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# SBI PO 2017 | Maths | Tips & Strategies

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The SBI PO Exam – 2017 countdown has begun; so we are providing you some TIPS AND STRATEGIES to excel in the upcoming exam of the SBI PO in QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE section.

As you all are aware about the syllabus of the quantitative aptitude section which is asked in various PO level exams. We are providing you the topic wise strategy to prepare for the Quant Section:

 Topic Expected/Probable No of Questions to be asked Strategy Pre Mains Simplification 2 to 3 3 to 5 Focus on Rules of Simplification (BODMAS); Laws of Indices; Learn tables up to 25; Squares up to 30 and Cubes up to 20 (To Speed up the Calculation) Percentage 2 2 These all topics are all about you perception of the Percentage. Focus on how to handle the percentage in real life quantitative problems which has been already discussed in depth in the Digi-Notes/Digi Pages. Profit Loss 2 2 to 3 Simple Interest 1 1 Compound Interest 2 2 Ratio 1 1 These topics are based on your capability of handling the ratio and the basic knowledge of how to frame the linear equations (Single/Two/Three variables) in real life quantitative problems. Based on this knowledge you will be handle to the questions of Ages and Partnership. Age 1 2 Partnership 1 1 Average 2 2 Just Prepare the questions which have been discussed in the Digi-Notes/Digi-Pages. That's enough to boost up the confidence for handling any question of the topic. Time and Work 2 2 Just Prepare the questions which have been discussed in the Digi-Notes/Digi-Pages. That's enough to boost up the confidence for handling any question of the topic. Pipe and Cistern 1 1 Time and Distance 1 1 It’s just the application of D = S T; coupled with; some with the perimeter of rectangles/squares/circles which become the distance for further proceeding of the solution. Train 1 1 One question is definitely asked. For concise concept related to the Trains problem; just go through all the concepts and questions as discussed in the Digi-Notes Stream 1 1 It’s the special case of D = S T. For details refer to the digi notes. Area 2 3 Cram the formulae for Area/Perimeter and diagonals where ever possible for the three standard figures Rectangles; Squares; Circle Permutation 1 1 It would be better if you go through the digi notes of these topics. They strictly include all those questions that are asked in various Clerk and PO level exams. Combination 0 2 to 3 Probability 0 2 to 3 Number Series 3 to 4 5 A bunch of 5 questions is always asked. Refer the digi-page for the concepts and do as much as practice you can to command the questions of this topic. It’s all about your practice to conveniently solve the 5 questions of the exam. Please do not stick to solving number series questions. Skip the questions, if you are unable to find the pattern. Inequalities 0 5 A bunch of 5 questions is always asked. To master this section you should equip yourself with how to solve the linear/Quadratic Equation and how to compare them to conclude the right option. Data Sufficiency 5 5 Generally; this topic too is asked in a bunch of 5 questions. Data Interpretation 5 10 to 15 The Heart and soul of any exam (Specially SBI). To handle the DI; you should be well equipped with the tools of percentage; Ratio and average and that’s all; you would be able to solve all the 5 questions of the given DI.

Keep in mind you must not attempt questions serial wise. Attempt those questions first that appear easy to you.

For each question in quant; we would be able to devote 30-32 seconds only; so you are required to manage the time in such a way that each section could be qualified. So you should be smart enough which question should be skipped and which one should be attempted. So to master your timing skills make a target time and achieve it.

During the last days of the SBI PO  Exam; you are required to focus on Practice Sessions only. So practice more and more questions according to the pattern of the exam by taking our speed tests nd watching our free videos on MG youtube channel  regularly.

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