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If a daily dosage of drug is 0.2 mg per kg of body weight how much should a 100 lb person take?

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    2.2 lbs = 1 kg
    100 lb person x (1 kg/2.2 lb) = zz kg.

    0.2 mg/kg x zz kg = ?? mg of drug.

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