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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…
39 terms
LSAT
If... When... All ... Any... Each... Every
Only if
Only
If and only if
whatever follows forms the SC
whatever follows forms the NC
refers to NC... find what only refers to
both SC and NC
If... When... All ... Any... Each... Every
whatever follows forms the SC
Only if
whatever follows forms the NC
32 terms
LSAT
"SPACES BEHIND/SPACES AFTER" indicates…
"SPACES BETWEEN/SPACES SEPARATED BY" i…
"SPACES/AHEAD/SPACES BEFORE" indicates…
IF introduces what condition?
To count the number of spaces from one variable to another
The exact number of spaces between two variables
To count the number of spaces from one variable to another
SUFFICIENT
"SPACES BEHIND/SPACES AFTER" indicates…
To count the number of spaces from one variable to another
"SPACES BETWEEN/SPACES SEPARATED BY" i…
The exact number of spaces between two variables
6 terms
LSAT
Sufficient Condition
Necessary Condition
If a necessary condition occurs, does…
If a sufficient condition occur, does…
A sufficient condition is an event or circumstance whose occu…
A necessary condition can is an event or circumstance whose o…
No. sufficient condition does not necessarily have to happen
Yes. If sufficient condition occur you automatically know tha…
Sufficient Condition
A sufficient condition is an event or circumstance whose occu…
Necessary Condition
A necessary condition can is an event or circumstance whose o…
32 terms
LSAT
"SPACES BEHIND/SPACES AFTER" indicates…
"SPACES BETWEEN/SPACES SEPARATED BY" i…
"SPACES/AHEAD/SPACES BEFORE" indicates…
IF introduces what condition?
To count the number of spaces from one variable to another
The exact number of spaces between two variables
To count the number of spaces from one variable to another
SUFFICIENT
"SPACES BEHIND/SPACES AFTER" indicates…
To count the number of spaces from one variable to another
"SPACES BETWEEN/SPACES SEPARATED BY" i…
The exact number of spaces between two variables
2,000 terms
LSAT Vocabulary
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
253 terms
LSAT
vagrant
disparate
raze (to the ground)
bog down
włóczęga
niewspółmierny, nieporównywalny
burzyć
grzęznąć, hamować
vagrant
włóczęga
disparate
niewspółmierny, nieporównywalny
14 terms
LSAT
Logic Games - overview (opening paragr…
Logic Games - rules in sequencing games
Logic Games -selection rules tell one…
Logic Games - distribution rules tell…
Situation - what is the real word scenario being described? w…
rules tell you one or more of the following things... 1) the ord…
1) at least one of two entities must be rejected... 2) at least…
1)entities that must or cannot be assigned to the same groups…
Logic Games - overview (opening paragr…
Situation - what is the real word scenario being described? w…
Logic Games - rules in sequencing games
rules tell you one or more of the following things... 1) the ord…
28 terms
Lsat
If
When
Whenever
All
Sufficient condition
Sufficient condition
Sufficient condition
Sufficient condition
If
Sufficient condition
When
Sufficient condition
33 terms
LSAT
MOST
ALL
NOT ALL
SOME
NOT REVERSIBLE
NOT REVERSIBLE
NOT REVERSIBLE
REVERSIBLE
MOST
NOT REVERSIBLE
ALL
NOT REVERSIBLE
58 terms
LSAT
ambiguity
ambivalent
appeal to
confuse
equivocation
having mixed feelings about something
to use...as a premise
to mistakenly equate
ambiguity
equivocation
ambivalent
having mixed feelings about something
59 terms
LSAT
Reading Comprehension Method
Topic
Scope
Purpose
1: Read the passage strategically (prioritize)... 2: Identify th…
the overall subject of the passage
the aspect of the topic that the author is focusing on
WHY is the author writing the passage (ex: to refute, to eval…
Reading Comprehension Method
1: Read the passage strategically (prioritize)... 2: Identify th…
Topic
the overall subject of the passage
66 terms
LSAT
"Takes for granted"
3 LR families
2 types of propositions
Argument must have at least a ...
