# Lab Math Review I: Exponents, Units, and Scientific Notation (by )

This course does not carry any current continuing education credits.

Intermediate.
Learner is awarded 1.50 P.A.C.E.® approved credits/units in the Category of General Laboratory/Lab Math, upon successful completion. This program is also accepted by the Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel for identical credits.

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### Objectives

• recall and understand basic units of metric measure that are commonly used in biomedical and clinical laboratories.
• demonstrate basic mathematical problem solving skills using exponents and powers of ten.
• demonstrate the ability to accurately convert units of metric measure.
• simplify calculations and data presentation through proper use of scientific notation.

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### Course Outline

• Working with Exponents
• Math skills and techniques used in the lab
• Math skills and techniques used in the lab
• Exponents
• Powers of Ten
• Negative Powers of Ten
• Numbers Written as Powers of Ten
• Scientific Notation
• Scientific Notation
• Significant Digits
• Identifying Significant Digits in a Number
• Significant Digit Examples:
• Multiplying Powers of Ten
• Dividing Powers of Ten
• Working with Numbers in Scientific Notation
• Working with Numbers in Scientific Notation
• Adding or Subtracting numbers in scientific notation
• Adding or Subtracting numbers in scientific notation
• Multiplication and Division
• Multiplication and Division of numbers in scientific notation
• Multiplying Numbers with Powers of Ten:
• Multiplying numbers with powers of ten
• The Metric System
• The Metric System
• Working in the Metric System
• Prefixes in the Metric System
• Working with the Metric System
• Working with the Metric System
• Working with the Metric System

CE Credits: 1.50
ASCLS P.A.C.E.® Course #301-901-16
Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Science, Course #20-465514
Instruction Level: Intermediate
Category: General Laboratory / Lab Math
Exam: Directly follows course material
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