## Reading Guide to Fractions, Surds and Indices Problem Solving in Suresolv for SSC CHSL, SSC CGL, SSC CGL Tier II, Bank PO and other competitive exams

### Reading and practice sequence for best results:

**First step:**read the Group I**tutorials on basic to advanced concepts on fractions, surds and indices**with examples to build the foundation for quantitative aptitude fractions, surds and indices problem solving.**Second step:**read the Group II application of the**techniques for quick solution of fractions, surds and indices questions**specially selected for highlighting the techniques.**Third step:**practice Group III question sets on SSC CHSL, SSC CGL, SSC CGL Tier II, Bank PO and other competitive exams in timed**mini mock test sessions**and score your performance (1 mark for each correct answer, and negative marking of 0.25 for each wrong answer or**whatever applicable in the concerned test**).**Fourth step:**clearly understand how to solve the questions in the question set from its corresponding solution set.**If needed, repeat the same question test.**Do the same on the next question and solution set pair. This step is necessary for mastering solving even tough fractions, surds and indices problems faster than required in the test.

*You should adapt the reading and practice sessions to what is comfortable to you.*

**Remember, **

**You must solve the question sets with timer on.****Score when the time is over**, but don't stop. Carry on solving as many problems as you can in a reasonable time.**Analyze the problems**that you couldn't solve and the problems that you took more time to solve.**Clear up your weak points**from corresponding solution set.**Repeat**the same test, scoring and analysis again.

This is a large and valuable resource. If you properly use it, you won't have any difficulty in answering MCQ type fractions, surds and indices questions in competitive exams including SSC CHSL, SSC CGL, SSC CGL Tier II, Bank PO and any other competitive exams.

You may find the **additional articles on relevant topics** listed under **Group IV** as interesting reads.

*Art credit: Anindya Chaudhuri*

First to read are the tutorials on basic to advanced concepts and techniques on fractions, surds and indices.

### Group I. First to read: Tutorials on Basic to Advanced concepts and techniques on fractions, surds and indices and related topics

*Fractions, Surds and decimals basic concepts part 1*

*Base equalization technique is indispensable for solving fraction problems*

*Base equalization technique in solving math problems on indices elegantly*

*How to solve surds part 1, Rationalization*

*How to solve surds part 2, Double square root surds and surd term factoring*

*How to solve surds part 3, Surd expression comparison and ranking*

Though on Number system, the following concept tutorials should be valuable for fraction and surd problem solving.

**Numbers and Number system and basic mathematical operations**

**Factorization or finding out factors**

Though on Algebra, the following concept tutorial should be valuable for fraction and surd problem solving.

**Basic and Rich Algebra concepts for elegant solutions of SSC CGL problems.**

### Group II. How to solve difficult fractions, surds and indices problems quickly in a few steps

Specially selected problems are solved using powerful problem solving techniques.

**How to solve difficult surd algebra problems in a few steps 4**

*How to solve a difficult surd algebra question by repeated componendo dividendo in a few steps 17*

### Group III. Question sets and Solution sets on fractions, surds and indices

Only reading is not enough. You have to learn the problem solving concepts and techniques from the tutorials and quick solution articles and **solve problems from selected question sets.**

If you **go through the detailed solutions sets,** not only will your **doubts be clarified,** you will **learn more specialized techniques for quick problem solving.**

All the unique questions are carefully selected to ensure that your learning concepts and techniques be comprehensive.

#### SSC CGL level Questions and Solutions on fractions, surds and indices

*SSC CGL level Question Set 17 on fractions decimals and surds 1*

*SSC CGL level Solution Set 17 on Fractions decimals and surds 1*

*SSC CGL level Question Set 47 on fractions decimals and surds 2*

*SSC CGL level Solution Set 47 on fractions decimals and surds 2*

*SSC CGL level Question Set 59 on fractions square roots and surds 3*

*SSC CGL level Solution Set 59 on fractions square roots and surds 3*

*SSC CGL level Question set 60 on fractions indices surds 4*

*SSC CGL level Solution Set 60 on fractions indices surds 4*

*SSC CGL level Question Set 61 on fractions indices surds 5*

*SSC CGL level Solution set 61 on fractions indices surds 5*

*SSC CGL level Question set 70 on fractions and surds 6*

*SSC CGL level Solution set 70 on fractions and surds 6*

*SSC CGL level Question Set 73 on Surds and Indices 7*

*SSC CGL level Solution Set 73 on Surds and Indices 7*

*SSC CGL level Question set 75 on fractions decimals indices 7*

*SSC CGL level Solution set 75 on fractions decimals indices 7*

*SSC CGL level Solved Question set 91 on Surds and Indices 8*

*SSC CGL level Solved Question set 92 on Surds and Indices 9*

*SSC CGL level Solved Question set 93 on Surds and Indices 10*

#### SSC CHSL level Solved Question sets on fractions, surds and indices

*SSC CHSL Solved question Set 7, Surds and Indices 1*

*SSC CHSL Solved question Set 8, Surds and Indices 2*

Reading the concept tutorials, quick solution articles and then practicing on the question and answer sets

once is not enough.Either you repeatedly use these question and answer sets or preferably in addition, practice on similar problems from a large question bank.

### IV. More articles on fractions, surds and indices

If you are curious, you may find the following additional articles on relevant topics also interesting.

#### Puzzles and Brain teasers

**Hard Algebra Puzzles Solved by Basic Exponent Concepts and Reasoning**

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