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With only few days left to appear for MAT, it is impertinent for aspirants to go through important tips and tricks to crack Mathematical Skills section. Over the years, it has been observed that questions from arithmetic have been focused upon.
There are 5 sections which are covered in MAT namely, Language Comprehension, Mathematical Skills, Data Analysis and Sufficiency, Intelligence and Critical Reasoning and Indian and Global Environment.
Mathematical Skills section in MAT 2017 will comprise 40 Questions of 1 mark each if answered correctly. Profit and Loss questions will be focused upon along with the questions from Set Theory, Equations, Number Series, etc. MAT Syllabus for Mathematical Skills has been given below in complete detail:
The section of numerical/mathematical abilities tests student’s Mathematical skills. If a candidate has clear concepts of the basics, he/she can easily score 100% in this section.
Candidate can solve the questions using the various memorized formulas, good and effective mathematical techniques and various short cut methods. Candidate should practice a lot as it is the only key to crack this section of MAT 2017.
Out of the total question asked in this section most of the questions will be asked from the topics: Arithmetic followed by Geometry. From Arithematic section, Profit and Loss questions have the maximum weightage. Given below is the table which clearly shows key areas which a candidate should focus upon:
|Algebra and Number System||5 marks|
|Modern Math||5 marks|
The difficulty level of the questions asked in MAT May 2017 was relatively Moderate. The analysis shows that candidates must have arithmetic section as their focal point. The detailed analysis of the difficulty level of Mathematical Skills has been given below:
|Section||Number of Questions||Difficulty level|
|Arithematic||28||Moderate to Difficult|
|Geometry and Mensuration||2||Moderate|
There are a large number of books available in the market for the preparation of MAT. Various publication companies have come up with preparation books for MAT 2017. Along with the books, candidates must solve MAT Practice Papers for better preparation. Given below is the list of important/best books to be considered for preparation:
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