Fields Medal winners announced

Winners of the 2010 Fields Medal, known as the "Nobel Prize of Math," were announced Thursday at the International Congress of Mathematics in Hyderabad, India.

 

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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.


 

Physician
$187,199/yr
Cryptanalyst
$137,780/yr
$126,000/yr
Actuary
$160,000/yr
Attorney
$187,199/yr
Astronaut
$100,701/yr
$166,400/yr
$82,990/yr
Geographer
$102,440/yr
$128,330/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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