# Week 2 - Discussion 1 - A The Cowlings Rule will help me...

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A) The Cowling’s Rule will help me convert the adult’s 500mg of amoxicillin to determine how much of a dosage should be given to an 11 year old child. It is a formula that will be done as a literal equation because it has a variety of variables. The variables are a = child’s age D = adult age D = child’s dose The formula will be determined as d = D (a+1) 24 In order to determine the dosage to be given I have to calculate the given formula to work out and get the end result. First, the formula will read as the Cowling’s Rule and then I will substitute the mg dosage for the adult dose and the child’s age. I then added everything inside of the parenthesis. Next I multiplied the 500mg by 12, which was my answer from adding the integers in the parenthesis. Finally I divided 6000 by 24 to get my answer of 250. d = D (a+1) d = 500 (11 +1 ) d = 500(12) d = 6000 d = 250 24 24 24 24 The dosage to be given to an 11 year old child would be 250mg. B) In the second part to this discussion I need to solve a literal equation and find out
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