"Assumes without evidence"
1.implication family... 2. Operation family... 3. Characterization…
1. Premises: evidence... 2. Conclusions
Premise & conclusion
"Takes for granted"
"Assumes without evidence"
3 LR families
1.implication family... 2. Operation family... 3. Characterization…
98 terms
LSAT
shoplift
abominable
decompose
engender
steal in the store... Nobody's jailed for 12 months for ~ing.
unequivocally detestable... War is an abominable sin.... Slavery i…
separate into constituent elements or parts, break down or de…
make happen [team spirit / cooperation]... The government has ~…
shoplift
steal in the store... Nobody's jailed for 12 months for ~ing.
abominable
unequivocally detestable... War is an abominable sin.... Slavery i…
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
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
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
7 terms
LSAT
Conclusion Questions
Resolve Questions
Strengthen Questions
Weaken Questions
Steps to solve:... 1. Determine whether the question is asking y…
Steps to solve:... 1. Identify the 2 conflicting pieces of infor…
Steps to solve:... 1. Identify the main conclusion of the squib.…
Steps to solve:... 1. Identify the main conclusion of the squib.…
Conclusion Questions
Steps to solve:... 1. Determine whether the question is asking y…
Resolve Questions
Steps to solve:... 1. Identify the 2 conflicting pieces of infor…
16 terms
lsat
Conclusion key words
premise key words
question type 2s
must be true (equivalent)
1. Therefore... 2. Thus... 3. So... 4. In conclusion... 5. Consequently... 6…
1. since... 2. because... 3. for... 4. after all... 5. proven by the fact…
1. answers that restate premise are always wrong.... 2. the conc…
cannot be false
Conclusion key words
1. Therefore... 2. Thus... 3. So... 4. In conclusion... 5. Consequently... 6…
premise key words
1. since... 2. because... 3. for... 4. after all... 5. proven by the fact…
11 terms
LSAT
Correlation does
Causation does
Chronology does
Ways to Weaken Argument
NOT imply causation
imply correlation
NOT imply causation
Assumptions made in Stimulus, Alternative Competing Hypothesi…
Correlation does
NOT imply causation
Causation does
imply correlation
1,515 terms
LSAT
Abrupt
Afresh
Agonize
Align
突然唐突
重新,再度
挣扎,急虑,苦斗
排成一线,使结盟
Abrupt
突然唐突
Afresh
重新,再度
8 terms
LSAT
Logical Reasoning
Logical Reasoning (assumption fam)
Logical reasoning (method of argument)
Logical reasoning (wrong answer types)
Read all answers, skip and go back if time trap
If (answer choice) then conclusion
If it doesn't make sense eliminate, see what firs
Outside scope... irrelevant... 180... half right half wrong... restating…
Logical Reasoning
Read all answers, skip and go back if time trap
Logical Reasoning (assumption fam)
If (answer choice) then conclusion
119 terms
LSAT
A collecting basin
A criminal offense
A deciduous teeth
A maintenance allowance
저수지
형사(민사)범
젓니, 배냇니
생활 보조비
A collecting basin
저수지
A criminal offense
형사(민사)범
49 terms
lsat
Deeds
Requirements of a Deed
Covenants that Convey Quality in Deeds
o General Warranty Deed
the primary means of conveying interests in real property ... A…
o Grantor & Grantee must be listed... o Recital of Consideration…
Covenant of Seizin: a promise that the Grantor truly has good…
(Highest Quality)... • Includes the Covenant of Seizin... • Include…
Deeds
the primary means of conveying interests in real property ... A…
Requirements of a Deed
o Grantor & Grantee must be listed... o Recital of Consideration…
19 terms
LSAT
Sufficient Condition Indicators
Necessary Condition Indicators
Premise Indicator Keywords
Conclusion Indicator Keywords
If... When... Whenever... All... Any ... Every... Each... Enough
Then... Only ... Only if... Only when ... Needs... Requires... Must... Depends... Ess…
