# The Pearson Guide to Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations

By Dinesh Khattar
Publisher: Pearson India, 2008
ISBN: 9789332509825
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The quantitative aptitude section occupies a very important place in any competitive examination today. The QA questions assess your basic computation skills and the ability to reason mathematically. The Pearson Guide to Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations is a unique self-help manual that familiarizes you with basic mathematical concepts and enables you to apply them to a range of calculation-based problems. This book is divided into 31 chapters and covers a wide variety of topics. Fundamental principles are explained with the help of easy-to-understand examples. Practice exercises at the end of the chapters further refine problem-solving skills. Quantitative Aptitude, thus, is a complete preparation tool you can’t afford to miss.
 Cover
 Preface
 Contents
 Chapter 1: Numbers
 Chapter 2: H.C.F. and L.C.M. of Numbers
 Chapter 3: Square Root and Cube Root
 Chapter 4: Simplification
 Chapter 5: Percentage
 Chapter 6: Average
 Chapter 7: Ratio, Proportion and Variation
 Chapter 8: Partnership
 Chapter 9: Profit, Loss and Discount
 Chapter 10: Time and Work
 Chapter 11: Pipes and Cisterns
 Chapter 12: Time, Speed and Distance
 Chapter 13: Boats and Streams
 Chapter 14: Races and Games of Skill
 Chapter 15: Mixtures and Alligation
 Chapter 16: Problems on Ages
 Chapter 17: Simple Interest
 Chapter 18: Compound Interest
 Chapter 19: Logarithms
 Chapter 20: Stocks, Shares and Debentures
 Chapter 21: Clocks and Calendar
 Chapter 22: Progressions
 Chapter 23: Permutations and Combinations
 Chapter 24: Probability
 Chapter 25: Mensuration I: Area and Perimeter
 Chapter 26: Mensuration II: Volume and Surface Area
 Chapter 27: Plane Geometry
 Chapter 28: Set Theory
 Chapter 29: Linear Equations