Use logical reasoning


Use cognitive abilities to make decisions and to move logically from one idea to another.

Alternative labels

complete tasks through use of logical reasoning
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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Use logical reasoning is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Mathematician: Mathematicians study and deepen existing mathematical theories in order to expand the knowledge and find new paradigms within the field. They can apply this knowledge to challenges presented in engineering and scientific projects in order to assure that measurements, quantities, and mathematic laws prove their viability.
Philosopher: Philosophers study and argument over general and structural problems pertaining to society, humans and individuals. They have well-developed rational and argumentative abilities to engage in discussion related to existence, value systems, knowledge, or reality. They recur to logic in discussion which lead to levels of deepness and abstraction.

Optional skill

Use logical reasoning is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Hydrogenation machine operator: Hydrogenation machine operators control equipment to process base oils for manufacture of margarine and shortening products.

Warehouse manager: Warehouse managers assume the responsibility for storage facilities. They manage the operations and the staff within.
Capsule filling machine operator: Capsule filling machine operators control the filling of gelatine capsules with the specific medicinal preparations.
Airport operations officer: Airport operations officers perform supervisory and administrative work monitoring operational activities on an assigned shift at a large airport. They ensure the safe take-off and landing of aircrafts
Fat-purification worker: Fat-purification workers operate acidulation tanks and equipment that help with the separation of undesirable components from oils.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022