**DS Elimination Method**

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Summary

The essence of tackling data sufficiency problems on the GMAT involves a strategic approach centered around eliminating answers based on the sufficiency of information provided by the statements.

- Memorizing the five standard answer choices is crucial for data sufficiency success, with a division between 'Alone' (A, B, D) and 'Together' (C, E) statements.
- The initial step is to evaluate each statement independently to determine if it provides sufficient information to answer the question, leading to potential elimination of three answer choices.
- If neither statement is sufficient alone, they must be considered together, which could lead to choosing answer C or E.
- Solution behavior, or guessing after strategically eliminating some answer choices, can be advantageous compared to random guessing.
- Understanding the sufficiency of each statement allows for the strategic elimination of incorrect answers, narrowing down the options and enhancing the chances of selecting the correct answer.

Chapters

00:00

Understanding Data Sufficiency Answer Choices

03:23

Applying Solution Behavior

04:08

Considering Statements Together

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