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1,016 terms
LSAT
indigenous
subjective
paradox
anomalous
native, originating in a place
relating to the mind as the subject of experience
seeming contradiction or an actual contradiction
irregular, unusual
indigenous
native, originating in a place
subjective
relating to the mind as the subject of experience
607 terms
LSAT
Cannot be false - def
Cannot be true - opposite
Cannot be false - opposite
Could be false - def
Must be true
could be true
not necessarily true
not necessarily true
Cannot be false - def
Must be true
Cannot be true - opposite
could be true
753 terms
LSAT
indigenous
subjective
paradox
anomalous
native, originating in a place
relating to the mind as the subject of experience
seeming contradiction or an actual contradiction
irregular, unusual
indigenous
native, originating in a place
subjective
relating to the mind as the subject of experience
1,016 terms
LSAT
indigenous
subjective
paradox
anomalous
native, originating in a place
relating to the mind as the subject of experience
seeming contradiction or an actual contradiction
irregular, unusual
indigenous
native, originating in a place
subjective
relating to the mind as the subject of experience
330 terms
LSAT
deprave
deference
made-to-measure
edifice
to make morally bad or evil; vitiate; corrupt.
respect; courtesy
adj made specially to suit somebody's particular needs
a building, especially one of imposing appearance or size
deprave
to make morally bad or evil; vitiate; corrupt.
deference
respect; courtesy
40 terms
LSAT
if
only if
temporal version of if
spatial version of if
introduces sufficient
introduces necc ... ex: you can access the network only if you h…
when, whenever, as long as
where, wherever
if
introduces sufficient
only if
introduces necc ... ex: you can access the network only if you h…
1,016 terms
LSAT
indigenous
subjective
paradox
anomalous
native, originating in a place
relating to the mind as the subject of experience
seeming contradiction or an actual contradiction
irregular, unusual
indigenous
native, originating in a place
subjective
relating to the mind as the subject of experience
1,016 terms
LSAT
indigenous
subjective
paradox
anomalous
native, originating in a place
relating to the mind as the subject of experience
seeming contradiction or an actual contradiction
irregular, unusual
indigenous
native, originating in a place
subjective
relating to the mind as the subject of experience
24 terms
LSAT
you read for...
QT Main Point
QT Reasoning
QT Necessary Assumption
Information or Reasoning
Key words: main point, main conclusion, argument is structure…
Key words: X responds to Y by...,claim that....plays what rol…
Assumption on which the argument depends/relies, assumption r…
you read for...
Information or Reasoning
QT Main Point
Key words: main point, main conclusion, argument is structure…
125 terms
LSAT
Antecedent
Assertion
Assumption
Claim
A preceding event, condition, or cause.... Example: If A(definit…
To declare positively
To take for granted that something is true
To assert
Antecedent
A preceding event, condition, or cause.... Example: If A(definit…
Assertion
To declare positively
330 terms
LSAT
deprave
deference
made-to-measure
edifice
to make morally bad or evil; vitiate; corrupt.
respect; courtesy
adj made specially to suit somebody's particular needs
a building, especially one of imposing appearance or size
deprave
to make morally bad or evil; vitiate; corrupt.
deference
respect; courtesy
330 terms
LSAT
deprave
deference
made-to-measure
edifice
to make morally bad or evil; vitiate; corrupt.
respect; courtesy
adj made specially to suit somebody's particular needs
a building, especially one of imposing appearance or size
deprave
to make morally bad or evil; vitiate; corrupt.
deference
respect; courtesy
1,016 terms
LSAT
indigenous
subjective
paradox
anomalous
native, originating in a place
relating to the mind as the subject of experience
seeming contradiction or an actual contradiction
irregular, unusual
indigenous
native, originating in a place
subjective
relating to the mind as the subject of experience
420 terms
LSAT
deprave
deference
made-to-measure
edifice
to make morally bad or evil; vitiate; corrupt.
respect; courtesy
adj made specially to suit somebody's particular needs
a building, especially one of imposing appearance or size
deprave
to make morally bad or evil; vitiate; corrupt.
deference
respect; courtesy
151 terms
LSAT
Must Be True
Must Be True
Must Be True
Most Strongly Supported
"If the statements above are true, which one of the following…
"If the information above is correct, which one of the follow…
"Which one of the following can be properly inferred from the…
"The statement above, if true, most strongly support which on…
Must Be True
"If the statements above are true, which one of the following…
Must Be True
"If the information above is correct, which one of the follow…
14 terms
lsat
what is the definition of an argument?
what is the internal strucure of an ar…
what determines the measure of how goo…
the aim of an argument is?
the definition of an argument is premise plus conclusion
the internal strucure is the support of an argument.
the measure of how good or bad an argument is can be detirmin…
persuasion
what is the definition of an argument?
the definition of an argument is premise plus conclusion
what is the internal strucure of an ar…
the internal strucure is the support of an argument.
