Simplification

Simplification Aptitude Study Materials

Simplification is one of the most important part of Quantitative Aptitude section of any competitive exam. Today I am sharing all the techniques to solve Simplification questions quickly.

Rules of Simplification

  • V → Vinculum
  • B → Remove Brackets – in the order ( ) , { }, [ ]
  • → Of
  • D → Division
  • M → Multiplication
  • A → Addition
  • S → Subtraction

The above order should strictly be followed.

There are four types of brackets.

(i) Square brackets [ ]
(ii) Curly brackets { }
(iii) Circular brackets ( )
(iv) Bar or Virnaculum –

Thus, in simplifying an expression all the brackets must be removed in the order ‘–’, ‘( )’, ‘{ }’ and ‘[ ]’.

Modulus of a Real Number

The modulus of a real number x is defined as = x, if a > 0

|x| = x, if a < 0

Important Parts of Simplification

  • Number System
  • HCF & LCM
  • Square & Cube
  • Fractions & Decimals
  • Surds & Indices
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