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169 termscreated on January 23, 2017
LR Vocabulary
yet
but
on the other hand
although
Transition
Transition
Transition
Transition
yet
Transition
but
Transition
14 termscreated on January 22, 2017
LSAT Flaw Question Types
Exclusivity
Sampling
Composition
Sufficiency/Necessity
1) an argument will fail to prove that no other options are a…
1) sample group is not an accurate representation of group... 2)…
1) generalizing a statement about certain parts of a group to…
fallacy of converse or inverse, where, in a conditional state…
Exclusivity
1) an argument will fail to prove that no other options are a…
Sampling
1) sample group is not an accurate representation of group... 2)…
18 termscreated on January 22, 2017
LR Sufficient/Necessary Conditions
if
when
whenever
every
sufficient
sufficient
sufficient
sufficient
if
sufficient
when
sufficient
20 termscreated on January 22, 2017
LSAT Logic Games
Sequencing
Grouping
Matching
Global List: Possible Outcome
one set of moving variables... i.e. multiple subsets of the same…
one set of movable variables ... one set of bins ... order doesn't…
2 sets moving variables (shirts and pants) ... no ordered spaces…
ex: Which of the following is a possible assignment of planes…
Sequencing
one set of moving variables... i.e. multiple subsets of the same…
Grouping
one set of movable variables ... one set of bins ... order doesn't…
31 termscreated on January 22, 2017
LSAT Argument Question Types
Main Point
Main Point
Main Point
Necessary Assumption
What is the author's main point?
The main conclusion drawn in the author's argument is that...
The argument is structured to lead to which of the following…
Which of the following is an assumption on which the argument…
Main Point
What is the author's main point?
Main Point
The main conclusion drawn in the author's argument is that...
13 termscreated on January 22, 2017
7Sage LSAT Advanced Logic 1.22.17
And in the Necessary - And/Or in Condi…
Or in the Necessary - And/Or in Condit…
And in the Sufficient - And/Or in Cond…
Or in the Sufficient - And/Or in Condi…
Split
Don't Split
Don't Split
Split
And in the Necessary - And/Or in Condi…
Split
Or in the Necessary - And/Or in Condit…
Don't Split
13 termscreated on January 22, 2017
LSAT Question Types
Main Point
Reasoning
Necessary Assumption
Sufficient Assumption
main conclusion; argument is structured to lead to which conc…
X responds to Y by...; claim that...plays what role; techniqu…
assumption on which the argument depends/relies; assumption r…
is assumed, allows the conclusion to follow logically; allows…
Main Point
main conclusion; argument is structured to lead to which conc…
Reasoning
X responds to Y by...; claim that...plays what role; techniqu…
20 termscreated on January 22, 2017
LSAT VOCAB
Perspicacious
Sapient
Zeal
Chicanery
mentally sharp
wise and insightful
a lot of energy, effort, and enthusiasm
the use of tricks to deceive someone (trickery)
Perspicacious
mentally sharp
Sapient
wise and insightful
51 termscreated on January 22, 2017
LSAT PREP Cards
What is the 4 step method for attackin…
Argument-based questions consist of....
Evidence in LR consists of the followi…
Conclusions consist of the following....
1) Identify the question type... 2) Untangle the Stimulus... 3) Mak…
1) Evidence : ... *facts ... *surveys ... *studies... *supporting informa…
1) facts... 2) surveys... 3) studies ... 4) supporting information
1) Opinion... 2) recommendation... 3) prediction... 4) assertion of fact
What is the 4 step method for attackin…
1) Identify the question type... 2) Untangle the Stimulus... 3) Mak…
Argument-based questions consist of....
1) Evidence : ... *facts ... *surveys ... *studies... *supporting informa…
11 termscreated on January 22, 2017
LSAT Voc 4
restitution
bungle
pedigree
reshuffle
n. 归还, 恢复; 赔偿
vt. 搞砸, 不胜任(工作, 任务); 失误, 拙劣的工作
n. 家系, 世袭; 动物血统; 出身
vt. 打乱..的顺序; 改组
restitution
n. 归还, 恢复; 赔偿
bungle
vt. 搞砸, 不胜任(工作, 任务); 失误, 拙劣的工作
32 termscreated on January 21, 2017
LSAT Argument/conditional key words
Since
Because
For
As
Premise
Premise
Premise
Premise
Since
Premise
Because
Premise
13 termscreated on January 21, 2017
LSAT Question Key Words
Resolve
Explain
Reconcile
Paradox
Paradox (always)
Paradox (always)
Paradox (always)
Paradox (sometimes)
Resolve
Paradox (always)
Explain
Paradox (always)
37 termscreated on January 20, 2017
LSAT chapter 1 [Logical Reasoning]
What are the three different type of q…
Implication
Implication questions are either?
