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Problem 26, Astronomy as a Career
 
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Audience: Educators
Grades: 9-12


This problem looks at some of the statistics of working in a field like astronomy. Students read graphs and answer questions about the number of astronomers, the rate of increase in the population size and the number of advanced degrees. A one-page teacher guide accompanies the one-page assignment.

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This mathematics problem is part of Space Math III.