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# GMAT Tuesdays with Kevin: Critical Reasoning – The Parts of an Argument

Hello! ðŸ™‚

This week, we’ll learn how to properly use terms related to arguments on the GMAT, and we’ll do it using carpentry!

Here’s a still of this week’s board:

As always, leave any questions or feedback you have for me in the comment box below! See you next week. ðŸ™‚

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### 4 Responses to GMAT Tuesdays with Kevin: Critical Reasoning – The Parts of an Argument

1. Grishma September 22, 2016 at 6:38 am #

This video was a good piece of understanding and differentiating, however we generally dont get time to think through the assumptions, then, when selecting an assumptions from given 5 options which are very close for us to select i always miss out on right one to the most tempted and a trap option..

I would like to know how one can actually figure out the right one?

• Magoosh Test Prep Expert September 25, 2016 at 12:05 pm #

Hi Grishma,

There are many different types of CR questions and question traps. The first step is to understand the eight different types of CR questions and what exactly you are looking for in each one. This blog post can help you with that: http://magoosh.com/gmat/2012/save-time-on-gmat-critical-reasoning-questions/. Once you understand what the question is and what it is looking for, you can work on improving your efficiency and accuracy by practicing more CR questions. This blog post might also be helpful: http://magoosh.com/gmat/2014/gmat-tuesdays-with-kevin-critical-reasoning-strategies-efficiency/. The key is to practice as much as possible, and study the questions you get wrong to find out exactly why you get them wrong and what you can do in the future to avoid similar mistakes ðŸ™‚

2. Felippe de Medeiros Oliveira June 15, 2016 at 10:10 am #

First of All, I love you Magoosh folks.

I have a question. At the end of the video, while Kevin was brainstorming Assumptions, jumped into the conclusion and made a new assumption. (Quality of skills)

So, if i got it right, assumptions can come from any part of the argument. Right?

Brazilian Hugs to all of you!

• Magoosh Test Prep Expert June 21, 2016 at 6:10 am #

Hi Felippe. Yes, you’re correct! Assumptions can come from any part of the argument ðŸ˜€

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