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 Question 252228: A common antibiotic is prescribed in a liquid suspension composed of part antibiotic and part water. In one formulation of the antibiotic suspension, there are 150 mg of the antibiotic in 3 cm3 of the liquid suspension. A physician prescribes 100 mg per day. How much of the antibiotic liquid suspension should be administered to achieve the recommended dosage? A. 18 cm3 B. 6 cm3 C. 4.5 cm3 D. 2 cm3 E. 0.18 cm3Answer by stanbon(57967)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!A common antibiotic is prescribed in a liquid suspension composed of part antibiotic and part water. In one formulation of the antibiotic suspension, there are 150 mg of the antibiotic in 3 cm3 of the liquid suspension. A physician prescribes 100 mg per day. How much of the antibiotic liquid suspension should be administered to achieve the recommended dosage? Proportion: x/100 mg = 3 cm^3/150 mg --- x = 100(3/150) x = 2 cm^3 ------------------------- A. 18 cm3 B. 6 cm3 C. 4.5 cm3 D. 2 cm3 E. 0.18 cm3 ================================ Cheers, Stan H.