The part 2 of the CAT traps series will focus on common errors and silly mistakes that happen in Data Interpretation caselets. While solving is of course a large part of scoring marks in these questions, if you are aware of the various CAT traps, you can make sure your effort doesn’t go waste. Read more

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# 24 days to CAT 2015 | CAT traps I – Data Sufficiency

The CAT traps part of the 75 days to CAT 2015 series will deal with the commonly found and oft overlooked traps that can be found in entrance tests. I will be covering both generic and topic-wise traps that one can expect and be careful of while attempting the tests in the coming few posts. CAT traps is primarily an account of the silly mistakes candidates make during the high pressure scenario that is the CAT. Read more

# CAT 2015 Official Mock

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The IIMs have released the much awaited CAT 2015 official mock test on the CAT website. Here is the link: CAT 2015 Official Mock. The mock test has the same interface as the actual CAT exam and hence it is imperative that you practice taking the mock so as to get a feel of the actual exam.

Here are a few pointers to help you get started: Read more

# 38 days to CAT 2015 | Geometric progression

As we saw arithmetic progressions in the previous article, we would be looking at another popular progression type in this article viz. the geometric progression. Read more

# 39 days to CAT 2015 | Cauchy Schwarz Inequality

The Cauchy Schwarz inequality is a relatively rare concept that is unknown to quite a few aspirants. This does not appear commonly in entrance tests but the results can be used in certain questions which deal with inequalities.

# 40 days to CAT 2015 | Arithmetic progression

One of the simpler type of questions to appear in entrance tests, progressions are strictly formula based and rely on your ability to see patterns in questions. In this article, I will be covering the basics of arithmetic progression with the probable question types.

# 42 days to CAT 2015 | Chicken McNugget theorem

The chicken McNugget theorem is an interesting concept which has extremely specific applications. The question type asks you to find the largest number which cannot be formed using two or three denominations. Let’s see how to solve these questions. Read more

# 43 days to CAT 2015 | Distribution of alike objects – II

In this part, I will be covering the remaining three types of questions from the topic of distribution of alike objects. Read more

# 44 days to CAT 2015 | Distribution of alike objects – I

Distribution of alike objects is probably one of the most daunting topics when it comes to permutations and combinations. There is a certain number of objects which are alike among a certain number of individuals/objects fulfilling certain conditions. You can read the second part here. Read more

# 45 days to CAT 2015 | Pick’s theorem

Many a time, you would have been stumped by questions that ask you to calculate the number of points with integral coordinates inside an enclosed region. Let’s see how to solve these questions using a shorter method called the Pick’s theorem. Read more