# A patient weighs 14 kg and requires drug A at a dose of 5 mg/kg per day. What is the total daily dose for this patient?

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#### Explanation:

First off is the cancellation of dimensions

For simplicity you can split 14 up and distribute

#### Explanation:

Use the units of measurement to guide as to how to do the calculation.

You need to end up with just

We are given

If we do this:

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Doing the same thing with the numbers:

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A quick way of calculating