Simplification Tricks And Shortcuts For Bank PO Exam

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
x2
Cube
x3
111
248
3927
41664
525125
636216
749343
864512
981729
101001000
111211331
121441728
131692197
141962744
152253375
162564096
172894913
183245832
193616859
204008000
214419261
2248410648
2352912167
2457613824
2562515625
2667617576
2772919683
2878421952
2984124389
3090027000

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

FractionPercentageFractionPercentageFractionPercentageFractionPercentage
1/250 %1/119.09 %1/205.00 %5/862.5 %
1/333.33 %1/128.33%1/214.76 %7/887.5 %
1/425 %1/137.69 %1/224.54 %2/366.66 %
1/520 %1/147.14 %1/234.35 %5/683.33 %
1/616.67 %1/156.66 %1/244.166 %4/580 %
1/714.28 %1/166.25 %1/254.00 %
1/812.5 %1/175.88 %1/303.33 %
1/911.11 %1/185.55 %3/837.5 %
1/1010 %1/195.26 %2/540 %

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

NumbersIf a Number
Divisible by 2End with 0,2,4,6,8 are divisible by 2
Divisible by 3Sum of its digits  is divisible by 3
Divisible by 4Last two digit divisible by 4
Divisible by 5Ends with 0 or 5
Divisible by 6Divides by Both 2 & 3
Divisible by 8Last 3 digit divide by 8
Divisible by 10End 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 there 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

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