Articles, categorizations, explanations, and other materials to help you maximize performance in the Logical Reasoning section

### LSAT Logical Reasoning Vocabulary Words

UPDATE: If you want even more help with LSAT vocabulary than the words below (and don’t want to have to memorize hundreds and hundreds of

### Negating Conditional Statements in Logical Reasoning

A common technique for solving LSAT Logical Reasoning questions (particularly, Necessary Assumption questions) is to negate each of the answer choices. The correct answer choice,

### How to Ace LSAT Logical Reasoning | 7 Habits

1. Analyze the stimulus for structure, NOT content.Break apart stimulus into evidence, conclusion, filler, counterpremise, etc. It’s about the stimulus’ structure and whether or not

### Necessary Assumption Questions, Negation Test, and Must Be True Qs

In this article, I discuss a common, and effective strategy for approaching Necessary Assumption questions. I also talk about shortcomings in the way prep companies

### Sufficient Assumption Questions and the Negation Test

In my course, I discuss two common Logical Reasoning question types: Necessary Assumption and Sufficient Assumption. The negation test is a common strategy you can effectively use

### Conditional Reasoning: Contrapositive, Mistaken Reversal, Mistaken Negation

What is the contrapositive? What do mistaken reversal (converse) and mistaken negation (converse) look like on the LSAT? While each bite-sized Logical Reasoning argument and

### LSAT Numbers: All, Most, Several, Many, Some, None

Isn’t it annoying when words seem to mean something different on the LSAT than they do in real life? Starts to make you wonder about

### Words Indicating Sufficient / Necessary Conditions, and Time

In conditional statements (if-then) statements, the sufficient condition is the one that goes before the arrow, and the necessary condition is the one that goes

### LSAT Words: “Except” “unless” “until” and “without” mean…

I’ve talked about Sufficient and Necessary Condition indicator words before. However, I left out a couple of important words (except, unless, until, and without) that

### LSAT Logic | Sufficient vs Necessary Conditions

We deal with “if-then” statements all the time in everyday life. “If I have another drink or two, I won’t be able to drive safely.”

### Difference Between Necessary & Sufficient Assumption Questions

Both Necessary Assumption and Sufficient Assumption questions contain the word “assumption” within the question stem. However, they ask for very different things. (Also see Sufficient

### Formal vs. Informal Logic in LSAT Logical Reasoning

As we saw in my interview with Dr. Deborah Bennett (author of Logic Made Easy), both formal and informal logic are necessary in everyday life. Here are some

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