# Quantitative Aptitude Tricks and Shortcuts for CAT Exam

###### Quantitative Aptitude Tricks and Shortcuts for CAT Exam

**Quantitative Aptitude Tricks and Shortcuts for CAT Exam:** Hellow and Welcome to this new special post today.We shall be talking about Quantitative Aptitude Tricks and Shortcuts for CAT Exam.

CAT toppers have termed the Quantitative Aptitude section as the most scoring section in the CAT exam.In order to crack Quantitative Aptitude sections CAT aspirants have to be able to learn and adopt several Quantitative tricks and shortcuts.Lets take a look.

### Squares of two Digit Numbers

The Quantitative Shortcuts helps the aspirants to find the square of two digit numbers easily.In order to do so,aspirants can follow these steps.

###### Step-1

Find the difference for the number of which you need the square from 25.This will be the first two digit of the answer.

###### Step-2

Find the square of the difference for the number from 50.This will be the last two digit of the answer.

In case of Carry Over ADD the carry over to the answer derived through the first Step.

Example

If we want to find the Square of 52² then follow the following step.

###### Step-1

Find the difference from 25

That is 52-25=27 **( 27 )**

###### Step-2

Find the difference from 50

That is 52-50=02 **(02)**

###### Step-3

Now we have to find the square of** ( 02) **

That is 〈02)²=04 **(04)**

So the final answer will be **2704**