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A few tips on SCANNING

Scanning is useful in multiple choice tests and comprehension exams.

Scanning is also useful when doing research papers, especially when you have to read through many books and articles.

Scanning is just like skimming, here are just a few you might consider:

  1. a particular fact
  2. a number
  3. a period of time (a publication date/year)
  4. a particular percentage or ratio
  5. a particular person or author (s)