# Week 2 Discussion 1 - adult dose 500mg Tamiflu 9 year old...

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adult dose 500mg Tamiflu; 9 year old child 100mg adult, 12.5mg child I have been assigned to calculate a 9-year-old child’s dose of Tamiflu given that the adult dose is 500mg. d = child’s dose D = adult dose a = child’s age d = D ( a + 1 ) 24 The Cowling’s Rule formula d = 500 ( 9 + 1 ) 24 I substituted values for all variables, 500 for D and 9 for a. d = 500 ( 10 ) 24 I completed the addition inside the parentheses. d = 5000 24 I did the multiplication on the top next. d = 208.33 Then I completed the division in solving for the child’s dose. The correct dose of Tamiflu for a 11 year old child is 208mg. The literal equation can be used to find the age of the child, but we will just be solving for another of the variables instead of d . This time the adult dose is 100mg and the child’s dose is 12.5mg. I need to solve