Articles tagged "conditional logic"

Deep Dive: Causality on the LSAT

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - Deep Dive: Causality on the LSAT by Ben Rashkovich

Causality is one of the biggest, baddest, trickiest topics on the LSAT—and it happens to be one of the most interesting, as well. (In fact, it’s my third-biggest LSAT crush!)

It’s a difficult concept in theory, but also in practice: causality shows up a lot in Strengthen/Weaken questions, which are statistically the most difficult questions in Logical Reasoning.

So let’s break it down. Read more

Why I Love Conditional Logic So Very, Very Much

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - Why I Love Conditional Logic So Very, Very Much by Ben Rashkovich

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Dear Diary,

That’s it. My life has peaked. I sat behind Conditional Logic today in my Manhattan Prep LSAT class.

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This is the Best LSAT Blog Post Ever

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - This is the Best LSAT Blog Post Ever by Matt Shinners

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While the LSAT tests a variety of concepts, three Logical Reasoning structures show up more often than all others. We call them the 3 Cs:

  • Conditional Logic
  • Causality
  • Comparisons

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You Derive Me Crazy: Inference Gut Check (LSAT Logic Games Series)

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Blog-Derive-Inference Gut CheckNo matter how good you get at Logic Games, finding those difficult inferences will always be a challenge! In our “You Derive Me Crazy” blog series, we’ll take a look at some of the higher-level inferences that repeat on the LSAT, ensuring that you have all the tools necessary to tackle anything the LSAT throws at you on test day. 🎓💼

Let’s talk about something that we haven’t really brought up before in this crazy, Britney Spears-inspired blog series:

Questions.
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Sufficient vs. Necessary Conditions on the LSAT

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“It’s confusing sufficient with necessary” is probably one of the phrases that LSAT students use most frequently. But what does that really mean? If you’re just starting out your LSAT prep, this conditional logic can be a bit confusing. So, here’s a basic lesson.

Let’s start with an example: Read more