## Double Difficulty on GMAT Problem Solving

Be prepared for problem-solving questions that contain two separate traps for the unaware

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##### Five Ways to Find the Primary Purpose in Reading Comprehension
Read for the main idea of each paragraph and the Scope, Tone, Organization, and Purpose (STOP) of the passage
##### Reduce, Reuse, Recycle—Part III
Break GMAT practice problems down to their essence so that if you see a similar problem on test day, you can apply the method to the new problem
##### Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle—Part II
Data Sufficiency is one of the best areas to apply the idea of "reuse"
##### Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle: Good for … Your GMAT Score
"Grammar" becomes easier when you reduce the portion of the sentence that you focus on
##### GMAT Tip: Diagnose Your Own Data Sufficiency Difficulties--Part II
Learn how to navigate the trap-and-reward system for Data Sufficiency
##### GMAT Tip: Proficiency in Data Sufficiency--Part I
Here's how to avoid the two mistakes in solving data sufficiency problems
##### GMAT Tip: Punctuation Pointers
There are no questions about commas, semi-colons, and dashes on the GMAT, but if you don't know how to use them you'll be lost
##### GMAT Tip: Avoiding Errors With Four Common Words
"Among," "between," "like," and "as" are four words that bedevil many GMAT test takers
##### GMAT Tip: How to Deal With a Critical Reasoning 'Paradox'
When tackling "paradox" questions on the GMAT it helps to analyze the argument before taking on the question and answer choices