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    Common math formulas

    math quantitative
    Most recent answer on May 11, 2021
    <p>Hi! Do you have a list of common math formulas used in case interviews? I had a case recently where fair value was asked and I was just o_O. Hope you can help a mathematically-impaired person out!</p>
    Hi there, Some key formulas/concepts: Breakeven NPV (with + without growth, perpituity + 1-2 years from now) % Change ROI Margin Markup Inventory turnover Some other helpful Q&As: https://www. ... (read entire answer)
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    CraftingCases Paid Courses

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    Most recent answer on May 06, 2021
    <p>Hi! I'd like to know if anyone has reviews on the paid courses of crafting cases? Would really appreciate it! It really helped me in my structuring but I want to really improve more and step up my game. Also, I have challenges in the quantitative side so I feel like the sizing drills would help, but not sure up to what degree. Also, would you know if it's Bruno or Julio that is teaching the modules? I find Bruno easier to follow but Julio has really interesting ways of explaining too. :D</p>
    Hi there, The following Q&As should be helpful for you! https://www.preplounge.com/en/consulting-forum/crafting-case-and-casecoach-9615 https://www.preplounge.com/en/consulting-forum/crafting-cases-master-mark ... (read entire answer)
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    Arthur D. Little Quantititative Test

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    Most recent answer on Apr 29, 2021
    Anonymous A asked on Nov 20, 2017
    <p>I was just invited to take Arthur D. Little´s quantitative online test and I haven't been able to find much information online. Furthermore, a friend of mine interviewed with them for the same office in Europe 2 months ago and he didn't have to take it, so this might be completely new.</p> <p>Does anybody know what kind of questions are included? Or have any mock tests for practice?</p> <p>Thanks</p>
    I was just invited to take Arthur D. Little´s quantitative online test and I haven't been able to find much information online. Furthermore, a friend of mine interviewed with them for the same office in Europe 2 months ... (read entire question)
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    Help on Question on ROI and Bond Maturity

    Bain BCG Mck quantitative
    Most recent answer on Dec 30, 2020
    <p>Hi, </p> <p>Can you please guide me on how to approach and solve this problem?</p> <p>Chen buys 1500 government bonds at the face value worth of $100 per bond at a 4% discount. Bond’s interest rate is 9% (not compounded) and is paid monthly, maturity is in 6 months. How much return (in % of initial investment) will Chen get after the maturity date of the bonds?</p> <p>Many thanks</p>
    Well, you'll get 2 sources of income: The face value at maturity: The ROI is 4/96 (as Chen bought the bonds at $96, but sells them at $100 in 6 months) The interest payment: Chen gets 9% / 12 months * 6 months * $ ... (read entire answer)
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    Quant: Cost Question

    Bain BCG Mck quantitative
    Most recent answer on Dec 30, 2020
    <p>Hi, </p> <p>Can you please advise on how to set up the following problem?</p> <p>Daisy Cosmetics store chain, which already has 8 stores, is about to expand by opening 5 more stores on different streets. The upfront costs to open these new stores are $39,000 in total. All other operating costs are the same as those of current stores, with the structure as follows: Operation costs: 15%, marketing costs: 10%, cost of goods sold: 45%, labor cost: 20%, and other costs: 10%. Total revenue of all stores during the first month after opening 5 new stores was $356,000, with the profit margin being 32%. Calculate the average cost of each current and new store (new store’s cost includes the upfront cost of opening ).</p> <p>Many thanks!</p>
    Total Revenue = 356,000 Profit Margin = 32% Profit Margin = 32% = (Revenue - Cost)/Revenue = (356,000 - Cost)/356,000 Cost = $242,080 Taking account the upfront cost for the new stores, so $242,080 - $39,000 = ... (read entire answer)
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    Quantitative problem

