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Aerospace engineers
Description: Perform a variety of engineering work in designing, constructing, and testing aircraft, missiles, and spacecraft. May conduct basic and applied research to evaluate adaptability of materials and equipment to aircraft design and manufacture. May recommend improvements in testing equipment and techniques.
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

Comments:
Any career in any scientific or engineering fields will require both basic and advanced math. Without math to determine principles, calculate dimensions and limits, explore variations, prove concepts, etc. there would be no cell phones, TVs, stereos, video games, microwave ovens, computers, or virtually anything electronic. There would be no bridges, tunnels, roads, skyscrapers, automobiles, ships, planes, rockets or most things mechanical. There would be no metals beyond the common, like iron and copper, no plastics, no synthetics. In short, we'd most likely still be cave-dwellers without the use of math throughout the centuries and into the future. - richfro@juno.com (Rich Fro)

There are 66 math topics Aerospace engineers 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
Rational Expressions
Coordinate Graphing 2D
Linear Systems
Radicals
Quadratic Equations
Algebraic Representation
Geometry
Basic Terminology
Angle Measurement
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
Imaginary Numbers
Polynomial Equations
Logarithms
Matrices
Coordinate Graphing 3D
Advanced Probability
Advanced Statistics
Conic Sections
Non-Linear Systems
Trigonometric/Circular Functions
Graphs of Trigonometric Functions
Trigonometric Identities
Trigonometric Equations/Inverses
Oblique Triangles
Polar Coordinates/Graphs
Vectors
Other Topics
Calculus and Higher Math
Basic Calculator Use
Scientific Calculator Use
Computer Use
Group Problem Solving
Mental Math
Inductive/Deductive Reasoning
Math Communications
Mathematical Modeling