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20 terms
LSAT
Premise indicators
Conclusion indicators
Additional premise indicator
Counter-premise indicators`
Because... Since... For... For example... For the reason that... In that... Giv…
Thus... Therefore... Hence... Consequently... As a result... So... Accordingly…
Furthermore... Moreover... Besides... In addition... What's more... After all
But... Yet... However... On the other hand... Admittedly... In contrast... Alth…
Premise indicators
Because... Since... For... For example... For the reason that... In that... Giv…
Conclusion indicators
Thus... Therefore... Hence... Consequently... As a result... So... Accordingly…
21 terms
LSAT
"Tends" means...
"Inferred" means...
WEAKEN questions: Focus on what?
WEAKEN synonyms
Most
Must be True
The Conclusion
Attack... Undermine... Refute... Argue against... Call into question... Cast…
"Tends" means...
Most
"Inferred" means...
Must be True
11 terms
LSAT
The If Formula
The Only If Formula
What else does the If Formula apply to?
What else does the Only If Formula app…
The part of the statement that is introduced by if constitute…
The part of the statement that is introduced by only if const…
The If Formula also applies to statements containing when (te…
Only when (temporal version of only if) and only where (spaci…
The If Formula
The part of the statement that is introduced by if constitute…
The Only If Formula
The part of the statement that is introduced by only if const…
13 terms
LSAT
Logic Games
Strict Sequencing
Loose Sequencing
Selection
1.Overview... (Situation, Entities, Action, Limitations)... 2.Sket…
Ordering entities with respect to defined positions
Ordering entities with respect to each other
Choosing a small group out of a larger group
Logic Games
1.Overview... (Situation, Entities, Action, Limitations)... 2.Sket…
Strict Sequencing
Ordering entities with respect to defined positions
22 terms
LSAT
If (when, where) Formula
Only If (only when, only where) Formula
The only
The All (each, every) Formula
The part of the statement that is introduced by if constitute…
The part of the statement that is introduced by only if const…
introduced the necessary
The part of the statement that is introduced by all constitut…
If (when, where) Formula
The part of the statement that is introduced by if constitute…
Only If (only when, only where) Formula
The part of the statement that is introduced by only if const…
10 terms
LSAT!!!!!
notwithstanding
conclusion
premise
premise indicators
nevertheless; in spite of
statement or judgement that follows from one or more reasons
a fact, proposition or statement from which a conclusion is m…
because... since ... for... for example... for the reason that... in that... gi…
notwithstanding
nevertheless; in spite of
conclusion
statement or judgement that follows from one or more reasons
28 terms
Lsats
A -> B, ... A ... ____________ ... B
A -> B -> C... ____________ ... A -> C
A -> B ... B/ ... ____________ ... A/
A some B, Negate
Valid
Valid
Valid
A -> /B, ... B -> /A
A -> B, ... A ... ____________ ... B
Valid
A -> B -> C... ____________ ... A -> C
Valid
10 terms
LSAT prep
Logical reasoning
Logic games
Types of logical reasoning questions
Inference questions
Assumption family questions, assumption, flaw, principle.
Loose sequencing, matching/distribution, hybrid, selection.
Inference, principle, paradox.
Which one of the following must be true? Which can be inferre…
Logical reasoning
Assumption family questions, assumption, flaw, principle.
Logic games
Loose sequencing, matching/distribution, hybrid, selection.
74 terms
LSATs
Premise Indicators
Conclusion Indicators
Sufficient Condition Indicators
Necessary Condition Indicators
because... since... for... for the reason that... in that ... given that... as…
thus... therefore... hence... consequently... as a result... so... accordingly…
if... when... whenever... every... all... any... people who... in order to
then... only... only if... must... required
Premise Indicators
because... since... for... for the reason that... in that ... given that... as…
Conclusion Indicators
thus... therefore... hence... consequently... as a result... so... accordingly…
90 terms
LSAT Prep
What are the types of Qs on the LSAT?
State the purpose of the Reading Compr…
State the purpose of Analytical Reason…
State the purpose of the Logical Reaso…
Logical Reasoning... Reading Comprehension... Analytical Reasoning
Ability to insight-fully read and understand lengthy and comp…
Ability to understand a structure of relationships, ultimatel…
Ability to analyze, critically evaluate, and complete argumen…
What are the types of Qs on the LSAT?
Logical Reasoning... Reading Comprehension... Analytical Reasoning
State the purpose of the Reading Compr…
Ability to insight-fully read and understand lengthy and comp…
45 terms
LSAT Prep
In logical reasoning questions, what i…
In logical reasoning questions, what i…
In logical reasoning questions, what i…
In logical reasoning questions, what d…
A conclusion is the main point the author is making. A conclu…
Evidence is the information offered by an author to support t…
An assumption is an unstated piece of evidence that is requir…
Weaken questions ask for info that can be added to the argume…
In logical reasoning questions, what i…
A conclusion is the main point the author is making. A conclu…
In logical reasoning questions, what i…
Evidence is the information offered by an author to support t…
76 terms
LSAT Prep
Given that
Seeing that
For the reason that
Inasmuch
Premise
Premise
Premise
Premise
Given that
Premise
Seeing that
Premise
409 terms
LSAT Vocab
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
174 terms
LSAT Terms
Antecedent
Assertion
Assumption
Claim
A preceding event, condition, or cause.... Ex: If A, then B.
