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SESSION 2 LSAT
What is evidence?
Reason's why the author thinks his main point is correct.
What is the Conclusion?
the authors main point, what he wants to convince you of.
The One-Sentence test
The sentence that the author's argument cannot live without is the conclusion.
The connection between evidence and conclusion
-makes the argument work
-closes logical gap in argument
-the missing piece of evidence
Evidence + Assumption = Conclusion
Identify the question type
Untagle the stimulus
Make a Prediction
Evaluate the answer choices
Sufficient > Necesary
Trigger >than> Result
Forming the Contrapositive
The logical equivalent of th "If then" statment
Steps to forming the Contrapositive
1) Reverse the terms
2) Negate each terms
3) "and" becomes "or"; "or" becomes "and"
The Kaplan 5-Step Method for Logic Games
Answer four key questions to set up the games structure
Create a simple & effective picture of the setup and the action
Make sketch work, think of what each rule means and doesn't mean
Combine rules with common elements , figue out everything that is true
Attack the question systematically
Step 1: Overview
4 Key Questions
What is the situation?
What are the entities?
: 6 horses
What action do I need to perform?
What are the Limitations?
: one horse per position, 1-6 positions
Step 4: Making Deductions
locks of entities
: Entities that move together
when a game is reduced to just two possible scenarios
Entities that are placed definitively
: # of constraints on the game that create opportunities for deductions
when an entity or position appears in more than one role
Hold off on Complete & Accurate list Questions till last