Mathematics and Problem Solving for Fire Service Personnel: A Worktext for Student Achievement / Edition 1

Mathematics and Problem Solving for Fire Service Personnel: A Worktext for Student Achievement / Edition 1

by Eugene E Mahoney
     
 

ISBN-10: 0135028256

ISBN-13: 9780135028254

Pub. Date: 06/15/2009

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Mathematics and Problem Solving for Fire Service Personnel, 1/e

Eugene Mahoney

Mathematics and Problem Solving for Fire Service Personnel serves as both a review of basic math for students and a study book for firefighters preparing for a promotional

Overview

Mathematics and Problem Solving for Fire Service Personnel, 1/e

Eugene Mahoney

Mathematics and Problem Solving for Fire Service Personnel serves as both a review of basic math for students and a study book for firefighters preparing for a promotional examination. 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 complete overview of the fundamentals of mathematics as they pertain to firefighting, while applying the skills to on the job situations. This comprehensive worktext offers information on introductory mathematical principles including arithmetic, statistics, and various formulas and figures through innovative illustrations, step-by-step solution problems, review tests, practice problems, and more. By introducing the basics of mathematics for firefighters in an easy and understandable way, this book serves as an introductory tool for all firefighters who seek both the fundamentals and continued success in the field.

Features Include:

· Abundant illustrations and examples

· Step-by-step solutions problems

· End of chapter review tests

· Practice problems

· Helpful appendices with tables, formulas, and charts

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Other Titles of Interest:

Mahoney/Hannig, Fire Department Hydraulics, 2/e (0-13-513070-0)

Mahoney/Rickman/Wallace, Fire Suppression Practices and Procedures, 2/e (0-13-151773-2)

Meyer, Chemistry of Hazardous Materials, 4/e (0-13-112760-8)

Smith, Building Construction Methods and Materials for the Fire Service (0-13-117251-4)

Smith, Strategic and Tactical Considerations on the Fireground, 2/e (0-13-222901-3)

Brady/Prentice Hall Health

Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780135028254
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
06/15/2009
Series:
Alternative eText Formats Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION

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

APPENDIX

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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