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McGraw-Hill's Top 50 Skills For A Top Score: ASVAB Reading and Math by Dr. Janet Wall

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Skill 5 Draw Conclusions

Drawing conclusions from information is an important reading skill. You may spend time reading a passage, but what information can you draw from it, and how might you use that information? When an author presents a number of related facts, often you can group those facts in your mind and form a conclusion. A conclusion is a new idea that tells what those facts mean when they are joined together. You have to decide if the facts in a passage support your conclusion the way evidence supports a verdict in a court of law.

Let’s take a look at the following passage to see what conclusions can be drawn.

Read the following passage and answer the question.

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