Prerna Goel|Dec 6, 2022
CAT 2022: Important formulas and topics to brush up at last-minute
CAT exam 2022 will be conducted on November 27. Check these important CAT formulas and topics to crack CAT entrance with 99+ percentile.
NEW DELHI: IIM Bangalore will conduct the CAT exam this Sunday, November 27. The CAT test takers are working hard to ace this exam and reach their dream B-schools. In these last few days of CAT 2022, one of the important tasks that must be considered by the CAT aspirants is to brush up the CAT exam important formulas and topics. These revision sessions will assist them miraculously in achieving their expected CAT score in the upcoming CAT 2022 exam.
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In order to appear in the CAT exam 2022, candidates must download the CAT 2022 admit card along with one photo id proof and self-declaration form. It can be downloaded by visiting the official website- iimcat.ac.in CAT 2022.
CAT 2022: Important topics and formulae
Below are the important topics of the CAT exam syllabus based on which the CAT 2022 question paper is likely to be prepared.
CAT exam syllabus: Important topics for QA
Time and Work
Permutation & Combination
Interests (SI, CI)
Profit, loss, and Discounts
Time, Speed, and Distance
Trigonometry, Logarithms, and Sets
Number System, Basic Arithmetic
Geometry & Mensuration
CAT exam syllabus: Important topics for DILR
Clocks & Calendars
Assumption and Binary Logic
Syllogisms and Venn Diagrams
Tables and Caselets
Seating Arrangement, and Data Arrangement
CAT exam syllabus: Important topics for VARC
Sentence Completion and Correction
Word Usage (Vocabulary)
Fill in the Blanks
Reading Comprehension Passages
CAT important formulae to ace this exam
Formulae are an integral part of answering the CAT questions paper. The formulas are majorly associated with the section of Quantitative Ability. Here are some formulae which shall be in the mind of candidates to secure good marks in this MBA exam.
CAT exam 2022: Basic mathematical formulae
(a + b)² = (a² + b² + 2ab)
(a – b)² = (a² + b² – 2ab)
(a + b)² = (a² + b² + 2ab)
(a + b)(a – b) = (a² – b²)
(a³ – b³) = (a – b)(a² + ab + b²)
When a + b + c = 0, then a³ + b³ + c³ = 3abc
CAT important formulae for number system
(1² + 2² + 3² + ….. + n²) = n ( n + 1 ) (2n + 1) / 6
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + … + n = n(n + 1)/2
(1³ + 2³ + 3³ + ….. + n³) = (n(n + 1)/ 2)²
Sum of first n odd numbers = n²
Mathematical formulas for profit, loss and discount
Profit % = Profit/(C P)×100
Profit/Gain = (S.P.) – (C.P.)
C P = 100/(100+gain %)×S P
S P = (100+gain % )/100 ×C P
Loss % = Loss/(C.P.)×100
C P = 100/(100-loss %)×S P
Candidates must keep practicing the previous year CAT question papers including the CAT 2021 question paper in these last days. Attempting CAT 2022 mock test will also guide candidates to devise their CAT exam day strategy. The CAT 2022 question paper will have a similar CAT exam pattern to that of the CAT 2021 question paper.
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