BIOS Instant Notes in Mathematics and Statistics for Life Scientists

By Aulay MacKenzie

© 2005 – Taylor & Francis

182 pages | 150 B/W Illus.

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Paperback: 9781859962923
pub: 2005-12-08
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About the Book

Instant Notes in Mathematics and Statistics for Life Scientists is aimed at undergraduate life science students who need to improve or brush-up their mathematical and statistical skills to a level which will make the quantitative components of most undergraduate biological courses accessible.

Table of Contents

A. Using numbers in the life sciences. B. Measures and units. C. Handling and presenting data. D. Building blocks of mathematics. E. Using mathematics. F. Rates of change: Differentation. G. Rates of change: Integration. H. Equations. I. Using equations. J. Building blocks of statistics. K. Finding the right statistical test. Index

About the Author

Dr Aulay Mackenzie, Department of Biology, University of Essex, UK

About the Series

Instant Notes

The Instant Notes series provides concise coverage of each subject, providing easy access to essential information. Each book:

  • focuses on core information
  • enables the reader to grasp the subject quickly and easily
  • offers a structural approach to learning
  • provides the essential facts with detailed explanations and clear illustrations.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MAT034000
MATHEMATICS / Mathematical Analysis
SCI008000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / General