# MAT 221 Introduction to Algebra Instructor

*label*Mathematics

*timer*Asked: Feb 9th, 2015

**Question description**

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 **last**starts with letter**name***For 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 Z adult dose 400mg ibuprofen; 5 year old child 800mg adult, 233mg child C or X adult dose 500mg amoxicillin; 11 year old child 250mg adult, 52mg child E or V adult dose 1000mg acetaminophen; 8 year old child 600mg adult, 250mg child G or T adult dose 75mg Tamiflu; 6 year old child 500mg adult, 187mg child I or R adult dose 400mg ibuprofen; 7 year old child 1200mg adult,200mg child K or P adult dose 500mg amoxicillin; 9 year old child 100mg adult, 12.5mg child M or N adult dose 1000mg acetaminophen: 6 year old child 600mg adult, 200mg child O or L adult dose 75mg Tamiflu; 11 year old child 1000mg adult, 600mg child Q or J adult dose 400mg ibuprofen; 8 year old child 500mg adult, 250mg child S or H adult dose 500mg amoxicillin; 4 year old child 300mg adult, 100mg child U or F adult dose 1000mg acetaminophen; 3 year old child 75mg adult, 12.5mg child W or D adult dose 75mg Tamiflu; 5 year old child 1200mg adult, 300mg child Y or B adult dose 400mg ibuprofen; 2 year old child 400mg 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