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Ssouki
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Hello!

In the LR bible2017, p122, An example of Reverse answer is:

Stimulus: Many people have some type of security system in their home."
An incorrect answer then reverses the elements: "Some people have many types of security systems in their home."

So my question is:
If " many " and " some" are considered to be almost the same for LSAT purposes, then why is this example considered an incorrect reversed answer?

Thanks for your anticipated help!
Sara
Dave Killoran
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Hi SSouki,

Thanks for the question! "Many" and "some" have similarities and can overlap at points but they are not identical! We know that "many" implies "some," but "some" doesn't automatically imply "many" (just as it doesn't imply "most"). I talked more about the exact definitions of these terms here: LSAT Quantity Terminology: Some, Few, Several, and Many.

Please let me know if that helps. Thanks!
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Ssouki
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" "Many" implies "some", but "some" doesn't automatically imply "many" "uch a powerful answer! Thank you Dave!