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Top executives
Description: Top executives make policies and direct operations at businesses and government agencies. They decide a company's goals and make plans to meet them. They meet with other executives, boards of directors, government heads, and consultants to talk about things that could affect their business. They are responsible for the business's ultimate success or failure.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2008-09 Edition at http://www.bls.gov/OCO/
Salary: $50,001 or more per year

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There are 22 math topics Top executives need to know.
Basic Math / Algebra
Decimals
Ratio and Proportion
Percent
Basic Probability
Basic Statistics
Statistical Graphing
Powers and Roots
Negative Numbers
Basic Problem Solving
First-Year Algebra
Using Formulas
Geometry
Area
Volume
Make/Use 3D Drawings
Second-Year Algebra / Trigonometry
Functions
Sequences and Series
Matrices
Other Topics
Basic Calculator Use
Computer Use
Group Problem Solving
Mental Math
Inductive/Deductive Reasoning
Mathematical Modeling