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CL1050 - Laboratory Calculations and Quality Control - 2 Credits

This course focuses on general calculations used in the laboratory, including normality, molality, and concentrations. The metric system, scientific notation, exponentials, and significant figures are reviewed. Concepts of quality control and quality assurance are discussed, and the mean, standard deviation, and coefficient of variation are calculated and interpreted. Westgard rules are used to evaluate quality control results. The concepts of external and internal quality control are discussed. (1 hour lecture & 2 hours lab per week)

Prerequisite: MA1500

Delivery: on campus