## Simplification Tricks And Shortcuts For Bank PO Exam

**Simplification is one of the most important topic to crack any bank PO exam.** This topic carries a lot of weightage. We will be discussing the tips and tricks that will help you to ace this topic. This topic can help you to improve your score. No matter which banking exam you are preparing for, simplification is one topic that can really help you to sail through this recruitment process.** In this space you will be getting all the tips and tricks to tackle this topic so that you can easily ace this topic.**

**Simplification Tricks And Shortcuts For Bank PO Exam**

Given below are some of the tips and tricks to solve Simplification.

1.Learn the basics firsts to ace this topic, it includes** Tables, square, Fractional Value.**

Number x | Square x ^{2} | Cube x ^{3} |
---|---|---|

1 | 1 | 1 |

2 | 4 | 8 |

3 | 9 | 27 |

4 | 16 | 64 |

5 | 25 | 125 |

6 | 36 | 216 |

7 | 49 | 343 |

8 | 64 | 512 |

9 | 81 | 729 |

10 | 100 | 1000 |

11 | 121 | 1331 |

12 | 144 | 1728 |

13 | 169 | 2197 |

14 | 196 | 2744 |

15 | 225 | 3375 |

16 | 256 | 4096 |

17 | 289 | 4913 |

18 | 324 | 5832 |

19 | 361 | 6859 |

20 | 400 | 8000 |

21 | 441 | 9261 |

22 | 484 | 10648 |

23 | 529 | 12167 |

24 | 576 | 13824 |

25 | 625 | 15625 |

26 | 676 | 17576 |

27 | 729 | 19683 |

28 | 784 | 21952 |

29 | 841 | 24389 |

30 | 900 | 27000 |

**Some Other Important things you must remember is the fractional values:**

Fraction | Percentage | Fraction | Percentage | Fraction | Percentage | Fraction | Percentage |

1/2 | 50 % | 1/11 | 9.09 % | 1/20 | 5.00 % | 5/8 | 62.5 % |

1/3 | 33.33 % | 1/12 | 8.33% | 1/21 | 4.76 % | 7/8 | 87.5 % |

1/4 | 25 % | 1/13 | 7.69 % | 1/22 | 4.54 % | 2/3 | 66.66 % |

1/5 | 20 % | 1/14 | 7.14 % | 1/23 | 4.35 % | 5/6 | 83.33 % |

1/6 | 16.67 % | 1/15 | 6.66 % | 1/24 | 4.166 % | 4/5 | 80 % |

1/7 | 14.28 % | 1/16 | 6.25 % | 1/25 | 4.00 % | ||

1/8 | 12.5 % | 1/17 | 5.88 % | 1/30 | 3.33 % | ||

1/9 | 11.11 % | 1/18 | 5.55 % | 3/8 | 37.5 % | ||

1/10 | 10 % | 1/19 | 5.26 % | 2/5 | 40 % |

2. Learn the different divisibility rules as** it will help you to fasten your speed.** Some of them are given below:

Numbers | If a Number |
---|---|

Divisible by 2 | End with 0,2,4,6,8 are divisible by 2 |

Divisible by 3 | Sum of its digits is divisible by 3 |

Divisible by 4 | Last two digit divisible by 4 |

Divisible by 5 | Ends with 0 or 5 |

Divisible by 6 | Divides by Both 2 & 3 |

Divisible by 8 | Last 3 digit divide by 8 |

Divisible by 10 | End with 0 |

Divisible by 11 | [Sum of its digit in odd places-Sum of its digits in even places]= 0 or multiple of 11 |

3. Learn the BODMAS rule where, BODMAS stands for:

**Brackets**

**Orders**

**Division**

**Multiplication**

**Addition**

**Subtraction**

This rule implies that the bracket must be open first and then the first operation that needs to be done **is of Division moving onto Multiplication, Addition and Subtraction.**

4. Solve atleast 20 simplification questions in daily basis so that you get a great grasp on this topic.

5. As the saying goes that t**here is no substitute of practice , **it is actually true in this topic. The more your practice, the better you will be able to understand this concept and at times, are able to find the correlation in some calculations, can observe a pattern and might develop a few tips and tricks on his own to solve that particular question.

### Let’s Take Few Examples to Understand This Topic Better:

**Q1. 0.03 × 0.01 – 0.003 ÷ 100 + 0.03 =?**A. 0.03027

B. 0.0327

C. 0.3027

D. 1.03027

E. 0.003027

Solution:

? = 0.0003 – 0.00003 + 0.03

= 0.03027

**Q2. 25×3.25+50.4÷24 = ?**A. 84.50

B. 83.35

C. 83.53

D. 82.45

E. 92.84

Solution:

? = 81.25+2.1

= 83.35

**Q3. 350% of ? ÷50+248=591**

A. 4900

B. 4890

C. 4850

D. 4950

E. 4750

Solution:

350 × ?/100 × 1/50 = 343

? = 4900

**Q4. 1/2 of 3842+15% of ? =2449**

A. 3520

B. 3250

C. 3350

D. 3540

E. 2850

Solution:

1/2×3842+15/100× ?=2449

? =(528×100)/15

? =3520

**Q5. (833.25-384.45)÷24= ?**

A. 1.87

B. 20.1

C. 2.01

D. 18.7

E. 16.7

Solution:?

=448.8/24

?=18.7