# Tag - method

## [Aptitude] Boats and Streams made-easy using our STD-Table Method

Case#1: Basics Case 2: Time same but Different distance covered in each case Case #3: unknown variables Previous Articles I hope you’ve mastered the STD table method from earlier articles on Time and Work / Pipes and Cistern. We can use that STD method even [...]

## [Aptitude] TSD: Average Speed made easy without Formulas (Our Good ol’ STD-Table Method!)

If you’ve mastered the STD table method for Time n Work my previous articles, then Average speed is a piece of cake. Absolutely No need to mugup any formula for average speed. Case 1: Distance covered in two phases Approach #1: Good ol’ STD Table [...]

## [Aptitude] Long Division, Two-Digit Division, % Calculation without Tears (and without boring Vedic Maths) using % Approximation Method

Ok this isn’t about boring vedic maths technique so don’t run away, yet! One of  the biggest problem with IBPS/Bank, SSC, CAT, CMAT type of exams= you’ll encounter long division and percentage (%) calculation every now and then, directly or indirectly (in Data interpretation [...]

## [Reasoning] Syllogism (All Cats are Dogs): Method, approach, techniques, shortcuts explained for IBPS, SSC, CSAT and CAT

Introduction to Syllogism Basics Subject vs Predicate Classification of statement Standard format: conversion No conclusion Combos Conclusive-Combos DemoQ: Crazy men and Women DemoQ: Intelligent Poets and singers CAT-level DemoQ: Sweet Testing Apples (CAT) DemoQ: Working mother nurses (CAT) DemoQ: 4 questions in 1! [...]

## [Reasoning] Three-Statement Syllogism: technique, method, shortcuts for IBPS, SSC, CSAT, CAT, CMAT

Don’t read further, until and unless you’ve mastered the 2-statement syllogism technique explained in previous article (click ME) Recap of 2-Statement syllogism Parent Statements Chain formula DemoQ: Married Student Dancers (CSAT-2012) DemoQ: Rich n Sick Air travellers (CSAT-2012) DemoQ: Drug addict Artists (CSAT-2012) Recap of [...]

## [Aptitude] Time n Distance: Early and late to office (shortcut using product consistency method) for SSC, IBPS, CSAT, CAT, CMAT

Case : Early Late Approach #1: Product consistency Approach #2 (STD Table) Case #2: Tappu’s school Approach #1: Product consistency Approach #2 (STD Table) Case: Pinku’s college (total time given) Mock Questions Answer and explanation Before proceeding further, make sure your concept regarding “product-consistency [...]

## [Aptitude] Averages: Entry / Removal of 1 element => Increase / Decrease in Average Shortcut method explained

Situation: Entry of Element-Increase in Avg Case: Avg age of Students + Teacher Approach #1: convert into money problem Approach #2: Formula method Case: Avg salary workers+manager Case: Avg weight students+teachers Case: original average not given Situation: Entry of 1 element – Decrease [...]

## [Elections] Twin Nominations, Primaries Method of selecting candidates-why Rahul failed?

P1: Twin Nominations in Election P2: Primaries Method of nominating candidates P1: Twin Nominations in Election [GS2] Q. List the provisions related to Twin nomination in the RPA Act and examine the need for reforms in it. (100 words) Provisions in RPA: Section 33: Candidate can [...]