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Unformatted text preview: 1X = 600 (divide by the 1 to isolate the X) 1 1 X = 600mg Step 2: THINK : You want to give 600mg and each supplied tablet (what is available) is 300 mg. Therefore you will need to give 2 tablets) “BUT LET’S MAKE SURE” Step 3: CALCULATE : Ratio-porportion: 300mg = 600mg (Dosage) 1tablet X tablet (Amount) 300X = 600 X 1 (cross multiply) 300X = 600 (now divide by 300 to isolate the X) 300 300 X = 2 tablets...
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This note was uploaded on 01/13/2011 for the course NURS 130 taught by Professor Zozuk during the Spring '08 term at Grossmont.
- Spring '08