"The top 15 highest-earning college degrees all have one thing in common -- math skills.": http://finance.yahoo.com/college-educat … ollegeprep
"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..." - Leon M. Lederman
There are far fewer people graduating with math-based majors, compared to their liberal-arts counterparts
So few grads offer math skills
I have the solution. The gov. should just hire Britney and Rihanna's press agent for math majors.
In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.