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# Ultimate Logical and Analytical Reasoning Reviewer

“There is nothing higher than reason” – Immanuel Kant

Logical thinking and reasoning are essential skills that nature endowed mankind with. In the ancient days, these helped our ancestors survive. Humans learned how to craft hunting tools, identify which plants are edible, and outwit stronger predators.

However, humans use logic and reason not just to survive. These skills enabled us to develop the sciences, invent new technologies, craft laws and policies, and appreciate music and art.

These skills also guide you in every moment. Every decision you make involves reasoning. Every piece of information you absorb requires logic to comprehend. Whether you’re just surfing the net or solving a math problem, these skills are valuable.

These are why most qualifying exams test your logical thinking and analytical. It gauges your ability to process information and make sensible interpretations. Although these skills are innate to us, it still requires training and preparation to master them.

In this review, we will help you apply logical and analytical reasoning to ace qualifying exams such as the civil service exam, college entrance exams, and more.

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## 1. Word Analogy

In this chapter, we will explore how words in English vocabulary can be related. How is the word priest related to the word church? How about foal to the horse? We will use reasoning to unravel their relationships. Click here to go to the article.

## 2. Identifying Assumptions and Conclusions

There’s always an underlying assumption that makes a statement true. Unfortunately, these assumptions are usually not explicitly stated. We will teach you in this chapter how to infer assumptions from a given statement.

Meanwhile, we can always create conclusions from a given statement. If someone said, “It rained hard yesterday,” you can conclude that “there’s a flood afterward.” Learn in this chapter how to create valid conclusions and spot erroneous ones. Click here to go to the article.

## 3. Logic Reasoning

In this chapter, you’ll learn how to process convoluted and complex information with the help of logic. Specifically, you will learn to understand syllogisms, the oldest form of logical reasoning. Click here to go to the article.

## 4. Number Sequence

Uncovering patterns is not for detectives only. Some sets of numbers also follow patterns that you need to discover! In this chapter, we introduce you to a variety of patterns that most number sequences follow. Click here to go to the article

## 5. Data Interpretation

The world generates thousands of data ready to be interpreted. From a student’s school grades and a company’s monthly revenues to the city’s annual population growth and the country’s national income, there’s an endless source of information from which we can extract data. Learn how to apply logic and reasoning to understand data presented in graphical or tabular form. Click here to go to the article.

Written by Jewel Kyle Fabula

### Jewel Kyle Fabula

Jewel Kyle Fabula is a Bachelor of Science in Economics student at the University of the Philippines Diliman. His passion for learning mathematics developed as he competed in some mathematics competitions during his Junior High School years. He loves cats, playing video games, and listening to music.