Reading answers first in LR?

tmc07d
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Reading answers first in LR?

Postby tmc07d » Sun Jan 16, 2011 12:29 am

Is it actually possible to read teh answer choices first in Logical Reasoning and then the passage?

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risktaker
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Re: Reading answers first in LR?

Postby risktaker » Sun Jan 16, 2011 12:31 am

Don't do it. It will waste more time.

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joebloe
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Re: Reading answers first in LR?

Postby joebloe » Sun Jan 16, 2011 4:45 am

While there's a lot of varied opinion on whether you should read the question stem or stimulus first, I think pretty much everyone does one of those two. For me, reading the answer choices first would just be harmful. You simply cannot reliably eliminate any without knowing what's in the stimulus.

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1evilo.aihpos
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Re: Reading answers first in LR?

Postby 1evilo.aihpos » Sun Jan 16, 2011 4:52 am

there is no way this will get you into the high 160s or 170s.
But hey, you could get a couple right.

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well-hello-there
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Re: Reading answers first in LR?

Postby well-hello-there » Sun Jan 16, 2011 6:29 am

anything's possible. don't do it though

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1evilo.aihpos
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Re: Reading answers first in LR?

Postby 1evilo.aihpos » Sun Jan 16, 2011 6:47 am

side note: I had this arrogant student that thought he could determine all the correct answers by just reading them....
I understand the idea; look for the answer that shares a trait with most of the other answers. It might share a subject with another answer then a qualifier with another, thus those others are probably just distractions. but it doesnt work....




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