As my LSAT Prep students know, the phrase “begs the question” is one of the most commonly misused phrases in the English language. It is a logical fallacy involving circular reasoning, where one presupposes (assumes) the truth of what one seeks to prove.
One of the great things about studying for the LSAT is that it has such a tremendous application to one’s daily life. In most college courses, one forgets most of what one learns a few minutes after the final exam. The logic used on the LSAT, however, applies to people on a daily basis. Let […]
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It’s time for a logic / LSAT Prep quiz! Let’s consider the technical meaning of the word “unless.” For LSAT purposes, the standard meaning of “unless” is equivalent to “if not.” Let’s take a couple examples: 1. “John is 3rd unless Kimia is 6th.” That statement is equivalent to:
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For those of you who want to test your LSAT Logical Reasoning skills, consider the following statement in a TV commercial currently playing: “Singles on match.com are 3 times more likely to enter into a relationship than those who are not.” Now, consider the following Logical Reasoning questions (with answers) based on the TV ad […]