    Bain BCG Mck quantitative
    Most recent answer on Dec 30, 2020
    <p>Hello, </p> <p>How do I please approach this problem?</p> <p>Leidy furniture store made an annual 15% increase in revenue from 2011 to 2013. Cost of goods sold for all three years has stayed the same at 35% of the total cost, the average purchasing price of 1 item sold also remained the same at $800 and the mark up percentage was 130%, 150%, and 170% respectively in three years. Given that revenue in 2011 was $515,000 and the store always sold out all items by the end of each year, what was the number of items sold in each year?</p> <p>Thanks</p>
    Hi, I have a hunch that you're the same person that has asked the 3 other quant questions! I think you're approaching this wrong (if I may). Rather than spamming the Q&A to get the answer, you need to learn th ... (read entire answer)
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    Quantitative Question on

    Bain BCG GMAT McKinsey quantitative
    Most recent answer on Dec 30, 2020
    <p>Hello Everyone, </p> <p>How do you please suggest I solve the following problem?</p> <p>Navibank lends a total of $625 billion, a quarter of which is one-year term and the remaining are two-year terms. Assuming that it offers a fixed lending rate of 11% per year for loans of all terms, how much does the bank earn from the lending interest?</p> <p>Thank you</p>
    Calculate this separately for the two term structures: $625B * 0.25 * 11% = $17B from the one-year loans $625B * 0.75 * 11% * 2 = $103B from two-year loans, half of which in year 1, half of which in year 2. If ... (read entire answer)
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    Help with Quantitative Question on Selling Price

    Bain BCG Mck quantitative RolandBerger
    Most recent answer on Dec 30, 2020
    <p>Hello, </p> <p>Does anyone please have any tips on how to solve this problem:</p> <p>A cake shop has to drop the selling price of a type of cake by $3.6 per unit because the wheat flour cost has decreased 18% or by $0.4 per unit sold. The new flour cost now accounts for 35% of the total selling price. Before the selling price changed, what percent of the total price had flour cost constituted?</p> <p>Thank you</p>
    Hey! Seems like you know a couple of things from the question: 1. You know that 18% of the original cost $0.4 2. You know that the Cost - 0.4 = 35% of P + 3.6 Between these two facts you have enough to solve the ... (read entire answer)
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    MBB Interview on Zoom&Video Call for Quantitative Questions

    MBB quantitative zoom
    Most recent answer on Dec 14, 2020
    <p>Hi All,</p> <p>I am wondering how efficient solving quantitative such as calculations from big tables during online interview. I am preparing for MBB and I have practiced with many from this platform. If there are two exhibits to show it get really complicated from my experience during online interview. Any ideas for quantitative sections how it is conducted or expected? </p> <p>Kind Regards</p>
    Hi, For math you should: Present the interviewer your approach (formula, calculation steps, equation, etc) Check with him whether the approach is correct Start calculations Come back to the interviewer with ... (read entire answer)
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    How can I train my analytical analysis? (Which cases?)

    analytics case math quantitative quants
    Most recent answer on Nov 28, 2020
    <p>Dear all, <br> <br> I find myself having some issues with the analytics of cases. I usually do quite well when it comes to the non-analytics cases where the business sense is tested, but I really have troubles when it comes to the analytics (working with growth percentages, making decisions based on data) - What cases would you recommend me to do (here on Preplounge) to work on this?</p> <p>Best regards,<br> Mathieu</p>
    Not a direct answer to your question, but make sure you are very comfortable with the math. 10-15 minutes/day on caseinterviewmath.com for example, will go a long way; this website will rank you per accurracy and speet ... (read entire answer)
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    BCG London Quantitative Test

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    Most recent answer on Aug 31, 2020
    <p>Has anyone sat the new BCG quantitative test for experienced hires? Is this a GMAT or PST style exam? I have not come across the platform (Cirrus) before.</p>
    Hi, I have some material available to practice it. Feel free to text me Best Antonello
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    What is the best way to improve quantitative skills?

