2008 | pages: 95 | ISBN: 0816072787 | PDF | 1,2 mb
You may not have decided yet what you want to be in the future. And you do not have to decide right away. You do know that right now you are interested in mathematics. Do any of the statements below describe you? If so, you may want to begin thinking about what a career in math might mean for you.
___Math is my favorite subject in school.
___I like to work on math problems.
___I like number games.
___I like strategy games, such as chess.
___I like computers.
___I keep careful track of my money.
___I am curious about how things work.
___I am good at observing details.
___I like to solve problems.
___I like science.
___I like to take things apart and see if I can put them back
___I like to invent things.
Discovering Careers for Your Future: Mathis a book about careers in math, from actuaries to math teachers. Math is important in dozens of careers in government, science, busi-ness, and industry. Computers, banking and finance, and engi-neering are all based on mathematics.
This book describes many possibilities for future careers that math. Read through it and see how different math careers are connected. For example, if you are interested in money and banking, you will want to read the chapters on accountants, actuaries, bank services workers, bookkeepers, and financial planners.