Ep. 188: Advanced Conditional Reasoning on the LSAT
Some go both ways: if some lawyers are assholes, then some assholes are lawyers.g statements, things can get tricky, fast. The guys walk through advanced conditional reasoning and share how they approach some of the trickiest questions on the latest LSAT FUNdamental. Plus, Ben shares a personal goal he’s striving toward that reminds him of LSAT prep, the guys shred a personal statement, and we get some more behind-the-scenes info about another prep company’s recruiting efforts.
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9:19 – LSAT FUNdamentals – Advanced Conditional Reasoning
Conditionals are one thing, but what happens when you start linking conditional statements together? It can feel like things get gnarly fast. But the reality is that if you break down this type of logical reasoning to the sentence level, it’s not that complicated. Today’s FUNdamental is all about advanced conditional reasoning, and here are some takeaways:
The guys define conditional vocabulary
None = Zero
Some = At least one
Most = More than half
Not all = everything except 100%
All = 100%