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How to solve a difficult SSC CGL level algebra question by variable ratio equality in a few steps 18


Problems based on variable ratio equality may seem to be quite tough in competitive test environment unless you know the underlying concept. The chosen problem with its solution highlights use of the concept for quick mental solution of the apparently hard algebra problem...

How to solve difficult fraction comparison problems in a few steps


Comparison of fractions is a tricky process, but if you learn to use patterns inherent in a set of fractions, you should be able to quickly solve even knotty fraction comparisons by applying a suitable method exploiting the pattern. In this session, as many as six different techniques of fraction comparison are presented with examples...

Monkey and the coconuts puzzle with solutions


An older version of the monkey and the coconuts puzzle was modified by short story writer Ben Williams and published nearly a century ago. From then on the intriguing puzzle attained the status of one of the most attempted and least solved math puzzles of all time. We will present here easily understandable solutions to both using mathematical reasoning and for the modified version using in addition systematic enumeration…

Counting eggs puzzles based on Euclid's division lemma


We will first present the classic folk puzzle of counting eggs for you to solve. Proceeding further, two ways to the solution will be presented and then the binding characteristics for this type of puzzles will be brought out in the form of framework for creation and systematic solution of similar types of puzzles...


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