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"A" plans to prepare a schedule for a seven day period in which he shall play exactly one sport out of Kabaddi, Kho-Kho, Hockey and Cricket on each day.

A. The number of schedules that A can prepare in which each of the sports is played on at least one day during the seven day period is:

1. 1260; 2. 14068; 3. 5880; 4. 8400

B. If A must play at least two sports on at least three days each, then how many different schedules can A prepare?

1. 1050; 2, 350; 3. 2100; 4. NOTA

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In 2003, Wikipedia became a non-profit organization.

__[1]__ Wikipedia, which was launched in 2001, is now the seventeenth-most-popular site on the Internet, generating more traffic daily than and the online versions of the Times and the Wall Street Journal combined. The number of visitors has been doubling every four months; the site receives as many as fourteen thousand hits per second. Wikipedia functions as a filter for vast amounts of information online. The site has achieved this prominence largely without paid staff or revenue. __[2]__ It has five employees in addition to Jimmy Wales, Wikipedia's founder, and it carries no advertising. __[3]__ It meets most of its budget, of seven hundred and fifty thousand dollars, with donations, the bulk of them contributions of twenty dollars or less. __[4]__ Wales says that he is on a mission to 'distribute a free encyclopaedia to every single person on the planet in their own language', and to an astonishing degree he is succeeding.

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SIMCAT revised format .........

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@SS22 Quant ka 6th question check karna , equilateral triangle ko kya circle nhi treat karenge arrangements ke liye?

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(Declared) CAT 2014 Results

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Does freelancing count as a work ex?

2013- New IIMs, 2014- New IIMs.. 2015= ?? 

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PhD/FPM 2015

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Hello Friends,

I am looking for your guidance with regards to FPM.

I am working in IT sector since 5 years. Below is my profile summary:

10th - 60%                                                                                              



Actually, I completed my B.Tech in year 2007. After its completion i was in teaching sector in one of the engineering college for almost 3 years.Then I switched to corporate and currently working with reputed organization. I am very much eager to do FPM in Information Systems. I know that academic background is average one but i am confident that i can get good score in CAT.Can you please help me to understand what are my chances of grabbing FPM seat after going through my profile summary. Looking forward for a response from you lovely people.

  • Profile is OK. Please take the pain of reading through p.... 1h.
  • ^just to add, since 2008.. 17m.
Inside IIMA @IIMAscholar 4,942

Profile is OK.  Please take the pain of reading through posts in this forum....answers to your question and other potential questions and much more have already been posted there many times.

Have a great time ahead!

Shankha Basu @sb29 3,689

^just to add, since 2008.

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Puys n pirls!!! Any idea about the CL CAT score booster thingy???! I mean how useful is it given that I already have bought cl mocks+testgym???? Does it give any personalised strategy taking idea??? Has anyone used this??? Pls help!

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  • No problem yaar. 2d.
  • I purchased it. Its best feature is the 'Strength Finder'.... 17m.
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I purchased it. Its best feature is the 'Strength Finder' tool. Once you fill it up, next mock onwards the analysis will be personalized. You'll be able to understand are you getting all the question of your strength area  correct or not.

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Hi Guys!!! I'm already giving IMS mocks.Planning to join TIME mocks too since the pattern has changed.Anybody knows how many proctored AIMCATs are planned according to the new pattern in the TIME Basic package??

  • @dojha Thanks for the info!!. 4h.
  • How is IMS test series????. 20m.

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6 years - 5 CATs, 4 XATs, 2 FMS, 3 IIFTs, 3 GMATs, 2 JMETs and over 500 Mocks, 1 failed start up  and 

Finally got 760 in GMAT and joining Tepper school of Business - Carnegie Mellon University.

I loved the journey, in fact I loved it too much for my liking. Met remarkable person and saw stories which will inspire the dead from the grave to rise up and write CAT, XAT, GMAT etc.

Guys, never give up because it is not worth it, just not worth it. Just one score and admit and rest can be history.

Pain of hardwork is temporary but glory of achievement is permanent.

Let me not rant about my boring story. 

Lowest points:

1) CAT 2010 - got 17.XX %tile in verbal and same year I got 99.XX%tile in verbal in XAT.

2) CAT 2010 and CAT 2011 got 69.XX%tile and 64.XX%. Missed XAT cut off by 5%tile in one section. 

Met some remarkable people and cherished their dedication and got inspired by them

@r11gupta   , @the_hate , @Samurai-X , @shashank3012 , @Poluka_Praveen   , @Roger.Federer  , @seba_catrpillar  , @seshendra  , @ThEbmr  , @sarcastix  , @TnT  @Medhavin  , @prem_ravi ,@ravi.tejapalla  , @GIXX3R , @techgodajay ,  

Each one of them have a story and each story is enough to pick you up from slumber of mediocrity, so if you have time do go through their struggle stories. Very privileged to have studied with them. 

