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Dosage Rounding Rules 1. mL: (round at the end of the problem) a. Calculation results in answers that are less than 1 mL, round to the nearest hundredth and place a zero in front of the decimal. Round up on anything greater than or equal to 5.
b. Calculation results in an answer that is greater than 1mL round to the nearest tenth.
2. Drops Round to the nearest whole number.
3. Tablets:
5. Weight Calculations: When converting body weight from lb to kg, calculate to hundredths and round

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