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Basic concepts on maths, mostly up to class 10. This is the most important math knowledge used in almost all competitive exams.

How to solve Arithmetic problems on Work-Time, Work-Wage and Pipes-Cisterns

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Different persons or types of persons complete the same work in different number of days as their work capacities are different. For example, a boy may complete a work in 6 days while a man may complete the same work in 3 days. In work-wage problems these work rates become important as the working agents receive wages in ratio of their work capacities. Finally, in pipes and cisterns problems similar working agents come into action in the form of pipes but they receive no wages...

Arithmetic problems on mixing liquids and based on ages

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When two materials are mixed together in a certain ratio homogeneously, a mixture is formed. Various operations on such a mixture give rise to the topic of Mixture. Usually liquids that can be mixed are used in mixtures. Examples are, Water and milk, Water and fruit juice. Alloys are also formed by mixing metals through specific processes. Grains of same cereal of different price can be mixed giving rise to a grain mixture of another price...

Ratio and proportion

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A ratio defines how many times is one quantity with respect to another of same type. It is expressed as a minimized fraction and its numerator is called antecedent and denominator consequent. In practice these terms are not very important...


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Highest Common Factor or HCF is the largest factor that divides two or more numbers under consideration. It is the largest among all the factors common to the set of numbers under consideration. The LCM is the smallest number that is divisible by the set of given numbers. In other words, LCM is the least common multiple of the set of given numbers...


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