### CAT / #Quantitative Ability

October 17, 2017 @ 11:31 AM

October 17, 2017 @ 11:31 AM

# Expert analysis of previous CAT papers on QA

Published: Tuesday, 17th October 2016 11:31 AM

Focused  MBA aspirants like you are already on the preparation on CAT 2017

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 of the basic points which should be kept in mind while preparing and practicing for QA.

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

1.   Number System:

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

2.   Algebra:

• Equation
• In-Equation

3.   Time, Speed and Distance

4.   Work and Time

5.   Profit and Loss

6.   Installment Payment

7.   Clock

8.   Mensuration

9.   Allegation and Mixture

10. Work, Pipes and Cisterns

11. Geometry:

• Line
• Angle
• Triangle
• Spheres
• Rectangle
• Cube, Cone, etc

12.   Set Theory:

• Venn diagram
• Probability
• Permutation and Combination

## 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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