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Keyword Relevance for: mathematics
15-2031.00    Operations Research Analysts   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  

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O*NET-SOC Description

  • Formulate and apply mathematical modeling and other optimizing methods to develop and interpret information that assists management with decision making, policy formulation, or other managerial functions. May collect and analyze data and develop decision support software, service, or products. May develop and supply optimal time, cost, or logistics networks for program evaluation, review, or implementation.


  • Break systems into their component parts, assign numerical values to each component, and examine the mathematical relationships between them.
  • Formulate mathematical or simulation models of problems, relating constants and variables, restrictions, alternatives, conflicting objectives, and their numerical parameters.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Apply mathematical principles or statistical approaches to solve problems in scientific or applied fields.
  • Develop scientific or mathematical models.