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Biological scientists
Description: Biological scientists study living things and their environment. They do research, develop new medicines, increase crop amounts, and improve the environment. Some study specialty areas such as viruses, ocean life, plant life, or animal life. They may work in company, college, or government labs, or as high school biology teachers.
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 51 math topics Biological scientists 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
Algebraic Representation
Geometry
Basic Terminology
Angle Measurement
Triangle Inequalities
Similarity
Geometric Mean
Pythagorean Theorem
Right Triangle Trigonometry
Area
Volume
Second-Year Algebra / Trigonometry
Functions
Variation
Logarithms
Matrices
Advanced Probability
Advanced Statistics
Trigonometric/Circular Functions
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