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Grounds maintenance workers
Description: Grounds maintenance workers care for lawns, trees, gardens, and other plants and keep the grounds free of litter. They may prune, feed, and water gardens and mow and water lawns at private homes and public places. They also maintain athletic fields, golf courses, cemeteries, and parks. They work outside in all kinds of weather. Many are self-employed and work seasonally.
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 19 math topics Grounds maintenance workers need to know.
Basic Math / Algebra
Decimals
Percent
Customary Measurement
Metric Measurement
Basic Statistics
Statistical Graphing
Basic Problem Solving
First-Year Algebra
Using Formulas
Rational Expressions
Geometry
Angle Measurement
Parallel Lines
Circles
Constructions
Area
Volume
Other Topics
Basic Calculator Use
Computer Use
Mental Math
Math Communications