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Medical scientists
Description: Medical scientists research human diseases in order to improve human health. Most medical scientists do basic research to learn more about viruses, bacteria, and other infectious diseases. Then this information is used to develop vaccines, medicines, and treatments for many diseases.
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 49 math topics Medical 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
Rational Expressions
Coordinate Graphing 2D
Linear Systems
Quadratic Equations
Algebraic Representation
Geometry
Basic Terminology
Similarity
Geometric Mean
Area
Volume
Transformations
Make/Use 3D Drawings
Second-Year Algebra / Trigonometry
Functions
Variation
Logarithms
Sequences and Series
Coordinate Graphing 3D
Advanced Probability
Advanced Statistics
Trigonometric/Circular Functions
Graphs of Trigonometric 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