If you've got a mind for math...

As you've seen, this entire site is dedicated to the opportunities available in math. There are more career options out there than most people realize.

The Los Angeles Times on Thursday told the story of a man "blessed with a gift for numbers," who, using his background as an actuary, fought against a large healthcare provider's plans to hike rates by up to 39 percent for millions of people.

And he did it from a hospital bed.

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.


 

$126,000/yr
Attorney
$187,199/yr
Actuary
$160,000/yr
Physician
$187,199/yr
Cryptanalyst
$137,780/yr
$150,000/yr
$128,610/yr
$95,620/yr
$147,670/yr
$119,950/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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