Efficient Math problem solving

Faster math problem solving in a few steps

Under this section we will solve typical math problems that a student might find difficult when preparing for competitive tests such as SSC CGL, CAT, GRE etc. We will also cover Secondary school level or even occasionally Olympiad level problems.

The chief criteria that will be common to the problems here will be three:

  1. The problem should not require too much math knowledge to solve,
  2. The problem should have an inherent difficulty for most of the students or may be too lengthy and,
  3. The problem must be solvable following an elegant method in a very short time.

We don't like to deal with laborious problems. Generally each of these problems can be solved in a number of ways.

As we teach efficient problem solving as a subject, we will always try to find the easiest way to solve a problem explaining the strategy and the process that were required to reach such a quick solution.

It means, each problem and its solution that we explain here won't just be for that specific problem. More importantly, the underlying concepts about how the solution was reached efficiently and in very quick time, form the most valuable treasure to be recognized and owned by the student by understanding the concepts and applying the concepts in future problems.

NCERT solutions for class 10 maths Trigonometry set 6

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With initial problem analysis and application of trigonometric expression simplifying and problem solving strategies, the problems chosen in this sixth NCERT trigonometry problem solving session could be solved in a few easy steps. Problem solving approach leads again to quick solutions in minimum number of steps...

NCERT solutions for class 10 maths Trigonometry set 5

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With initial problem analysis and application of trigonometric expression simplifying and problem solving strategies, the problems chosen in this fifth NCERT trigonometry problem solving session could be solved in a few easy steps. Problem solving approach leads to quick solutions in minimum number of steps...

NCERT solutions for class 10 maths Trigonometry set 4

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With initial problem analysis and application of trigonometric expression simplifying and problem solving strategies, the problems chosen in this fourth NCERT trigonometry problem solving session could be solved in a few easy steps. Problem solving approach leads to quick solutions in minimum number of steps...

How to solve a GATE level long Work Time problem analytically in a few steps 1

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At the first look, this long-worded work time problem seemed to be a problem of two workers working together to be solved using standard mathematical deductions, but the hidden depths in this real life work place problem could have been discovered as well as solution reached quickly in mind only with analytical approach that is followed perhaps everyday in such real life work place problem situations...

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