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About Mathematics—Jobs in STEM and Those Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired

If you enjoy working with numbers, one of the many occupations that require skill with numerical calculations could be a good career choice. Part of the STEM field, mathematics is also a critical part of a wide array of professions and careers not specifically devoted to mathematics itself. From architects to designers, statisticians to chemists, the range of jobs that require superior quantitative aptitude for success is extremely diverse. Jobs that require excellent math skills often have comparatively high salaries as well.

Questions: Was there any mention of specialized tools or equipment these workers use to perform their job duties? Name the adaptive methods these professionals use to succeed at work. What related jobs requiring math skills might you want to investigate?

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