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Social scientists, other
Description: There are many kinds of social scientists. Anthropologists study the origins and development of human society, ancient ways of life, language, tools, and archaeological remains around the world. Geographers study how physical geography affects politics and culture. Historians research and interpret the past. Political scientists study political systems and public policy. Sociologists study social behavior and groups as well as religious, political, and business organizations.
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


There are 34 math topics Social scientists, other need to know.
Basic Math / Algebra
Ratio and Proportion
Customary Measurement
Metric Measurement
Measurement Conversion
Basic Probability
Basic Statistics
Statistical Graphing
Powers and Roots
Negative Numbers
Scientific Notation
Basic Problem Solving
First-Year Algebra
Using Formulas
Linear Equations
Linear Systems
Quadratic Equations
Algebraic Representation
Second-Year Algebra / Trigonometry
Sequences and Series
Advanced Probability
Advanced Statistics
Other Topics
Calculus and Higher Math
Basic Calculator Use
Scientific Calculator Use
Computer Use
Computer Programming
Group Problem Solving
Mental Math
Inductive/Deductive Reasoning
Math Communications
Mathematical Modeling