MA 105 -- Mathematical Applications for the Health Sciences
- Fundamental Concepts
a) Development of the real number system
b) Polynomial and rational expressions
c) Coordinate system
a) Notation, evaluation, domain and range
b) Linear and quadratic functions
- Systems of Measurement
a) Metric system
b) Apothecaries' system
c) Household system
d) Oral medications
e) Parenteral medications: intramuscular medications
f) Intravenous medications: infusion rates, length of time, piggyback medications
- Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
a) Definition of exponents
b) Exponential functions, graphs
c) Logarithms: Properties and graphs
- Trigonometric Functions
b) General angle: Special angles
c) Basic identities
Learning Outcome 1: The student will have demonstrated an understanding of mathematical systems and their properties.
Learning Outcome 2: The student will have demonstrated an understanding of mathematical calculations in the metric system.
Learning Outcome 3: The student will have demonstrated an understanding of exponential, logarithmic and trigonometric functions.