Concept of average and short tricks [Method of Deviation] for CAT Exam

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Concept of averages for CAT An average is yet another essential concept for the CAT and other competitive exams. Most of us have a fair understanding of the average or mean. However, the questions from average which appear in competitive exams are tricky and often calculation intensive if we apply the standard approach. In this article, […]

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Pipes and Cisterns Formulas Concepts and Questions for CAT Exam

pipes and cisterns concepts for CAT

Pipes and Cisterns basic concepts We employ the same basic concepts of ‘Time and Work’ to solve questions based on pipes and cisterns. However, in some instances in addition to inlet pipes, the question also mentions outlet pipes. A pipe connected to the cistern is called an inlet pipe or an outlet pipe, accordingly as it […]

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Application of Binomial Theorem for Finding Integral Solutions

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Binomial Theorem The formula by which any positive integral power of a binomial expression can be expanded in the form of a series is known as Binomial Theorem. (x + y)n = nC0 xn + nC1 xn-1 y + nC2 xn-2 y2+ ……………..+ nCn yn e.g:  (a+b)3= 3C0a3 + 3C1a2b+3C2ab2 + 3C3b3 = a3 + 3a2b + 3ab2 +b3 Note The number of terms in the expansion of (x+ y)n is (n + 1) e. one […]

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