Mathematics for the Life Sciences

By Erin N. Bodine1, Suzanne Lenhart2, Lou Gross3

1. Rhodes College 2. NIMBioS; University of Tennessee 3. University of Tennessee Knoxville

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The book, Mathematics for the Life Sciences, was written with freshmen and sophomore college biology students in mind. Requiring only high-school-level quantitative skills, this text covers basic calculus and essential probabilistic reasoning when considering biological systems. The linked website is a supplement to the book.

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  • Bodine, E.N., S. Lenhart, L.J. Gross (2014). Mathematics for the Life Sciences. Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ. 

  • Erin N. Bodine; Suzanne Lenhart; Lou Gross (2015), "Mathematics for the Life Sciences,"

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