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U OF CBSEN 401William HuddlestonFall

BSEN 401 Lecture Notes - Indifference Curve

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26 Feb 2013
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For every pair of consumption bundles (x1, y1) and (x0, y0), (x1, y1) (x0, y0) or (x0, Y0) (x1, y1) or (x1, y1) ~ (x0, y0) i. e. the consumer prefers o
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U OF CBSEN 401William HuddlestonFall

BSEN 401 Lecture Notes - Ordinal Utility, Indifference Curve, Tangent

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26 Feb 2013
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Indifference curves are dense in commodity space, i. e. , every combination of x and y is on an indifference curve. By the principles of non-satiation
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U OF CBSEN 401William HuddlestonFall

BSEN 401 Lecture Notes - One Unit, Opportunity Cost, Lincoln Near-Earth Asteroid Research

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26 Feb 2013
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X = 0, => y = 150 2(0) = 150. Y = 0, => 0 = 150 2x => x = 150/2 = 75. This gives the horizontal intercept" of the diagram, i. e. , the amount of x when
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U OF CBSEN 401William HuddlestonFall

BSEN 401 Lecture Notes - Opportunity Cost, Forego

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26 Feb 2013
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Definition: a production possibilities frontier (function, curve) is the maximum output combinations producible from a given set of resource inputs and
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U OF CBSEN 401William HuddlestonFall

BSEN 401 Lecture Notes - Opportunity Cost, Substitute Good

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26 Feb 2013
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The diagram above graphs our sample production possibilities frontier as a curve (ppc) with apples on the horizontal axis and wheat on the vertical axi
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U OF CBSEN 401William HuddlestonFall

BSEN 401 Lecture Notes - Ceteris Paribus, Microeconomics, Atomism

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26 Feb 2013
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U OF CBSEN 401William HuddlestonFall

BSEN 401 Lecture Notes - Ceteris Paribus, Margarine, Inferior Good

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26 Feb 2013
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Law of demand: (( qx/ px < 0 or dqx/dpx < 0 for qx = quantity of x and px = price of x) The negative slope can be linear, concave, or convex. I will us
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U OF CBSEN 401William HuddlestonFall

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Definition: commodities are goods (physical) and services (non-physical) exchanged in markets. Definition: resources are the inputs used in the product
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U OF CBSEN 401William HuddlestonFall

BSEN 401 Lecture Notes - Ceteris Paribus, Imperfect Competition, Monopsony

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26 Feb 2013
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Analysis of competition dates from at least aristotle. Many buyers and sellers" in his revolutionary discussion of the benefits of competitive markets
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U OF CBSEN 401William HuddlestonFall

BSEN 401 Lecture Notes - Ceteris Paribus, Opportunity Cost, Economic Equilibrium

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26 Feb 2013
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Definition: supply is the quantities of goods and services supplied by firms at every price ceteris paribus. Supply is the relationship between 2 varia
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U OF CBSEN 401William HuddlestonFall

BSEN 401 Lecture Notes - Nitric Oxide, Chemical Equation, Nitrogen Dioxide

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26 Feb 2013
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A chemical reaction is a process in which one set of substances (reactants) is converted to a new set of substances (products). The main evidences that
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U OF CBSEN 401William HuddlestonFall

BSEN 401 Lecture Notes - Budget Constraint, Opportunity Cost

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26 Feb 2013
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Suppose that the consumer (household) consumes only two goods (x and y). Given the prices of the two goods (px, py) and the consumer"s income (m), the
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U OF CBSEN 401William HuddlestonFall

BSEN 401 Lecture Notes - Prometheus Books

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Alfred marshall, the founder of modern microeconomics in 1890, defined economics as. The textbook definition uses the most important terms in microecon
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U OF CBMEN 515William HuddlestonWinter

BMEN 515 Lecture Notes - Guppy

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26 Feb 2013
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U OF CBMEN 515William HuddlestonWinter

BMEN 515 Lecture Notes - Primary Production, Primary Producers, Ecosystem Services

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26 Feb 2013
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U OF CBMEN 515William HuddlestonWinter

BMEN 515 Lecture Notes - Pseudogene, Great Range, Molecular Genetics

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26 Feb 2013
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U OF CBMEN 515William HuddlestonWinter

BMEN 515 Lecture Notes - Species Richness, Conservation Biology, Cites

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26 Feb 2013
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U OF CBMEN 515William HuddlestonWinter

BMEN 515 Lecture Notes - Pronghorn, Secondary Succession, Primary Succession

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26 Feb 2013
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U OF CBMEN 515William HuddlestonWinter

BMEN 515 Lecture Notes - Intermediate Disturbance Hypothesis, Trophic Cascade, Keystone Species

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26 Feb 2013
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U OF CBMEN 515William HuddlestonFall

BMEN 515 Lecture Notes - Trophic Level, Detritivore, Herbivore

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26 Feb 2013
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U OF CBMEN 515William HuddlestonWinter

BMEN 515 Lecture Notes - Jens Clausen, Allele Frequency, Wildflower

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26 Feb 2013
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U OF CBMEN 515William HuddlestonWinter

