# Chapter 9 - Measurement - Chapter Summary, Review, and Test - Review Exercises - Page 607: 47

The patient should be given 3 tablets each day.

#### Work Step by Step

$1~lb \approx 0.45~kg$ We can convert 220 pounds to units of kilograms. $220~lb = \frac{220~lb}{1}\times \frac{0.45~kg}{1~lb} = 99~kg$ We can find the total number of milligrams of the drug which should be administered daily. $12~mg/kg\times 99~kg = 1188~mg$ We can find the number of tablets which should be given to the patient each day. $\frac{1188~mg}{400~mg/tablet} = 2.97~tablets$ The patient should be given 3 tablets each day.

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