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Primary Objective #1

Determine whether the stimulus contains an argument or if it is only a set of factual statements.

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Primary Objective #2

If the stimulus contains an argument, identify the conclusion of the argument. If the stimulus contains a fact set, examine each fact.

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Primary Objective #3

If the stimulus contains an argument, determine if the argument is strong or weak.

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Primary Objective #4

Read closely and know precisely what the author said. Do not generalize!

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Primary Objective #5

Carefully read and identify the question stem. Do not assume that certain words are automatically associated with certain question types.

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Primary Objective #6

Paraphrase: after reading the question stem, take a moment to mentally formulate your answer to the question stem.

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Primary Objective #7

Always read each of the five answer choices.

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Primary Objective #8

Separate the answer choices into contenders and losers. After you complete this process, review the contenders and decide which answer is the correct one.

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Primary Objective #9

If all five answer choices appear to be losers, return to the stimulus, and re-evaluate the argument.