# If the proper dosage of a drug is 2 mg/kg of body weight, how many milligrams would a 110-lb individual need?

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Mar 4, 2015

Your patient needs

SInce your drug's dose is expressed in mg per kg, you'll need to convert it to mg per pound first, and then determine how much a **110-lbs** patient would need.

then

Rounded to one sig fig, the number of sig figs in **2 mg**, the answer will be

You can do this in one longer step as well