# Arguements Section LSAT

Identify Sample Question: What is the author's main point?
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-Identify the conclusion, premises, and assumption
-To find the assumption look for a gap between ideas
-Assumption will always strengthen the conclusion
-Assumption is NECESSARY for the conclusion
-When down to two choices, negate each statement and see if the argument falls apart: Make the answer mean the opposite
-It is not true that.....
-If the argument falls apart when negating statement that is your answer
-Look for keywords in question: relies, depends on, requires
-Need to know what is wrong with the argument before looking at answer choices
-Do not pick the answer that has more than the argument needs.
-Bridge: Premise-Assumption-conclusion