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LSAT Logical Reasoning

Among the four scored sections you'll encounter on the LSAT will be two Logical Reasoning sections, each consisting of 25-26 questions to be answered within 35 minutes (about 85 seconds per question, on average).

NOTE: Together, the two scored Logical Reasoning sections account for approximately half of all scored questions on the exam. Your exam might include one unscored Logical Reasoning section as well.

LSAT Logical Reasoning questions are designed to gauge your ability to understand, criticize and draw reasonable inferences (conclusions) from brief arguments. For the most part, these arguments do not involve deduction (the process of reasoning in which a conclusion follows necessarily from the stated premises). It is the exam's Analytical Reasoning (logic games) questions that focus on this specific form of inferential reasoning.

More on LSAT Logical Reasoning is available at the pages listed below.

Logical Reasoning directions and practice questions

Tips for answering Logical Reasoning questions

Tutorial: Identifying assumptions in LSAT arguments