# Quant Basics for Zeros in Quant - CAT 2012Quantitative Report

This thread is exclusively for those who are very weak in Quant and want to start from the scratch. Lets just do quants from basic level and lets become heros from zeros in Quant. I hope this thread will be successful and will give good Quant heros for CAT 2012... [smiley]
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@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 pu...
KBM
@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 busines...
​HI,
i see that the arithmetic operators are missing in almost all formulas.. pls update those and re-post if possible
thanksKBM
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)​
Shkk Ummmm not exactly shortcut but vedic maths can be of grea.... 09 Apr.
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)​
No one has answered this question, yet. Get cracking.
@chandrakant.k I'm new to pagalguy!!!
I don't know how to ping since I have never pinged in past!!!
@chandrakant.k I m new to pagalguy!!!
I dnt knw hw to pimg since i hv never pined anyone in the past!!!
Google The more the introspection the more you learn. Both For more chatting and discussion please ping me . Lets refrain this thread from our chat
@chandrakant.k Are you applying for CAT this year???
Or have you finished it already???
@chandrakant.k From where the hell do you get this thing's!!!
Since you are writing CAT, let me take your permission to crrect you. There are more people(not persons) to answer..... confusing? look here! http://www.dailywritingtips.com/people-versus-persons/ Any discussion lets ping as this is quant thread
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@chandrakant.k You're right, there are more persons to answer then to ask questions in the above thread!!!
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The avarage age of group decreased by 3 years when a person 56 years old was replaced by another 20 years old . How would the average age have changed, if he were replaced by 2 persons of 32 years each instead???
again calculation error
76------- 60
-----64 ----
4 --------- 16 12
so ratio become 1:3
so ans is 3/4
In what ratio should a shopkeeper mix almonds costing Rs 58 per kg with almonds costing Rs 66 per kg, such that by selling them at 75 per kg, the shopkeeper makes a profit of 10%???
using allegation
76------- 60
-----64 ----
4 ---------16
so ratio become 1:4
so ans is 4/5
@hedonistajay N wt abt 4/5???
sure boss you can post here too http://www.pagalguy.com/forums/quantitative-ability-and-di/official-quant-thread-c-t-88456/p-3611604/r-4653712
you have many more people to solve the question. Needless to say, i will keep checking this
no but it required it is required to be counted like
1-9 --- 9 digits
10-19 --- 20 digits
20-29 ---- 20 digits
30-39 ---- 20 digits
40-49 ---- 20 digits
this makes 89 digits
now 50-53 - 8 dgits makes it 97
last three digit becomes 545
@chandrakant.k @chandrakant.k Thank you for your wonderful explanation....Kindly see this forum whenevr u hv tm...thre r gonna b lots n lots of questions whch r gonna b posted!!!
I hv jst started with number and i hv this many questions........i still hv to complete whole quants!!!
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@hedonistajay Hw did u gt last 3 digits as 456...did u literally write???
@hedonistajay Yes!!!
4/5 is the answer but hw???
@Miss.MeYes!!!
But to do it???
last three digit will be 545 so remainder will be rem(545/8)= 1
ps:edited
4/5 ..??? yes it shud work...
@jashholmes wud alligation work here..???
Akash replaced some cooking oil containing 76% fat with cooking oil containing 60% fat. Cooking oil now has 64% fat. What fraction of the oil is the oil with lower fat content???
In what ratio should a shopkeeper mix almonds costing Rs 58 per kg with almonds costing Rs 66 per kg, such that by selling them at 75 per kg, the shopkeeper makes a profit of 10%???
@LeoN88 Naruto@ What is the final answer to the question???
@jashholmes
Req. Sum;- (7*1 + 3) + (7*2 + 3) + (7*3 + 3).....(7*13 + 3)= (3*13) + 7*(1+2+3.....13)
All consequtive natural numbers starting from 1 are written side by side till we write 100 digits. What is the remainder when this number is divided by 8???
Find the sum of all 2 digits natural numbers which leave a remainder of 3 when divided by 7???
Name a prime number which ends with zero???