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LSAT
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  1. Key Word: Vulnerable to criticism is a
    Flaw
  2. Key word: Questionable because, is a
    flaw
  3. key word: error of reasoning is a
    flaw
  4. key word: fails to demonstrated is a
    flaw
  5. task: tend to ask what is the mistake or the assumption or causation (A caused B or B --> A)
    Flaw
  6. Task: the answer will describe th assumption or conclusions problem
    flaw
  7. task: find the disconnects btw the evidence & the conclusion, and the classic errors
    flaw
  8. key word: strengthen is a
    strengthen
  9. key word: most strongly supports the author is a
    strengthen
  10. key word: Justify is a
    strengthen
  11. task: support the assumption is a
    strengthen
  12. task: the answer will help strengthen Except questions, wont just weaken it, it can also be a 180/ out of scope/ etc
    strengthen
  13. task: find the answer that makes the conclusion more likely to follow from the evidence
    strengthen
  14. key word: must be true is an
    inference
  15. key word: Logically follows is an
    inference
  16. key word: can be inferred is an
    inference
  17. key word: which of the following is most strongly supported is an
    inference
  18. key word: the information/ statement above is an
    inference
  19. task: need to use the text in the answer
    inference
  20. task: need to use all evidence
    inference
  21. task: know what they are talking about in the text to find the answer
    inference
  22. task: determine what must be true. Look for connections. Dont try to predict of connect dots
    inference
  23. key word: Explain is a
    paradox
  24. key word: reconcile is a
    paradox
  25. key word: resolve is a
    paradox
  26. key word: Seeming is a
    paradox
  27. key word: inconsistency is a
    paradox
  28. key word: Unusual result is a
    paradox
  29. key word: contradiction is a
    paradox
  30. key word: discrepency is a
    paradox
  31. key word: paradox is a
    paradox
  32. task: all evidence is used to solve the riddle in the argument
    paradox
  33. task: identify and interpret the riddle to find the answer
    paradox
  34. task: DO NOT connect dots
    paradox
  35. task: look for the answer that eliminates the mystery, that makes the argument consistent
    paradox
  36. key word: main point is
    main point
  37. key word: conclusion is required for
    main point
  38. task: the correct answer takes the scope of the whole stimulus into account and satisfies the why test to find the answer
    main point
  39. key word: Responds to...by, is a
    method of argument
  40. key wood: the argument proceecds by
    method of argument
  41. key word: strategically is
    method of argument
  42. key word: an Argument Method is
    Method of Argument
  43. key word: an Argument is
    method of argument
  44. key word: Technique is
    Method of Argument
  45. key word: What role does...
    Method or argument
  46. task: Need to consider the whole argument as well as using conclusion & evidence and the why test to find the answer
    method of argument
  47. task: paraphrase the argument into abstract terms
    method of argument
  48. key word: ex- A & B disagree over
    point at issue
  49. key word: point at issue between is
    point at issue
  50. key word: a dispute is
    point at issue
  51. task: know what they are fighting about...the answer will have 1 yes & 1 no
    point at issue
  52. task: Use the why test on both statements that will be fighting on the conclusion & evidence
    point at issue
  53. task: stay within the scope of both speakers
    point at issue
  54. key word: a principle is
    principle
  55. key word: a proposition is
    principle
  56. key word: justifies is a
    principle , it will have the rules on the bottom
  57. task: rule may be above & the answer has to follow the text
    principle
  58. task: if the principle is below, you should use
    the why test (principle)
  59. task: if can strenthen the argument
    principle
  60. task: If --> Then will watch the formal logic or contra
    principle
  61. task: look for a 1:1 match of all salient elements btw the principle and real life
    principle
  62. key words: roles pertains to
    role of statement
  63. task: what role does it play? (Remember to use conclusion & evidence)
    role of statement
  64. key word: Undermines is a
    weaken
  65. key word: most weakens is a
    weaken
  66. key word: calls into question
    weaken
  67. task: attack the assumption
    weaken
  68. task: a Causual can be- the causal is reversed/ alternative cause/ connections btw the two (remember to open your scope on your idea on the scope)
    weaken
  69. task: find the answer that makes the conclusion less likly to follow from the evidence
    weaken
  70. key word: parallel to is
    parallel reasoning
  71. key word: most similar to is
    parallel reasoning
  72. key word: pattern of reasoning is
    parallel reasoning
  73. task: parallel flaw will contain flaws in questions & answers and will have the SAME flaw
    parallel reasoning
  74. task: short cuts- same type of conlusion, do not compare them
    parallel reasoning
  75. task: compare part or all of the stimulus to the choices
    parallel reasoning
  76. key word: assumed is
    assumption
  77. key word: assumption is
    assumption
  78. key word: presuppose is
    assumption
  79. key word: vulnerable to criticism is
    assumption
  80. task: the answer will have the conclusion
    assumption
  81. task: any unstated fact that MUST BE true
    assumption
  82. task: NECESSARY has 1 central assumption with key words
    depends & require (assumption)
  83. task: SUFFICIENT: will have how many assumptions
    2-3 assumptions
  84. task: BRIDGE the gap btw the evidence & the conclusion
    assumption

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