One regret !!

1) Identify what can work for you and adapt. I should have taken GMAT long time because that is the way to go for 4+ years of experience.

2) Go where your experience is valued but not taken as a burden.

3) Don't limit your options. You don't know what can work for you and what doesn't. 

4) US schools are not that expensive if you plan it well and target the schools which suit you. 

I have 9 years of work experience and I am going for 2 year program with a scholarship

A huge thanks for @pagalguy  and @grondmaster   for entrusting with Mod role. has been an addiction to me for last 6 years and I loved every bit of it. 

Thanks to all the Puys for your support and help. And awesome PG meets in Bangalore. Those meets were always close to my heart. 

Flying off in exactly 5 days to start another rollar-coaster ride and I have waited for this for loooooooooooong time patiently but not anymore. 

So puys and pirls, never give up. There is light at the end of the tunnel, just one more bent in the tunnel and you will be there. Don't give up ever !!  

Signing off !

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GMAT : 760 (49/44) Class of Tepper 2017 
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A. The recent communal violence in Hyderabad and in Bareilly a month ago has remained on the sidelines of national attention. 

B. In both cities, the present round of violence was preceded by mobilisations and speeches, primarily by Hindu fundamentalist groups. 
C. Fortunately, there was no death in the violence in Bareilly, while in Hyderabad only three people were killed. 
D. Yet, the scale, planning and causes behind the riots indicate a certain change in the morphology of the typical riot, a change which needs to be identified and understood if we want to keep religious sectarianism and violence in check. 
E. Communal violence has become so endemic to the polity of India that it has ceased to attract much attention outside its immediate area of impact, or unless it crosses very high levels of fatality and barbarity.


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Which countries/blocs lifted the ban on import of mangoes from India recently?

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Q. 1.  Directions: In each question, there are five sentences. The sentence labelled A is in its correct place. The four that follow are labelled B, C, D and E, and need to be arranged in the logical order to form a coherent paragraph. From the given options, choose the most appropriate option. 

  A. According to materialists, the universe was eternal, and therefore, there was no purpose or special creation in it. 
B. Claiming that everything came into being as the result of unconscious atoms assembling at random, they believed that no matter how much complexity, balance and magnificent regularity was exhibited by the external world, these were still the result of purposeless coincidences. 
C. Materialists imagined that all the balances, equilibrium, harmony and order in the universe were solely the results of chance. 
D. Since materialism rejected the concepts of purpose and creation to the universe, it also denied the existence of a Creator. 
E. Materialist minds had held such preconceptions ever since the days of Ancient Greece.        

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Xth : 87.5, +2: 92.5, Btech: 79% Work Ex: 24 months till date in Accenture, Reservation: NC OBC. How much CAT Score do I need to get calls from Top 6 IIM's?

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Hi all, I have recently started preparing for entrance but I find quant very tough ...  Any thoughts and suggestions are welcome .. 

  • Just brush up ur concept from ncert maths from 8,9 and 10.... 1d.
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Just brush up ur concept from ncert maths from 8,9 and 10 and complete all exercise

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what is the sum of first 1000 terms of the series  1,1,2,2,2,2,3,3,3,3,3,3,4,4... and so on ???

  • The series can be written as 1*2+2*4+3*6...i.e summation .... 21h.
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The series can be written as 1*2+2*4+3*6...i.e summation n(2n)= 2*[n(n+1)(2n+1)]/6. So we need to find the value of n to put in this. 1 is repeated 2 times and so on so it is an AP with a=2,d=2. Sum of this AP should be less than equal to 1000. Sum=x(x+1). The closest values that satisfy are 31*32=992. So the 992th term will be 31*62 as 2+(31-1)*2=62 and the series is of the form n*2n. After this the 993 to 1000 terms will be 32,32,32..8 times. So put n=31 in the very first equation to get 20832 (sum of 992 terms)and add 8*32 to it for the last 8 terms. Ans= 21088 

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Solve this one:

Analogies are the set of questions which ask you determine the relationship between a pair of stem words and find the same relationship in one of the answer pairs: PRESERVE : MORATORIUM ::

1. tyrannize:revolt
2. shade:tree
3. solve:problem
4. accumulate:collection 
5. cover:eclipse

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Dear All,

Please note that the registration and Orientation for the 2015-17 batch will take place on 1st August 2015 and the classes will start from 3rd August

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