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Speed Calculation Tricks and Techniques

Many readers asked to to share tricks to speed up calculation speed. From now onward I am starting calculation tricks series

Multiplication

There is a misconception that vedic maths multiplication technique helps you multiply faster but in reality it is very difficult to implement this technique during exam.

During exams we need answer in nearest values. So for example  2911 * 304
To make  calculation easy multiply 29*3, you will get a near answer. In case you need a precise answer multiply 291*3.

Try to find out nearest answer.

Learn fractions

Learn fractions upto 15. This would improve your calculation speed drastically. Try ity. You can apply it in Time and Work, Time and Distance and many other chapters.
Fraction
Percentage (%)
1/n
100/n %
1
100%
1/2
50%
1/3
33.33%
1/4
25%
1/5
20%
1/6
16.66%
1/7
14.28%
1/8
12.5%
1/9
11.11%
1/10
10%
1/11
9.09%
1/12
8.25%
1/13
7.69%
1/14
7.14%
1/15
6.66%

Learn table

Lets admit it, you forgot the tables above 15. To speed up your calculation speed – First step is to learn tables up to 40.