- Thu Aug 21, 2014 6:20 pm
This isn't from an LSAT test,
this is from the LSAT Logical Reasoning Bible 2013 Edition Page 33 Q1
Chapter Two: The basics of Logical Reasoning
Premise and Conclusion Analysis Drill
For each stimulus, identify the conclusion(s) and supporting premise(s), if any. The answer key will identify the conclusion and premises of each argument, the logical validity of each argument, and also comment on how to identify argument structure. Answers on Page 39
1) Admittedly, the practice of allowing students to retake a class they previously failed and receive a new grade is controversial. But the mission of any school or university is to educate their students, and allowing students to retake courses supports this mission. Therefore, for the time being, our school should continue to allow students to retake previously failed courses and receive a new grade.
A) What is the conclusion of the argument, if any?
B) What premises are given in support of this conclusion?
C) Is the argument strong or weak? IF you think the argument is weak, please explain why.