# Study sets matching "lsat logic games"

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Consecutive Rule

Space of Separation

Lowest

Either... OR

Diagram: "3 just before 4:... [3 4]"

Diagram: "there must be at least 1 space between 3 and 4: ... 3 _…

...

Split into two possible sets... NO MORE than 2

Consecutive Rule

Diagram: "3 just before 4:... [3 4]"

Space of Separation

Diagram: "there must be at least 1 space between 3 and 4: ... 3 _…

Contrapositive

Words to Introduce a Sufficient Conditi…

Words to Introduce a Necessary Condition

Unless Steps

Reverse and Negate the two terms. There is a contrapositive fo…

If, When, Whenever, Every, All, Any, People Who, In Order To

Then, Only, Only If, Must, Required, Unless, Except, Until, Wi…

1. Whatever term is modified by Unless, Except, Until or Witho…

Contrapositive

Reverse and Negate the two terms. There is a contrapositive fo…

Words to Introduce a Sufficient Conditi…

If, When, Whenever, Every, All, Any, People Who, In Order To

Game types

First step of diagramming

Second step of diagramming

Third step of diagramming

Ordering, grouping, in and out, hybrid, random

Read scenario at least 2 times

Floaters

Negative to positive

Game types

Ordering, grouping, in and out, hybrid, random

First step of diagramming

Read scenario at least 2 times

Sequencing Overview 1... Key Consideration…

Spatial Relationships in Sequencing Rul…

Spatial Relationships in Sequencing Rul…

Relative Order: NOT First, NOT Last... Ex…

Which entities are concretely placed in the sequence?... -A is th…

ANSWER:... (ORDER ONLY)... Sequencing rules that involve more than…

ANSWER:... (BOTH DISTANCE AND ORDER)... Sequencing rules that invol…

ANSWERS:... 1) B, C, and E must each be after at least one other…

Sequencing Overview 1... Key Consideration…

Which entities are concretely placed in the sequence?... -A is th…

Spatial Relationships in Sequencing Rul…

ANSWER:... (ORDER ONLY)... Sequencing rules that involve more than…

What is the "true equivalent" to "Must…

What is the "true equivalent" to "Not N…

What is the "true equivalent" to "Could…

What is the "true equivalent" to "Canno…

Cannot be True

Could be True

Not Necessarily True

Must be False

What is the "true equivalent" to "Must…

Cannot be True

What is the "true equivalent" to "Not N…

Could be True

Variable Placement Rule (Linear)

"Not Laws" (Linear)

Dual Option (Linear)

Split Dual-Option (Linear)

A letter goes in a definitive spot

Physically notate where a variable cannot be placed (noted bel…

Only 2 variables can be placed in a single slot

Only 2 possible positions for a single variable... (Write in the…

Variable Placement Rule (Linear)

A letter goes in a definitive spot

"Not Laws" (Linear)

Physically notate where a variable cannot be placed (noted bel…

Ordering games

Grouping games

Combo games

1:1 ordering games

"Could rank contestants in an order" ... "Track spatial relations…

"Which participants actually participate in the race"... "Players…

"Perform ordering and grouping" ... "Determine members and order"

"Find variable set with inherent order (time/finish/rank)" ... "O…

Ordering games

"Could rank contestants in an order" ... "Track spatial relations…

Grouping games

"Which participants actually participate in the race"... "Players…

Sufficient Satisfied

Sufficient failed

Necessary failed

Necessary satisfied

Rule triggers, necessary must be satisfied

Rule irrelevant, necessary free to satisfy or fail

Rule triggers, sufficient must be failed

rule irrelevant, sufficient free to satisfy or fail

Sufficient Satisfied

Rule triggers, necessary must be satisfied

Sufficient failed

Rule irrelevant, necessary free to satisfy or fail

"5 if" Question

Advanced Linear

Balanced

Basic Linear

p. 138 ... In these questions, each of the five answer choices be…

p. 199 ... Linear games that feature three or more variable sets.…

p. 88, 263... In a Defined game, when the number of variables to…

p. 27... Linear games that feature 2 variable sets. One of the va…

"5 if" Question

p. 138 ... In these questions, each of the five answer choices be…

Advanced Linear

p. 199 ... Linear games that feature three or more variable sets.…

Game Strategies (Actions)

Can the entities be used multiple times?

Sequencing

Selection

1. strict sequencing ... 2. loose sequencing ... 3. selection... 4. mat…

I(f not sequencing or selection)... yes= MATCHING... no= DISTRIBUTION

-involves order and ranking in the rules

-involves usage in the rules (if all entities are used its NOT…

Game Strategies (Actions)

1. strict sequencing ... 2. loose sequencing ... 3. selection... 4. mat…

Can the entities be used multiple times?

