Posted by **jessica** on Tuesday, August 24, 2010 at 9:21pm.

A certain medicine is given in an amount proportional to a patient’s body weight. Suppose that a patient weighing 100 pounds requires 125 milligrams of medicine. What is the weight of a patient who requires 200 milligrams of this medicine?

I am totally lost on how to work this problem. Someone please help!

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- math 209 - A certain medicine is given in an amount proportional to a patient's...
- Math - A certain medicine is given in the amount proportional to a patient's ...
- trig - Patients with acute or serious infections, such as Salmonella typhi or ...
- Statistics - Can anybody help me? - A Particular pain relieving medicine has a ...
- Statistics - A Particular pain relieving medicine has a decay rate of 24% an ...
- Calc - A patient receives a 3 ml dose of medicine. The amount, y, of medicine in...
- Calculus - A medicine is administered to a patient. The amount of medicine M, in...
- calculus - The treatment of a certain viral disease requires a combination dose ...
- Math - The concentration C(t), in milligrams per cubic centimetre, of a certain ...
- algebra 2 - The number of milligrams of a drug that remains in a patient’s ...

More Related Questions