what are sufficient but not necessary conditions

What are Sufficient but not Necessary Conditions?

A 12 minute read

In GMAT CR, connectives like “if….then”, “whenever”, “anytime”, etc.,  imply the presence of a condition or a requirement. Confusion is created when we do not have clarity about what kind of a condition these connectives represent. In our previous article, we have already discussed the nature of – a necessary but not sufficient condition. In

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GMAT Critical Reasoning Necessary vs Sufficient Conditions

A 11 minute read

In GMAT Critical Reasoning, Necessary vs Sufficient condition questions are considered to be among the trickiest ones. These GMAT Critical Reasoning questions will present you with so subtle and elegantly woven pitfalls that to an untrained eye they would look like obvious clues to the answer. In this article, we’ll focus on Necessary BUT NOT Sufficient

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What and How to Negate

A 7 minute read

Introduction Purpose: The purpose of this article is to help you think about negating statements so that you can apply the negation test for CR assumption questions. In this article, we will look at how to negate using the set theory approach for negating statements. This article is a pre-requisite to our free session on

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Negation Test

A 8 minute read

Introduction Purpose: The purpose of this article is to help you think about negating statements so that you can apply the negation test for CR assumption questions. In this article, we will look at how to negate using the set theory approach for negating statements. This article is a pre-requisite to our free session on

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GMAT Critical Reasoning – Video Lesson

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If you’re wondering how to master GMAT Critical Reasoning, you’ve landed on the right page. At e-GMAT, we conduct Free Webinars every weekend to help the GMAT Aspirants plan and define their preparation. The recording below is that of the Session on “Master Pre-thinking in GMAT Critical Reasoning”. You can watch the recording or register

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Alternate Cause – A weakener or not

A 8 minute read

Introduction Almost all of us would have heard of causal arguments and most of us would also know the common weakener categories for such arguments. For example: one of the common weakeners is the one which suggests an alternate cause for the effect. Still, at times, we find that these common weakener categories don’t work.

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Bold Face

A 8 minute read

WHAT DO BOLD FACE QUESTIONS TEST?   Bold Face questions test your ability to analyse complex arguments or reasoning. A Bold Face (BF) question contains an argument with one or more highlighted (bolded) statements. The question stem asks you to select the answer choice that describes the role played by these highlighted statements. Understanding Logic vs.

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A framework to prethink in quantitative predictive arguments

A 8 minute read

  An analysis of more than 300 OG questions suggests that almost 8-10% of the CR questions belong to one category – Quantitative Predictive Arguments – which means that in all likelihood, you’ll encounter one or two questions of this type in the actual GMAT. The purpose of this article is to help you build an efficient

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Inference vs Assumption

A 5 minute read

What is the Purpose of writing this article? The purpose of this article is to clearly bring out the difference between the Inference and Assumption so that any source of confusion can be eliminated.

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A PRIMER ON VARIANCE ANALYSIS

A 7 minute read

  Variance analysis is a sure shot test to verify that you have chosen the correct answer for “Evaluate the argument” question types. In this article, we will discuss the theory of Variance analysis, talk about how to apply the test through various examples, and solve multiple exercise questions. What is Variance Analysis?

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