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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

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

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

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…

The Seven Major Types of Logic Games:

Minimized-Variable Games:

Maximized-Variable Games:

Logic Tools:

1. Formal Logic... 2. Sequencing... 3. Linear... 4. Complex Linear... 5. G…

a. Difficulty Level: Moderate... b. Diagramming: You should spend…

a. Difficulty Level: Hard... b. Diagramming: You can spend only a…

Logic Tools allow you to construct a diagram that concentrates…

The Seven Major Types of Logic Games:

1. Formal Logic... 2. Sequencing... 3. Linear... 4. Complex Linear... 5. G…

Minimized-Variable Games:

a. Difficulty Level: Moderate... b. Diagramming: You should spend…

"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.…

Sequencing games

Sequencing Standard

Sequencing Same Place

Sequencing Within Groups

Sequencing games brake down into 7 over-lapping subtypes... Stan…

Restricts the game to just one entity per place in the sequence

Allows more than one entity per place in the sequence. Ties ca…

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

Sequencing games

Sequencing games brake down into 7 over-lapping subtypes... Stan…

Sequencing Standard

Restricts the game to just one entity per place in the sequence

3 basic elements

Basic Initial diagramming setup

Linearity

4 main types of linear rules

Scenario, Rules, Questions

1. list of variables by initial (and number) ... 2. ID of randoms…

Involves fixed positioning and ordering of variables

1. variable placement rules 2. fixed position rules 3. sequenc…

3 basic elements

Scenario, Rules, Questions

Basic Initial diagramming setup

1. list of variables by initial (and number) ... 2. ID of randoms…

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 _…

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

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…

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

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"

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…

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

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…

Logic Games Method

Logic Game Question Types

Logic Game: Acceptability

Logic Game: Must Be/Could Be

(1) SEAL -- Situation, Entities, Action, Limitations... (2) Sketc…

(1) Acceptability... (2) Must/Could be true... (3) New "if"'s... (4) Co…

Use the rules to eliminate violators

Characterize the one right and four wrong choices

Logic Games Method

(1) SEAL -- Situation, Entities, Action, Limitations... (2) Sketc…

Logic Game Question Types

(1) Acceptability... (2) Must/Could be true... (3) New "if"'s... (4) Co…

SEAL

Sequencing Games

Strict Sequencing Games

Loose Sequencing Games

Situation, what is the real world scenario?... Entities, who or w…

ask to put things in order either chronlogically, spatially, b…

not just order, by number or slots or specific spots

none related to numbered slots

SEAL

Situation, what is the real world scenario?... Entities, who or w…

Sequencing Games

ask to put things in order either chronlogically, spatially, b…

Selection (SL)

Sequencing (SQ)

Association (AS)

Standard (SQ-ST)

Simple Selection games do not break down into subtypes.

Sequencing games break down into seven overlapping subtypes.

Association games break down into six mutually exclusive subty…

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

Selection (SL)

Simple Selection games do not break down into subtypes.

Sequencing (SQ)

Sequencing games break down into seven overlapping subtypes.