Introductory Mathematics for the Life Sciences / Edition 1

Introductory Mathematics for the Life Sciences / Edition 1

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Introductory Mathematics for the Life Sciences offers a straightforward introduction to the mathematical principles needed for studies in the life sciences. Starting with the basics of numbers, fractions, ratios, and percentages, the author explains progressively more sophisticated concepts, from algebra, measurement, and scientific notation through the linear,

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Introductory Mathematics for the Life Sciences offers a straightforward introduction to the mathematical principles needed for studies in the life sciences. Starting with the basics of numbers, fractions, ratios, and percentages, the author explains progressively more sophisticated concepts, from algebra, measurement, and scientific notation through the linear, power, exponential, and logarithmic functions to introductory statistics. Worked examples illustrate concepts, applications, and interpretations, and exercises at the end of each chapter help readers apply and practice the skills they develop. Answers to the exercises are posted at the end of the text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780748404285
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/28/1997
Series:
Modules in Life Science Series
Pages:
229
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Numbers. Fractions, percentages and ratios. Basic algebra & measurement. Powers and scientific notation. Concentration and accuracy. Tables, charts and graphs. Linear functions. Power functions. Exponential functions. Logarithmic Functions. Introduction to statistics. Appendix: Solution to problems.

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