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36 Cards in this Set

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bridges
definition bridge
function/purpose
lack
characteric actions
degree (extreme)
craven
cowardly
diffident
shy
pusillanimous
cowardly, recreant
recreant
cowardly
pedant
pedagogue

shows off learning
vitiate
spoil, ruin
1/8
12 1/2 %
1/6
16 2/3%
3/8
37 1/2 %
5/8
62 1/2 %
5/6
83 1/3%
7/8
87 1/2%
mode
term that occurs most often
range
dif between larger and smallest
median
middle value (it's the value halfway between middle terms if not a middle one()
mean
arithmetic mean=average
I let go and...
trust that my life is happening perfectly.
area of a circle
pi r squared
area triangle
1/2(b)(h)
obviate
make unnecessary
stultify
inhibit, enfeeble
P U P I L S
P Pray for Inspiration.
U Use the manual.
P Prepare.
I Identify main concepts.
L Lead discussion.
S Summarize & testify.
recalcitrant
resistant
tacit
unspoken agreement
compendious
brief
febrile
feverish
ungent
ointment to heal
emolument
compensation
insidious
spread harmfully
Most common question types on Reading Comprehension
Global
Explicit Detail/Text
Inference
Logic
Vocabulary-in-Context
Wrong Answer Types on Reading
1. Au Contraire: sounds similiar but contracts
2. Outside of Scope: Raises a topic never mentioned.
3. Distortion: twists; sounds superficially plausible, but actually confuses author's meaning.
4. Faulty Use of Detail:" Mentions true points not relevant to question
5. Extreme: sounds too positive or negative
6. Half right, half wrong:
Four-Step Method: Reading

Step 1
1. Read the First Third: Identify topic and scope, zero in on the purpose of the passage, and predict where the passage will go.
Topic: broad concept or idea
Scope: narrow and specific area of topic
Purpose: hypothesis about why author is writing and where he is going with passage
Step 2 Reading
Read the remaining 2/3rds

create a brief road-map, jot down brief notes as you rad
Step 3 reading
Review your roadmap

confirm topic, scope, and purpose
Step 4 reading
4. Attack the questions

Use the stem to plan your attack
Reread any relevant text
Predict an answer
Choose an answer