The “explain the paradox” problems, which usually tend to be easy if you know exactly how to tackle them, but the issue here is that it is hard to put

No one ever disputes that estimating when dealing with potentially complex calculations is a good approach, but an unspoken assumption is that while you may save a bit of time

### Time and work Questions

We’ll look at the relative rate concept  of work, rate and time – the parallel of relative speed of distance, speed and time. But before we do that, we will

### Product of factors of Numbers

Let’s discuss the concept of ‘product of the factors of a number’. From the two posts above, we know that the factors equidistant from the centre multiply to give the number.

### Must know Divisibility Rules

Here are 10 important divisibility rules you should know: 1) 1 1 may be the loneliest number but it’s also a very important number for divisibility! Every integer is divisible

### Comparing options

A lot of  test takers complain about insufficient time. This is understandable as far as the Verbal section is concerned. We all have different reading speeds and that itself accounts

### Remainder Questions

Let’s consider both simple and complex applications of remainders. The most straightforward scenario is for the question to ask what the remainder is in a given context.Let’s start by looking

### Think like Einstein to solve Data Sufficiency

On the CAT we’ll want to reason more like Einstein, particularly when it comes to Data Sufficiency. In almost every class I teach, a student will ask a question along

### Sets and Ratios

Let’s discuss Quant questions on two different topics of discussion – sets and ratios. Both questions are official and of higher difficulty. Question 1: Of the 1400 college teachers surveyed, 42%

### Why not to rely on your instinct in sentence correction

The first problem with using your ear alone is that while a good instinct for syntax and grammar is immensely helpful for writers, on the CAT, this instinct will often