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PrepTest 73, Logical Reasoning 2, Question 23

The content delves into the intricacies of tackling principle application questions on the GRE, focusing on how to apply a given principle to various arguments in answer choices to find the correct one.
  • Principle application questions require applying a principle to arguments in the answer choices rather than strengthening an argument.
  • A specific principle is discussed: one should not be insincere unless it's believed the other person prefers kindness over honesty.
  • Formal logic shorthand is used to represent the principle, emphasizing the importance of understanding both sides of a rule.
  • The process of applying the principle to a problem is illustrated through a scenario involving Shayna and Daniel.
  • The correct answer choice is determined by whether Shayna believes Daniel prefers kindness to honesty, showcasing the application of the principle.
Understanding Principle Application Questions
The Principle of Sincerity vs. Kindness
Applying Formal Logic to Principles
Analyzing Answer Choices Through the Principle