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Why do bioscientists (and pre-meds) need maths?

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Why do biology, bioscientists, chemistry, and pre-med students need maths skills? Well, maths is important for these subjects as we need to know the underlying number to understand how things work. We need the maths so as to give the patient the right dose, and for our experiments to work. But how can you get these skills....

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Why do bioscientists (and pre-meds) need maths?

  1. 1. Why do I need maths?
  2. 2. "I'm a bioscientist! I am not a chemist! Why do I need maths skills?"
  3. 3. Bioscience is not all about cute cuddly animals
  4. 4. Bioscience is not all about the whole body…
  5. 5. Sometimes you have to get down in to the molecules…
  6. 6. You need to know your moles from your molar…
  7. 7. Even medics need maths….
  8. 8. Get the maths wrong and….
  9. 9. you could give the patient the wrong dose….
  10. 10. Or in the lab…
  11. 11. things could go with a bang…
  12. 12. Or all your experimental data could be meaningless…
  13. 13. Learning ‘science maths’ does not have to be difficult..
  14. 14. You need to find the way that works for you…
  15. 15. You need the right tool for the job..
  16. 16. The classroom or lecture hall may not be best for you…
  17. 17. Could online courses help?
  18. 18. Courses that cover most of the material you need to know?
  19. 19. Check out the course at: http://mathsbiosciences.usefedora.com
  20. 20. If you have a question, get in touch… Click for courses from Maths4Biosciences

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