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Data Interpretation questions form an integral part of most of the competitive papers. In certain papers, it may be a separate section and for some others it could be a part of Quant or Reasoning Section. To master this area, you need to combine skills with strategy. You would need to master skills such as enhanced calculation speeds and employing logical tricks to simply the question. This section tests your ability to interpret and comprehend graphical data and then answer the questions that follow. What is essential is that you need to have an idea of all the types of questions that are asked, so that you can attempt them in the correct manner.
Along with mathematical and logical ability, this area is all about managing your time. So what you need to focus on is how to make sure you spend the minimum possible time on each of the questions. At the same time, it is essential to note that you perhaps cannot answer all the questions. There arises a need to realize where to stop and move onto the next set of data questions in case you are getting stuck on a particular set. Go through the following points, which will prove very important while preparing for data questions.
This question seems really tough on the face of it. Now this type of questions can be answered very easily since the gap between options is considerably high.
To answer this, firstly the last digits of both the numbers can be left and the remaining values are 20 and 18. Knowing there is a decrease the answer has to be either a) or c). We know that 10% of 20 is 2, and -10% gives you 18. Therefore the answer can be only a).
Given below are a few more examples of seemingly tough calculations that illustrate the fact that learning the decimals and fraction equivalents are really helpful to answer certain questions.
The above examples illustrate the use of basic mathematical knowledge in solving questions. Learning squares, cubes, tables, percentage to fraction relationships, etc. can go a long way in helping you master Data Interpretation questions, as these not only help you solve the questions but allow you to do so more efficiently.
The above form a series of comprehensive tricks and tips that you can use to master this section of various examinations. To end the piece, always remember one simple nugget of wisdom that never fails: tips and tricks are important but practice is the most important of all things. Make sure you practice your skills on a regular basis.
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