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MTH 126
2 credits

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MATH FOR ALLIED HEALTH

Prerequisites are a satisfactory score on an appropriate proficiency examination and one unit of high school mathematics. Presents scientific notation, precision and accuracy, decimals and percents, ratio and proportion, variation, simple equations, techniques of graphing, use of charts and tables, logarithms, and the metric system. Lecture 2 hours per week.
 

For description of the course content click here

Current textbooks:
Mathematics for Health Sciences by Roberts and Michels (required)
Nursing Math Simplified ("Math Magic"), by Susan Garner Moore (optional)
This may be useful to accompany chapters 8 and 9 in the text

Required sections in the current textbook:
1.3, 1.8, 2.4,
3.1 – 3.9,
4.1 –  4.5
5.1– 5.5
6.1 - 6.4
7.1 - 7.9
8.1 - 8.4
9.1 - 9.6
Dosage calculations based on body weight – read the study guide section
10.1 - 10.5
12.1 - 12.6
Plus, additional topics from handouts on the web:     
                                
 
 
 
http://www.nvcc.edu/home/jsamuels/MTH126homepage.htm
 

Syllabi:   
 
Instructor Semester Year Class meetings per week
Joyce Samuels     ONLINE course
Sharon Rosendhal Fall 2008 1

 

 

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