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by Keith Roberts and Leo Michels

Edition: 82Copyright: 1982

Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.

Published: 1982

International: No

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Students will learn basic math skills, the use of measurement systems, and strategies of problem solving needed in health science courses. This text is designed for active learning--students are asked to answer questions that follow the introduction of each new topic. Students can compare their responses with the answers provided in the margins to know if they are ready to go on to the next subsection. Exercise sets and self-tests, with their answers, are also provided. Proportions are used extensively; dimensional analysis is emphasized.

1. Basic Mathematics.

2. Fractions.

3. Basic Concepts of Algebra.

4. Fractional Equations and Formulas.

5. Ratios, Proportions, and Inverse Variations.

6. Percents.

7. The Metric System of Measurement.

8. Apothecaries' and Household Systems of Measurement.

9. Calculations Needed to Determine Dosages.

10 Powers-of-Ten and Logarithms.

11. Geometry.

12. Construction and Reading of Graphs.

13. Introduction to Statistics.

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Students will learn basic math skills, the use of measurement systems, and strategies of problem solving needed in health science courses. This text is designed for active learning--students are asked to answer questions that follow the introduction of each new topic. Students can compare their responses with the answers provided in the margins to know if they are ready to go on to the next subsection. Exercise sets and self-tests, with their answers, are also provided. Proportions are used extensively; dimensional analysis is emphasized.

Table of Contents

1. Basic Mathematics.

2. Fractions.

3. Basic Concepts of Algebra.

4. Fractional Equations and Formulas.

5. Ratios, Proportions, and Inverse Variations.

6. Percents.

7. The Metric System of Measurement.

8. Apothecaries' and Household Systems of Measurement.

9. Calculations Needed to Determine Dosages.

10 Powers-of-Ten and Logarithms.

11. Geometry.

12. Construction and Reading of Graphs.

13. Introduction to Statistics.

Publisher Info

Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.

Published: 1982

International: No

Published: 1982

International: No

2. Fractions.

3. Basic Concepts of Algebra.

4. Fractional Equations and Formulas.

5. Ratios, Proportions, and Inverse Variations.

6. Percents.

7. The Metric System of Measurement.

8. Apothecaries' and Household Systems of Measurement.

9. Calculations Needed to Determine Dosages.

10 Powers-of-Ten and Logarithms.

11. Geometry.

12. Construction and Reading of Graphs.

13. Introduction to Statistics.