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Landscape architects
Description: Landscape architects make areas such as parks, malls, and golf courses beautiful and useful. They decide where the buildings, roads, and walkways will go, and how the flower gardens and trees should be arranged. They create designs, estimate costs, and check that the plans are being carried out correctly. Some work for major companies, but many are self-employed.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2008-09 Edition at http://www.bls.gov/OCO/
Salary: $28,001 to $50,000 per year


There are 19 math topics Landscape architects need to know.
Basic Math / Algebra
Ratio and Proportion
Customary Measurement
Measurement Conversion
Statistical Graphing
Powers and Roots
Basic Problem Solving
First-Year Algebra
Using Formulas
Basic Terminology
Angle Measurement
Pythagorean Theorem
Make/Use 3D Drawings
Other Topics
Basic Calculator Use
Mental Math
Inductive/Deductive Reasoning