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What do police officers mainly use math for?
Officers have to be able to tally the cost of individual items to determine total loss in a crime. They may be required to compute the duration of time between two times or dates. Accident investigation involves numerous formulas to calculate speed from skid mark measurements, crush depth of vehicle panels, angular momentum, etc. Determining the error between the speed indicated on traffic radar and the actual speed of a vehicle (indicated speed is never greater than actual speed) involves a calculation using trigonometric functions.
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Maths teacher Actuary Scientist Mathematician Economist Engineer carpenter I would add: some jobs in business and finance; some jobs in computing science and IT. …A surprising number of college and University courses require some mathematics; for example I know Pharmacy does at some places. P.S: I am a simple Carpenter & we use Simple Math every day.
all jobs need math.because math is used as a important thing in many jobs . for example a football player has to know how many touchdown it team did. another example is …that a teacher has to know how many students are in her classroom ,or to buy how school supplies.
Answer . Yes - hard to think of any occupation that doesn't use math in some form.
what direction the car was moving
Police Officers use math very little during the course of their career. Math would depend on what Branch of law enforcement you cover. Example, A traffic reconstruction expert… would need math to work out how the accident ended up the way it did, i.e. skid marks. Forensics is also another Branch of the many that use math.
You will need to have studied in math, English, science and at least have a level C grade in UK
Math is used by police officers as a part of many investigations. Measurements and calculations are very often needed for a traffic accident or investigation of a crime scene.… The forensic experts use math to determine how and when some crimes have occurred.
Daily, even hourly.
No offense to you, but logically that was a very stupid question. Math is not only used by mathematics people, yet it used in all careers. For example, if police didn't know m…ath, how are they going to get paid well. Another very significant reason, using a gun is not only pointing it and poom! shoot!, indeed you have to know a lot of measures. Just to make a long story short, Math is not only numbers. Math requires you to think before you act.
You don't really need math to become a police officer. Geo helps you reconstruct accidents so that will help you if you want to be a police officer.
it will help solve crimes specially in traffic
Most agencies require only High School (or GED equivelant) diplomas. If you made it through high school math, you'll be okay.
college algebra and trigometry Added: (in the US) graduation from high school is sufficient to qualify for employment as a police officer. Therefore -the answer would be that …whatever math is taught in secondary school is sufficient to become a police officer.
Math 13 Added: Whatever the math requirement is in your state to qualify you for graduation from high school.
well pi is used to find the area of a circle A=pi x the radius squared
if it's suppose to be a joke then i don't get it but if it's not then maybe to calculate the amount of things you need for the animals, to count the animals....etc....