## Logic Games without diagramming.

Prepare for the LSAT or discuss it with others in this forum.
chill

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hblake

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JohnV wrote:Almost fell for the troll, but you won't get me, not today

Not sure I follow.

Yes, a 170 is the average test score.

That seems high.

hblake

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chill wrote:I've worked as an LSAT tutor for the past year, and I do them without diagrams now. After spending so much time diagramming every game over and over, it just becomes really easy to figure out what's actually going to matter. I actually have a bunch as pdfs on my Kindle, where I absolutely can't use a diagram, and doing them in my head is a really fun way to kill a plane ride.

That being said, I can't imagine trying to do LR without marking the page.

ETA: the really hard questions are the "if ___, how many possible orders are there?/___ could be in what number of positions" type. Those'd be great to have hypos written out for.

ETA 2: Really, don't do this unless you're bored at work and are trying to up the challenge of LG's. I diagrammed every game for the first year, then started to notice I was doing more in my head and decided to see if I could do a whole one in my head. Now, it's a masochistic habit I've developed.

How do you do the "how many possible orders are there" type of questions? With or without diagrams (for anyone who knows, not just chill).

NoodleyOne

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hblake wrote:
JohnV wrote:Almost fell for the troll, but you won't get me, not today

Not sure I follow.

Yes, a 170 is the average test score.

That seems high.

170 may be close to median here for LSAT, although it's probably 168 or so. TLS is not a representative sample of the population at large, though.

chill

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shntn

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hblake wrote:Anyone do this?

lolno