By Amrit Gouda|Updated : September 13th, 2022

All interested candidates should tighten their seat belts to gear up with their preparation. We all know that in the Quant section of the SBI Clerk prelims or any bank prelims exam, we find around 10-12 questions of Simplification and Approximation.

This is the most important topic which you should prepare to score good marks. For this, your calculation speed and accuracy matter a lot. In this article, we'll go into great detail on the idea of approximation and simplification as well as how to answer questions based on it. In order to make the subject more understandable for candidates, we have also provided some sample questions.

Improve your calculation by learning several short tricks and practicing so many questions to ace the topic. In this article, we are sharing the 70 most important questions of Simplification and Approximation. All the questions are provided with detailed solutions in the English/Hindi language to prepare for the SBI Clerk exam.

## What is Simplification?

This is basically a mathematical calculation problem. You need to be very strong in the mental calculation as well as written calculation skills to solve these questions proficiently. The examiner will be looking for candidates who can solve simple math calculations with great speed without any problem.

## Importance of Simplification Questions in SBI Clerk 2022

All significant competitive exams will have simplification questions because they allow us to assess each candidate's analytical thinking.

• The simplification and approximation problems are among the most commonly posed in the quantitative aptitude component of the various Government tests.
• Candidates who are preparing for the next government exams should be aware that, if properly and effectively solved, the simplification/approximation problems are the ones where marks can be scored easily without any errors.
• You can expect around 10-15 questions from simplification in the SBI Clerk prelims 2022.
• With consistent practice and short tricks, anyone can easily score 100% marks in this chapter.

## Important Simplification Questions for SBI Clerk 2022

1. Direction: What value should come in place of the question mark (?) in the following question?
26.56 + 135.652 = ? - 451.652
A. 625.658 B. 613.864 C. 618.654 D. 603.864 E. 675.652

2. Direction: What value should come in place of the question mark (?) in the following question?
5/7 of 567+ 2/5 of 485=?
A. 525 B. 652 C. 599 D. 585 E. 600

3. Direction: What value should come in place of the question mark (?) in the following question?
A. 477.01 B. 4976.04 C. 4769.04 D. 477 E. None of these

You can download the free PDF of the most important  Simplification Questions for SBI Clerk PDF with their answers from the links given below

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All the questions of Simplification/Approximation are formulated as per the level of the SBI Clerk exam. The difficulty level of the questions varies from moderate to hard level. All the candidates who are preparing for banking exams are advised to practice all these important questions to score well in the exam. To remove any doubt or difficulty in any topic, go through the study notes of each topic from the links given below.

#### You may Check other Quantitative Aptitude Study Notes

Here you will find study notes of all the chapters of the quantitative aptitude section for SBI Clerk 2022 preparation. Kindly have a look at them.

 S.No Topics 1 Simplification & Approximation 2 Calculation Short Tricks 3 D.I Basics, Pie Chart, Table Chart, Bar Graph, Line Graph, Mixed Graph, Missing D.I 4 Number Series 5 Quadratic Equations 6 Simple Interest 7 Compound Interest 8 Mixture & Alligation 9 Partnerships 10 Percentages 11 Pipes & Cisterns 12 Age-based problems 13 Profit, Loss & Discount 14 Ratio & Proportion 15 Time, Speed & Distance 16 Time & Work 17 Probability

## Expert Tips for Simplification: SBI Clerk 2022

• We would suggest you first visit the previous year's question paper for the SBI Clerk exam to understand the level and pattern of questions asked.
• There are basically 2 methods to solve simplification questions for SBI Clerk. The first type of simplification will be to find out the calculation's missing number. Using the fundamental operations of the BODMAS rule, we can simplify this type of problem and arrive at a solution.
• The second approach will comprehend how the numbers relate to one another and simplify the numbers in accordance with the simplification criteria.

Simplification & approximation questions are important for the following bank exams.

 S.No Name of the exam 1 SBI Clerk 2 SBI PO 3 IBPS Clerk 4 IBPS PO 5 IBPS RRB 6 RBI Assistant 7 RBI Grade-B 8 NABARD Grade-A 9 Bihar State Cooperative Bank 10 SBI Apprentice 11 Bank Note Press Dewas 12 LIC AAO 13 FCI

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## FAQs

• There will be 35 questions in this segment of the SBI Clerk 2022 exam. Each question receives the same number of points, i.e. one point for each of the 35 questions. Important Topics are- Simplification/Approximation, Number Series, Quadratic Equations, Data Interpretation Arithmetic.

• For the SBI Clerk Exam 2022, Simplification questions are critical. In the exam, you can expect 10-12 questions on this topic. To acquaint yourself with these prevalent patterns, practice mock tests This will assist you in completing such queries in a shorter amount of time.