Formal Logic Diagramming Question

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Formal Logic Diagramming Question

Postby thouse » Mon Aug 30, 2010 10:05 am

Can someone show me how to diagram this question and answer choices. I believe this is where formal logic comes into play.

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Re: Formal Logic Diagramming Question

Postby LSAT Blog » Mon Aug 30, 2010 10:24 am

I explain how to approach this exact question here (it's the second bolded example).

answer choices, diagrammed:

(a) H -> T
(b) H -> C
(c) T -> P
(d) H -> NOT C (you had a typo. it says "of", not "if")
(e) C -> NOT P


(you may want to edit your post to remove the text of the actual question - just leave the reference to PT, Section, Question)

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Re: Formal Logic Diagramming Question

Postby thouse » Mon Aug 30, 2010 10:30 am

Thanks I have been also following your blog, I got a study guide from there.

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Re: Formal Logic Diagramming Question

Postby thouse » Mon Aug 30, 2010 10:32 am

Do you think it is imperative to be able to diagram for the LSAT?

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Re: Formal Logic Diagramming Question

Postby LSAT Blog » Mon Aug 30, 2010 10:36 am

Glad you're following it, and yes.

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Re: Formal Logic Diagramming Question

Postby thouse » Mon Aug 30, 2010 10:38 am

Can you reccommend a book on formal logic, I can diagram well enough to do a conditional statement and the contrapositive, but formal logic is foreign to me.




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