Police Math Test

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Police Math Test

10 questions!

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1. 
In the last 3-months, Judge Morris jailed 7 people for aggravated theft. They were jailed for 2, 1, 3, 4, 2, 2, and 5-years, respectively. Over this 3-month period, what is the median jail sentence that Judge Morris applied?

2. 
A driver was found speeding and, as the vehicle stopped, it skidded 10 feet and 14 inches. The accident report states that only inches should be listed. How many inches was the vehicle speeding for?

3. 
A victim of theft was lucky to have 40% of her stolen money returned. If she received \$60, how much was originally stolen from her?

4. 
The odometer on a squad car shows that the police officer traveled 1,478 miles over the past 12 days. On average, how many miles are covered in 5 days?

5. 
Officer Newberry, who works for Corvallis Police Department, earns a salary of \$42,980. If his salary is set to increase 10% per annum over the next three years, what will his salary be after this 3-year period has elapsed?

6. 
Los Angeles Police Department has, on review, 10 male officers to every 4 female officers. What is the reduced ratio of male:female officers in the department?

7. 
A squad car chased a target vehicle for 160 miles at a speed of 80 miles per hour. Upon reprimanding the suspect, they returned to the police station at 40 miles per hour. In total, what is the average speed per hour that the squad car traveled?

8. 
As of 2021, San Antonio Police Department covers an area of 465.4 square miles, with a population of approximately 1.5 million. On average, how many people live in 12 square miles of San Antonio Police Department?

9. 
Two-fifths of police officers at New York Police Department are female. If there are 36,000 police officers, how many officers are male?

10. 
A flying object has traveled a total distance of 1,800 miles in 20 days flying 12 hours each day. What is the average speed that the flying object was traveling?

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