Head back to school with new math software

Microsoft just unveiled new add-ins for its 2010 Office Suite which include a handy new math feature.

According to a company statement, "Microsoft Mathematics Add-in for Word and OneNote makes it easy to plot graphs in 2D and 3D, calculate numerical results, solve equations or inequalities, and simplify algebraic expressions in your Word documents and OneNote notebooks."

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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
Cryptanalyst
$137,780/yr
Actuary
$160,000/yr
Attorney
$187,199/yr
Physician
$187,199/yr
Architect
$119,500/yr
Climatologist
$132,130/yr
$102,280/yr
$119,950/yr
$128,330/yr

Figures represent salary potential.

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