38 terms
LSAT
If both is in the result what is the C…
If both is in the trigger what is the…
If not both is in the trigger what is…
If not both is in the result what is t…
A->B... ->C
E+F->D
~B->~A... ~C->
D->~(E+F)
If both is in the result what is the C…
A->B... ->C
If both is in the trigger what is the…
E+F->D
1,016 terms
LSAT
indigenous
subjective
paradox
anomalous
native, originating in a place
relating to the mind as the subject of experience
seeming contradiction or an actual contradiction
irregular, unusual
indigenous
native, originating in a place
subjective
relating to the mind as the subject of experience
1,016 terms
LSAT
indigenous
subjective
paradox
anomalous
native, originating in a place
relating to the mind as the subject of experience
seeming contradiction or an actual contradiction
irregular, unusual
indigenous
native, originating in a place
subjective
relating to the mind as the subject of experience
15 terms
LSAT
Assumption quirks
Assumption negation
Two roles of assumptions
Categories of correct answers for caus…
1) x "at least one" or "at least some"... 2) x claim an idea was…
Conclusion → -Assumption
Supporter / Defender
A) eliminates alternate causes... B) show that when cause occurs…
Assumption quirks
1) x "at least one" or "at least some"... 2) x claim an idea was…
Assumption negation
Conclusion → -Assumption
44 terms
LSAT
squib
conclusion
premises
assumptions
the fact pattern, the argument passage
the author's main point - an opinion, not a fact
the facts the author uses to support the conclusion
unstated, additional facts necessary to reach the conclusion
squib
the fact pattern, the argument passage
conclusion
the author's main point - an opinion, not a fact
336 terms
LSAT
Because
Since
For
For Example
Premise
Premise
Premise
Premise, Example
Because
Premise
Since
Premise
15 terms
LSAT
"The reasoning in the argument is most…
"The reasoning in the argument is flaw…
"Which of the following is an error in…
Flaw Questions
Flaw Question
Flaw Question
Flaw Question
Find out what's wrong with the support to reach that conclusi…
"The reasoning in the argument is most…
Flaw Question
"The reasoning in the argument is flaw…
Flaw Question
166 terms
LSAT
conclusion indicators
do hw 5 argument evaluation drill
do lesson 3 hw hypothetical vs holistic.
"ulterior motive"
therefore... hence... thus... it follows that... so
...
if the question says which of the following "could" it is hyp…
inner self interest, possibly hidden.
conclusion indicators
therefore... hence... thus... it follows that... so
do hw 5 argument evaluation drill
...
38 terms
LSAT
"Only if"
< and >
_ > _
a Mistaken Reversal
Introduces a necessary condition
Are relative positioning indicators, not an absolute numerica…
Before (and) after
reversing terms in a conditional relationship
"Only if"
Introduces a necessary condition
< and >
Are relative positioning indicators, not an absolute numerica…
60 terms
LSAT
A some C
A most-> C
B some C
B some C
A some B... B→ C
A most→ B ... B→ C
A→B... A→C
A most → B... A→ C
A some C
A some B... B→ C
A most-> C
A most→ B ... B→ C
78 terms
LSAT
Assumption questions.
Logical Reasoning Primary Objectives:
-Premise:
-Conclusion:
-[most of these questions]... -Evidence. Unknown assumption---->…
Determine whether the stimulus contains an argument or if it…
a fact, proposition, or statement from which a conclusion is…
a statement or judgment that follows from one or more reasons…
Assumption questions.
