Med Math: Metric Conversions Question #19

Question

A patient weighs 175 lbs (______kg)

Answers

  1. 7.9
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  2. 79.5
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  3. 14.5
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  4. 385
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Overview

Explanation

DA solution = 1 kg/2.2 lb x 175 lb/1 = 79.5 kg
Ratio solution = 2.2 lb/1 kg = 175 lb/ x kg

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