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REASONING SKILLS Success in 20 Minutes a Day (2010)












Many standardized tests and career paths require the ability to reason thoroughly and efficiently. Newly revised and updated, Reasoning Skills Success in 20 Minutes a Day provides tested techniques for developing this highly regarded ability. Written for an audience that encompasses everyone from students to full-time employees, Reasoning Skills Success shows you the specific techniques of thinking clearly and logically in an easy 20-step program. Each step takes just 20 minutes a day.


Included are:
- Pretest and posttest to pinpoint strengths and weaknesses and show your progress
- Hundreds of exercises in test format to help you acquire or refresh essential reasoning skills
- Additional resources and tips for preparing for important standardized tests

How to Use This Book
Lesson 1: Critical Thinking and Reasoning Skills
Lesson 2: Problem-Solving Strategies
Lesson 3: Thinking vs. Knowing
Lesson 4: Who Makes the Claim?
Lesson 5: Partial Claims and Half-Truths
Lesson 6: What’s in a Word?
Lesson 7: Working with Arguments
Lesson 8: Evaluating Evidence
Lesson 9: Recognizing a Good Argument
Lesson 10: Putting It All Together
Lesson 11: Logical Fallacies: Appeals to Emotion
Lesson 12: Logical Fallacies: The Imposters
Lesson 13: Logical Fallacies: Distracters and Distorters
Lesson 14: Why Did It Happen?
Lesson 15: Inductive Reasoning
Lesson 16: Jumping to Conclusions
Lesson 17: Inductive Reasoning
Lesson 18: Numbers Never Lie
Lesson 19: Problem Solving Revisited
Lesson 20: Putting It All Together
Appendix: How to Prepare for a Test


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