Since... Because ... For... As... After All... Moreover... In addition... Given that
Therefore... Thus... Hence... So... As a result... Consequently... It follows t…
Sufficient Condition Indicators
If... When... Whenever... All... Any ... Every... Each... Enough
Necessary Condition Indicators
Then... Only ... Only if... Only when ... Needs... Requires... Must... Depends... Ess…
9 terms
LSAT
LSAT Structure
article
flashcards
Contrapositive
Logical Reasoning 35 min 24-26 questions ... Logical Reasoning 3…
http://www.usnews.com/education/best-graduate-schools/top-law…
http://www.cram.com/tag/lsat
The one correct logical deduction you can make with a single…
LSAT Structure
Logical Reasoning 35 min 24-26 questions ... Logical Reasoning 3…
article
http://www.usnews.com/education/best-graduate-schools/top-law…
10 terms
LSAT
Logic Games Method
LG Q types
if x --> y
nor
1.) overview (SituationEntitiesActionLimitation)... 2.) sketch... 3…
acceptability- rules to eliminate violaters... must be/could be-…
x= sufficient, evidence, y= necessary, conclusion
and
Logic Games Method
1.) overview (SituationEntitiesActionLimitation)... 2.) sketch... 3…
LG Q types
acceptability- rules to eliminate violaters... must be/could be-…
70 terms
LSAT
Preponderance
Idiosyncratic
Premise
Rejoinder
(n.) - a great amount or frequency
Peculiar to one person; highly individualized
expression that introduces a cause, reason
response
Preponderance
(n.) - a great amount or frequency
Idiosyncratic
Peculiar to one person; highly individualized
49 terms
LSAT
Because
Since
For
For example
Premise
Premise
Premise
Premise
Because
Premise
Since
Premise
35 terms
LSAT
SID
Solve
Interpret
Disagree
Solve -Interpret-Disagree
P: Description of a problem ... C: Proposed a solution or reject…
P: Fact or facts ... C: Broad conclusion(extreme and unwarranted…
P: Opinion is presented ... C: I disagree ... A: Additional facts e…
SID
Solve -Interpret-Disagree
Solve
P: Description of a problem ... C: Proposed a solution or reject…
LSAT
Main point
Necessary Assumption
Sufficient Assumption
Weaken
Why test, extreme langugage eliminated
Gap between different ideas in the argument; negate the answe…
Gap in premises and conclusions; eliminate answers with new i…
Gap in logic, look for choice which lost negatively impacts gap
Main point
Why test, extreme langugage eliminated
Necessary Assumption
Gap between different ideas in the argument; negate the answe…
26 terms
LSAT
Preferred method of liars
Questions
Specific Questions
General questions
Lying by omission
general
Do not ask it opens the door for deception
What happened? Tell me everything that happened from the begi…
Preferred method of liars
Lying by omission
Questions
general
20 terms
LSAT
IF
When
Whenever
Every
Sufficient
Sufficient
Sufficient
Sufficient
IF
Sufficient
When
Sufficient
26 terms
LSAT
Kaplan Method for logical reasoning
Arguments with Mismatched Concepts
Arguments with overlooked possibilities
Assumption Question Strategies
1. Identify the question type... 2. Untangle the stimulus... 3. Mak…
Common types:... -alike/equivalent ... -mutually exclusive... -one te…
1. assumes there is no other explanation, reason, or outcome…
Identify: ... "assumed" "assumption" ... "Presupposes" "if added to…
Kaplan Method for logical reasoning
1. Identify the question type... 2. Untangle the stimulus... 3. Mak…
Arguments with Mismatched Concepts
Common types:... -alike/equivalent ... -mutually exclusive... -one te…
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
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
5 terms
LSAT
101 is prerequisite for 102
flora will not feel better unless she…
T will swim if and only if it is warm.
cannot swim unless it is warm.
202 -> 101
FB -> relax
s -> w; w -> s
...
