Published on December 3, 2014
What They Do • Expand knowledge in mathematical areas, such as algebra or geometry, by developing new rules, theories, and concepts. • Use mathematical formulas and models to prove or disprove theories. • Apply mathematical theories and techniques to solve practical problems in business, engineering, the sciences, or other fields. • Develop mathematical or statistical models to analyze data. • Interpret data and report conclusions from their analyses. • Use data analysis to support and improve business decisions. • Read professional journals, talk with other mathematicians, and attend professional conferences to maintain knowledge of current trends.