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Answer to Question #47457 in Other Chemistry for Ria

Question #47457
A dose of aspirin of 5.0 mg per kilogram body weight has been percribed to reduce the fever of an infant weighing 8.5 pounds. the number of milligrams of aspirin that should be admininstered is
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1 pound is 0.45kg, so an infantweights 8.5*0.45 = 3.825kg
An infant should be administered: 3.825kg*5mg = 19.125mg of aspirin

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