Every candidate appearing for SBI PO knows the importance of Math in their syllabus, as the Quantitative Aptitude section consists of 35 & 50 questions respectively in Prelims & Main examination of SBI PO. For banking sector, it is important that the design of Math section must be such that every candidate acquires the knowledge of all the important topics. We decided to post this article as the SBI PO exams are just around the corner and we wanted to help the candidates in focusing on the important topics of Quantitative Aptitude section, as this section can make a big difference in their final score.

This article is framed by keeping the latest SBI Bank exam pattern and after analyzing the previous year papers, we discovered the most common and important topics, as well as questions related to these topics are being presented at your disposal, the important topics followed by the examples are as mentioned below:

**Data Interpretation**

The candidate analyzes and determines the information of the given problems.

Examples:

Find the required information from the pie chart below and answer the following questions.

If the population of A is 64000, you are required to find out the population of Dâ€™s BPL when Dâ€™s poverty scale is 48% of its total population?

A. 30900

B. 31000

C. 32000

D. 32750

E. 30720

Answer- E

**Number Series**

Elementary based problems which can be solved by applying a simple logic on it.

Example:

(262144)^{1.6}Â Ã—Â (16384)^{1.2}Â Â Ã·Â Â Â (1024)^{0.8}Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â =Â Â 4^{?}

A. 18.4

B. 18.8

C. 18.9

D. 18.7

E. 18.5

Answer- B

**Time & Work**

Again an elementary stage problem in which work and effort of individuals are calculated in accordance to the problem.

Example:

Bobby was completing a work piece in 6 days. Carry requires 8 days for finishing the same work piece whereas Dave can do it in 10 days. All three of them started working on the same work piece but due to some reason, Dave left the work after working for 2 days with Bobby and Carry. You are required to find the approximately the overall time taken to complete this work piece.

A. 8 days

B. 9 days

C. 7 days

D. 6 days

E. 10 days

Answer- E

**Time & Distance**

It can be one of the most time consuming questions in the competitive exams, as it requires many calculations. Example:

The area of a square field is 28968 sq. m. How long will a lady traveling at a speed of 4.3 kmph, take to cross the field diagonally?

A. 3 Minutes

B. 4 minutes

C. 2 minutes and 46 seconds

D. 3 minutes and 36 seconds

Answer- D

Apart from these important topics of Math for SBI PO 2017 are:

- Profit and loss
- Interest
- Percentage and average
- Ratios and Proportion
- Probability

As mentioned above we have analyzed the pattern of SBI PO examination and then concluded with presenting our view which is focusing specifically on the candidateâ€™s improvement in preparation and overall scores.

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