Anonymous, Case questions will obviously depend on the interviewer and the group you are trying to join. When I looked st the credit card side for example, I was given credit card related questions... (ganze Antwort lesen)

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Result is C) +60M$ 1. Identify number of stores of Retail Co Sales area= sales : sales/m2 = 1.2bn$ : 10,000 = 120,000 m2 Sales area = 80% of store area Store area = ((sales area * 100%) :... (ganze Antwort lesen)

Hello! Regarding tips, the only thing that really works here is to make as many math-heavy cases as possible. Work for those key words in case-banks -PrepL has a very good and complete one- or work... (ganze Antwort lesen)

Hi Collin! Hope you are well. The solution 640 mn is correct. Let me explain: If something has 15% margin it means that Margin / Sales = 15% Therefore (Sales - Cost) / Sales = 15% Also,... (ganze Antwort lesen)

Hi Anonymous, the most common formulas you need to know as part of the interview process are: Breakeven point Rule of 72 (usually related to calculation of CAGR) Perpetuity formula and ge... (ganze Antwort lesen)

Hi, Something that helped my candidates - download ALL casebooks available online and go through the math problems in the cases. They will give a good sense of required business terminology. Then y... (ganze Antwort lesen)

Hi, You can use the rule of 72: 72 / 20 = 3.6 - 3.6 years takes it to double 6 / 3.6 = 1.5 - 1.5 times it will double 10M * 2ˆ1.5 = 30M If you google the rule of 72 you'll find tons of... (ganze Antwort lesen)

Hi! The market size of a player in this graph is equal to the area of all its squares. Just by eyeballing it you should be able to say that RetailCo is the market leader and Player A is the number... (ganze Antwort lesen)

Hello, I would appreciate if anyone could help out with this quesiton. I do not understand the logic... (ganze Frage lesen)

Hi Anonymous, in terms of how to approach math in the case, this is what I would recommend: Repeat the question – candidates sometimes do mistakes answering the wrong question in the math par... (ganze Antwort lesen)

Hi, Several sources can help: Take all available case books and go through all the math problems there. Even the ones without a graph can be relevant since the universe of potential math prob... (ganze Antwort lesen)

Hi Anonymous, as general practice for the PST, I would recommend the following approach: Try to find at least 5-6 practice cases online. There are several available for free, if needed you ca... (ganze Antwort lesen)

Hi! I have written this earlier, and I will repeat it: the obsession with "Mental Math" is one of the many damaging nonsense myths that are flying around! Mental math is simply not something that i... (ganze Antwort lesen)

Hi, 4 skills might be used here: Get used to round up and down (but ask the interviewer if that's ok) Learn how to multiply double digit numbers (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ndkkPZYJHo... (ganze Antwort lesen)

Hi, I recommend going through the GMAT math part and practice the equations there. There are many good books on that. Best

I don't think there's any hard & fast rule. If I feel like the math is getting a little more complex, or I have too many numbers to keep track of, I always err on the side of caution: better go a... (ganze Antwort lesen)

Hi Anonymous, in general, the main issues with big numbers is forgetting zeros during operations. Potential tips to deal with big numbers are the following: Use correctly 10^ powers in your m... (ganze Antwort lesen)

Hi Jana, It won't work where you have really ugly numbers but one trick to keep in mind is the 'invert and multiply'. So to use your case: 0.024/0.08 = (0.024/1) / (4/5)... (ganze Antwort lesen)

20% margin means C = 0.8*P. If new price is 0.95*old price, then new margin is 0.95*P - 0.8*P=0.15*P, so your new margin is 15%. New volume * P * 0.15 = Old volume * P * 0.2 (price is same her... (ganze Antwort lesen)

Hi guys! Just wondering if anyone has tried the FastMath Ace the Case course, and can give feedba... (ganze Frage lesen)