We Use Math

When will I use this?

Meet professionals from a number of exciting fields, who use mathematics in their jobs every day, in the We Use Math video series.  After months of planning and filming, the introduction segment is now complete and ready for viewing.

Computer programmers, nuclear researchers, game developers, financial analysts, physicists, economists, medical scientists, professors, cryptanalysts, attorneys, systems analysts, actuaries and engineers—these are just some of the professionals who rely on mathematics in their work. You'll be introduced to many of them in this new video.

Take a look today and let us know what you think of the video by commenting. Check out YouTube.com/WeUseMath.

The most common question students ask math teachers at every level is “When will I use math?” WeUseMath.org is a non-profit website that helps to answer this question. This website describes the importance of mathematics and many rewarding career opportunities available to students who study mathematics.


 

Physician
$187,199/yr
$126,000/yr
Actuary
$160,000/yr
Cryptanalyst
$137,780/yr
Attorney
$187,199/yr
Statistician
$199,710/yr
$82,000/yr
$119,950/yr
$82,990/yr
Animator
$99,830/yr

Figures represent salary potential.

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