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Macromolecular math

Author(s): Keith A. Johnson

Bradley University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

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This worksheet was developed for use in an introductory biology course to review the chemical bonds and structure of biological macromolecules. A nutritional label is provided to illustrate that we consume macromolecules in our foods.

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Version 1.0 - published on 24 May 2021 doi:10.25334/SY28-W488 - cite this


The worksheet provides review for introductory biology students on the chemical structure and bonds within biological macromolecules.  Students use a nutritional label to perform simplified math to demonstrate an understanding of the structure of an example of different macromolecules.  A series of questions is presented for each of the four different types of biological macromolecules to illustrate an understanding and review of the structures.

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