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PI

Symbol denotation ratio of a circle to diameter (3.1459265)

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Circumference

Perimeter of a circle

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Diameter

Length of a straight line through the center of an object

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Radius

Half the distance of a diameter

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Breaching Radius

Half the distance that the explosive force of an explosive breaches through ( 3 dimensional) (AFTER THE ROUNDING RULES)

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One Dimensional

Lacking depth, A line
Example; the horizon

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Two Dimensional

Area with no depth only surface.
Example; the top of a table

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Three Dimensional

Area plus depth.
Example; a brick

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Area

Surface set in 2 dimensional.
Length x Width

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Volume

Amount of space occupied by 3 dimensional objects.
Length x width x height

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Square

Rectangle with equal four sides, no depth. (2 dimensional)

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Cube

Object with 6 sides has depth
(3 dimensional)

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Cylinder

A circle with depth.
Example; a role of quarters
(3 dimensional)

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Cone

A cylinder with a triangular top.
Example; ice cream cone

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Square Root

A factor of a number that the root is itself times itself.
Example; Square root of 9=3.
3 x 3 = 9

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Cube Root

The factor of a number when the root is itself times itself.
Example; the cube root of 27=3.
3x3x3=27

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Fraction

A numerical representation indicating a quotient of two numbers.
Example; 1/2, 1/4
A Portion, A fragment

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Numerator

A part of a fraction above line and signifies the number to be divided by denominator

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Denominator

Part of a fraction below line and that fractions as divisor of the numerator

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Decimal

Fragment or part of whole number expressed in numbers by percentage.
ex) .12 .32

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Whole Number

Entity not a fragment

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Round Up

Taking the first number passed the decimal point and rounding it up to the nearest whole number.

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Round Off

Taking the numbers two places passed the decimal and rounding up to the nearest whole number if it is .50 or above and rounding down to the nearest whole number is it is .49 or lower.

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Deflagrate

Change from a solid to a gaseous state relatively slow (burning)

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Detonate

Instantaneously or rapid change from a solid to a gaseous state

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M183 Satchel Charge

Consist of 16 blocks M112 C-4 PKG Wt. 20lbs

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Charge

Consist of one or more blocks of explosive. Example; you have 4 trees to destroy, each tree takes 4 blocks of TNT. To destroy all 4 trees, take 4 charges, each charge consisting of 4 (1 lb) block of TNT for a total of 16 (1 lb) blocks of TNT.

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Block Package/Stick

Single entity of explosive

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Fuse Igniter

M60 used for non-electrical firing system. M-81 used for MDI.

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MDI

Modern Demolition (Initiators)