How should the statement in the stimul…
Implication, Characterization, Operation
Requires the identification of statement that is implied by t…
MBT.MBF or CBT,CBF
As though everything is true.
What are the three different type of q…
Implication, Characterization, Operation
Implication
Requires the identification of statement that is implied by t…
9 termscreated on January 20, 2017
The Big List for Describe questions
Rejecting Alternatives
Applying a General Principle
Appealing to an Authority
Using an Counterexample
EX: For her vacation in January, Sheila could go to Canada, F…
EX: All students at Morris High School study biology during t…
EX: The students disagree about whether the correct answer ch…
EX: It is widely believed that mammals cannot fly, Since bats…
Rejecting Alternatives
EX: For her vacation in January, Sheila could go to Canada, F…
Applying a General Principle
EX: All students at Morris High School study biology during t…
5 termscreated on January 20, 2017
Common Passage Themes (Chapter 8)
Recurrent Themes
Diversity Passages
Positive/Negative Tone
Member of an underrepresented group ad…
Humanities featuring Diversity, Science, and Law Related Them…
At least one passage about a group (or a member of a group) t…
In the past 15+ years, every single passage has addressed und…
Rare. If occurs, normally the member of the overrepresented g…
Recurrent Themes
Humanities featuring Diversity, Science, and Law Related Them…
Diversity Passages
At least one passage about a group (or a member of a group) t…
38 termscreated on January 20, 2017
Intelligence: Are You Smart Enough To Get A 100?
intelligence
g factor
factor analysis
fluid intelligence
the ability to learn from experience, solve problems, and use…
a single, underlying factor that is responsible for a person'…
a method used to identify clusters of test items that have a…
intelligence that includes reasoning abilities, memory, and s…
intelligence
the ability to learn from experience, solve problems, and use…
g factor
a single, underlying factor that is responsible for a person'…
7 termscreated on January 20, 2017
Principle Questions (Chapter 21)
Pnciple Questions
Conform
Stimulus Conforms to Answer Choices
Answer Choices Conforms to Stimulus
Questions that contain key indicators principle, proposition,…
When this word is used in a question stem, it can be used in…
You must find that answer choice that provides a principle th…
You need an answer that follows the rules of the principle es…
Pnciple Questions
Questions that contain key indicators principle, proposition,…
Conform
When this word is used in a question stem, it can be used in…
8 termscreated on January 20, 2017
Point at Issue and Point at Agreement Questions (Chapter 20)
Point at Issue Questions
Incorrect Answer Choice Sources
Ethical v. Factual Situations
Dual Agreement/Disagreement
Questions that ask you to choose the answer that describes th…
Ethical v. Factual Situations; Dual Agreement/Disagreement; T…
This incorrect answer choice source occurs when a stimulus ad…
This incorrect answer choice source occurs when the answer ch…
Point at Issue Questions
Questions that ask you to choose the answer that describes th…
Incorrect Answer Choice Sources
Ethical v. Factual Situations; Dual Agreement/Disagreement; T…
23 termscreated on January 20, 2017
LSAT LR Inference, Paradox, Principle
The statements above, if true, most su…
If all of the statements above are tru…
Which one of the following inferences…
Which one of the following most logica…
INFERENCE ... STRATEGY: ... Take inventory of facts (note concrete…
INFERENCE ... STRATEGY: ... Take inventory of facts (note concrete…
INFERENCE ... STRATEGY: ... Take inventory of facts (note concrete…
INFERENCE ... STRATEGY: ... Take inventory of facts (note concrete…
The statements above, if true, most su…
INFERENCE ... STRATEGY: ... Take inventory of facts (note concrete…
If all of the statements above are tru…
INFERENCE ... STRATEGY: ... Take inventory of facts (note concrete…
27 termscreated on January 20, 2017
Reading Comprehension
Section Strategy
Approach
Question Types
Global Questions
The most effective and efficient order approach the section:…
