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.

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.

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QM 5092