Elementary Technical Mathematics

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1285199197
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-919-1

Chapter 1 - Section 1.1 - Review of Basic Operations - Exercise - Page 10: 64


a) 180mg b) 6 pills

Work Step by Step

a) Each patient recives 3 60mg doses Thus, total mg of phenobarbital receieved = $3\times60=180$mg b) One pill contains 30 mg of the drug, to find total amount of pills needed, we divide the total milligrams of the drug my the amount in one pill: $180\div30=6$ Thus, the patient receives 6 pills
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