In design, math pays

Graphic designer Simon Page uses his background in mathematics to incorporate geometric shapes into his designs. For his creative work, he was selected as graphic designer for the International Year of Astronomy in 2009 by the International Astronomical Union and UNICEF.

Check out his designs and read his interview, in which he talks about his use of math in his design work.

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.


 

Actuary
$160,000/yr
Attorney
$187,199/yr
Cryptanalyst
$137,780/yr
$126,000/yr
Physician
$187,199/yr
Climatologist
$132,130/yr
$82,990/yr
Urban Planner
$98,060/yr
Cartographer
$92,310/yr

Figures represent salary potential.

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Dr. Cary Oberije, a postdoctoral researcher in The Netherlands, has found that mathematical models can be used to accurately predict patients' responses to treatment. Prediction models were used to analyze lung cancer patients' likelihood of survival and...

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