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Feb Week 2 Test: Percent & Application

16 February, 2018

This test checks your understanding of concepts of Percentages and its applications in Profit Loss and Simple & Compound Interest. The test will be taken off the site on Monday 19 Feb, 11 am.

Reading Comprehension

Reading Dose

16 February, 2018

Source: World Economic Forum The sharing economy: depending on who you ask, it’s the engine of a post-capitalist economy, the poster child of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, or the end of consumer civilization as we know it. Truth be told, it’s a bit of each of these claims, yet something…

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Reading Comprehension

Reading Dose

15 February, 2018

Source: The New Yorker There will be a vocab test based on the bold words this weekend. Dreams are boring. On the list of tedious conversation topics, they fall somewhere between the five-day forecast and golf. As for writing about them, even Henry James, who’s seldom accused of playing to…

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Time Speed Distance, Uncategorized

Doubt: TSD

14 February, 2018

Hello Sir, here’s my doubt: Everyday, a father starts from his home in his car at 3 p.m to pick his son from school at 4 p.m. One day the school got over early at 3 p.m, son started walking towards his home, meet his father on the way and…

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Vocab

Building Vocabulary

14 February, 2018

I and my colleague (verbal faculty) have often debated over the best way to build vocabulary. I also make it a point to discuss this with most verbal faculty I meet. And lastly, I myself have struggled building my vocabulary. So I think I can offer my two-cents in building…

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Reading Comprehension

Reading Dose

14 February, 2018

Source: The Conversation Please read the original text here. Following is adapted for those who are still building their comprehension levels. Few words are bold, a test will be held on the meaning of these words on this weekend. We’d all like to be a little happier. The problem is…

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P & C, Probability

P&C Doubt: Forming committee

14 February, 2018

From 4 men and 4 women a committee of 5 is to be formed, what will be the no. Of ways of selecting the committee with atleast 3 women such that at least one women holds the post of either a president or a vice president. Takshzila replies Let us…

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Time Speed Distance

Doubt: TSD, common query, good shortcut

13 February, 2018

The following was asked on Facebook. Since it is a common doubt, I am making a post on it. The student is looking for both the traditional solution and if there is any short-cut. Traditional Solution Two places beginners get stuck or waste time in this question. We have two…

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Reading Comprehension

Reading Dose

13 February, 2018

Source: aeon.co Please read the original informative article at the above site; what follows is a culled version specifically for RC purposes. We have also highlighted few words. The weekly vocabulary test will be based on these words. Good guys don’t just fight for personal gain: they fight for what’s…

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Reading Comprehension

Reading Dose

12 February, 2018

From this week, one day in the week we will post introductory articles in Philosophy. Usually students find articles on Philosophy tough to tackle, so let’s start building familiarity with it. We will start from very simple articles and slowing build up the difficulty. You can search these articles by…

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