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Moderate Problems on Mixture

Below are three problems based on the concept of mixtures in some ratio.
Question 1
A certain box of health drink powder is obtained by mixing the makers as 3 parts of milk powder with 5 parts of energy powder. If 2 kg of the mixture is needed and the individual makers can be purchased only in one kg or half kg box. What is the least amount of makers, in kg's, that must be purchased in order to measure out the portions needed for the mixture?
a)2kg b)3kg c)4.5kg d)2.5kg
Answer : d)2.5kg
Solution :
Step 1) "A certain box of health drink powder is obtained by mixing the makers as 3 parts of milk powder with 5 parts of energy powder. "
You should think: 3 parts of milk powder, 5 parts of energy powder sums to a total of 8 parts.
More specifically, 3/8 of the mixture is milk powder and 5/8 of the mixture is energy powder.
Step 2) "If 2 kgs of the mixture is needed and the individual makers can be purchased only in one kg or half kg cans"
So we know the …

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Non-verbal communication is as important as verbal communication

"Communication occurs when signals carry information-bearing messages between a source and a destination” – Robert M. Krauss, Columbia University. This can also be termed as verbal communication. On the other hand non-verbal communication is that process of communication where people exchange visual cues – for example: gestures, body language, eye contact, facial expression, etc. Whether you are in a social gathering or in an interview, the combination of verbal and non-verbal communication is of utmost importance. On several occasions we tend to overlook the necessity of transmitting the right non-verbal signals and end up conveying wrong messages. This holds true during an interview process as well. According to BVM Rao, Head Human Resources at Shoppers Stop, "We always look at the candidate’s balance between non-verbal and verbal communication while conducting an interview. Certain non-verbal signals such as eye contact and overall body language are very i…

MAT Entrance Exam Feb 2013 Held

All India Management Association (AIMA) conducted the MAT entrance exam(Paper based) on February 3, 2012. Candidates can check details here..
The MAT paper-pencil-based exam was conducted from 10 am to 12.30 pm .
However, the online exam will be held on February 9, 2013 at different time slots according to the number of registrations.
The MAT exam is a 2.5 hours paper.
Eligibility:
Graduates in any discipline from a recognized university
The scores of the MAT February 2013 exam will be accepted by 360 B-schools across India. The test will be conducted across 60 cities in the country and ati Dubai and Singapore.