• Identify the topic... • Scope... • Purpose... • Main idea
• Global ... • Detail... • Inference... • Logic Function... • Logic R…
• Identify the question type: "Main idea", "Purpose", "Organi…
Section Strategy
The most effective and efficient order approach the section:…
Approach
• Identify the topic... • Scope... • Purpose... • Main idea
53 termscreated on January 20, 2017
LR Question Types
The 12 Argument Types
Question says... The main point is the…
Question says... the main point at iss…
Question says... the argument proceeds…
Assumption, Flaw, Inference, Main Point, Method of Argument,…
Main point or conclusion
Point at Issue or Agree/Disagree
ID Reasoning
The 12 Argument Types
Assumption, Flaw, Inference, Main Point, Method of Argument,…
Question says... The main point is the…
Main point or conclusion
19 termscreated on January 20, 2017
Logical Fallacies/Flaws
This occurs when the author uses a ter…
When a persons character, and not the…
When the author assumes as true what i…
The flaw would either be a Mistaken Re…
Uncertian Use of a Term or Concept
Ad Hominem
Circular Reasoning
Errors of Conditional Reasoning
This occurs when the author uses a ter…
Uncertian Use of a Term or Concept
When a persons character, and not the…
Ad Hominem
57 termscreated on January 20, 2017
Premise and Conclusion Indicators
because
for
since
for the reason that
premise
premise
premise
premise
because
premise
for
premise
18 termscreated on January 20, 2017
C&E: Antecedents/Consequents
preceding a circumstance
the conclusion of a conditional senten…
When people see viruses they must use…
Whenever a virus is seen, a microscope…
antecedent
consequent
antecedent
antecedent
preceding a circumstance
antecedent
the conclusion of a conditional senten…
consequent
45 termscreated on January 20, 2017
Nec. & Suff. Conditions and Causal Relations
sufficient
sufficient
sufficient
sufficient
If ex. If someone sees a virus, then that person uses a micro…
When ex. When people see viruses they must use a microscope.
Whenever ex. Whenever a virus is seen, a microscope has been…
Every ex. Every person who sees a virus uses a microscope.
sufficient
If ex. If someone sees a virus, then that person uses a micro…
sufficient
When ex. When people see viruses they must use a microscope.
94 termscreated on January 20, 2017
Logical Reasoning Clues/Indicators
Conclusion Indicators
Premise Indicators
"Additional" Premise Indicators
Counter Premise Indicators
thus, therefore, hence, consequently, as a result, so, accord…
because, since, for, for example, for the reason that, in tha…
used to introduce other premises that support the conclusion…
introduce something that actually contains an idea that is co…
Conclusion Indicators
thus, therefore, hence, consequently, as a result, so, accord…
Premise Indicators
because, since, for, for example, for the reason that, in tha…
60 termscreated on January 20, 2017
Identifying Argument Types
"Which one of the following most accur…
"Which one of the following most accur…
"Which one of the following most accur…
"The main point of the argument is that"
main point
main point
main point
main point
"Which one of the following most accur…
main point
"Which one of the following most accur…
main point
7 termscreated on January 20, 2017
LSAT Logical Reasoning
Which one of the following judgments m…
Which one of the following judgments b…
The principle above, if established, w…
The information above most closely con…
MBT - PR
MBT - PR
MBT - PR
Strengthen - PR
Which one of the following judgments m…
MBT - PR
Which one of the following judgments b…
MBT - PR
20 termscreated on January 19, 2017
LSAT - Conclusion/Evidence Keywords
Therefore
Thus
It iS Clear
It Follows That
Conclusion
Conclusion
COnclusion
Conclusion
Therefore
Conclusion
Thus
Conclusion
31 termscreated on January 19, 2017
LSAT - Formal Logic Keywords
If
All
Any
Every
Sufficient
Sufficient
Sufficient
Sufficient
If
Sufficient
All
Sufficient
17 termscreated on January 19, 2017
LOGICAL REASONING
Another word description for Logical R…
What percentage of the exam is Logical…
How many questions are in one section?
Does this section present an argument…
"Argument Analysis" Section
It is 50 % of scored exam.
