Simplified, mathematics is the study of numbers, patterns, space and change; but this is merely the tip of the spaceship - or the helicopter, the layout of the soccer field for next Saturday's game, the architecture of a new building, or new experiments..

- Career opportunities in science [electronic resource] byISBN: 9781438117157Publication Date: 2008Each profile contains an at-a-glance summary of duties, alternate job titles, salary range, employment prospects/advancement prospects rating, requisite education and training, experience required, special skills and personality traits, and licensure/certification information. This summary is expanded upon in a two- to three-page article with additional details added to the essay. Web sites and suggestions for additional reading appear at the back of the book. An article on education and training strategies, a list of education and training resources, contact information for professional associations, and a glossary are also appended. The writing is solid and accurately describes the scope of each position.
- Test your numerical aptitude [electronic resource] : how to assess your numeracy skills and plan your career / byISBN: 9780749452469Publication Date: 2007The book will help you assess your numerical ability, gain confidence in your ability to take numerical aptitude tests, and to decide which careers you are best suited that are in fields of numeracy.

- Leaks in the pipeline to math, science, and technology careers byCall Number: Q181 .L43 2005ISBN: 0787983934Publication Date: 2005Why are adolescents and young adults, particularly women and minorities, opting out of the math, science, and technology pipeline? The volume addresses gender and ethnic differences in the math, science, and technology pipeline from multiple approaches.
- 101 careers in mathematics byCall Number: QA10.5 .A15 2002ISBN: 0883857286Publication Date: 2002Essays describe a wide variety of careers in which the mathematical science is useful. Essayists have varying degrees from bachelors to Phd.'s -- and some have strayed far afield, or so it would seem... a very "thought provoking book," when one is considering where a degree in mathematics might lead.

- Numbers Rule Your World : The Hidden Influence of Probability and Statistics on Everything You Do byISBN: 9780071626538Publication Date: 2010WHAT ARE THE ODDS YOU'LL WIN THE LOTTERY?

How long will your kids wait in line at Disney World?

Who decides that “standardized tests” are fair?

Why do highway engineers build slow-moving ramps?

What does it mean, statistically, to be an “Average Joe”?

NUMBERS RULE YOUR WORLD

In the popular tradition of eye-opening bestsellers like Freakonomics, The Tipping Point, and Super Crunchers, this fascinating book from renowned statistician and blogger Kaiser Fung takes you inside the hidden world of facts and figures that affect you every day, in every way.

These are the statistics that rule your life, your job, your commute, your vacation, your food, your health, your money, and your success. This is how engineers calculate your quality of living, how corporations determine your needs, and how politicians estimate your opinions. These are the numbers you never think about-even though they play a crucial role in every single aspect of your life.

What you learn may surprise you, amuse you, or even enrage you. But there's one thing you won't be able to deny: Numbers Rule Your World…