I(f not sequencing or selection)... yes= MATCHING... no= DISTRIBUTION

Step 1 - SEAL Questions

Situation (SEAL)

Entities (SEAL)

Actions (SEAL)

Use the first few seconds to identify the task of the game; Si…

What is the real-world scenario being described?... Develop a men…

Who or what are the moving parts?... Make list composed of initia…

What is the specific action to perform on the entities?... Unders…

Step 1 - SEAL Questions

Use the first few seconds to identify the task of the game; Si…

Situation (SEAL)

What is the real-world scenario being described?... Develop a men…

The player with many restrictions usual…

Always spot out the player that is a "f…

4 basic question types:

Counting places...

has more violations

they are usually used in the questions

1. could be true ... 2. must be true... 3. cannot be true (== must b…

instead of continuous testing, place the max and min number be…

The player with many restrictions usual…

has more violations

Always spot out the player that is a "f…

they are usually used in the questions

How many minutes do you have for each l…

What does the Scenario do?

nature of exercise, number and type of…

What do the Rules do?

8:45

sets the stage

scenario

describe and control relationships between variables

How many minutes do you have for each l…

8:45

What does the Scenario do?

sets the stage

Logical opposite of "Must Be True"

Logical opposite of "Not necessarily tr…

True equivalent of "Must be false"

True equivalent of "Not necessarily fal…

"Not necessarily true"

"Must be true"

"Cannot be true"

"Could be true"

Logical opposite of "Must Be True"

"Not necessarily true"

Logical opposite of "Not necessarily tr…

"Must be true"

Two types of logic games

Step one in logic game

Ordering logic game

One-tiered ordering game

ordering and grouping

identify the game type

being asked to arrange in sequential order

assigning one element to each slot in the game

Two types of logic games

ordering and grouping

Step one in logic game

identify the game type

4 logic games

Logic games method

deductions (5 types) - checklist

sequencing

8.5 mins each... 22-24 questions... applications of the limits, rule…

overview/sketch... rules... deduct

Block of entities: 2 or more always together... Linited options:…

figure out the order

4 logic games

8.5 mins each... 22-24 questions... applications of the limits, rule…

Logic games method

overview/sketch... rules... deduct

What are the four steps when approachin…

What two things should NEVER be used on…

What are the three basic actions of log…

If it is a simple in or out game, then…

(1) Identify the action and diagram the game... (2) Understand an…

Pre-group titles or indicators

(1) Selection... (2) Sequencing... (3) Association

Simple selection game SL

What are the four steps when approachin…

(1) Identify the action and diagram the game... (2) Understand an…

What two things should NEVER be used on…

Pre-group titles or indicators

Standard (SQ-ST)

Same Place (SQ-SP)

Within Groups (SQ-WG)

Within A Sequence (SQ-SQ)

Restricts the game to just one entity per place in the sequenc…

Allows more than one entity per place in the sequence. Think o…

Forces you to separate the entities into groups and then creat…

Allows more than one entity per place as in a "same place" gam…

Standard (SQ-ST)

Restricts the game to just one entity per place in the sequenc…

Same Place (SQ-SP)

Allows more than one entity per place in the sequence. Think o…

Step 1: How many sets of entities?

2 Sets of Entities

3 Sets of Entities

Step 2: Repeating Entities?

Association games will always have two or three sets of entiti…

If you have just two sets of entities, then you have more work…

3-Way Association

Take a look at the restriction of the entities to find restric…

Step 1: How many sets of entities?

Association games will always have two or three sets of entiti…

2 Sets of Entities

If you have just two sets of entities, then you have more work…

Grouping Games

Linear games

Advanced linear games

Pattern games

Ask you to put variables into groups

Use positional rules. Ask you to use these rules to determine…

Use positional rules. Ask you to use these rules to determine…

Instead of looking at placement or sequence of variables, asks…

Grouping Games

Ask you to put variables into groups

Linear games

Use positional rules. Ask you to use these rules to determine…

sufficient terms

necessary terms

sufficient necessary set up

diagramming "unless"

if... when ... whenever... every... all ... any ... people who... in order to

then... only... only if... must... required... unless... except... until ... without

s --> n

other term negated --> condition modified by unless

sufficient terms

if... when ... whenever... every... all ... any ... people who... in order to

necessary terms

then... only... only if... must... required... unless... except... until ... without

The Process

6 Big Concepts in SL Games

4 That Need to Be Branched

4 That Cannot Be Branched

1. Identify the Action and Diagram the Game... 2. Understand and…

1. Chaining and Branching... 2. Scenarios (Two Strong Triggers)... 3…

Both is in the result... Not both is in the trigger... Neither is in…

Not both is in the result... Both is in the trigger... Either is in…

The Process

1. Identify the Action and Diagram the Game... 2. Understand and…

6 Big Concepts in SL Games

1. Chaining and Branching... 2. Scenarios (Two Strong Triggers)... 3…

Terms indicating a sufficient condition

Terms indicating a necessary condition

Logical Opposite of CANNOT BE TRUE

Logical Opposite of COULD BE TRUE

if... when... whenever... every... all... any... people who... in order to

Then... Only... Only if... Must... Required... Unless... Except... Until... Without

could be true

cannot be true

Terms indicating a sufficient condition

if... when... whenever... every... all... any... people who... in order to

Terms indicating a necessary condition

Then... Only... Only if... Must... Required... Unless... Except... Until... Without