Question: Ayla and Chayna

Comment on Ayla and Chayna

Hi Brent,

If the question was: Which of the following, when added to the argument as an additional premise, makes the argument logically correct.

What question type then it would be:

1. Weaken the Argument
2. Strengthen the Argument
3. Assumption
4. Conclusion/inference
5. Method of Reasoning
6. Flawed Argument
7. Evaluation
8. Paradox
gmat-admin's picture

This is a bit of a hybrid question.

One could argue that it's an ASSUMPTION question, since we need a certain piece of information to make the conclusion follow.

One could also argue that it's a FLAWED ARGUMENT question.

I'd say it's more of an ASSUMPTION question than anything.

It's important to note that this is a deductive argument (rather than the typical inductive argument we find on the GMAT). So, that already makes it a bit of an outlier question.


Thank you Brent

Add a comment

Office Hours

Have questions about your preparation or an upcoming test? Need help modifying the Study Plan to meet your unique needs? No problem. Just book a Skype meeting with Brent to discuss these and any other questions you may have. 

Change Playback Speed

You have the option of watching the videos at various speeds (25% faster, 50% faster, etc). To change the playback speed, click the settings icon on the right side of the video status bar.

Have a question about this video?

Post your question in the Comment section below, and I’ll answer it as fast as humanly possible.

Free “Question of the Day” emails!