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about critical reasoning

by elija » Sun Mar 02, 2014 8:23 pm
Respected sir/madam

I can't understand the critical reasoning though I study it lot.
I m able to find the primise and conclusion but I don't known how to
Answer the question.....

Plz help


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by [email protected] » Sun Mar 02, 2014 11:56 pm
Hi elija,

What resources have you been using to study CR questions?

As a general rule, on any CR question, you need to define:

1) The goal - what is the question asking you to do?
2) The facts - what information were you given to work with?
3) The conclusion - what is the author's opinion or suggestion?
4) The logic - how does the author get from the facts to the conclusion?

It's also worth knowing how to spot what the wrong answers usually "look like" so that you can avoid them.

So, it's a multi-step process, but a consistent one. If you're not comfortable doing CR questions, then maybe the approach that you're using needs to be adjusted. The good news is that once you find an approach that's easy for you to use, you'll be able to use it repeatedly.

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by [email protected] » Mon Jul 13, 2015 11:42 am
Hi elija,

One of our GMAT experts walked our blog readers through an example that's packed with tips on how to tackle CR questions. You can check it out here: https://bit.ly/1GhSXnO. Happy to elaborate further on any/all these tips if you'd like.


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Re: about critical reasoning

by annahumphries » Thu Jul 30, 2020 4:51 am
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