Critical Reasoning

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

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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

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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

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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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GMAT Question of the Day (Apr 10): Statistics and Critical Reasoning

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Math (DS) Set consists of odd integers divisible by 5. Is standard deviation of positive? 1. All members of are positive 2. consists of only one member Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - B - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Apr 9): Arithmetic and Critical Reasoning

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Math (PS) Which expression is the greatest? (A) (B) (C) (D) (E) Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - C - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals Knewton GMAT: fully custom prep w/ the highest point increase guarantee in the industry. $350 savings @...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Apr 3): Word Problem and Critical Reasoning

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Math (PS) 4% of population of country L has military experience and supports a war against Country G. If 20% of those who support the war have no military experience what percentage of the country's population actually supports war against G? (A) 5% (B) 7.5% (C) 10% (D) 12.5% (E) 15% Question...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Apr 2): Probability and Critical Reasoning

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Math (PS) There are 6 cards numbered from 1 to 6. They are placed into a box, and then one is drawn and put back and then another card is drawn and put back. What is the probability that one of the cards was 5 if...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Mar 30): Work Problem and Critical Reasoning

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Math (PS) Robert can eat a 20 kg. bag of potatoes in 10 days. He and his wife Jane can eat the same bag in 7 days. How many days does it take Jane to eat a 20 kg. bag of potatoes by herself? (A) (B) (C)...

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