ME1415: Week 3 Assignment Worksheet
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As a member of a medical professional team, you will work closely with many ph

Using the Tuskegee Syphilis Research Study on page 268 of chapter 11, answer the following questions:
Could this type of research be conducted today? Why or why not?
What could the public have done, since they knew about the study?
Discuss the code of eth

ME1415: Week 4 Assignment Worksheet
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The landscape of todays healthcare professional work environment is qui

8.4 COMPOUND INTEREST
Compound interest is interest computed on the original principal as well as on any
accumulated interest.
If you deposit P dollars at rate r, in decimal form, subject to compound interest paid
n times per year, then the amount, A, of

9.1 MEASURING LENGTH; THE METRIC SYSTEM
Linear Units of Measure: The English System
12 inches = 1 foot
3 feet = 1 yard
36 inches = 1 yard
5380 ft = 1 mile
Example: Convert using dimensional analysis
78 inches to feet:
13
12= ft 6.5 ft
2
1 ft
78
1
78
1
7

1.3 PROBLEM SOLVING
Polyas four steps in Problem solving:
1) Understand the Problem
2) Devise a plan
Look for a pattern
make a systematic list or table
solve a simpler problem
use trial and error
make a sketch or diagram
look for a catch
eliminate possibl

8.3 SIMPLE INTEREST
Interest is the amount of money that we get paid for lending or investing money, or
that we pay for borrowing money.
The amount of money that we deposit or borrow is called the principal.
Simple Interest involves interest calculated on

8.6 CARS
A loan you pay off with regular payments weekly, monthly, etc. is called an
installment loan.
With fixed installment loans the required payment is the same for each payment.
Loan Payment Formula for Fixed Installment Loans
The regular payment amo

8.7 THE COST OF HOME OWNERSHIP
A Mortgage is a long-term installment loan for the purpose of buying a home (and
for which the property is pledged as payment).
The down payment is the portion of the sale price of the home that the buyer
initially pays the

5.7 ARITHMETIC AND GEOMETRIC SEQUENCES
The Fibonacci sequence:
1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, . . .
A number sequence is a list of numbers that are related to each other by a rule.
The numbers in a sequence are called its terms:
1st term a1
2nd term a2
:
:
th
n te

8.1 PERCENT, SALES TAX, AND DISCOUNTS
Expressing a Fraction as a Percent:
1)Divide numerator by denominator
2)Multiplying by 100 (move decimal point to the right)
3) Add percent sign
Example: Express
1
8
as a percent
1
=.125=12.5
8
Expressing a Decimal as

1.2 ESTIMATION, GRAPHS & MATHEMATICAL MODELS
Definition: Estimation is the process of arriving at an approximate answer to a
question.
The means approximately equal to
Examples: Rounding 7,482,095,082.14093
to the nearest hundred million: 7,500,000,000
to

1.1 INDUCTIVE & DEDUCTIVE REASONING
Inductive reasoning is the process of arriving at a general conclusion based on
observations of specific examples.
We cant be absolutely certain these conclusions are true
These conclusions are call conjectures or hypot