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Carpenters
Description: Carpenters do all kinds of construction work, including woodworking, concrete work, drywall work, and many other jobs. They replace doors, windows, and locks; repair wooden furniture; hang kitchen cabinets; and install machinery. They work with hand and power tools and read blueprints. Carpenters form the largest group of building trade workers. Most work in new construction or remodeling. Others are self-employed.
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

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There are 19 math topics Carpenters need to know.
Basic Math / Algebra
Fractions
Decimals
Percent
Customary Measurement
Measurement Conversion
Basic Problem Solving
First-Year Algebra
Linear Equations
Algebraic Representation
Geometry
Basic Terminology
Angle Measurement
Parallel Lines
Quadrilaterals
Pythagorean Theorem
Area
Volume
Make/Use 3D Drawings
Other Topics
Basic Calculator Use
Group Problem Solving
Mental Math