101 is prerequisite for 102
202 -> 101
flora will not feel better unless she…
FB -> relax
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
42 terms
LSAT
Assumption Strategy: Unstated premise
Assumption Strategy: Shift in the Lang…
Assumption Strategy: Logical Negation…
Assumption Answer Categories
Put your answer with the other premises and see if it matches…
Identify shifts in the language: If the author provides evide…
If cannot find answer, turn it into a weaken question and fin…
• Eliminates an alternate cause for the effect... Shows that whe…
Assumption Strategy: Unstated premise
Put your answer with the other premises and see if it matches…
Assumption Strategy: Shift in the Lang…
Identify shifts in the language: If the author provides evide…
9 terms
lsat
bacilli
backlash
backroom
backstroke
pl.细菌,杆菌
反斜线,后座,后冲... n. 反冲;强烈抵制
n. 密室;后房... adj. 暗中的,私下的;在密室中的
反手拍球,仰泳;用手反击
bacilli
pl.细菌,杆菌
backlash
反斜线,后座,后冲... n. 反冲;强烈抵制
10 terms
lsat
ultimately
decipher
perception
malpractice
最后 根本上
密电译文;解释 解码
认知,观念
玩忽职守 n.
ultimately
最后 根本上
decipher
密电译文;解释 解码
27 terms
LSAT
Keywords
Since
Only If
Only
2
Sufficient
Necessary
Necessary
Keywords
2
Since
Sufficient
54 terms
LSAT
Evidence
conclusion
Conclusion Keyword
Conclusion Keyword
facts, surveys, studies, information
an opinion, recommendation, prediction, or assertion of fact
thus
Therefore
Evidence
facts, surveys, studies, information
conclusion
an opinion, recommendation, prediction, or assertion of fact
6 terms
LSAT
Group 1
Group 2
Group 3
Inclusive vs Exclusive "Or"
Sufficient Conditions:... If, When, Where, All, The only, every…
Necessary Conditions:... Only, Only if, Only when, Only where,…
UNLESS, UNTIL, OR, WITHOUT... You can negate either one because…
Assume inclusive unless otherwise stated.... Inclusive is and/o…
Group 1
Sufficient Conditions:... If, When, Where, All, The only, every…
Group 2
Necessary Conditions:... Only, Only if, Only when, Only where,…
24 terms
LSAT
wrong logical reasoning answer types
Logical reasoning method
Logic games method
Conclusion key words
outside scope, irrelevant comparison, extreme, distortion, 18…
1. ID question type 2. Read stimulus 3. Predict answers 4. Re…
1. Overview (SEAL info) 2. Sketch 3. Draw rules 4. Deductions…
Thus, Therefore, So, Obviously, It follows that, Clearly, etc
wrong logical reasoning answer types
outside scope, irrelevant comparison, extreme, distortion, 18…
Logical reasoning method
1. ID question type 2. Read stimulus 3. Predict answers 4. Re…
18 terms
LSAT
If
When
Whenever
Every
Sufficient condition
Sufficient condition
Sufficient condition
Sufficient condition
If
Sufficient condition
When
Sufficient condition
23 terms
LSAT
If
When
Whenever
Every
Sufficient
Sufficient
Sufficient
Sufficient
If
Sufficient
When
Sufficient
47 terms
LSAT
Action
affirm
A Fortiori
Amicus Curiae
case, cause, suit or controversy disputed or contested before…
to declare a judgement, decree, or order is valid and must st…
literally, with stronger reason. A logic term used to label a…
literally, a friend of the court. A person with strong intere…
Action
case, cause, suit or controversy disputed or contested before…
affirm
to declare a judgement, decree, or order is valid and must st…
10 terms
LSAT
Premise Indicators I
Premise Indicators II
Conclusion Indicators I
Conclusion indicators II
Because... since... for... for example... for the reason that... in that
Given that... as indicated by... due to... owing to... this can be seen f…
thus... therefore... hence... consequently... as a result... so
accordingly... clearly... must be that ... shows that... conclude that... fo…
Premise Indicators I
Because... since... for... for example... for the reason that... in that
Premise Indicators II
Given that... as indicated by... due to... owing to... this can be seen f…
88 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…
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