# SOLUTION: The prescribed dosage of a medicine varies directly with weight. If the dosage for a 120 pound person is 8 ml, what should the dosage be for a person weighing 210 pounds?

Algebra ->  Algebra  -> Proportions -> SOLUTION: The prescribed dosage of a medicine varies directly with weight. If the dosage for a 120 pound person is 8 ml, what should the dosage be for a person weighing 210 pounds?      Log On

 Ad: Algebra Solved!™: algebra software solves algebra homework problems with step-by-step help! Ad: Algebrator™ solves your algebra problems and provides step-by-step explanations!

 Algebra: Proportions Solvers Lessons Answers archive Quiz In Depth

 Click here to see ALL problems on Proportions Question 288334: The prescribed dosage of a medicine varies directly with weight. If the dosage for a 120 pound person is 8 ml, what should the dosage be for a person weighing 210 pounds?Answer by richwmiller(9144)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!y=kx 8=120k 8/120=k 1/15=k y=1/15*x y=1/15*210 y=(1/15)*3*5*7*2 y=7*2=14 mL