# Category: GRE Quantitative

### Divisibility rules – Number properties – Understand and apply!

In this article, we will discuss the different Divisibility rules and explain the logic behind the rules. The main numbers whose divisibility rules we would discuss are: 2, 4, 8 (and other powers of 2), 5, 25 (and other powers of 5), 3, 9, 11, and the two numbers 7 and 13 which have…

### Percentages and percentage change – concepts and applications

Percent (read as per cent) means ‘every hundred’, or, essentially, ‘out of 100’. If we are given a fraction, we can simply convert it to a percentage by multiplying 100. Say, we have ½, which, when multiplied with 100 becomes ½ x 100 = 50%. What do we mean by a percentage change? Say, a…

### TIPS AND HACKS FOR QUANTITATIVE REASONING

Quantitative section is meant to test the numerical ability of candidates using basic mathematical concepts of data analysis and reasoning. Quantitative Aptitude on an average contributes for 35% of the marks in any competitive exam. The Quantitative section in CAT consists of 34 questions. Some tips on studying and answering quantitative aptitude questions include: Read questions…