-[most of these questions]... -Evidence. Unknown assumption---->…
Logical Reasoning Primary Objectives:
Determine whether the stimulus contains an argument or if it…
41 terms
LSAT
a few
anomally
arbiter
basis
several
a rare exception
judge
reason
a few
several
anomally
a rare exception
44 terms
LSAT
Conditional Statements
Words that introduce a sufficient cond…
Words that introduce a necessary condi…
The "Unless Equation"
If a person gets an A on a test, then they must have studied…
If... When ... Whenever... Every ... All ... Any ... People Who ... In order to
Then ... Only ... Only if ... Must ... Required... Unless ... Except ... Until ... Wi…
Any term modified by unless, except, until, or without, becom…
Conditional Statements
If a person gets an A on a test, then they must have studied…
Words that introduce a sufficient cond…
If... When ... Whenever... Every ... All ... Any ... People Who ... In order to
LSAT
Premise
Conclusion
Because
Since
A fact, proposition, or statement from which a conclusion is…
A statement or judgment that follows from one or more reasons
Premise Indicator
Premise Indicator
Premise
A fact, proposition, or statement from which a conclusion is…
Conclusion
A statement or judgment that follows from one or more reasons
108 terms
LSAT
All
Every
Most
Many
Quantity/sufficient
Quantity/sufficient
Quantity
Quantity
All
Quantity/sufficient
Every
Quantity/sufficient
125 terms
LSAT
Antecedent
Assertion
Assumption
Claim
A preceding event, condition, or cause.... Example: If A(definit…
To declare positively
To take for granted that something is true
To assert
Antecedent
A preceding event, condition, or cause.... Example: If A(definit…
Assertion
To declare positively
LSAT
you read for...
QT Main Point
QT Reasoning
QT Necessary Assumption
Information or Reasoning
Key words: main point, main conclusion, argument is structure…
Key words: X responds to Y by...,claim that....plays what rol…
Assumption on which the argument depends/relies, assumption r…
you read for...
Information or Reasoning
QT Main Point
Key words: main point, main conclusion, argument is structure…
76 terms
LSAT
Because
Since
For
For example
Premise indicator
Premise indicator
Premise indicator
Premise indicator
Because
Premise indicator
Since
Premise indicator
68 terms
LSAT
Must be true- Avoid answers that are t…
MBT "Accepting which of the following…
X if and only if Y
Not all T's are V's diagrammed like..
miss the point of the author's argument
Find the answer that is proven by the info in the stimulus
x<->y
T some ~V (some T not V)
Must be true- Avoid answers that are t…
miss the point of the author's argument
MBT "Accepting which of the following…
Find the answer that is proven by the info in the stimulus
453 terms
LSAT
assumption sufficient (SUF)
assumption necessary (NEC)
strengten (STN)
weaken (WKN)
ACs will prove the assumption to be true thereby proving the…
ACs will provide info. that is NEEDED for the assumption to b…
ACs will make the assumption more likely to be true.
ACS will make the assumption less likely to be true.
assumption sufficient (SUF)
ACs will prove the assumption to be true thereby proving the…
assumption necessary (NEC)
ACs will provide info. that is NEEDED for the assumption to b…
47 terms
LSAT
Argument strategy 4-step process
Main Point or Main Conclusion
The Task Is To
Analyze and Apply By
1. Evaluate the Question Task ... 2. Analyze the Argument... 3. App…
"the main point is"... "the main conclusion is"... "the argument le…
Identify the argument's conclusion: what the person making th…
finding the conclusion, if it's explicitly stated; if not, th…
Argument strategy 4-step process
1. Evaluate the Question Task ... 2. Analyze the Argument... 3. App…
Main Point or Main Conclusion
"the main point is"... "the main conclusion is"... "the argument le…
72 terms
LSAT
All
Every
Each
Most
Every single one
Every single one
Every single one
More than half
All
Every single one
Every
Every single one
7 terms
LSAT
Argument-Based Logical Reasoning Quest…
Assumption-family logical reasoning qu…
Non-argument logical reasoning questions
Main Point Questions
Identify and Analyze the EXPLICIT parts of the arguments. Mai…
Largest category on the test. Test you're understanding of th…
Inference Questions. Reward you with what must follow and hel…
Asking for the conclusion - conclusion keywords (thus, so,) e…
Argument-Based Logical Reasoning Quest…
Identify and Analyze the EXPLICIT parts of the arguments. Mai…
Assumption-family logical reasoning qu…
Largest category on the test. Test you're understanding of th…
24 terms
LSAT
If... When... All ... Any... Each... Every
Only if
Only
If and only if
Signals a Sufficient Condition
Signals a Necessary Condition
signals Necessary Condition... BUT find what/who refers to
both Sufficient and Necessary
If... When... All ... Any... Each... Every
Signals a Sufficient Condition
Only if
Signals a Necessary Condition
15 terms
LSAT
Sufficient Condition
Necessary condition
Premise indicators
Conclusion indicators
If, when, whenever, every, all, any, each, in order to, peopl…
Then, only, only If,must ,required, unless, except, until, wi…
Because, since, for, for example, for the reason that, in tha…
Thus, therefore, hence, consequently, as a result, so, accord…
Sufficient Condition
If, when, whenever, every, all, any, each, in order to, peopl…
Necessary condition
Then, only, only If,must ,required, unless, except, until, wi…
107 terms
LSAT
What is the order of difficulty for th…
When asked to count to a number, for e…
Can the questions be ambiguous? Are th…
What is the meaning of "or" on the LSAT?
