How to Improve Calculation Speed to Score in Quantitative Aptitude Section of SBI Clerk Prelims 2020

SBI Clerk 2020– The State Bank of India has released the call letters for the Junior Associate (Clerk). The exam will be conducted on 22nd Feb, 29th Feb, 1st March, 8th March 2020. In prelims exam of SBI Clerk 2020 there are three sections namely English, Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude. Quantitative Aptitude is constitute of 35 questions each one mark. It is one section that students are more scared of because it is highly calculative and thus time consuming. In this article we will be discussing how you can improve your calculation speed to score maximum marks in this section.


Learn the Tables, Square, Cubes, Fractional values

Lets start with the basics as they act as the building blocks for the building. Learn the tables, squares and cubes till 25 such that they should be at your finger tips. Before sitting to study for quantitative aptitude revise them all every time.

Mental Calculation

Yes this step will seem to be much easier if you have religiously followed the first step. Try to do simple addition, subtraction, Multiplication, Division mentally. Try not to use pen paper even if its a highly calculative question do it mentally. On practice you will see that even the complex problems will seem easy. Simplification and approximation questions should be practised on daily basis as they will help you in your mental calculation but as well fetch you some good score.

Learning the Tricks

The next step is to attempt the questions by yourself and then learning tricks to solve such type of questions from ADDA247 youtube videos. In these videos our experienced experts will impart their knowledge with you. They will teach you how you could save those extra seconds crucial for your selection.

Going the Vedic Maths way

Vedic math though is an ancient way of doing the calculation but it is very prominent even now. It can help you to do multiplications of largest numbers in just seconds. Similarly Division, Addition and subtraction can be done in just a blink of an eye if you practice them the Vedic Maths way.

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