## CAT: Expert Tips on Quant

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Published : Thursday, 11 September, 2014 04:00 PM

If there is something that can upset the strong will and confidence of even the most serious CAT aspirants it would definitely be the Quantitative Ability (QA). some basic points which should be kept in mind while preparing and practicing for QA.

There is no any fix syllabus for this section but with the expert analysis of previous CAT papers, following topics are of utmost importance:

Number System
• Number Base System
• BODMAS
• HCF/LCM
• AP/GP
• AM/GM/HM
• Central Tendency (Mean/Median/Mode)
• Average
• Ratio and Proportion
• Percentage
Algebra
• Equation
• In-Equation

Time, Speed and Distance and Time,   Profit and Loss etc.

Practice Question

Question

In the figure given below, AD = AE = 4 cm and BD = CE = 2 cm. If BC is a straight line and ∠ADE = 60°, find the length of AB.

Solution

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