5 Mental Maths Tricks To Save Time In UKCAT Quantitative Reasoning

Board showing mental maths tricks calculating the addition of 88 and 56

One of the main difficulties with the quantitative reasoning subtest is time, you have just 24 minutes to tackle 36 questions. on average, you must complete each question in about 30 seconds! Learning a few mental maths tricks will save you time in the exam. These are 5 Mental Maths Tricks To Save you time In UKCAT Quantitative Reasoning section

5 Mental Maths Tricks To Save Time In UKCAT Quantitative Reasoning

Fast Mental Multiplication Trick:

Mental Maths Trick For Calculating Fraction:

Mental Maths Trick for Calculating Percentages:

Mental Maths trick for Square roots:

How To Square Number In Your Head:

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