Did you know that conditional reasoning and causal reasoning can be found in over 30% of Logical Reasoning stimuli on the average LSAT? That’s right; they’re two of the most frequently tested, and most frequently misinterpreted, reasoning techniques on the test! In today’s LSAT Forum Post of the Day, PowerScore Senior Developer Jon Denning advises a student on exactly how to differentiate between these two concepts, and outlines why it’s so critical that both be well understood.
Here’s a quick preview. Make sure to check out the full thread to read the entire explanation Jon provided to this student:
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