Noida, India (PressExposure) June 24, 2011 -- Quantitative Ability section is one of the most troublesome sections for most of the CAT aspirants. For those, who consider Quantitative Ability to be their weakest section, MBAUniverse.com is bringing this exclusive Q&A with CAT guru Arun Sharma.
Arun Sharma the author of the best selling CAT preparation books is alumnus of IIM Bangalore. At present, he is the CEO of Mindworkzz.com. We have picked the top five Quant questions for you which were recently answered by Arun Sharma on MBAUniverse.com Live Chat.
Q: Punit: My quant is very weak, even below average. Please tell me what should be done to improve it.
A: I think you would need to divide the problem into parts. Then approach it one by one. For each part, go through it in three phases - Basics + Initial problem solving followed by increasing exposure to problems in that category.
Q: Himanshu: My weakness is Geometry & Algebra. Please guide me to cross these hurdles. I've Career Launcher notes which I use to study all the three CAT sections.
A: For geometry focus on improving your ability to think within a question. For algebra, you need to first focus on removing your knowledge gap and then look at approximately 500 questions and their methods of reacting and solving.
Q: Abhinav: Can you suggest some important topics in Quant?
A: Focus on Numbers & Progression, Functions, Permutations & Probability.
Q: Mamatha: Please give me some Quant tips.
A: For Quant, focus on the learning you can extract out of every question. Question based learning is the key.
Q: Ashish: What is the roll of modern mathematics in quant? And what is the level?
A: Modern Mathematics is quite important for the Quantitative Ability section of CAT. You can expect questions from 1 to 2 Level of Difficulty.
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