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What do police officers mainly use math for?

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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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What are jobs that mainly use math?

Maths teacher Actuary Scientist Mathematician Economist Engineer carpenter I would add: some jobs in business and finance; some jobs in computing science and IT.

What jobs mainly use math?

  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

How do police officers use math?

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

What do police officer use math for?

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.

Why do police officers use math?

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