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Drug Dosages If the recommended adult dosage for a drug
is D (in mg), then to determine the appropriate dosage c for a
child of age a, pharmacists use the equation
c  0.0417D1a  12
Suppose the dosage for an adult is 200 mg.
(a) Find the slope. What does it represent?
(b) What is the dosage for a newborn?

88. Drug Dosages If the recommended adult dosage for a drug
is D (in mg), then to determine the appropriate dosage c for a
child of age a, pharmacists use the equation
c = 0.0417D(a + 1)
Suppose the dosage for an adult is 200 mg.
(a) Find the slope. What does it represent?
(b) What is the dosage for a newborn?

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88. Drug Dosages If the recommended adult dosage for a drug is D (in mg), then to determine the appropriate dosage c for a child of age a, pharmacists use the equation c = 0.0417D(a + 1) Suppose the dosage for an adult is 200 mg. (a) Find the slope. What does it represent? (b) What is the dosage for a newborn?

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