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Medical records and health information technicians
Description: These workers organize and keep track of patients' medical records. First, they make sure all the right forms have been signed. Then they put the information into a computer file. Finally, they code the information so that it can be pulled up easily. They may work day, evening, or night shifts. Health information technicians must be computer literate and pay attention to details.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2008-09 Edition at http://www.bls.gov/OCO/
Salary: $23,001 to $28,000 per year

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There are 50 math topics Medical records and health information technicians 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
Basic Problem Solving
First-Year Algebra
Using Formulas
Linear Equations
Linear Inequalities
Operations with Polynomials
Factoring Polynomials
Rational Expressions
Coordinate Graphing 2D
Linear Systems
Quadratic Equations
Algebraic Representation
Geometry
Basic Terminology
Angle Measurement
Similarity
Geometric Mean
Right Triangle Trigonometry
Circles
Area
Volume
Make/Use 3D Drawings
Second-Year Algebra / Trigonometry
Functions
Variation
Logarithms
Advanced Probability
Advanced Statistics
Conic Sections
Non-Linear Systems
Trigonometric/Circular Functions
Graphs of Trigonometric Functions
Vectors
Other Topics
Basic Calculator Use
Scientific Calculator Use
Computer Use
Group Problem Solving
Mental Math
Inductive/Deductive Reasoning
Math Communications
Mathematical Modeling