# Session 2

 What is evidence? The Why Reason's why the author thinks his main point is correct. What is the Conclusion? The What the authors main point, what he wants to convince you of. The One-Sentence test The sentence that the author's argument cannot live without is the conclusion. The Assumption The connection between evidence and conclusion -makes the argument work -closes logical gap in argument-the missing piece of evidence Evidence + Assumption = Conclusion Kaplan Method Step 1Identify the question typeStep 2Untagle the stimulusStep 3 Make a PredictionStep 4Evaluate the answer choices Sufficient > Necesary Trigger >than> Result S(trigger)>than> N(Result) Forming the Contrapositive The logical equivalent of th "If then" statment Steps to forming the Contrapositive 1) Reverse the terms2) Negate each terms3) "and" becomes "or"; "or" becomes "and" The Kaplan 5-Step Method for Logic Games Step 1: OverviewAnswer four key questions to set up the games structureStep 2: SketchCreate a simple & effective picture of the setup and the actionStep 3: RulesMake sketch work, think of what each rule means and doesn't meanStep 4: DeductionsCombine rules with common elements , figue out everything that is trueStep 5: QuestionAttack the question systematically Step 1: Overview 4 Key QuestionsWhat is the situation? EX: HorsetrackWhat are the entities?EX: 6 horsesWhat action do I need to perform?EX: SequencingWhat are the Limitations?EX: one horse per position, 1-6 positions Step 4: Making Deductions Blocks of entities: Entities that move togetherLimted Options: when a game is reduced to just two possible scenariosEstablished entities: Entities that are placed definitively Numbers: # of constraints on the game that create opportunities for deductionsDuplications: when an entity or position appears in more than one role Reviewing questions Hold off on Complete & Accurate list Questions till last Authorbhockman515 ID59175 Card SetSession 2 DescriptionSESSION 2 LSAT Updated2011-01-11T18:59:08Z Show Answers