On the LSAT, you must be able to identify any assumptions, or gaps, between the evidence and the conclusion. We are going to discuss two types of assumptions: Sufficient Assumptions and Necessary Assumptions.

CHALLENGE: Identify the Sufficient Assumptions

Sufficient Assumption questions are phrased like this:

  • The conclusion follows logically if which one of the following is assumed?
  • The conclusion of the argument can be properly drawn if which one of the following is assumed?

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Here are two philosophy videos that go through the distinctions between sufficient and necessary.

Next LSAT: January 13th

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Next LSAT: January 13th