CAT 2022 on Nov 27: Know Important Algebra and Modern Maths Topics

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Vipra Shrivastava
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Updated on Nov 19, 2022 11:52 IST

CAT 2022 exam is set to be conducted on next Sunday, November 27. Revise the important Algebra topics and Modern Maths topics for CAT exam listed here.

Important CAT Algebra and Modern Maths topics

CAT preparation

CAT 2022 exam will be held on November 27 and this is the last one week to complete preparation. Most of the candidates would have already completed their preparation. So, in the last week before the CAT exam, candidates must utilise their time in revising the important topics from which questions will be asked.

CAT Quantitative Aptitude section is usually of easy to moderate difficulty level and has good potential of scoring. Thus, candidates must remember by heart all the theorems and formulae. They must also revise all the QA topics well before the exam.

CAT Quantitative Aptitude: Topics Wise Split

Given below is the table indicating topic wise weightage of the Mathematics chapters in the CAT Quantitative Aptitude section of last year’s paper. This year too, the composition of this section is expected to be the same:


No. of Questions

Ideal Attempt






2 -3

Geometry & Mensuration



Number System



Modern Maths



Although the CAT Quantitative Aptitude section is dominated by Arithmetic, one should not ignore other scoring topics of the exam. It is important to be well prepared for other major topics too- Algebra, Geometry & Mensuration, Number System and Modern Maths. Given below are important Algebra topics and Modern Maths topics for CAT exam.

Important Algebra Topics for CAT 2022

Apart from basic Algebraic formulae, candidates need to be well prepared in the following topics of Algebra to score will in the CAT Quantitative Aptitude section.

  • Linear Equations
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Inequalities
  • Logarithm
  • Functions
  • Maxima and Minima
  • Number of integer solutions
  • Finding out roots
  • Problems on ages
  • Higher Degree Equations
  • Descartes Rule of Signs
  • Modifications of graphs
  • Smallest value in a maximum function

Important Modern Maths Topics for CAT 2022

Modern Math questions are usually of moderate difficulty level in the CAT. Check below, the important Modern Maths topics from which questions will be asked in CAT 2022.

  • Set Theory
  • Binomial Theorem
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Probability
  • Sequence and Series

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