551 mm Weight 571 gr
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Perfect product!

This book is Amazing. But not suitable for the beginners. One thing i will say, if u are well practiced and then if u buy this book, this book can make to crack any competitive Exams.

Amit kumar

Jan, 2019

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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.

The first day with this book was really enjoyable. The theory part is explained in an apt way along with the problem exercise. So one can expect thorough concept building plus problem practice from this book. I haven't finished the book but so far so good. The different levels of difficulty are providi...

Yasser Khan

Feb, 2012

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Really Nice

All books are in very well condition and the product was delivered earlier than expected that was good but the packaging was horrible and i was expected to delivered at home but it was not. that's why i give 4 star.

Golden Kumar

Jul, 2018

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Worth every penny

nice packaging... nice offer in republic day sale. ... worth buying...

Jan, 2019

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Terrific

probably the best book if you have the basics of quant and trying to get the next level .. for beginners not recommend

Praveen kumar

Nov, 2018

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Best book for Quantitative Aptitude

The 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.

Shruti Singh

Mar, 2014

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no 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...

Oct, 2012

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Hi

Well 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.

Abhishek Sharma

Sep, 2011

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GO FOR IT IF U NEED A PRACTICE

The 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.

The people having time limit problems may in particular buy this one. the practice this one gives really helps to reduce the time.

But there are also certain parts, like convert the information to a pie chart, draw a bar graph etc.... which i feel is a bit crappy. They may help us to be familiar with the proc...

ROHIT KOVILI

Jan, 2012

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Fair

not much good as I would say that because concepts not fully explained and answers are solved not in efficient way.......other books way better than it.

Jony Das

9 months ago

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Q:which edition is best for cat exam ?
A:Latest edition is always helpful as it is more adapted to the latest changes in CAT exam pattern.
Joel Philip Mathew
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Q:is this book can help in preparing quant section without any external tutor
A:yes it can help but it will require regular and much practice for that
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A:yes, it contains detailed information about each topic and also there are plenty no. of questions and also if you have doubts in the questions the solutions are also provided in the book.
Shivang Agrawal
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Q:Which is latest edition of CAT books by arun sharma ?
A:this book is the latest. 2019 edition is yet to come
Prasanjeet Mishra
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Q:is this book is useful for cat 2021 or I should wait for new edition and is it helpful for self study
A:All the editions have same content and concepts. They are just revised.
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Q:is it helpful for csat and other state psc exams?
A:for such exams u should go for yellow coloured reasoning book by Arihant."A new approach to verbal nonverbal and analytical reasoning". This Arun Sharma book has verbal reasoning useful for cat.
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Q:What is the chapters list it contains?
A:1- Number System 2- Progressions 3- Average 4- Alligations 5- Percentages 6- Profit & Loss 7- Interest 8- Ratio & Proportion 9- Time & Work 10- Time Speed & Distance 11- Geometry & Mensuration
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Q:Useful for bank po/ssc???
A:The book is helpfull for individual chapter concept. Like profit & loss, Average, Time & work. If you want masters in all the topics, You must follow the book.
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Q:can i use this book for ssc cgl tier 2 to prepare mathematics?????
A:syllabus of cat is vast ,it may cover syllabus of SSC CGL , but you should prefer a book written for SSC CGL ,not a book written for cat .
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Q:which edition is useful for 2019 aspirants~?
A:LETEST EDITION IS USEFUL SIR.
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