GMAT Reading Comprehension (Manhattan Prep GMAT Strategy Guides)

GMAT Reading Comprehension (Manhattan Prep GMAT Strategy Guides)

Language: English

Pages: 152

ISBN: 1941234062

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

Adapting to the ever-changing GMAT exam, Manhattan Prep’s 6th Edition GMAT Strategy Guides offer the latest approaches for students looking to score in the top percentiles. Written by active instructors with 99th-percentile scores, these books are designed with the student in mind.

The GMAT Reading Comprehension Strategy Guide empowers students to tackle puzzling questions about difficult reading passages on the GMAT. It teaches how to peel back layers of complicated wording to make sense of confusing content and find proof for the correct answer quickly. Unlike other guides that attempt to convey everything in a single tome, the GMAT Reading Comprehension Strategy Guide is designed to provide deep, focused coverage of one specialized area tested on the GMAT. As a result, students benefit from thorough and comprehensive subject material, clear explanations of fundamental principles, and step-by-step instructions of important techniques. In-action practice problems and detailed answer explanations challenge the student, while topical sets of Official Guide problems provide the opportunity for further growth. Used by itself or with other Manhattan Prep Strategy Guides, the GMAT Reading Comprehension Strategy Guide will help students develop all the knowledge, skills, and strategic thinking necessary for success on the GMAT. Purchase of this book includes one year of access to Manhattan Prep’s online computer-adaptive GMAT practice exams and Reading Comprehension Question Bank. All of Manhattan Prep's GMAT Strategy Guides are aligned with the 2016 Edition GMAC Official Guide.

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Passages____________________ Recall from the discussion of short passages the following rule to determine how much time to spend on a particular reading passage: you have two minutes per question, total, including time to read the passage, create a Skeletal Sketch, and answer all the questions. Typically, each long passage has four questions associated with it. Thus, you have roughly eight min­ utes to read and sketch the long passage and then answer the associated questions. Out of this

that it is not cited in the passage as true. Answer choice (A) includes the key words severely depressed and suicidal, which lead us to the third para­ graph of the passage. This paragraph indicates that ECT is considered as a treatment option when there is an imminent risk o f suicide. However, nothing in the passage indicates the percentage (or number) of severely depressed individuals who have suicidal thoughts. The use of the word Most is unjustified. Answer choice (A) can be eliminated. [One

could generate revenue. (C) Subscriptions are mentioned as a method for newspapers to earn revenue; the last para­ graph clearly states that television replaced this revenue with that earned by selling the sets themselves. (D) This choice does not mention advertising revenue; moreover, it incorrectly mentions sub­ scription revenue. (E) 5. This answer choice incorrectly mentions subscription revenue. The passage suggests that Farnsworth might have earned greater public notoriety for his

indicates the existence of the center of percussion; therefore, it would be incorrect to refer to the second paragraph as a counterargument. (D) W hile the second paragraph does provide an example, this is not an example of the center of percussion, which is the primary subject described in the passage. The example helps to explain the forces behind the center of percussion, but is not itself an example of a center of percussion. (E) The first and third paragraphs, not the second paragraph, make

sentence expressed in the passage is the racket would additionally experience a rotational motion around its center o f mass—much as a penny that has been struck near its edge w ill start to spin . In other words, the motion of the penny is an example that closely mimics the situation with the tennis racket. The correct answer should match this characterization. (A) The center of mass does not cause the racket to spin; rather, a ball striking the racket causes it to spin. HANHATTAN GMAT

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