PETROLEUM MATH FOR THE NCO
Proficiency in basic mathematics is essential for a petroleum staff NCO when developing logistics operations
involving the distribution of fuel.
This course is a refresher on the basic math skills that will be used on a regular basis in petroleum operations.
Terminal Learning Objective:
Acquire knowledge on the proper procedures to add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole
numbers, fractions, and mixed numbers; converting percentages to decimals; using a decimal as
a multiplier; determining the area of a square, circle, and rectangle; calculating for an unknown
in first degree equations; calculating circumference, diameter, and radius of a circle; finding the
volume of a cube, box, and cylinder; and converting from one unit of measurement to another.
Condition: Given subcourse QM 5092.
Standards: The soldier must score a minimum of 70 percent on the end of subcourse examination.