## How is this not the right answer??

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Qwerty12345

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### How is this not the right answer??

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CardozoLaw09

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### Re: How is this not the right answer??

Because if you had 5 C's then you'd have to have at least 3 paired with the same colour - which is a violation of the question stem; and you can't have more than 4 C's, so the remainder have to be W's. And it's not B because two C's could be paired with B/G and only one 1 white shade - the remaining W's could be all green.
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wtrc

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### Re: How is this not the right answer??

It's asking you what must be true. So lets make a hypothetical where (B) doesn't occur to prove B wrong.

I hope this formats correctly.

Ceramic or Wooden:::: C C C C W W W
Brown, White, or Grey: B G G W G G G

Here we have 4 ceramic lamps and 3 wooden lamps.

We have one brown lamp, one white lamp, and five grey lamps.

Let's see if this hypo works:

At least four of the lamps are ceramic (Yep).

If White shade, the lamp is ceramic (Yep.)

No wooden lamp has a brown shade (Yep).

(B) tells us that two of the lamps have white shades. But in my hypo, only 1 does. And I'm not violating any rule.

Qwerty12345

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### Re: How is this not the right answer??

Oh obviously! Not sure what I was thinking... I think I've done too many for today. Thanks guys!

Dr. Dre

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### Re: How is this not the right answer??

OP is that from a REAL LSAT practice test?

wtrc

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### Re: How is this not the right answer??

Dr. Dre wrote:OP is that from a REAL LSAT practice test?

I'm not the OP, but it's not. One of the random test prep company free sample problems.

Dr. Dre

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### Re: How is this not the right answer??

Then this problem isn't even worth doing.

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### Re: How is this not the right answer??

Dr. Dre wrote:Then this problem isn't even worth doing.

Correct. With thousands of LSAT problems in existence there's no reason to.