There is a total of 25-26 M.C Questions
Yes
Another word description for Logical R…
"Argument Analysis" Section
What percentage of the exam is Logical…
It is 50 % of scored exam.
5 termscreated on January 19, 2017
Simple & Quick strategies
Learn to use your time efficiently and…
Review and Re-Review ALL Practice Ques…
Identify patterns in missed questions…
Practice for periods longer than the e…
True
False, even the ones you got right.
True
True
Learn to use your time efficiently and…
True
Review and Re-Review ALL Practice Ques…
False, even the ones you got right.
85 termscreated on January 19, 2017
Progress Test 1
jurisprudence
Plea bargaining
Prosecutor
Adversarial system
the science or philosophy of law; it is generally concerned w…
one accused of a crime can "bargain" through her attorney wit…
The attorney charged with prosecuting criminal cases on behal…
the U.S. legal system in which litigants, typically represent…
jurisprudence
the science or philosophy of law; it is generally concerned w…
Plea bargaining
one accused of a crime can "bargain" through her attorney wit…
60 termscreated on January 19, 2017
law & legal system test 1&2
jurisprudence
plea bargaining
prosecutor
adversarial system
commonly defined as the science or philosophy of law; it is g…
one accused of a crime can "bargain" through her attorney wit…
the attorney charged with prosecuting criminal cases on behal…
the U.S legal system in which litigants, typically represente…
jurisprudence
commonly defined as the science or philosophy of law; it is g…
plea bargaining
one accused of a crime can "bargain" through her attorney wit…
42 termscreated on January 18, 2017
Logical Reasoning Question Types
"Which one of the following is the mai…
"Which one of the following most accur…
"That x are y figures into the argumen…
"The claim A plays which one of the fo…
Main Point
Main Point
Role of a statement
Role of a statement
"Which one of the following is the mai…
Main Point
"Which one of the following most accur…
Main Point
16 termscreated on January 18, 2017
Numbers and Percentages (Chapter 17)
Numbers and Percentages
General Principle #1
General Principle #2
General Principle #3
Alough not its own question category, these elements appear i…
If you see a number or a percentage in a stimulus, make sure…
You must identify whether a number or percentage (or both) is…
Always look for what is missing. THe LSAT often gives you inf…
Numbers and Percentages
Alough not its own question category, these elements appear i…
General Principle #1
If you see a number or a percentage in a stimulus, make sure…
52 termscreated on January 18, 2017
LSAT INDICATOR WORDS
because
since
for
for the reason that
premise
premise
premise
premise
because
premise
since
premise
15 termscreated on January 17, 2017
LSAT (Overview)
How many hours is the LSAT Exam?
How many sections are there in the exam?
How much time are you given for each s…
Are there multiple choice questions?
3 Hours 45 Minutes.
Six sections.
35 minutes each section.
Yes.
How many hours is the LSAT Exam?
3 Hours 45 Minutes.
How many sections are there in the exam?
Six sections.
21 termscreated on January 17, 2017
Unit 1: Introduction to the Law
Why is law necessary?
Two examples of law enforcement?
What does it take to be a lawyer?
Three examples of lawyer jobs?
To preserve order and avoid anarchy, tyranny, and chaos
police officers, FBI
Undergrad degree, LSAT (law school admissions test), law scho…
prosecutor, defender, litigator
Why is law necessary?
To preserve order and avoid anarchy, tyranny, and chaos
Two examples of law enforcement?
police officers, FBI
161 termscreated on January 17, 2017
PATHOLOGY -- QUIZ 3
what type is an immediate/ allergic re…
what type is an antibody dependent rea…
what type is an immune complex reaction?
what type is a cell mediated reaction?
type I
type II
type III
type IV
what type is an immediate/ allergic re…
type I
what type is an antibody dependent rea…
type II
26 termscreated on January 17, 2017
LAW
To prevent anarchy
Police officers, FBI
Undergraduate degree, LSAT, Law school…
Law school admissions test
Why is Law necessary?
2 examples of law enforcement
What does it take to be a lawyer?
LSAT
To prevent anarchy
Why is Law necessary?
