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Majority of parents go online for help with their kids' homework

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4. Patent agent -- Median pay: $126,000; Top pay: $182,000; 10-year job growth: 13

A new survey finds that the majority of parents turn to Google to help their kids with homework.

According to a new Sylvan Learning survey, 55 percent of parents admitted to looking up answers to math or science questions without telling their children. The survey found that 79 percent of parents go online to search for answers, while 29 percent use a smartphone app.

The survey also found that 36 percent of people ask for help from their significant other.