Efficient problem solving

How to find a troubleshooter to solve a grave real life problem

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The person suffering from such a grave, but non-emergent problem thinks continuously about the problem but is unable to sit down and analyze the situation with a neutral unbiased mind. In reality, for most of these grave problems, you would have time...

Basic and rich concepts on Moving Escalator to solve difficult Speed Time and distance problems in a few steps

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Usually time and distance problems involve objects moving on fixed stationary ground base. When the base starts moving, an additional level of complexity is introduced. These are problem areas favorable for applying very basic relative speed concepts and arrive at solution in a few steps...

Reverse cheque puzzle solution

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On finally receiving double the amount he wrote in cheque after 20 paise was expended from amount received from bank, Bhabababu understood that the bank cashier must have given rupees for paise written on cheque, and paise for rupees written on cheque. The reversing created a basic confusion in finding the cheque amount...

How a real life problem is solved - to buy or not to buy a new washing machine

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This was a simple act of domain mapping using abstraction. The nature of fault was generalized to body repair, detaching it from the domain of washing machines. We were now on the lookout for a reliable mechanic in the more general higher layer domain of metal body repair...

SSC CGL Tier II level Solution Set 10, Time-work Work-wages Pipes-cisterns 1

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This is the 10th solution set of 10 practice problem exercise for SSC CGL Tier II exam and the 1st on topics Time-work, Work-wages and Pipes-cisterns. For maximum gains, the test should be taken first, that is obvious. But more importantly, to absorb the concepts, techniques and deductive reasoning elaborated through these solutions, one must solve many problems in a systematic manner using this conceptual analytical approach. One can learn well only by practicing learning by doing...

SSC CGL Tier II level Question Set 10, Time-work Work-wages Pipes-cisterns 1

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This is the 10th question set of 10 practice problem exercise for SSC CGL Tier II exam and the 1st on topics Time-work, Work-wages and Pipes-cisterns. For maximum gains, the test should be taken first, that is obvious. But more importantly, to absorb the concepts, techniques and deductive reasoning elaborated through these solutions, one must solve many problems in a systematic manner using this conceptual analytical approach. One can learn well only by practicing learning by doing...

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