New York City in Numbers

"New York City seems pretty extraordinary: Its residents make more money, produce more stuff and commit more violent crimes than those of any other U.S. city. And New Yorkers are nearly the most creative, as judged by the total number of patents they produce.

"But according to mathematician Luís Bettencourt, New York is actually quite average, given its size. For a really exceptional place, swap coasts and look at San Francisco." Keep reading...

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
Attorney
$187,199/yr
Cryptanalyst
$137,780/yr
Actuary
$160,000/yr
$126,000/yr
$117,210/yr
$105,581/yr
$105,610/yr
Economist
$155,490/yr
$150,000/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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