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PrepTest 73, Logical Reasoning 1, Question 1

The content provides an in-depth analysis of how to approach necessary assumption questions on the GRE, illustrating the process through a specific example.
  • Necessary assumption questions require identifying an unstated assumption critical for the argument's validity.
  • Understanding the argument involves breaking it down into its conclusion and evidence, then identifying the gap that the assumption fills.
  • The example used demonstrates how to sift through answer choices to find the one that directly connects the evidence to the conclusion.
  • The correct assumption connects certification by the Heating Technicians Association with qualification, dismissing other irrelevant or insufficient options.
Understanding Necessary Assumption Questions
Breaking Down the Argument
Analyzing Answer Choices
Identifying the Correct Assumption