LSAT- flaw types and wording

overlooked possibilities (general)
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overlooked possibilities (general)treats one explanation of many as though it were the only oneoverlooked possibilities (causation)Mistakes a correlation for causationoverlooked possibilities (causation)presumes that because one event was followed by another, the first event caused the secondoverlooked possibilities (causation)ignores the possibility that two things that occur together may be only coincidentally relatedoverlooked possibilities (necessary vs sufficient)confuses a result with a condition that is required to bring about that resultoverlooked possibilities (necessary vs sufficient)mistakes something necessary for a particular outcome for something merely sufficient for that outcomeoverlooked possibilities (necessary vs sufficient)ignores the possibility that a particular outcome may be sufficient but not necessary for anothermismatched concepts representationdraws a general conclusion from a few isolated instancesmismatched concepts representationgeneralizes from an unrepresentative samplemismatched concepts representationtreats the children living in county x as though they were representative of all children living in state ymismatched concepts generalrelies on irrelevant evidencemismatched concepts generalfacts that are not directly related to the case are used to support a conclusion about itmismatched concepts generaldraws an analogy between two things that are not alike enough in the ways they would need to be in order for the conclusion to be properly drawnmismatched concepts equivocationrelies on an ambiguity in the term plantmismatched concepts equivocationallows a key phrase to shift in meaning from one use to the nextcircular reasoningthe conclusion is no more than a restatement of the evidence used to support itcircular reasoningrestates it's conclusion without providing sufficient justification for accepting itcircular reasoningpresupposes the truth of what it seeks to establishevidence contradicts the conclusionthe evidence given actually undermines the arguments conclusionevidence contradicts the conclusionsome of the evidence given is inconsistent with other evidence presentedevidence contradicts the conclusiondraws a recommendation that is inconsistent with the evidence given to support it