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Flaw Questions, Dec 00 and Oct 01 LSAT

Flaw Questions, Dec 00 and Oct 01 LSAT
« on: October 20, 2010, 02:00:46 PM »
Hi All--can some one help me with these 2 problems?

Dec 00 LSAT Section 2 #15

#15 The ozone/ pollution problem where scientists want to reverse the effects by sending a space craft to observe and environmentalists contest to this because of the pollution the craft will emit.

I was down between A and C. But why is C incorrect?


Oct 01 LSAT, Section 2, #24

I was down to B and D. Why isnt D correct?

Thank you!

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Re: Flaw Questions, Dec 00 and Oct 01 LSAT
« Reply #1 on: October 21, 2010, 04:50:45 PM »
Hi All--can some one help me with these 2 problems?

Dec 00 LSAT Section 3 #15

#15 The ozone/ pollution problem where scientists want to reverse the effects by sending a space craft to observe and environmentalists contest to this because of the pollution the craft will emit.

I was down between A and C. But why is C incorrect?

Are the environmentalists really confused about the difference between preventing and reducing?

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Oct 01 LSAT, Section 4, #24

I was down to B and D. Why isnt D correct?

Why "should" the conclusion focus on the relation between pravastatin and cholesterol levels?

Re: Flaw Questions, Dec 00 and Oct 01 LSAT
« Reply #2 on: October 28, 2010, 04:56:09 PM »
Thank you for your response...actually for the first problem (scientists vs environmentalists) I was attracted to C because I thought the environmentalists flaw was that they failed to see the purpose of why they wanted to launch a space craft, that it was launched in order to gain the info to reverse the damage.

C says - fails to distinguish the goal of reversing harmful effects from the goal of preventing harmful effects...so I translated this as the env's not being able to see the difference between the scientists goals and their goal of not wanting excess pollution to begin with.