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Real estate brokers and sales agents
Description: Real estate agents and brokers help people buy and sell homes and rental properties. Real estate agents show homes, help buyers get financing, and make sure the contract conditions are met. Brokers may sell houses and rent and manage properties. These workers must know and understand their local housing market.
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 18 math topics Real estate brokers and sales agents need to know.
Basic Math / Algebra
Ratio and Proportion
Customary Measurement
Measurement Conversion
Basic Statistics
Statistical Graphing
Negative Numbers
Basic Problem Solving
First-Year Algebra
Using Formulas
Basic Terminology
Make/Use 3D Drawings
Other Topics
Basic Calculator Use
Computer Use
Group Problem Solving
Mental Math