ISBN 9788190455992,Analytical Reasoning

Analytical Reasoning


M. K. Pandey


BSC Publishing



BSC Publishing

Publication Year 2012

ISBN 9788190455992

ISBN-10 8190455990


Number of Pages 710 Pages
Language (English)


Analytical reasoning occupies a prominent role in most competitive exams in India like the CAT, and the GMAT. It tests a candidate’s logical and reasoning skills, and this book is a great source for learning the core concepts involved in it. While most similar books are published with a focus on last-minute preparations and quick comprehension, Analytical Reasoning focuses on the basics of the subject of logic and reasoning. It is designed to help the reader understand the foundational aspects, and provides information on every type and variation of the questions that are asked in today's competitive exams, such as argument-based questions, assumption-based questions and questions based on inferences. The book is divided into two parts, Reasoning based on Logic and Reasoning based on Rules. Topics like Data Sufficiency, Strengthening and Weakening Arguments, Coded Relationships, Analytical Decision-Making and Evaluating Inferences are discussed in great detail. Each topic is explained in a concise and clear-cut manner, making it very easy for the reader to comprehend and apply the different principles and strategies involved. A thorough analysis of each topic is provided, along with varied tips, techniques, and shortcut methods to solving analytical reasoning questions. Analytical Reasoning can be implemented for any competitive exam that tests the candidate’s analytical reasoning skills, and can help one build a solid foundation in the subject. The book is written in a concise and simple manner. The chapters in the book include the latest topics and trends. This revised edition was published in 2012. Was this product information helpful? Yes No TABLE OF CONTENTS Part I : Reasoning based on Logic The Basics of Logic Some Informal Tips Assumptions Forcefulness of Arguments Evaluating Inferences Evaluating Given Courses of Action Data Sufficiency Punchine Strengthening and Weakening Arguments Cause and Effect Part II : Reasoning based on Rules Syllogism Analytical Decision-Making Input-Output (Introduction to the basics) Input-Output : Shifting Input-Output : Arrangement Input-Output : Miscellaneous Coded Relationships Coded Binary Numbers Coded Inequalities Problem-Solving

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