# 5: Building Your Case With Issues, Analysis And Contentions

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- 5.1: The Skill of Knowing What Questions to Ask
- Before we can make a decision on a claim, we need to analyze this argument by asking and answering the important questions associated with this claim. In other words, we need to discover the Issues. Answers are easy. We have the entire contents of the Internet to help us find the answer. The challenge is knowing what questions to ask. I am guessing you have never had any formal training on knowing how to discover the key questions to ask of any claim. You are not alone.