BMEN 515 Lecture Notes - Exponential Growth, Logistic Function, Sustainable Yield

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26 Feb 2013
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Population densities can be estimated from samples: estimating population densities is easiest for sedentary organisms, counting mobile organisms is mu
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U OF CBMEN 515William HuddlestonFall

BMEN 515 Lecture Notes - Biogeography, Population Genetics, Habitat Destruction

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26 Feb 2013
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U OF CBMEN 515William HuddlestonFall

BMEN 515 Lecture Notes - Sympatric Speciation, Hybrid Zone, Reproductive Isolation

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26 Feb 2013
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U OF CBMEN 515William HuddlestonFall

BMEN 515 Lecture Notes - Resting Potential, Ion Transporter, Electric Potential

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26 Feb 2013
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Ion channels are made from just these sorts of membrane-spanning protein molecules. Typically, a functional channel across the membrane requires that.
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U OF CBMEN 515William HuddlestonFall

BMEN 515 Lecture Notes - Special Creation, Soapberry, Macroevolution

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26 Feb 2013
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First component: species do not change through time, they were created independently of one another, they were created recently. Identifies the process
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U OF CBMEN 515William HuddlestonFall

BMEN 515 Lecture Notes - Human Overpopulation, Ecosystem Services, Soil Retrogression And Degradation

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26 Feb 2013
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All energy utilized by organisms come from the sun. Fossil fuels is based on reserves of captured solar energy locked up in the remains of organisms th
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U OF CBMEN 515William HuddlestonFall

BMEN 515 Lecture Notes - Selective Breeding, Logical Consequence, The Scientists

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26 Feb 2013
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To increase the frequency of desirable traits in their stocks, plant and animal breeders employ artificial selection (example of darwin and his pigeon"
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U OF CBMEN 515William HuddlestonFall

BMEN 515 Lecture Notes - Commensalism, Competitive Exclusion Principle, Directional Selection

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26 Feb 2013
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U OF CBMEN 515William HuddlestonFall

BMEN 515 Lecture Notes - Resting Potential, Extracellular Fluid, Electric Charge

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26 Feb 2013
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The cast of chemicals: cytosol and extracellular fluid, water is the main ingredient of the fluid inside the neuron, the cytosol, and the, electrically
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U OF CBMEN 515William HuddlestonFall

BMEN 515 Lecture Notes - Sympatric Speciation, Reproductive Isolation, Allopatric Speciation

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26 Feb 2013
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We can recognize and identify many species by their appearance. Linnaeus described hundreds of species on the basis of their appearance morphological s
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U OF CBMEN 515William HuddlestonFall

BMEN 515 Lecture Notes - Synapomorphy, Monophyly, Nuclear Membrane

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26 Feb 2013
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The evolutionary history of a group of species is called it phylogeny and a phylogenetic tree is a graphical summary of this history. An evolutionary t
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U OF CBMEN 515William HuddlestonFall

BMEN 515 Lecture Notes - Allele, Mutation, Meiosis

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26 Feb 2013
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Natural selection is not forward looking: natural selection adapts populations to conditions that prevailed in the past, not conditions that might occu
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U OF CBMEN 515William HuddlestonFall

BMEN 515 Lecture Notes - Allele Frequency, Sexual Reproduction, Sexual Selection

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26 Feb 2013
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The reproductive contribution of a phenotype to subsequent generations relative to the contributions of other phenotypes is called its fitness. The fit
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U OF CBMEN 515William HuddlestonFall

BMEN 515 Lecture Notes - Net Reproduction Rate, Exponential Growth, Homo Sapiens

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26 Feb 2013
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U OF CBMEN 515William HuddlestonFall

BMEN 515 Lecture Notes - Phenotypic Trait, Quantitative Genetics, Mendelian Inheritance

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26 Feb 2013
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Quantitative genetics- the branch of evolutionary biology that provides tools for analyzing the evolution of multi-locus traits. The nature of quantita
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U OF CBMEN 515William HuddlestonFall

BMEN 515 Lecture Notes - T Helper Cell, Simian Immunodeficiency Virus, Regulatory T Cell

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26 Feb 2013
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List of worst epidemic in human history according to the number of deaths: Influenza-50 to 100 million deaths-across the globe: black death (1347-1352)
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U OF CBMEN 515William HuddlestonFall

BMEN 515 Lecture Notes - Waggle Dance, Electric Field, Inclusive Fitness

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26 Feb 2013
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Very low frequencies of sound, giving coastlines and mountain chains. Behaviour can evolve into systems of information exchange communication, which ma
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U OF CBMEN 515William HuddlestonFall

BMEN 515 Lecture Notes - Sexual Selection, Mate Choice, Limiting Factor

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26 Feb 2013
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There is a great variety of species in which male reproductive success is limited by opportunities to mate but in which males are unable to monopolize
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U OF CBMEN 515William HuddlestonFall

BMEN 515 Lecture Notes - Species, Species Problem, Species Complex

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26 Feb 2013
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In traditional cultures, people name species based on morphological similarities and differences. In biology, careful analyses of phenotypic difference
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