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hitbullseyes
Hitbullseye.com @hitbullseyes 79
BULL MOCK CAT 1 : Question No.2 What is the value of the expression? 2(sin^6 θ + cos^6 θ) -3 (sin^4 θ + cos^4 θ) ? 1\. 1 2\. 0 3\. -1 4\. -2

BULL MOCK CAT 1 : Question No.2

What is the value of the expression?

2(sin^6 θ + cos^6 θ) -3 (sin^4 θ + cos^4 θ) ?

1. 1                     2. 0                       3. -1                        4. -2

bhavya2112
Bhavya @bhavya2112 548
36\. A bookseller sells a book at a profit of 10%. If he had bought it at 4% less and sold it for Rs.6 more, he would have gained 18 3/4 % .What did it cost him? a) Rs. 118 b) Rs 136 c) Rs 142 d) Rs 150

36. A bookseller sells a book at a profit of 10%. If he had bought it at 4% less and sold it for Rs.6 more, he would have gained 18 3/4 % .What did it cost him? a) Rs. 118 b) Rs 136 c) Rs 142 d) Rs 150

  • u can do by options . but let us see the long way. let CP.... 03 Aug '13.
  • plz explain d solution. 19 Jul '13.
catahead
Sachin Verma @catahead 573
u can do by options . but let us see the long way. let CP be x. So SP is 1.1x. New CP = 0.96x and new SP is 1.1x+6. Now (1.1x+6)/(0.96x) - 1 = 18.75%=0.1875=> (1.1x+6)/0.96x = 1.1875=> 1.1x+6 = 1.14x=> x= 150
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sheethu
Sheethal Gudidhena @sheethu 1
Hi I need to prepare for the ICICI leadership program aptitude test. Can anyone provide me some material to prepare ASAP ?Thanks

Hi I need to prepare for the ICICI leadership program aptitude test. Can anyone provide me some material to prepare ASAP ?Thanks

felis.catus
Felis Catus @felis.catus 79
173*261/13+(248*249*250)/15. What is the remainder of the above sum plz help....

173*261/13+(248*249*250)/15. What is the remainder of the above sum plz help....


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  • ohh..am getting 9..not sure of the answer though..could u.... 27 Jun '13.
  • 164?. 26 Jun '13.
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Akrosh007
AShish Shukla @Akrosh007 699
I just consider the case of - 13/5+10/3=89/15=>remainder - 14..
and now 13 mod 5=3 and 10 mod 3=1 so 3/5+1/3=14/15 again 14 remainder..so
(173*261) mod 13= 4 and (248*249*250) mod 15=0..
4/13=4..4 should be ans..calculation mistake in previous 1.
OA kya hai?@felis.catus
felis.catus
Felis Catus @felis.catus 79
ohh..am getting 9..not sure of the answer though..could u share your approach..i found remainders individually n plainly added dem up...
Shkk
Shekhar Dutt @Shkk 98
> @KBM > > HI, > > > > i see that the arithmetic operators are missing in almost all formulas.. pls update those and re-post if possible > > > > thanks > > > > KBM > > @KBM P&L; is one of those topics where you can always save a lot of time (to be used in o...

@KBM

HI,



i see that the arithmetic operators are missing in almost all formulas.. pls update those and re-post if possible



thanks



KBM



@KBM
P&L; is one of those topics where you can always save a lot of time (to be used in other questions)....
it's perhaps one of the easiest of the topics to cover..... I'm a 100 percentiler in quant and have made a few videos.... you can use them..... don't use them for any commercial purposes (it's a request) and of course you can pass on the word if you like....

Since I'm in middle of my preparations for civils, I haven't made videos on all the topics, yet there are enough to get the basics right.....

I'm posting the one on P&L; - (excuse me for my handwriting )


KBM
Manikandan K B @KBM 8
> @HydRocker > > Profit and loss is the branch of basic mathematics which deals with the study of profit and loss made in a business transaction.Profit and loss is mainly used in finance and business transactions.Some important profit and loss formulas are :Notations used in profit and loss:S.P....

@HydRocker

Profit and loss is the branch of basic mathematics which deals with the study of profit and loss made in a business transaction.Profit and loss is mainly used in finance and business transactions.Some important profit and loss formulas are :Notations used in profit and loss:S.P. Selling priceC.P. Cost priceM.P. Marked PriceProfit and Loss Formulas:1. Profit or Gain = S.P. C.P. [ profit is made only when S.P. is greater then C.P.]2. Loss = C.P S.P. [ Loss id made only when C.P. is greater than S.P.]3. Profit % = (Actual Profit C.P. ) 100%4. Loss % = (Actual loss C.P. ) 100%5. C.P. = (S.P. 100 ) (100 + profit%) [If profit is made]6. C.P. = (S.P. 100 ) (100 profit%) [If loss is made]7. S.P. = (100 + profit%) C.P 100 [If profit is made]8. S.P. = (100 loss%) C.P 100 [If loss is made]9. Actual Discount = M.P. S.P.10. Discount% = (Actual Discount M.P.) 100%11. S.P. = M.P. Actual Discount12. S.P. = M.P. Discount% of M.P.13. S.P. = (100 Discount%) of M.P.



HI,


i see that the arithmetic operators are missing in almost all formulas.. pls update those and re-post if possible


thanks

KBM

jashholmes
JASH @jashholmes 310
Are there any shortcut methods to solve questions like If the principal is 22000, the rate of compounded interest is 12%. what would be the amount after 4 years if the interest is calculated quaterly??? (i do it by long method bt it takes a lot of tm)

Are there any shortcut methods to solve questions like If the principal is 22000, the rate of compounded interest is 12%. what would be the amount after 4 years if the interest is calculated quaterly???

(i do it by long method bt it takes a lot of tm)

  • Ummmm not exactly shortcut but vedic maths can be of grea.... 09 Apr '13.
Shkk
Shekhar Dutt @Shkk 98
Ummmm not exactly shortcut but vedic maths can be of great use here.... as in the concepts related to squares..... you can easily ace them...... and wrt SI/CI, there are some really tough questions that have been asked in CAT.... will try writing about it sometime soon... and about Vedic maths you can watch this video (if you haven't learnt the concepts earlier).....
All the best :)
www.youtube.com/watch?v=9F7wqe1z6q8...
jashholmes
JASH @jashholmes 310
Are there any shortcut methods to solve questions like If the principal is 22000, the rate of compounded interest is 12%. what would be the amount after 4 years if the interest is calculated half-yearly??? (i do it by long method bt it takes a lot of tm)

Are there any shortcut methods to solve questions like If the principal is 22000, the rate of compounded interest is 12%. what would be the amount after 4 years if the interest is calculated half-yearly???

(i do it by long method bt it takes a lot of tm)

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jashholmes
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@chandrakant.k Are you applying for CAT this year??? Or have you finished it already???
@chandrakant.k Are you applying for CAT this year???
Or have you finished it already???
jashholmes
JASH @jashholmes 310
@chandrakant.k From where the hell do you get this thing's!!!

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