VeterinariansDescription: Veterinarians care for pets, farm animals, zoo residents, and laboratory animals. They set broken bones, treat injuries, prescribe medicine, perform surgery, and vaccinate animals against diseases. They teach people how to care for animals. Most veterinarians treat animals in private clinics or hospitals and work 50 hours or more a week. They may work nights and weekends. Those treating large animals travel to farms or ranches to see their patients. A number of veterinarians engage in research.Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2008-09 Edition at http://www.bls.gov/OCO/Complete Job Profile: http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos076.htmSalary: \$50,001 or more per yearComments:

There are 32 math topics Veterinarians 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
Negative Numbers
Scientific Notation
Basic Problem Solving
 First-Year Algebra
Using Formulas
Linear Equations
Algebraic Representation
 Geometry
Basic Terminology
Angle Measurement
Parallel Lines
Pythagorean Theorem
Circles
Area
Volume
Make/Use 3D Drawings
 Second-Year Algebra / Trigonometry
Variation
 Other Topics
Basic Calculator Use
Computer Use
Group Problem Solving
Mental Math
Inductive/Deductive Reasoning
Math Communications