To declare positively.
To take for granted that something is true.
To assert.
Antecedent
A preceding event, condition, or cause.... Ex: If A, then B.
Assertion
To declare positively.
21 terms
LSAT Terminology
Comparative words
Precise words
Comparison
Superlative
Any word that states or implies a comparison
All, none, most, not most, some, not all
More, less, better, taller, worse, etc...SEMI-STRONG bc of de…
Least, best, tallest, worst, etc...MUCH STRONGER than compari…
Comparative words
Any word that states or implies a comparison
Precise words
All, none, most, not most, some, not all
25 terms
LSAT Quantifiers
Some
Some
Some
Some
Many
Much
At Least One
Sometimes
Some
Many
Some
Much
23 terms
LSAT STUDY
Comparative Words (Semi-Strong/Unless…
Superlative Words (Strong/Unless quali…
Equal (Very Strong)
99% Words (Very Strong)
More, Less, Stronger, Faster, Taller, Worse
Least, Strongest, Fastest, Tallest, Worst, Primary
Equal, Same, Proportional, Identical, As much as,
All, Always, Will, None, Never
Comparative Words (Semi-Strong/Unless…
More, Less, Stronger, Faster, Taller, Worse
Superlative Words (Strong/Unless quali…
Least, Strongest, Fastest, Tallest, Worst, Primary
12 terms
Conditional Terms (LSAT)
Sufficient (X)
Sufficient (X)
Sufficient (X)
Sufficient (X)
Any
Each
Whenever
None
Sufficient (X)
Any
Sufficient (X)
Each
23 terms
LSAT Quantifiers
Some
some but not all
Only Some
Most
Definition: at least one up to and including All
includes the possibility of none up to everything shy of all…
Excludes none and all. So at least one up to just shy of all.
more than half (greater than 50%) ... synonyms: a majority, a p…
Some
Definition: at least one up to and including All
some but not all
includes the possibility of none up to everything shy of all…
38 terms
LSAT Glossry
Analogy
Appositive
Assumption
Cause
A stated or implied comparison between two different things t…
A phrase, usually set off by commas, used to describe or defi…
Unstated evidence
To increase the likelihood of
Analogy
A stated or implied comparison between two different things t…
Appositive
A phrase, usually set off by commas, used to describe or defi…
139 terms
LSAT Vocab
pundit
cryptic
synapse
ominous
A self-professed expert in a particular field, especially as…
Having hidden meaning.... Mystified or of an obscure nature.
a junction between two nerve cells, consisting of a minute ga…
giving the impression that something bad or unpleasant is goi…
pundit
A self-professed expert in a particular field, especially as…
cryptic
Having hidden meaning.... Mystified or of an obscure nature.
19 terms
LSAT 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
53 terms
LSAT; Games
Steps to games:
Four types of games/ Four questions
X/Y
X and Y
1. ID Game... 2. symbolize the rules... 3. what drives the game?... 4.…
1. In or out?... 2. Order matter?... 3. Association? Exactly one... 4.…
X or Y
X & Y
Steps to games:
1. ID Game... 2. symbolize the rules... 3. what drives the game?... 4.…
Four types of games/ Four questions
1. In or out?... 2. Order matter?... 3. Association? Exactly one... 4.…
10 terms
LSAT Vocab
Narrative
Perniciousness
Precept
Paradigmatic
(1) A story or account of events or experiences (2) a book or…
(1) Causing insidious harm or ruin; (2) deadly or fatal (3) r…
(1) A commandment or direction given as a rule of action or c…
(1) a set of forms that contain a particular element: archetype
Narrative
(1) A story or account of events or experiences (2) a book or…
Perniciousness
(1) Causing insidious harm or ruin; (2) deadly or fatal (3) r…
1,016 terms
LSAT defs
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
67 terms
LSAT Keywords
Hence
Therefore
So
Accordingly
Conclusion
Conclusion
Conclusion
Conclusion
Hence
Conclusion
Therefore
Conclusion
1,598 terms
LSAT-Vocabulary Words
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
102 terms
LSAT Vocab
presupposition
explicit assumption
contrarian doubt
sufficient justification
a thing tacitly assumed beforehand at the beginning of a line…
explicit assumptions are assumptions of which the intention i…
...
