will advance to the next higher whole
authorized for the specific number of equipments
supported, the following formula will be used and
carried out to two decimal places.'
c. The number of parts authorized determined
after application of a and b above, represent one
Specific number of equipments supported
prescribed load for a 15-day period. The items
and computed quantities thereof must be on hand
or on order at all times.
= number of parts authorized.
d. Major commanderds will determine the num-
b. Fractional values obtained from above com-
ber of prescribed loads organizational units will
putation will be rounded to whole numbers as
carry. Units and organizations authorized addi-
tional prescribed loads will utilize the formula ex-
(1) When the total number of parts author-
plained in a above but will multiply the number
ized is less than one, the quantity author-
of equipments supported by the number of author-
ized will be one.
ized prescribed loads before completing the for-
(2) For all values above one, fractional values
mula. Fractional values will be rounded to whole
below 0.5 will revert to the next lower
numbers as described above.
number, functional values of 0.5 or larger