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Lawyers
Description: Lawyers give people advice about the law and their rights. They represent people in court, presenting evidence that supports a client's position, asking questions, and arguing their case. Lawyers must do research to find the information they need to support their cases. They must have good reading, writing, and speaking skills.
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 24 math topics Lawyers need to know.
Basic Math / Algebra
Fractions
Decimals
Ratio and Proportion
Percent
Customary Measurement
Measurement Conversion
Basic Probability
Basic Statistics
Statistical Graphing
Powers and Roots
Negative Numbers
Scientific Notation
Basic Problem Solving
First-Year Algebra
Using Formulas
Geometry
Basic Terminology
Angle Measurement
Pythagorean Theorem
Area
Volume
Other Topics
Basic Calculator Use
Computer Use
Group Problem Solving
Mental Math
Inductive/Deductive Reasoning