Free LSAT Course > Logic Games > Ordering Games > Two-Dimensional Games

Two Dimensional games order two distinct sets of items. Here’s an example:

  • A stylist has 12 customers and only room for one each day. He can take either men or women.

Here’s a complete Two Dimensional question.

A class of seven consists of three boys (Salman, Trey, and Uri) and four girls (Ava, Bianca, Camila, and Daniela). No boys can sit next to each other. A girl cannot sit in position one.

To diagram this, a second row must be added for gender:

The LSAT might have more than two dimensions, but this is rare. This video segues you from Linear Games to sample Two-Dimensional Game formats.

Next LSAT: January 26

Two-Dimensional Walkthrough

Ordering six items:
A razor, stereo, TV, UV lamp, video camera, and a watch. Each one can be powered by an adapter or a battery.
a) The UV lamp must be in the first or last position.
b) Never have two consecutive things powered by a battery.
c) The Watch is definitely powered by a battery.
d) The 4th item is not powered by an adapter.
e) The razor, which is powered by a batter, is left of the watch. The razor is right of the stereo and the video camera.

The question deals with the entities RSTUVW and the second dimension of A and B.

Now that you are done with the Set Up, you can move on to the questions (shown below), which this video explains.

Question #1
Which of the following could be true?
a) U is position 5
b) R is third
c) 5th item is powered by a battery
d) S is power by a battery
e) U is powered by a battery and V is powered by a battery

Video explanation of Question #1 above. Stop when you reach question #2.

Question #2
Which of the following must be true?
a) T is powered by an adapter in position five.
b) S is in position 3 and powered by an adapter
c) V is in position three and powered by a battery
d) V is in position 2
e) U is in position six

To see explanations move to 2:13 in the video above:

Question #3
If the UV lamp is powered by a battery, each of the following must be true EXCEPT.
a) S is powered by an adapter
b) V is powered by an adapter
c) Whatever is in position one must be powered by a battery.
d) Second position powered by an adapter.
e) S is in position three.

Explanations see 4:09:

Next LSAT: January 26