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Industrial engineers
Description: Design, develop, test, and evaluate integrated systems for managing industrial production processes, including human work factors, quality control, inventory control, logistics and material flow, cost analysis, and production coordination.
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 48 math topics Industrial engineers need to know.
Basic Math / Algebra
Fractions
Decimals
Ratio and Proportion
Percent
Customary Measurement
Metric Measurement
Measurement Conversion
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
Coordinate Graphing 2D
Quadratic Equations
Algebraic Representation
Geometry
Basic Terminology
Angle Measurement
Congruent Triangles
Triangle Inequalities
Quadrilaterals
Similarity
Pythagorean Theorem
Right Triangle Trigonometry
Circles
Constructions
Area
Volume
Make/Use 3D Drawings
Second-Year Algebra / Trigonometry
Functions
Variation
Imaginary Numbers
Logarithms
Advanced Statistics
Polar Coordinates/Graphs
Vectors
Other Topics
Basic Calculator Use
Scientific Calculator Use
Computer Use
Group Problem Solving
Mental Math
Inductive/Deductive Reasoning
Math Communications