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Agricultural workers
Description: Agricultural workers plant, grade, and sort farm products. Some work as inspectors, ensuring that the nation's food supply is safe. They work with food crops, animals, trees, and plants. They may work indoors or outdoors, in all kinds of working conditions. Many work long, irregular hours in plants and on farms. This is one of the most dangerous jobs in the U.S.
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 23 math topics Agricultural workers need to know.
Basic Math / Algebra
Fractions
Decimals
Ratio and Proportion
Percent
Customary Measurement
Metric Measurement
Measurement Conversion
Basic Statistics
Statistical Graphing
Powers and Roots
Negative Numbers
Basic Problem Solving
First-Year Algebra
Using Formulas
Linear Equations
Geometry
Basic Terminology
Similarity
Pythagorean Theorem
Area
Volume
Make/Use 3D Drawings
Other Topics
Basic Calculator Use
Computer Use
Mental Math