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A certain medicine is given in an amount proportional to a patient's body weight. Suppose a patient weighing 108 pounds requires 135 milligrams of medicine. What is the weight of a patient who requires 260 milligrams of medicine?

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    108/W=135mg/260mg

    Solve for W

    W=108*260/135 check that.

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