## LG rule, unsure what it means. Help?

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CurlyKat

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### LG rule, unsure what it means. Help?

Hi there, does anyone have the PT 32 game 3? I was just working on it and I keep getting stuff wrong, I think I'm not understanding two of the rules correctly.. one of them is: 'at least one composition is performed either after O and before S, or after S and before O.' I took this to mean O/S_S/O, but I think that's wrong. Does it mean something else? Like that S cannot be first or O cannot be last, and/or the other way around??? I haven't seen any rules like that yet.

FuManChusco

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### Re: LG rule, unsure what it means. Help?

CurlyKat wrote:LG rule, unsure what it means. Help?

June takers are totally going to be misled by that title.

edit: also to help you out, I think you're understanding it correctly. It has to be either O_S or S_O. that space in the middle has to be "at least" one, so it could technically be more spaces between O and S. Basically O and S cannot be touching. I hope that makes sense.
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citrustang

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### Re: LG rule, unsure what it means. Help?

"At least one" means there could be more than one space between S and O, but they cannot be consecutive.

LSAT Blog

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### Re: LG rule, unsure what it means. Help?

It means that O and S cannot be consecutive.

The way you diagrammed it implies that there is exactly one space between them.

It'd be better to diagram in a way that makes it clear that there could be more than one space between them.

Here's how I'd do it.

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Bert

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### Re: LG rule, unsure what it means. Help?

'at least one composition is performed either after O and before S, or after S and before O.'

should be diagrammed more like: O/S ... __ S/O. It seems from your diagram that you may be missing the at least part of the rule and going with "one composition is performed..." but maybe I am just misreading your diagram.

What was the other rule?

scruffs mcguff

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### Re: LG rule, unsure what it means. Help?

I remember this rule threw me off too.

I think the other rule ends up saying that two items have to have at least two between them.

They cannot be (for example) A _ B or B _ A

CurlyKat

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### Re: LG rule, unsure what it means. Help?

Gosh do I feel like an idiot now!!
I totally see it now! Thank you all so much! I hate getting stuck on stupid mistakes like this one, such a waste of time!
Thanks again guys!

CurlyKat

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### Re: LG rule, unsure what it means. Help?

And yes, the other rule was that there are at least two spaces between two of the other variables. It all makes sense now.. the sun is shining again

citrustang

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stintez

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### Re: LG rule, unsure what it means. Help?

LSAT Blog wrote:It means that O and S cannot be consecutive.

The way you diagrammed it implies that there is exactly one space between them.

It'd be better to diagram in a way that makes it clear that there could be more than one space between them.

Here's how I'd do it.

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