As part of the 2007 mathematics assessment, teachers of eighthgraders were asked about their undergraduate and graduate education. The full text of the question and the percentage of students whose teachers responded within each category are shown below.
Did you have a major, minor, or special emphasis in any of the following subjects as part of your undergraduate coursework?
A. Mathematics education
B. Mathematics
C. Other mathematics related subject such as statistics
D. Education (including secondary education)




23 
25 
52 
27 
32 
40 
7 
14 
78 
46 
18 
36 



17 
24 
59 
25 
33 
42 
11 
18 
71 
39 
17 
45 



30 
19 
50 
21 
47 
33 
15 
27 
57 
23 
27 
50 



7 
33 
60 
37 
29 
34 
9 
12 
79 
32 
31 
38 



6 
24 
71 
25 
30 
46 
11 
26 
63 
.32 
26 
41 



21 
24 
55 
27 
28 
44 
7 
16 
77 
43 
12 
45 



9 
28 
63 
3 
31 
66 
10 
18 
72 
57 
7 
37 



15 
20 
65 
14 
15 
72 
8 
9 
83 
58 
8 
34 



18 
10 
72 
36 
28 
36 
27 
13 
59 
25 
28 
47 



6 
17 
77 
28 
28 
44 
14 
29 
57 
17 
18 
65 



14 
20 
66 
35 
34 
31 
16 
17 
66 
20 
17 
63 



22 
13 
65 
35 
31 
34 
16 
31 
52 
29 
15 
57 



5 
26 
69 
25 
46 
29 
10 
9 
81 
23 
31 
46 
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