Basic Laboratory Calculations for Biotechnology

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Pearson Benjamin Cummings, 2008 - Mathematics - 482 pages
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To succeed in the lab, it is crucial to be comfortable with the math calculations that are part of everyday work. This accessible introduction to common laboratory techniques focuses on the basics, helping even readers with good math skills to practice the most frequently encountered types of problems.

Discusses very common laboratory problems, all applied to real situations. Explores multiple strategies for solving problems for a better understanding of the underlying math. Includes hundreds of practice problems, all with solutions and many with boxed, complete explanations; plus hundreds of “story problems” relating to real situations in the lab.

MARKET: A useful review for biotechnology laboratory professionals.

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User Review  - loriel13 -

Every entry level person in biotech should have this book at their bench. Even if you JUST got out of school there are skills that you will need to brush up on as your time in a real lab passes. Has neat background stories on certain applications and gives examples of what happens if... Read full review


2 Exponents Where the Base is
1 Common Logarithms
3 Converting from One Metric Unit to Another Metric Unit

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