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DIRECTIONS: This section of the test is designed to measure your skills in mathematics. You may perform all calculations on paper however, you will not be allowed to use a calculator during the test.

Why? This section of the test measures mathematical skill. While firefighters are taught specific formulas on the job, it is necessary to have a good understanding of basic mathematical functions in order to use them, including addition, subtraction, division, multiplication, fractions, decimals, and measurements.

Entry-level firefighter tests


Mechanical and Three-Dimensional Diagrams

* Understanding Written Firefighting Material

* Getting Along with Others in a Community Situation

* Understanding Oral Information

* The Physical Agility Test

One floor of an apartment building has 155 occupants while another floor has 173 occupants. How many occupants are on the two floors?

a.    328

b.    358

c.    583

d.    823


40,812 divided by 228 is

a.    143.0

b.    169.5

c.    179.0

d.    180.0


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