## Articles tagged "Sufficient Assumptions"

### LSAT Sufficient Assumption Questions: Be the D.A. for the Day!

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Congratulations, you are the District Attorney… til about 5:45 or 6:00 p.m. Thanks to a new law that voters moronically passed via referendum last April, the role of District Attorney will cycle through local citizens, much as it does with jury duty. Today, it’s your turn to try to win some convictions. Read more

### Breaking the Logician’s Code: The Secrets Behind LSAT Tricks (Part 1)

The LSAT is out to trick you, and we’re out to warn you about those tricks before you fall for them. In this series, we’ll break down how to recognize certain LSAT tricks…and how to beat them at their own game.

I’ve developed a philosophy when it comes to learning the LSAT.

Well, over the years, I’ve developed many (some good, some bad, some contradicting others…). But the one I’m thinking of today is this: Read more

### IKEA Furniture and the Difference Between Necessary and Sufficient Assumptions on the LSAT

Learning science has come a long way in recent years, and we’ve been learning with it. We incorporate the latest discoveries in learning science into our LSAT course to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of your prep. Want to see? Try the first session of any of our upcoming courses for free.

Two of the most difficult question types in the Logical Reasoning section of the LSAT are necessary and sufficient assumption questions. Both of these questions ask you to analyze what an argument leaves out, or the gap between its premise and conclusion. But each of them requires a very different response from the other, and the LSAT will try to trick you into confusing the two. To understand the crucial difference between necessary and sufficient assumptions, let’s imagine them in the context of an experience even more challenging than the LSAT: assembling IKEA furniture. Read more