Bonus quiz #4 Question 13.
I cannot get the correct answer for this question, and nothing like this is in my study book, or on the websites I frequent. Can anyone help?
Calculate the number of 150mg capsules of clindamycin required to prepare 60ml of a 2% topical solution?
Answer, according to answer key:
Reply (by Keith)
Hi Laura, I'm wondering if you just looked at the wrong answer Key. The answer key says the correct answer is
A. 8 Capsules.
The easiest way to do it is with proportion math.
2g/100mL is 2%
So, figure out what 60mL is
_____ = _____
X = 1.2 grams (1200mg)
1200mg ÷ 150mg Capsules = 8