The Resource Maths & stats : for the life and medical sciences, Michael Harris, Gordon Taylor, Jacquelyn Taylor

Maths & stats : for the life and medical sciences, Michael Harris, Gordon Taylor, Jacquelyn Taylor

Label
Maths & stats : for the life and medical sciences
Title
Maths & stats
Title remainder
for the life and medical sciences
Statement of responsibility
Michael Harris, Gordon Taylor, Jacquelyn Taylor
Title variation
  • Maths and stats
  • Mathematics & statistics
  • Mathematics and statistics
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book covers the core maths skills you will need on any life or medical sciences course including: ; working with fractions and powers ; preparation of a dilution series ; how to calculate standard deviation ; using and understanding graphs ; analysing enzyme kinetics ; choosing the right statistical test Over 200 examples are provided to show the relevance and application of maths and stats to your course. This new edition also now provides further coverage of differentiation and integration alongside nearly 70 more questions and answers to help you test your understanding. This book will bring you up to speed in the shortest possible time, even if you didn't study maths at advanced level
Member of
Cataloging source
CDX
Dewey number
510.2457
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QH
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Catch up
Label
Maths & stats : for the life and medical sciences, Michael Harris, Gordon Taylor, Jacquelyn Taylor
Publication
Note
Includes index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • mel
  • glg
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: 1.How to use this book -- Mathematics section -- 2.Handling numbers -- 3.Working with fractions -- 4.Percentages -- 5.Powers -- 6.Circles and spheres -- 7.Approximation and errors -- 8.Introduction to graphs -- 9.The gradient of a graph -- 10.Algebra -- 11.Polynomials -- 12.Algebraic equations -- 13.Quadratic equations -- 14.Simultaneous equations -- 15.Sequences and series of numbers -- 16.Working with powers -- 17.Logarithms -- 18.Exponential growth and decay -- 19.Differential calculus -- 20.Further differential calculus -- 21.Integral calculus -- 22.Further integral calculus -- 23.Using graphs -- 24.Recognising patterns in graphs -- Applications of mathematics section -- 25.SI units -- 26.Moles -- 27.pH -- 28.Buffers -- 29.Kinetics -- Statistics section -- 30.The language of statistics -- 31.Describing data: measuring averages -- 32.Standard deviation -- 33.Checking for a normal distribution -- 34.Degrees of freedom --
  • Contents note continued: 35.How to use statistics to make comparisons -- 36.The standard error of the mean -- 37.Confidence intervals -- 38.Probability -- 39.Significance and P values -- 40.Tests of significance -- 41.t tests -- 42.Analysis of variance -- 43.The chi-squared test -- 44.Correlation -- 45.Regression -- 46.Bayesian statistics -- Answers to "test yourself" questions
Control code
000051936248
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
2nd edition
Extent
vi, 232 pages
Isbn
9781904842903
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b29177595
System control number
  • (OCoLC)850036030
  • lr29177595

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