Mathematics for the Health Sciences / Edition 1

Mathematics for the Health Sciences / Edition 1

by Keith J. Roberts, Leo Michels
     
 

ISBN-10: 0818504781

ISBN-13: 9780818504785

Pub. Date: 02/06/1996

Publisher: Cengage Learning


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…  See more details below

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780818504785
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/06/1996
Series:
Mathematics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
448
Sales rank:
1,236,165
Product dimensions:
8.46(w) x 10.84(h) x 0.93(d)

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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.

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