# Answer to Question #14479 in Biochemistry for jason

Question #14479

an intern made a error and gave a pantient a dose of 500mg rahter than 500pg of a drug . what is the percentage of error. must show work

Expert's answer

error mass is 500 pg (petagram)

regular mass is 500 mg

500 pg is

500 000 000 000 000 000 grams and 500 000 000 000 000 000 000 mg

E=I

(Mr-Me)/Mr I = I (500 - 500 000 000 000 000 000 000)/500 I * 100%= 1 x 10^20% of

error

regular mass is 500 mg

500 pg is

500 000 000 000 000 000 grams and 500 000 000 000 000 000 000 mg

E=I

(Mr-Me)/Mr I = I (500 - 500 000 000 000 000 000 000)/500 I * 100%= 1 x 10^20% of

error

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