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Retail salespersons
Description: Retail salespersons help customers choose and buy all kinds of items, from sweaters and makeup to lumber and plumbing. Their primary job is to interest customers in whatever products they are selling. They also fill out sales checks, take payment, bag purchases, and give change and receipts. Most sales workers are responsible for keeping track of the money in their cash registers.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2008-09 Edition at http://www.bls.gov/OCO/
Salary: $15,001 to $23,000 per year


There are 8 math topics Retail salespersons need to know.
Basic Math / Algebra
Customary Measurement
Measurement Conversion
Basic Problem Solving
Other Topics
Basic Calculator Use
Group Problem Solving
Mental Math