# math

How many capsules, each containing 250mg, are needed to provide 50mg/kg/day for 10 days for a person weighing 176 pounds?

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1. first you have to convert 176pounds to kg, then we know that 50mg/kg/day

so this person weights 78.2 kg. (176/2.25)

so that means every capsules contain 250mg to cover 4kg of this person.

so this person has to take at least 20pills/day.

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