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Mathematicians

Experience, Skills, and Personality Traits

A solid background in mathematics, computer science, physics, and statistics will be helpful for aspiring mathematicians. To be a mathematician requires abilities in abstract reasoning, analyzing, and interpreting mathematical ideas. Speed and accuracy with numbers are necessary skills, too. Finally, communication skills are important because you will often need to interact with others, many of whom may not have an extensive knowledge of mathematics.

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