Test: LSAT Logical Reasoning

Tad and Lilly play together in kindergarten every day. Both children have symptoms of an illness. Tad definitely does not have an illness. Lilly’s illness symptoms are similar to Tad’s symptoms. Since Tad does not have an illness, Lilly does not have an illness.

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The reasoning in the argument is flawed because the argument:

Argues that because something is probably true, it is true.

Does not reason that one infection might be a different kind of illness.

Makes a general claim where specific facts are needed.

Wrongly infers that, because something in one instance has not occurred, it has not occurred in a similar situation.

Treats symptoms as facts.

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