Chapter 2. Basic Principles

  1. Margaret C. Moore MA, VN, Cert Ed, FETC. MIScT and
  2. Norman G. Palmer

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470690444.ch2

Calculations for Veterinary Nurses

Calculations for Veterinary Nurses

How to Cite

Moore, M. C. and Palmer, N. G. (2008) Basic Principles, in Calculations for Veterinary Nurses, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470690444.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 8 JAN 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632054985

Online ISBN: 9780470690444

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Keywords:

  • veterinary calculations;
  • self-exercises;
  • fractions;
  • decimal point;
  • percentage

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Fractions

  • Simplifying fractions (cancelling)

  • Converting fractions to decimals

  • Rounding decimals

  • Moving the decimal point

  • Converting fractions into percentages

  • Percentages

  • Manipulation of formulae (equations)