# LSAT

The flashcards below were created by user Anonymous on FreezingBlue Flashcards.

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
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
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
inference
20. task: need to use all evidence
inference
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
24. key word: reconcile is a
25. key word: resolve is a
26. key word: Seeming is a
27. key word: inconsistency is a
28. key word: Unusual result is a
29. key word: contradiction is a
30. key word: discrepency is a
31. key word: paradox is a
32. task: all evidence is used to solve the riddle in the argument
34. task: DO NOT connect dots
35. task: look for the answer that eliminates the mystery, that makes the argument consistent
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
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
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
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
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