Ordering games (easiest), grouping games (harder), and assign…
You dont count through the number. You count up to it. For ex…
Nope, so baby dont you worry.
It's inclusive in that, both options are possible.
What is the order of difficulty for th…
Ordering games (easiest), grouping games (harder), and assign…
When asked to count to a number, for e…
You dont count through the number. You count up to it. For ex…
322 terms
Lsat
Abjure
Abrogate
Abscond
Abstemious
to renounce or reject solemnly; to recant; to avoid
to abolish or annul by authority; put down
to depart clandestinely; to steal off and hide
marked by moderation, particularly when food and drink are co…
Abjure
to renounce or reject solemnly; to recant; to avoid
Abrogate
to abolish or annul by authority; put down
50 terms
LSAT
positive → negative
negative → positive
If A, then B
All C are D
never have both, could have none (never bloc)
must have either one or both (either bloc)
If A → B
If C → D
positive → negative
never have both, could have none (never bloc)
negative → positive
must have either one or both (either bloc)
44 terms
LSAT
Conditional Statements
Words that introduce a sufficient cond…
Words that introduce a necessary condi…
The "Unless Equation"
If a person gets an A on a test, then they must have studied…
If... When ... Whenever... Every ... All ... Any ... People Who ... In order to
Then ... Only ... Only if ... Must ... Required... Unless ... Except ... Until ... Wi…
Any term modified by unless, except, until, or without, becom…
Conditional Statements
If a person gets an A on a test, then they must have studied…
Words that introduce a sufficient cond…
If... When ... Whenever... Every ... All ... Any ... People Who ... In order to
97 terms
LSAT
Contention
Inference
Proposition
Rebuttal
1. something that is argued <It's my contention that watching…
A conclusion or opinion that is formed because of known facts…
Something offered for consideration or acceptance
To contradict or oppose by formal legal argument, plea, or co…
Contention
1. something that is argued <It's my contention that watching…
Inference
A conclusion or opinion that is formed because of known facts…
91 terms
LSAT
Translate "Don't get butter unless"
Translate "S unless T"
"A if and only if B"... Grace moves the…
LR Flaw Common OP (common but not limi…
"If butter then -->"
"If ~S --> T
If A -->B; If B --> A... If H moves chair --> G moves Sofa... (con…
Overlooked Possibilities... 1.Failure to consider... 2. causation... 3…
Translate "Don't get butter unless"
"If butter then -->"
Translate "S unless T"
"If ~S --> T
29 terms
LSAT
crimes or other morally wrong acts : i…
to put (someone) in prison
existing for a long time and very diff…
the study of crime, criminals, and the…
delinquency
incarceration
ingrained
criminology
crimes or other morally wrong acts : i…
delinquency
to put (someone) in prison
incarceration
100 terms
LSAT
Kaplan: What is a sufficient term?
Kaplan: What is a necessary term?
Kaplan: words that denote that one thi…
Kaplan: Negative words that indicate a…
if statement... enough to require the other part... Don't need any…
then statement... Required whenever the sufficient term is present
all... any... every... whenever... each
None... Never... Not... No one
Kaplan: What is a sufficient term?
if statement... enough to require the other part... Don't need any…
Kaplan: What is a necessary term?
then statement... Required whenever the sufficient term is present
675 terms
LSAT :(
Abound
Ration
Placate
Myriad
To exist in large numbers
a fixed amount of a particular thing allowed (esp. during a t…
make (someone) less angry
a countless or extremely great number
Abound
To exist in large numbers
Ration
a fixed amount of a particular thing allowed (esp. during a t…
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