MAT 221 Introduction to Algebra Instructor

timer Asked: Feb 9th, 2015

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I don’t understand this Mathematics question and need help to study.

Read the following instructions in order to complete this discussion, and review the example of how to complete the math required for this assignment:

  • Read about Cowling’s Rule for child sized doses of medication (number 92 on page 119 of Elementary and Intermediate Algebra).
  • Solve parts (a) and (b) of the problem using the following details indicated for the first letter of your last name:
    If your lastname starts with letterFor part (a) of problem 92 use this information to calculate the child’s dose.For part (b) of problem 92 use this information to calculate the child’s age.
    A or Zadult dose 400mg ibuprofen; 5 year old child800mg adult, 233mg child
    C or Xadult dose 500mg amoxicillin; 11 year old child250mg adult, 52mg child
    E or V adult dose 1000mg acetaminophen; 8 year old child600mg adult, 250mg child
    G or T adult dose 75mg Tamiflu; 6 year old child500mg adult, 187mg child
    I or Radult dose 400mg ibuprofen; 7 year old child1200mg adult,200mg child
    K or P adult dose 500mg amoxicillin; 9 year old child100mg adult, 12.5mg child
    M or Nadult dose 1000mg acetaminophen: 6 year old child600mg adult, 200mg child
    O or L adult dose 75mg Tamiflu; 11 year old child1000mg adult, 600mg child
    Q or J adult dose 400mg ibuprofen; 8 year old child500mg adult, 250mg child
    S or Hadult dose 500mg amoxicillin; 4 year old child300mg adult, 100mg child
    U or F adult dose 1000mg acetaminophen; 3 year old child75mg adult, 12.5mg child
    W or Dadult dose 75mg Tamiflu; 5 year old child1200mg adult, 300mg child
    Y or Badult dose 400mg ibuprofen; 2 year old child400mg adult, 50mg child
  • Explain what the variables in the formula represent and show all steps in the computations.
  • Incorporate the following five math vocabulary words into your discussion. Use bold font to emphasize the words in your writing (Do not write definitions for the words; use them appropriately in sentences describing your math work.): 

    • Literal equation
    • Formula
    • Solve
    • Substitute
    • Conditional equation
Your initial post should be 150-250 words in length. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts by Day 7. Do you agree with how your classmates used the vocabulary? Do the mathematical results seem reasonable? The first letter of my last name is L.

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