Police officers, FBI
2 examples of law enforcement
373 termscreated on January 17, 2017
LSAT: PowerScore Logical Reasoning Bible
Argument
Fact Sets
What is this?: All professors are ethi…
What is this?: The Jacksonville area h…
a set of statements wherein one statement is claimed to follo…
are a collection of statements without a conclusion
Argument
Fact Set
Argument
a set of statements wherein one statement is claimed to follo…
Fact Sets
are a collection of statements without a conclusion
66 termscreated on January 17, 2017
Law and the Legal System Chapter One
LSAT
Black-letter Law
Order
Legal technician
admission test
Well settled principles of law
when a court tells someone to do something
Someone who is trained in legal practice, is able to give lim…
LSAT
admission test
Black-letter Law
Well settled principles of law
31 termscreated on January 16, 2017
Chapter Three: The Question Stem and Answer Choices
Primary Objective #5 of Logical Reason…
Thirteen types of question stems
Must Be True/Most supported
Main Point
Carefully read and identify the question stem. Do not assume…
Must be true/ Most supported... Main Point ... Point at Issue/ Poin…
Asks you to identify the answer choice that is best proven by…
Asks you to find the primary conclusion made by the author
Primary Objective #5 of Logical Reason…
Carefully read and identify the question stem. Do not assume…
Thirteen types of question stems
Must be true/ Most supported... Main Point ... Point at Issue/ Poin…
45 termscreated on January 16, 2017
Logical Reasoning
LR Method
Argument Structure
Wrong Answer Types
"Therefore"
1. Identify question type... 2. Untangle the stimulus... 3. Predict…
1. Conclusion... 2. Evidence... 3. Assumption - unstated premise th…
1. Outside the scope... 2. Irrelevant comparison... 3. Extreme... 4. D…
Conclusion
LR Method
1. Identify question type... 2. Untangle the stimulus... 3. Predict…
Argument Structure
1. Conclusion... 2. Evidence... 3. Assumption - unstated premise th…
23 termscreated on January 16, 2017
LSAT Logical Reasoning: Chapter Two- The Basics
The key to answering any question is t…
Primary Objective #1 of Logical Reason…
Premise
Conclusion
Stimulus
Determine whether the stimulus contains an argument or if it…
A fact, proposition, or statement from which a conclusion is…
A statement or judgement that follows from one or more reason…
The key to answering any question is t…
Stimulus
Primary Objective #1 of Logical Reason…
Determine whether the stimulus contains an argument or if it…
28 termscreated on January 16, 2017
Reading Comprehension
RC Method
Keywords
Passage Types
Global Questions
1. Read the passage strategically... - Circle keywords... - Jot d…
1. Emphasis/Opinion... 2. Contrast... 3. Logic ... 4. Illustration... 5.…
1. Theory/perspective... - Pay attention to author's response t…
Ask about the passage as a whole.... - Look for Main Idea or Pu…
RC Method
1. Read the passage strategically... - Circle keywords... - Jot d…
Keywords
1. Emphasis/Opinion... 2. Contrast... 3. Logic ... 4. Illustration... 5.…
24 termscreated on January 16, 2017
Flaw in the Reasoning Questions (Chapter 15)
Flaw in the Reasoning Questions
Identifying Errors of Reasoning Made i…
Identifying Answer Choices that Descri…
Errors in the Use of Evidence
This question type requires you to select the answer choice t…
If you learn the mistakes that are often made by the authors,…
Test makers tend to use certain types of answers again and ag…
General Lack of Relevant Evidence for the Conclusion, Interna…
Flaw in the Reasoning Questions
This question type requires you to select the answer choice t…
Identifying Errors of Reasoning Made i…
If you learn the mistakes that are often made by the authors,…
17 termscreated on January 16, 2017
Logic Games
LG Method
Game Types
Sequencing - strict
Sequencing - loose
1. Overview ... - Situation... - Entities... - Action... - Limitation…
1. Sequencing ... - Strict... - Loose... 2. Selection... 3. Matching... 4.…
Action: Order entities in reference to defined positions... Ske…
Action: Order entities with respect to each other... Sketch: Ch…
LG Method
1. Overview ... - Situation... - Entities... - Action... - Limitation…
Game Types
1. Sequencing ... - Strict... - Loose... 2. Selection... 3. Matching... 4.…
28 termscreated on January 16, 2017
Formal Logic Words & Translations
If
Any
All
The only
Sufficient
Sufficient
Sufficient
Sufficient
If
Sufficient
Any
Sufficient
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