Improve your score on the Analytical Reasoning portion of the LSAT If you're like most test-takers, you find the infamous Analytical Reasoning or "Logic Games" section of the LSAT to be the most elusive and troublesome. Now there's help! LSAT Logic Games For Dummies takes the puzzlement out of the Analytical Reasoning section of the exam and shows you that it's not so problematic after all! This easy-to-follow guide examines the types of logic puzzles presented on the LSAT and offers step-by-step instructions for how best to correctly identify and solve each problem within the allocated time. Coverage of all six question types Detailed strategies for quickly and correctly recognizing and solving each question type Complete with loads of practice problems Whether you're preparing to take the LSAT for the first time or looking to improve a previous score, LSAT Logic Games For Dummies is the logical study companion for anyone looking to score high on the LSAT!
Introduction. Part I: Opening Moves. Chapter 1: Logic Games: Fun or Frightening? Chapter 2: Game On: A First Look at Logic Games. Part II: Let the Games Begin. Chapter 3: Ready to Order: Line Games. Chapter 4: Walking the Line: Line Game Practice. Chapter 5: Sorted Affairs: Sorting Games. Chapter 6: Divide and Conquer: Sorting Game Practice. Part III: Moving Forward. Chapter 7: One Way or Another: Using Split Charts. Chapter 8: Keeping Your Options Open: Open Line Games. Chapter 9: No Limits: Open Sorting Games. Part IV: Black-Belt Training. Chapter 10: Repeated Chips and Empty Boxes. Chapter 11: Extra! Extra! Multiple Chips and Orphan Chips. Chapter 12: Another Dimension: 2-D Logic Games. Chapter 13: Advanced Considerations. Chapter 14: Strategic Maneuvers: Merging Speed and Accuracy. Part V: Practice Tests. Chapter 15: Testing Your Logic: Practice Test 1. Chapter 16: Thinking Positive: Practice Test 2. Chapter 17: All the More Reason: Practice Test 3. Chapter 18: Solutions to the Practice Tests. Part VI: The Part of Tens. Chapter 19: Ten Frequently Asked Questions about Logic Games. Chapter 20: Ten Ways to Become a Logic Games Ninja. Index.
Mark Zegarelli is the author of Logic For Dummies, Calculus II For Dummies, Basic Math & Pre-Algebra For Dummies, and several logic puzzle books.
Learn to: Create game boards to answer each question Determine answer profiles and avoid common mistakes Gain confidence by solving problems on three practice tests Build your speed and accuracy The fast and easy way to improve your LSAT score! If you're like most test-takers, you find the infamous Analytical Reasoning or "Logic Games" section of the LSAT to be the most elusive and troublesome. Now there's help! This friendly guide takes the puzzlement out of Logic Games and gives you step-by-step instructions for how best to correctly identify and solve each type of problem within the allocated time. LSAT basics — get an overview of the LSAT logic games and discover how to organize information with a game board Approaching the questions — face down the two main types of logic games — line games and sorting games Bringing your A-game — learn to tackle open line games, open sorting games, repeated chips, multiple chips, orphan chips, and empty boxes Improving your performance — kick it up a notch and solve the toughest logic games and logic game questions, like working with 2-dimensional charts and focusing on the time element in logic games Practice, practice, practice — put your training to the test with three practice tests that are designed just like the real LSAT logic games, complete with answers and detailed solutions Open the book and find: Coverage of line games and sorting games in all their common variations How to read the story, search for clues, and set up your game board Advanced games and techniques When to trust your instinct, when to guess, and when to bail Things to remember on test day How to avoid the two most basic logical errors Three practice tests with solutions