# Surds and Indices- Aptitude tricks, shortcuts, questions and answers pdf

# Surds and Indices- Aptitude tricks, shortcuts, questions and answers pdf

Some may get difficulty even in pronouncing this Surds and Indices and when it comes to solving the problems, it’s too difficult like solving quadratic equations, algebraic expressions etc. But we careerarm team wants to tell you one thing that this aptitude topic will be made simpler by using some tricks. This Indices and surds which is one of the quantitative aptitude topic will be easy when you are well versed in formulas. Not only formula along with that we have also portrayed the important questions and answers pdf, video tutor and also some shortcuts. So use all this problem solving techniques in bank exams and competitive exams like SSC CGL, CAT, IBPS etc.

## Indices and Surds- basics, formulas

This section will tell you the basics, difference between surds and indices and formulas.

**What are surds and indices?**

Surds which are square roots and it cannot be simplified into rational numbers. But indices can be simplified.

Check out the important formulae here for Indices and surds,

### Problems on Surds & Indices Aptitude problem with examples

Problems on Surds with brackets and indices is explained with examples. First, you get clear on this one, then try out the series of surds and indices exercises given in the next section.

**How to solve surds and indices problems?**

**Find the value of 5^ (a-3), if 5^a=3125?**

Solution: Given 5^a=3125, 5^a= 5^5.

a=5,

5^ (a-3)=5^(5-3)

=5^2

=25

#### Surd and Index practice questions with solutions pdf / Doc

Try out the aptitude questions based on surd and index given below in pdf and docx format. First, you use the formulate to simplify an expression remaining are simple adding and subtracting or multiplication and division.

Surd and indices aptitude questions with answers pdf

Download the quantitative aptitude problems on Indices and Surds

Also, you can check this, below we have displayed **video tutorial** to ensure a good score in this Surds and Indices.