PowerScore LSAT Forum Post of the Day: Dealing with Negatives (particularly Unless) in Conditional Reasoning

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    Today's LSAT Forum Post of the Day is a response to a student with two common questions regarding conditional reasoning statements containing negative language, like the words "unless" or "without": (1) how are those specific phrases best diagrammed, and (2) when is it possible to diagram negatively-worded statements in the affirmative? PowerScore VP of Development Jon Denning addresses both of these questions and more in the exchange that follows!

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    The Forum posts selected for this series are chosen because they have a universal quality to them. In other words, we’ve selected posts that contain information that can be used by test takers of any background and score level. So, although the specific question posed by the students may not be one you have, when our instructors answer they have gone beyond the specific question and brought in broader elements that you can use. Consequently, these posts, and the situations therein, are virtually guaranteed to resonate with you on some level. Make sure to register for the LSAT Forum for free today, and get your own LSAT and Admissions questions answered by a PowerScore expert.

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