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by lskobe02
Fri Jul 27, 2012 7:15 pm
Forum: Intermediate Algebra
Topic: Dosage of Medicine: solving M=cx/c+12 for x
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Dosage of Medicine: solving M=cx/c+12 for x

Hi, I need help with a word problem. I have the equation but have not done algebra in over 20 years. Here's the problem. Find the amount of aspirin to give a child of age 10 if the usual adult dosage is 325 milligrams. Equation: M=cx/c+12 Now M=325 and c=10, do I use a 10x as the nominator and 10 +1...

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