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 after the arrow. Sufficient —> Necessary X —> Y is equivalent to: if X, then Y. X is the sufficient condition, and Y is the necessary condition. Logic Games and […]

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 factor into conditional reasoning. These special words don’t *quite* fit the mold that the others do, so I decided to give them their own article. The words “except,” “unless,” “until,” […]