    Bain & Company Case Interview case partners McKinsey mental math New practice quantitative Quantitative skills
    Most recent answer on Aug 18, 2020
    <p>Some people have mentioned GMAT questions are good prep. Thank you!</p>
    Hi, Quant skill is quite a broad definition. Let's split into the following: 1) Fast math - train, train and train again Learn how to multiply double digit numbers (google fast math tips) Learn the division ta ... (read entire answer)
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    Numerical reasoning case interview resources

    practice quantitative Quantitative skills
    Most recent answer on Jul 17, 2020
    Anonymous gave the best answer on Apr 26, 2019
    <p>Hi there,<br> <br> Non-traditional background here. I need to improve my quantitative reasoning my qualitative part is alright. I was wondering if there are any resources other than usual aptitude test practice. My biggest problem is dealing with lots of data without forgetting one of the components.<br> <br> Ex: I get 20 sets of different quantitative data and then at the end I forget to take the 20% off or I do not take into consideration that one metric needs to be multiplied by 2 because the car drives back and forth. The problem is not the math itself, but keeping an overview of necessary calculations while I am going through the case.<br> <br> Any resources that bombard me with data so I can practice keeping an overview and strengthening quantitative logic?<br> <br> Thx to anyone who will answer</p>
    Hi there, I do not see any other better solution than practicing more quant heavy cases. Cheers Serhat
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    Bain & Company South Africa Numerical/Quantitative assessment?

    Assessment Bain Bain & Company Bain&Co numerical test quantitative South Africa
    Recent activity on Apr 16, 2018
    Anonymous B gave the best answer on Apr 16, 2018
    <p>Hi,</p> <p>I received a mail from Bain saying that I have passed the screening process and are invited to take '<em>the assessment</em>' (at their offices not online). I also received an excel sheet which has formula's and macros to help me in preparing. It contained basic "market share", "percentages", and "breka-even analyses" type questions. After speaking with HR they clarified that it will be basic maltuplication/division type questions, and thats all that I could get out of them.</p> <p>However, I need to know <strong>how similar the test will be to the excel they provided, or what type of questions the South-African branch typicaly ask</strong> in this 'numerical assessment'. Once I pass this only then does the case interviews begin.</p> <p>Thanks for the help</p>
    Hi, I went through this a few weeks ago. What HR told you was exactly right. Practice all the concepts listed in the mail, including the table as well as use the excel sheet to learn acceptale estimation ranges. You ... (read entire answer)
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    First round BCG Netherlands

    amsterdam BCG Case first nederland Netherlands Online quantitative round
    Recent activity on Apr 10, 2018
    <p>Dear all,</p> <p>in a couple of weeks I will have my first round of interviews at BCG's Amsterdam office. A component of the first round is the 'online case' does anyone know if this is a case similar to the cases in the interactive case library on BCG's website? Or is it more quantitative, a bit similar to the PST at McK?</p> <p>many thanks</p>
    Hi, You may have either Online Test or Written Case (pls check with an HR) I've uploaded some samples here: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/zor4m49eyx5qxal/AABeUN6mtiGkWhEklRjszX2Oa?dl=0 (ask me for a password) As ... (read entire answer)
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    An unusual quant qn from McKinsey

    McKinsey quant quantitative
    Recent activity on Oct 02, 2017
    <p><strong>Can someone please offer an explanation and solution to this problem?</strong></p> <p><em>The question has been adapted for this forum. It originally comes from a McKinsey case.</em></p> <p>Below is a description of expected probability of success, by stage, in a biotech firm's R&amp;D pipeline.</p> <p>The R&amp;D of a drug has several phases (1-4). As a drug goes through each stage, there is a probability of it suceeding:-</p> <p>Phase 1 ---(70%)---&gt; Phase 2 ---(40%)---&gt; Phase 3 ---(50%)---&gt; Phase 4 ---(90%)---&gt; successful marketing &amp; sales</p> <p>This firm believes that the likelihood of success of its primary drug candidate can be improved by investing an additional $150 million in a larger Phase 2 trial. The hope is that this investment would raise the success rate in Phase 2, meaning that more candidate drugs successfully make it to Phase 3 and beyond. By how much would the Phase 2 success rate need to increase in order for this investment to break even?</p> <p>Assume that if the drug is successfully marketed and sold, it would be worth $1.2 billion (that is, the present value of all future profits from selling the drug is $1.2 billion).</p>
    Hi Odeh, As mentioned, there could be multiple ways to face this problem. A simple way would be to compare the outcome of two scenarios, one with the investment and one without and put them equal: Step 1: Calculate ... (read entire answer)
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