Leadership

What Every Fire Fighter Should Know

Issue 19 and Volume 68.

What Every Fire Fighter Should Know FRED SHEPPERD Technical Editor B.Sc., M.E., (NOTE: The reader is expected to have a fairly good knowledge of arithmetic; hence the information given in this department under the heading “Arithmetic” includes but a very brief review of the more easily forgotten parts of this subject. The introductory paragraphs, therefore, while essentially simple and elementary, are deemed necessary to refresh the memory of those following up this series, in assisting them later on in the study of the various chapters devoted to the sciences of Fire Prevention and Fire fighting.—EDITOR.) (Continued from page 923) Square Root The process of finding the square root of a number may be considered as finding one side of a square whose area is the number. For example, if the square root of 225 is to be found, the problem may be considered as finding one side of a square…

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