Critical Reasoning

GMAT Question of the Day (Apr 26): Coordinate Geometry and Critical Reasoning

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Math (PS) What is the least possible distance between a point on the circle and a point on the line ? (A) (B) (C) (D) (E) Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - A - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals Veritas...

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Representativeness on the GMAT – what to watch out for

By - Apr 25, 22:00 PM   Comments [0]

  By Eli Meyer   Benjamin D’Israeli, Prime Minister of Britain, is credited with a famous saying about falsehood: “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.” In other words, the author of that phrase (probably not actually D’Israeli, based on the historical record)...

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Save Time on GMAT Critical Reasoning Questions

By - Apr 24, 09:00 AM   Comments [3]

Learn to handle these questions with swift precision! Know Your Job Step one of the general strategy for GMAT Critical Reasoning is: read the question before reading the argument.  Know which type of question you are going to have to answer, and read the argument with that question...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Apr 23): Overlapping Sets and Critical Reasoning

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Math (DS) In a certain office 25% of the computers are equipped with built-in modems and infra-red ports. What percentage of the computers are not equipped with either of these devices? 1. Half of the computers that are equipped with built-in modems do not have infra-red ports 2....

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GMAT Question of the Day (Apr 20): Arithmetic and Critical Reasoning

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Math (DS) Is ? 1. 2. Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - C - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals e-GMAT: Up to 37% off the world’s first prep course designed to help non-natives score higher...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Apr 17): Coordinate Geometry and Critical Reasoning

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Math (PS) Which of the following points is not on the line ? (A) (B) (C) (D) (E) Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - E - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals Get $100 off a Manhattan GMAT course (and an...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Apr 16): Rate Problem and Critical Reasoning

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Math (DS) In the morning, John drove to his mother’s house in the village at an average speed of 60 kmh. When he was going back to town in the evening, he drove more cautiously and his speed was lower. If John went the same distance...

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How to Weaken an Argument in GMAT Critical Reasoning

By - Apr 13, 09:00 AM   Comments [2]

More Than One Way Often the strongest ways to attack an argument is to undermine one of its pivotal assumptions: that’s something I discussed in this post:http://magoosh.com/gmat/2012/arguments-and-assumptions-on-the-gmat/.  Other ways of attacking an argument include: a) questioning the evidence cited, and/or questioning the starting point b) showing argument leads...

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How to Tackle Analogous Situations in RC and CR

By - Apr 11, 14:52 PM   Comments [0]

By Jen Rugani Say a friend tells you a story about something that happened to her at work. Her boss has decided to assign her to a very specific research assignment, despite the fact that such research rarely yields practical results. Hearing this reminds you of...

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Assumptions: GMAT and Otherwise

By - Apr 11, 12:21 PM   Comments [0]

By Lucas Weingarten Sometimes you stumble upon something that is too full of coincidence to pass up.  Inc. recently published an online article that seems written with the GMAT in mind: Have you checked your assumptions lately? I have concluded that you’ll find this editorial particularly interesting because...

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