insufficient justification is when an individual utilizes int…
presupposition
a thing tacitly assumed beforehand at the beginning of a line…
explicit assumption
explicit assumptions are assumptions of which the intention i…
27 terms
LSAT Vocab
Example=
Posit=
Preponderance=
Presumption=
instance
to put something forward for consideration
majority
something that is taken for granted
Example=
instance
Posit=
to put something forward for consideration
101 terms
LSAT: Logical Games
[ A _ B ] ... A in inspected __?__ B
[ A _ B ] ... B is inspected __?__ A
[ A _ _ _ B ] ... There are exactly th…
D is inspected exactly two days before…
before / ahead of
after / behind
between / separated by
[ D _ E ]
[ A _ B ] ... A in inspected __?__ B
before / ahead of
[ A _ B ] ... B is inspected __?__ A
after / behind
20 terms
LSAT Vocab words
Ambivalent
assess
because
compelling
having conflicted feelings about something
appraise
since
attracting strong interest
Ambivalent
having conflicted feelings about something
assess
appraise
1,598 terms
LSAT-Vocabulary Words
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 Prep
Question stem: Which of the following…
Question stem: Which of the following…
Question stem: Which of the following…
Question stem: Each of the following m…
The correct answer could be true. In this question a "must be…
The correct answer could be false. So a correct answer could…
The correct answer must be false. Wrong answer choices will a…
The correct answer must be true or possible. Wrong answer cho…
Question stem: Which of the following…
The correct answer could be true. In this question a "must be…
Question stem: Which of the following…
The correct answer could be false. So a correct answer could…
448 terms
LSAT - Strategy
What is Primary Objective #1?
What does a premise do?
What does a conclusion do?
List Premise Indicators.
Determine whether the stimulus contains an argument or if it…
Give a reason for why something should be believed.
A conclusion is the point the author tries to prove by using…
Because, Since, For, For Example, For the reason that, In tha…
What is Primary Objective #1?
Determine whether the stimulus contains an argument or if it…
What does a premise do?
Give a reason for why something should be believed.
117 terms
LSAT Definitions
appeal to
characteristic
considerable
counterexample
To offer something as evidence... to employ...as a premise
trait, attribute, a defining feature
non-negligible
something that is set forth to refute a general principle
appeal to
To offer something as evidence... to employ...as a premise
characteristic
trait, attribute, a defining feature
119 terms
LSAT Vocab
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
409 terms
LSAT Vocab
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
52 terms
LSAT Vocab
because
since
for
for the reason that
Premise
premise
premise
premise
because
Premise
since
premise
80 terms
LSAT: Flawed Methods of Reasoning
Circular Reasoning
Ambiguous Word Usage
Misinterpreting a Key Term
Unfairly Redefining a Key Term
Circular Reasoning
Ambiguous Word Usage
19 terms
LSAT 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
82 terms
LSAT Words
author's opinion
author's opinion
author's opinion
author's opinion
appears
cogent
compelling
especially
author's opinion
appears
author's opinion
cogent
1,016 terms
LSATs
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
9 terms
LSAT TERMS
Blocks
Sequencing
Conditional
Words that Lead a Sufficient Condition
Used for fixed relationships
Used for rules that do not fix the variables in relation to e…
If _______ occurs, _______ must also occur
If ... When... Whenever... Every... All... Any... People who... In order to
Blocks
Used for fixed relationships
Sequencing
Used for rules that do not fix the variables in relation to e…
18 terms
LSAT Terminology
Precise Words
Comparitive Words D&T
Comparative Word Types
Subjective Words D&T
100%: all, makes, always, will... 0%: none, never... 51%: most, pro…
Any word that states or implies a comparisson... *Typically str…
Comparison: semi-strong; can be made weak by comparing to som…
Have different meanings depending on the context... Very weak
Precise Words
100%: all, makes, always, will... 0%: none, never... 51%: most, pro…
Comparitive Words D&T
Any word that states or implies a comparisson... *Typically str…
24 terms
LSAT Words
ecclesiastical
promulgated
ostensibly
brusquely
of or relating to the Christian Church
published, made public
supposedly; purportedly; allegedly
adverb: in a blunt, direct manner
ecclesiastical
of or relating to the Christian Church
promulgated
published, made public
1,598 terms
LSAT-Vocabulary Words
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
9 terms
LSAT Terminology
Precise Words
Comparative words
Superlatives
Illustrate
All (Always will); None (Never); Most Probably, likely, usual…
Tends to be strong type of language but depends on context an…
A type of language considered to be stronger because of its d…
Another word for example
Precise Words
All (Always will); None (Never); Most Probably, likely, usual…
Comparative words
Tends to be strong type of language but depends on context an…
142 terms
LSAT Review
Assumption
SIs that introduce conclusions (8)
SIs that introduce premises (4)
what should you look at when dealing w…
an unstated premise; something you can add as a premise (usua…
therefore, consequently, thus, hence, so, accordingly, it fol…
since, because, for, after all
REASONING! doesnt matter what order the premises and conclusi…
Assumption
an unstated premise; something you can add as a premise (usua…
SIs that introduce conclusions (8)
therefore, consequently, thus, hence, so, accordingly, it fol…
73 terms
lsat vocab
precedes
follows
adjacent
correspods
comes before
comes after
immediately next to/touching
matches
precedes
comes before
follows
comes after
33 terms
LSAT Words
Leads to
Only
Worst
Many
Causality
If/then statement; 100%
Superlative; Comparative
Subjective (weak)
Leads to
Causality
Only
If/then statement; 100%
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