This introductory text is organized into 11 chapters, including helpful appendices, to assist students in understanding and applying basic mathematical principles key to success in the fire service. The author provides a review of mathematical, statistical, and basic measurement principles, in addition to mathematical hydraulic word problems, hazardous material calculations, and more, in order to provide a comprehensive overview of the fundamentals of mathematics as they pertain to firefighting.
Table of Contents
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
PREFACE AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
CHAPTER ONE – INTRODUCTION TO THE WORLD OF NUMBERS
CHAPTER TWO - SOLVING AND PROVING WHOLE NUMBER ADDITION PROBLEMS
CHAPTER THREE – WORKING WITH AND PROVING WHOLE NUMBER MULTIPICATION PROBLEMS
CHAPTER FOUR – SOLVING AND PROVING WHOLE NUMBER DIVISION, SUBTRACTION AND SQUARE ROOT PROBLEMS
CHAPTER FIVE – WORKING WITH FRACTIONS
CHAPTER SIX – WORKING WITH DECIMALS
CHAPTER SEVEN – SOLVING COMBINATION PROBLEMS
CHAPTER EIGHT – UNDERSTANDING MEASUREMENTS
CHAPTER NINE – WORKING WITH PERCENT AND PERCENTAGES
CHAPTER TEN – WORKING WITH STATISTICS
CHAPTER ELEVEN – FORMULAS AND FORMULA MANIPULATIONS
Section One – Tables of U.S. units of measurement
Section Two – Tables of Metric Units of Measurement
Section Three – International Units of Measurement
Section Four – The Addition Chart
Section Five – The Multiplication Chart
Section Six – The Times Tables
Section Seven – The Placement Chart
Section Eight – Basic Fire Department Hydraulic Figures
Section Nine – Letters Used in a Number of the Fire Department Formulas
Section Ten – Traditional Formulas Introduced in the Book
Section Eleven – Square Root Table
Readers Practice Problems
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$38.20 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-504696-8