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Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing
Description: Manufacturing and wholesale sales representatives sell products to businesses, government agencies, and other institutions, often traveling for several days or weeks at a time. They answer questions about their products and show clients how the products can meet their needs and save them money. They also take orders and resolve problems or complaints about their merchandise.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2008-09 Edition at http://www.bls.gov/OCO/
Salary: $28,001 to $50,000 per year


There are 11 math topics Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing need to know.
Basic Math / Algebra
Customary Measurement
Metric Measurement
First-Year Algebra
Using Formulas
Other Topics
Basic Calculator Use
Computer Use
Group Problem Solving
Mental Math
Mathematical Modeling