PPT - Indices

# PPT - Indices | Business Mathematics and Logical Reasoning & Statistics - CA Foundation

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Ratio and Proportion,
Indices and Logarithm
CPT Section D Quantitative Aptitude Chapter 1
Part III: Indices
Ms. Ritu Gupta  MA (Maths)
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Ratio and Proportion,
Indices and Logarithm
CPT Section D Quantitative Aptitude Chapter 1
Part III: Indices
Ms. Ritu Gupta  MA (Maths)
Indices
2
Page 3

Ratio and Proportion,
Indices and Logarithm
CPT Section D Quantitative Aptitude Chapter 1
Part III: Indices
Ms. Ritu Gupta  MA (Maths)
Indices
2
Learning Objectives
Meaning of
Indices and
their
Application
Laws of
Indices
which
facilitates
their easy
applications
Laws of
Surds
3
Page 4

Ratio and Proportion,
Indices and Logarithm
CPT Section D Quantitative Aptitude Chapter 1
Part III: Indices
Ms. Ritu Gupta  MA (Maths)
Indices
2
Learning Objectives
Meaning of
Indices and
their
Application
Laws of
Indices
which
facilitates
their easy
applications
Laws of
Surds
3
Indices
If a is a non-zero real number and n is a positive integer,
then
a X a X a X …………………… n times is  represented as a
n

where, a is called the base and n is called the exponent or
power or index.
Similarly (a X a X a X …………………… n times)  (b X b X b
X ………………… m times) will be represented as a
n
b
m

4
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Ratio and Proportion,
Indices and Logarithm
CPT Section D Quantitative Aptitude Chapter 1
Part III: Indices
Ms. Ritu Gupta  MA (Maths)
Indices
2
Learning Objectives
Meaning of
Indices and
their
Application
Laws of
Indices
which
facilitates
their easy
applications
Laws of
Surds
3
Indices
If a is a non-zero real number and n is a positive integer,
then
a X a X a X …………………… n times is  represented as a
n

where, a is called the base and n is called the exponent or
power or index.
Similarly (a X a X a X …………………… n times)  (b X b X b
X ………………… m times) will be represented as a
n
b
m

4
Laws of Indices
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FAQs on PPT - Indices | Business Mathematics and Logical Reasoning & Statistics - CA Foundation
 1. What is an index in the stock market? Ans. An index in the stock market is a statistical measure that reflects the performance of a group of stocks. It represents the overall performance of the market or a particular sector of the market.
 2. How are stock indices calculated? Ans. Stock indices are calculated using a weighted average of the prices of the selected stocks. The weights are assigned based on the market capitalization of the stocks. The formula used to calculate the index value is the sum of the price of the selected stocks divided by the total market capitalization of those stocks.
 3. What is the significance of stock indices in investing? Ans. Stock indices provide investors with a benchmark to compare the performance of their investment portfolio against the market. They also provide information on the overall health and trends of the stock market and can help investors make informed investing decisions.
 4. What are some popular stock indices in India? Ans. Some popular stock indices in India are the BSE Sensex, NSE Nifty 50, BSE Midcap, BSE Smallcap, and NSE Midcap 100.
 5. Can an individual invest directly in stock indices? Ans. No, an individual cannot invest directly in stock indices. However, an individual can invest in index funds or exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that track the performance of a particular stock index.

## Business Mathematics and Logical Reasoning & Statistics

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## Business Mathematics and Logical Reasoning & Statistics

130 videos|150 docs|88 tests

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