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Tips and Strategies to Ace the Data Interpretation Section

By: Anshika on August 30, 2016

 
Analyze the Questions:
Data Interpretation section consists of questions based on Statistics, Numbers, and Graphs. If one is able to analyze the questions and scan the questions that follow, it is not that difficult. 
 
 
Calculation Skills and Speed:
The data interpretation section is very calculation intensive. These calculations are very time taking and  lengthy. Hence, one should be well aware of shortcuts or calculation tricks. They will help in increasing the calculation speed and save a lot of time. One must be thorough with Table (at least up to 20), Squares, cubes, Square roots, percentage to fraction conversion & fraction to percentage conversion. 
 
 
Scan Through The Variety of Questions:
One must be familiar of all different types of formats of questions in this section. There will be pie charts, bar charts, Text paragraphs etc. Mentally collating and analyzing data while reading the comprehensive text type questions is important. 
 
 
Practice:
Practice will take one a long way in this section. The analyzing and calculation speed will increase considerably. One may figure out different approaches to a question and will be able to take on the questions at ease. Try to solve as many DI questions as possible, from different sources. 
 
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