You have 35 minutes to work on each section of the LSAT. I choose the words work on carefully because that conveys a very different meaning than saying you have 35 minutes to complete the section. The LSAT is a timed, standardized test. It is designed to be difficult for the vast majority of people […]

# Archive | Logic Games

## LSAT Logic Games: The Basics

This post provides an overview of the Logic Games section along with a general strategy on how to approach the section. For more information on common logic game types, tips and tricks, or where to find specific game types for practice, check out Magoosh’s Analytical Reasoning Library. What is the LSAT Logic Games section? The […]

## “Unless” Statements on the LSAT: Part 2

A couple weeks ago, we briefly explored “unless” statements when I provided the following example and asked you to translate it into a standard if/then statement. I refuse to keep writing formal logic blog posts unless some of you post comments telling me you鈥檙e finding these helpful. 馃檪 Well, it鈥檚 time to check back in […]

## If/Then Statements and Contrapositives on the LSAT

Formal logic is one of the dreaded monsters of the LSAT, largely because it forces you to pay attention to all those tiny words you usually skim over. If is one such word, and it鈥檚 definitely one of the most important words to understand on the exam. The Standard If/Then Statement Most people are […]

## “Unless” Statements on the LSAT: Part 1

In our continuing exploration of the wonderful world of formal logic, I bring you: unless. But this time, you have to work it out for yourself via this real world example: I refuse to keep writing formal logic blog posts unless some of you post comments telling me that you鈥檙e finding these helpful. 馃槈 […]

## If, Only If, and If and Only If on the LSAT

In a previous blog post, we covered how to interpret basic if/then statements and how to form their contrapositives. In this post, we鈥檒l look at some of the most common alternative forms of if/then statements. Let鈥檚 start with a basic if/then statement and its contrapositive: If I am a vegetarian, I don鈥檛 eat beef. If […]

## “And” vs “Or” on the LSAT

This is a pretty quick topic that I鈥檓 covering because a student asked about it recently. What is the overlap between and and or, especially in the Logic Games section? In other words, what鈥檚 the difference between the following rules?: If either Charlie or Denise is on the team, then Robert is not on the […]

## Where to Find Logic Games Fixed Grouping Practice

Pure Fixed Grouping games only make up a small percentage of the Logic Games in recent years, so there aren鈥檛 a ton of them to go around. In fact, only one appears in the entire Actual, Official LSAT Preptests Volume V. If you want to look at the other one listed in the table, you […]

## Where to Find Logic Games Floating Grouping Practice

Looking for more Floating Grouping practice in the Logic Games section? Get a copy of Actual, Official PrepTests Volume V. There are a total of 11 Floating Grouping games that appear in that book, so you鈥檒l have plenty of practice to get started. If you need more than that, purchase PrepTests 72-75 at the LSAC […]

## Where to Find Logic Games Matching Practice

Looking for some extra Matching practice in the Logic Games section? Below is a table that lists where you can find standard Matching practice games in recently released LSATs. Pure Matching games are relatively uncommon in the Logic Games section, so it鈥檚 difficult to find an abundance of them for practice. Currently, Magoosh鈥檚 online Logic […]