Quantitative Aptitude is the topic where we have numerical calculations involved in solving many problems. The problem in which we have numerical calculations includes arithmetic reasoning, percentage analysis, table reading, graphs and more.
The quantitativeaptitude test is being conducted in order to measure the accuracy and numerical ability in calculations. The test is being conducted for both placement and admission to higher studies.Quantitative aptitude tricks are very important to solve the problems in which numerical calculations involved.
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10. Problems on Boats and Streams
11. Problems on Ratio and Proportion
17. Compound Interest Problems
18. Permutation and Combination Problems
23. Word Problems on Simple Equations
24. Word Problems on Simultaneous Equations
25. Problems on Quadratic Equations
26. Word Problems on Quadratic equations
27. Pipes and Cisterns Shortcuts
29. Logarithm Concepts and Problems
Often people have question about this test for placement. To have better understanding of this, let us consider the following example. Software companies conduct this test as initial screening to exclude the candidates who are unfit. In an aptitude test which is conducted as initial screening to recruit software developers, there is a question, “In a triangle the second angle is 5 degrees more than the first angle and the third angle is three times of the first angle. Find the second angle.” Options for answer to the above question are
(a) 35 (b) 105 (c) 40 (d) 45.
Some people are able to give answer for this question and some are not.
Here people have questions about this kind of questions in the initial screening test.
1. What is the relation between this kind of questions and the nature of work which is going to be done by the candidates if they are selected ?”
2. What does a software engineer will do in his work (software development) with the knowledge of solving the above mathematical problem ?
Not only in the field of software development, in any field, people who are good in math, numerical calculations or numerical ability or mental ability can perform better than others those who do not have the above qualities.
Now the people have a question for this explanation.
Who said this ?
It was not said by any one. It is being said by the researches made on this. In this regard, I would like to share my experience which I saw in person. In a multinational company, there was a numerical calculation test conducted among the employees who are in sales team. After the test, marks scored by them and sales target achieved by them in the past 1 year are compared. People who have scored more marks have performed well in the past one year in sales. So the above incident clearly says that there is a strong correlation between quantitative aptitude and work performance irrespective of the field in which people are working. That is, in whichever field you work, you can perform better, if you are good in numerical calculations and quantitative aptitude tricks.
With the aim of making the people to improve their numerical ability, we give online worksheets in our website where people can take online test, check their answer and see the explanation for answers.
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WORD PROBLEMS
HCF and LCM word problems
Word problems on simple equations
Word problems on linear equations
Word problems on quadratic equations
Area and perimeter word problems
Word problems on direct variation and inverse variation
Word problems on comparing rates
Converting customary units word problems
Converting metric units word problems
Word problems on simple interest
Word problems on compound interest
Word problems on types of angles
Complementary and supplementary angles word problems
Markup and markdown word problems
Word problems on mixed fractrions
One step equation word problems
Linear inequalities word problems
Ratio and proportion word problems
Word problems on sets and venn diagrams
Pythagorean theorem word problems
Percent of a number word problems
Word problems on constant speed
Word problems on average speed
Word problems on sum of the angles of a triangle is 180 degree
OTHER TOPICS
Time, speed and distance shortcuts
Ratio and proportion shortcuts
Domain and range of rational functions
Domain and range of rational functions with holes
Graphing rational functions with holes
Converting repeating decimals in to fractions
Decimal representation of rational numbers
Finding square root using long division
L.C.M method to solve time and work problems
Translating the word problems in to algebraic expressions
Remainder when 2 power 256 is divided by 17
Remainder when 17 power 23 is divided by 16
Sum of all three digit numbers divisible by 6
Sum of all three digit numbers divisible by 7
Sum of all three digit numbers divisible by 8
Sum of all three digit numbers formed using 1, 3, 4
Sum of all three four digit numbers formed with non zero digits