# SOLUTION: An application of a rational function is Young's rule, which approximates the dosage of a drug prescribed for children. What is the mathematical equation for Young's rule, stating

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 Question 122043: An application of a rational function is Young's rule, which approximates the dosage of a drug prescribed for children. What is the mathematical equation for Young's rule, stating what each variable in the equation represents? Thank you.Answer by Fombitz(13828)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Young's rule is a method to convert adult dosage of medicine for children. Let N= child's age, D is the adult dosage of a medicine, C is the corresponding children's dosage of the medicine As an example, if the adult dosage is 100mg and the child is 8 years old, then The 10 year old child's dose would be approximately 45 mg. Remember always check the label for appropriate dosage and age limits with any medicines.