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DATA Sufficiency
One of the issues with Data Sufficiency questions that i have always faced is that you need background knowledge of the topic....and you are not even sure whether you have it or not......unlike other types of questions where you are able to decide what area it is from.
Further, i have always found Data Sufficiency to be trickier than other types of questions.....what say?


DS questions are generally too tough or too easy.
I left both the questions in CAT 2008, as if felt it would require some efforts, and there were easier questions available.
So if you feel that the question is too tough, leave it.
One other trick many people use, is they start with statement B. What that does is, if the question can be answered By 2 alone, you will get it. Generally while doing DS, we tend to mix up what is there in statement A and statement B and hence generally choose option 4, which says can be solved by using both.
DS is very tricky 

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Yeah...Either it's gonna be very easy or very tough to solve...


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i think it is more easier than any other type although it require basic knowledge of all the thing but that too its just simple fact .We does not pay attention on such types of question although they are easier than any question and also scoreing so we have to concentrate on it foe scoring well.


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Originally Posted by random.walk One of the issues with Data Sufficiency questions that i have always faced is that you need background knowledge of the topic....and you are not even sure whether you have it or not......unlike other types of questions where you are able to decide what area it is from.
Further, i have always found Data Sufficiency to be trickier than other types of questions.....what say? DS q's are definitely tricky coz sometimes they are easier than what we think...it'll be easier 2 tackle them if we take them easy. 

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Puzzle #091  Miss Braganza and her Special Grid
hey guys...i dint know where to post my doubts...a lot of you'r into this question so i thought i'll post my questionhere only...
Q1:
A familysize box of cereal contains more cereal and costs more than the regularsize box
of cereal. What is the cost per ounce of the familysize box of cereal?
(1) The familysize box of cereal contains 10 ounces more than the regularsize box
of cereal.
(2) The familysize box of cereal costs $5.40.
A. Statement (1) ALONE is sufficient, but statement (2) alone is not sufficient.
B. Statement (2) ALONE is sufficient, but statement (1) alone is not sufficient.
C. BOTH statements TOGETHER are sufficient, but NEITHER statement ALONE is
sufficient.
D. EACH statement ALONE is sufficient.
E. Statements (1) and (2) TOGETHER are NOT sufficient.
my book says a but i think its E....
care to help me out???


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Originally Posted by tennnine hey guys...i dint know where to post my doubts...a lot of you'r into this question so i thought i'll post my questionhere only...
Q1:
A familysize box of cereal contains more cereal and costs more than the regularsize box
of cereal. What is the cost per ounce of the familysize box of cereal?
(1) The familysize box of cereal contains 10 ounces more than the regularsize box
of cereal.
(2) The familysize box of cereal costs $5.40.
A. Statement (1) ALONE is sufficient, but statement (2) alone is not sufficient.
B. Statement (2) ALONE is sufficient, but statement (1) alone is not sufficient.
C. BOTH statements TOGETHER are sufficient, but NEITHER statement ALONE is
sufficient.
D. EACH statement ALONE is sufficient.
E. Statements (1) and (2) TOGETHER are NOT sufficient.
my book says a but i think its E....
care to help me out??? it has to be E...using A you dont know naything about the cost of family size box so you cannot tell its cost per ounce..may be bokk had a printing mistake because the answer has to be E


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Yes the answre should be E.


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Hi
Please explain
At coffee loffee,a certain brand of cocoa is sold in boxes of two sizes,A and B.For which size is the price per ounce of cocoa is less?
1) The weight of cocoa in the size B box is 1 2/3 times that in the size A box.
2) The price of the size B box is 80 percent more than price of a size A box.
A) If the question can be solved using any one of the statements.
B) If the question can be solved using either of the statements.
C) If the question can be solved using both but not either alone.
d) If the question cannot be solved using the given statements.
AJ.


Originally Posted by ajay.dewan Hi
Please explain
At coffee loffee,a certain brand of cocoa is sold in boxes of two sizes,A and B.For which size is the price per ounce of cocoa is less?
1) The weight of cocoa in the size B box is 1 2/3 times that in the size A box.
2) The price of the size B box is 80 percent more than price of a size A box.
A) If the question can be solved using any one of the statements.
B) If the question can be solved using either of the statements.
C) If the question can be solved using both but not either alone.
d) If the question cannot be solved using the given statements.
AJ.
Is the ans. C)  both the statements?


Originally Posted by mohit2303 Is the ans. C)  both the statements? Yaa..Could you please explain?


Originally Posted by ajay.dewan Hi
Please explain
At coffee loffee,a certain brand of cocoa is sold in boxes of two sizes,A and B.For which size is the price per ounce of cocoa is less?
1) The weight of cocoa in the size B box is 1 2/3 times that in the size A box.
2) The price of the size B box is 80 percent more than price of a size A box.
A) If the question can be solved using any one of the statements.
B) If the question can be solved using either of the statements.
C) If the question can be solved using both but not either alone.
d) If the question cannot be solved using the given statements.
AJ. answer will be option c..
in 1st statement nothing is said about price
in 2nd statement nothing is said about weight
so options a and b got rejected
now use both the options..
you can solve the qs by taking any value for weight and price...let weight be x and price be y or you can also take any numerical value for weight and price to solve the problem in which you feel comfortable...so by using both statements we can answer the question....
hope that helped.. 

Originally Posted by arpit90 answer will be option c..
in 1st statement nothing is said about price
in 2nd statement nothing is said about weight
hope that helped.. i agree with you.i have also solved in the same way but the point is that i am not getting the UNIQUE value.Here i am getting confused.


Originally Posted by ajay.dewan i agree with you.i have also solved in the same way but the point is that i am not getting the UNIQUE value.Here i am getting confused. In data sufficiency ques, u dont have to calculate the value...and moreover the ques just asks about the box which has more price per ounce, nt the exact price.


Originally Posted by ajay.dewan i agree with you.i have also solved in the same way but the point is that i am not getting the UNIQUE value.Here i am getting confused. whatever value you will take you will alwayz get price per ounce of cocoa for box A less than B and that is what is asked in question.. 

DATA Sufficiency
Rahim plans to draw a square JKLM with a point O on the side JK, but is not successful. Why is Rahim unable to draw the square?
X: The length of OM is twice that of OL
Y: The length of OM is 4 cm
wat is the solution ti this problem?

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