How to do the LSAT sequence logic games
Are you preparing for the LSAT? If so, then chances are that you have seen sequence logic games before. These are one of the most common types of questions on this exam. In this article, we will discuss how to answer these types of questions and how they relate to other topics on the LSAT. We will also provide 3 different examples to help you become more familiar with how these work.
Sequence logic games are where the test taker is given a set of rules which dictate how certain elements are allowed to be positioned on some type of grid. Then, they will have to figure out how these different items would fit into the sequence-based off of those rules.
Here’s an example of a sequence logic game question from the LSAT:
Rule: Suppose that a, b and c are positive integers.
Every day at exactly noon the digits of a number increase by one from their previous values. If this process continues, how many days will it take for the digits to reach 100?
a) 0 days
b) 22 days
c) 25 days
The answer is b.
If you are given a game like this one, remember that you do not have to determine how many times the digits will increase before they reach 100. Additionally, you are only concerned with how far apart each individual digit is from one another- also referred to as their difference.
A good tip when solving for sequence logic games is to eliminate choices that don’t make sense. For example, choice (a) is incorrect because the digits will not reach 100 in 0 days and choice (c) is incorrect because the digits would never get to 100 if they were increasing by more than one each day- we can cross out both of these options right away.
Learning how to do the LSAT sequence logic games correctly certainly takes practice. However, if you do not have the time to go through all of the LSAT sequence games in a prep book or course it will be beneficial for you to check out more of our free resources.