## Articles tagged "conditional logic"

### Why and How LSAT Conditional Logic Wrecks Test-Takers

This post is inspired by some recent in-class interactions with students, with an inspirational assist from Ally Bell’s post “Conditional Logic Doppelgangers.” I hope you enjoy! Read more

### Conditional Logic Doppelgangers

Diagramming Conditional Logic is a huge part of LSAT success, and can also be a major hurdle for many students to overcome. I’ve noticed over the years that there are two major sticking points in Conditional Logic for many of my students: pairs of conditional statements that look similar but mean different things. These Conditional Logic doppelgangers are if versus only if and mutually exclusive pairs. Let’s tackle both. Read more

### Deep Dive: Causality on the LSAT

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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Dear Diary,

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

### This is the Best LSAT Blog Post Ever

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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

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

No 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.