Archive | Logic Games

LSAT Logic Games: The Basics

In this post, we’ll go over a very unique section of the LSAT test known as Logic Games, along with a general strategy on how to approach this 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. […]

“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’re finding these helpful. 🙂 Well, it’s 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’s 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’re finding these helpful. 😉   […]

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’ll look at some of the most common alternative forms of if/then statements in LSAT Logical Reasoning. Let’s start with a basic if/then statement and its contrapositive: If I am a vegetarian, I […]

“And” vs “Or” on the LSAT

This is a pretty quick topic that I’m 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’s 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’t 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’ll 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’s difficult to find an abundance of them for practice. Currently, Magoosh’s online Logic […]

Where to Find Logic Games Hybrid Practice

If you’re looking for more Logic Games Hybrid practice, here’s a series of tables that list where to find the various types of Hybrid games that appear in recently released LSAT PrepTests. Note: For Magooshers, you’ve got access to actual LSAC Logic Game questions—115 to be exact—through your online account. You can even sort by […]