  Engineering and natural sciences managers Description: Engineering and natural science managers plan and direct research, development, and production in large and small companies and research labs. They hire engineers, chemists, and biologists. They manage and review the work in a business or lab and help determine salaries. They also decide what workers and equipment are needed to do certain jobs.Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2008-09 Edition at http://www.bls.gov/OCO/Complete Job Profile: http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos009.htmSalary: \$50,001 or more per yearComments:I am a Land Development Engineer/Manager and specialize in private commercial development and civil engineering. I use most of these topics on a daily basis; the more exotic ones are used but considerably less often. Hope this helps you. - bluestreak@cfl.rr.com (Roger Walters)

There are 62 math topics Engineering and natural sciences managers need to know. Basic Math / Algebra Fractions Decimals Ratio and Proportion Percent Customary Measurement Metric Measurement Measurement Conversion Basic Probability Basic Statistics Statistical Graphing Powers and Roots Other Number Bases Negative Numbers Scientific Notation Basic Problem Solving First-Year Algebra Using Formulas Linear Equations Linear Inequalities Operations with Polynomials Factoring Polynomials Rational Expressions Coordinate Graphing 2D Linear Systems Radicals Quadratic Equations Algebraic Representation Geometry Basic Terminology Angle Measurement Congruent Triangles Triangle Inequalities Parallel Lines Quadrilaterals Similarity Geometric Mean Pythagorean Theorem Right Triangle Trigonometry Circles Constructions Area Volume Transformations Make/Use 3D Drawings Second-Year Algebra / Trigonometry Functions Variation Polynomial Equations Logarithms Coordinate Graphing 3D Trigonometric/Circular Functions Graphs of Trigonometric Functions Trigonometric Identities Trigonometric Equations/Inverses Vectors Other Topics Calculus and Higher Math Basic Calculator Use Scientific Calculator Use Computer Use Computer Programming Group Problem Solving Mental Math Inductive/Deductive Reasoning Math Communications Mathematical Modeling   