In all the competitive examinations, ‘Quantitative Aptitude’ or ‘Quants’ is an important and inevitable section in the question paper. If attempted with full confidence, high speed and good accuracy, it fetches you high marks. Nothing can be more scoring than maths. However, most of the candidates are scared of mathematics. Even if they know the correct method they make blunders during examinations as they are not confident because of weak basic fundamental knowledge. This phobia for mathematics can be easily terminated, with the help of some magical books written by great authors. These books do not only help you to increase your confidence level but also help you to fall in love with maths.
These books can definitely improve the overall efficiency in mathematics for anyone and everyone in general. Find below the list of the most trusted and popular books on Quicker Maths.
BOOK #1 – MAGICAL BOOK ON QUICKER MATHS
This is a single marvelous book for all types of competitive examinations conducted by Banks, Staff Selection Commission (SSC), Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), CPO, LIC, GIC, UTI and similar recruiting organizations. This book is equally good to hone your mathematics skills in general. Hence even if you have nothing to do with competitive exams, you still must have this book in your collection. The author has prepared this book with only one objective in mind – speed-orientation with simple to follow techniques. As time given for solving one question ranges from 0.25 -0.75 minutes, so direct formulae will be advantageous in saving time. It covers every type and variations of problems. Short-cut methods are presented with abundant illustrations. This book will be a boon for candidates appearing for competitive exams-irrespective of their academic background. –
PRACTICE BOOK ON QUICKER MATHS – The above book has a practice version, which might be very useful for the aspirants in increasing their speed and accuracy – Purchase Online
BOOK #2 – VEDIC MATHEMATICS
This book throws light on the true knowledge of Vedic mathematics which relates to the truth of numbers and magnitude, applicable to any background- either from arts or science. After eight years of intensive effort of Jagadguru Sri Bharati Krsna Tirtha this volume, more a ‘magic’, is the result of intuitive visualization of fundamental mathematical truths. The ancient Indian methods are analyzed and shown to be capable of solving various problems of mathematics. This book contains forty chapters which deal with all the subjects in mathematics- Multiplication, Division, Factorization, Equations, Calculus, Analytical Conics, etc. –
BOOK #3 – THE TRACHTENBERG SPEED SYSTEM OF BASIC MATHEMATICS
This book is described as ‘the shorthand of mathematics’, which requires the ability to count from one to eleven. It is based on a series of simplified ‘keys’ and is easy to master giving greater speed, ease of handling numbers and increasing accuracy. A must read book for arithmetic enthusiasts
BOOK #4 – COURSE IN MENTAL ABILITY AND QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE
This book caters to the needs of candidates appearing in competitive examinations like NDA entrance test, CAT, MAT, Ban k PO examination, CDS, SCRA, Income Tax Inspectors examination, LIC Administrative Officers examination and various civil services examinations. It contains didactic features which are easy-to-understand explanation and ample solved examples for each topic along with plenty of exercises with answers after the solved examples. Practice test papers after each major topic are given. Full Length question papers at the end of the book will be beneficial for aspirants
BOOK #5 – MEN OF MATHEMATICS
“Men of Mathematics” by E.T. Bell explains major mathematics, from the geometry of the Greeks through Newton’s calculus and on to the laws of probability, symbolic logic, and the fourth dimension. This book goes beyond pure mathematics, a marvelous development of mathematical thoughts from ancient times to the twentieth century. It is an ideal book for a person who has a deep interest in the origin of concepts, their development through the course of time and of course their application today