What is the prescribed dosage of a certain medicine for a 6-year-old child if the adult dosage of the medicine is 180 milligrams?

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What is the prescribed dosage of a certain medicine for a 6-year-old child if the adult dosage of

the medicine is 180 milligrams?

The formula below is used to calculate the correct dosage for a child:
C= a/(a+12) ∙ A

C = child’s dosage in milligrams
a = age of the child
A = adult dosage in milligrams

17. What does variable “a” represent?

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18. What does variable “A” represent?

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19. Using the formula above, solve for “C”. Show your work.

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    17. The variable “a” represents the age of the child

    18. The variable “A” represents the adult dosage

    19. The prescribed dosage of the medicine for the 6-year-old child is 60 milligrams.

    Work: C=6/(6+12)·180

    C=6/(18)·180

    C=60

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