# Category: Problem Solving

### GMAT & GRE Time Management Strategies

Time management strategies in GMAT or GRE also involves knowledge of the various concepts that are tested. Knowledge, practice and strategy should go hand-in-hand.

### 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…

### Mixtures – removal and replacement questions made easy

We often get questions involving  removal and replacement of mixtures where a part of a mixture is removed and replaced by some other solution. Say, a vessel contains different constituents in some given ratio. A fraction of the solution is removed and some quantity of some constituent is added to the solution. This process…

### 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…

### Applications of concepts in Geometry

Geometry is something, that we, in general, are not very fond of. The primary reason is that we do not understand which concept to use for which problem. We also have a feeling that geometry is all about memorizing a large number of theorems. However, contrary to popular belief, you don’t really need to memorize…

### At CUBIX, Its always happening

The last few months saw a lot of action at CUBIX – Its always happening! We were involving ourselves in CSR activities, taking seminars, doing activities, conducting scholarship tests, and above all, taking lots of classes everywhere. The most important of these, is our CSR initiative with MDI This is something we hold very close…

### Logical Reasoning: The easy way out!

Logical reasoning tests mostly feature non-verbal content, requiring candidates to interpret and manipulate shapes, numbers and patterns. Logical Reasoning is not the same as logic games. Though the psychology used behind the two is somewhat similar. The logical reasoning section for CAT consists of 32 questions. Now, logical reasoning is both difficult and interesting…

### 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…

### CAT & MBA Entrance Exams – all you need to know

Here we are back again with the hits & misses of what we discussed on our last blog article. We hope that our previous article on the Easy Hacks & Tips to Prepare for CAT Entrance Exams has helped students to move ahead with an even more strategic & well-planned order. This article will enlighten…

### Basics of CAT – How to Prepare – Easy Hacks & Tips

Basics of CAT The CAT is a standardised test widely used for admissions to the coveted MBA Program in India. Subjects: Verbal Ability, Logical Reasoning & Data interpretation, Quantitative Aptitude. Duration: 3 hours. Offered: Computer-based, once in November or December.       Preparing for CAT? Here are some helpful tips to make the process…