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# ELLIST#74

### MATH BASIC SKILLS CH 1- FRACTIONS & DECIMALS

QUESTION | ANSWER |
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A pharmacist is told to give a patient half of the usual dose of 0.25mg. How many milligrams will the patient take? | 0.125mg |

A recipe for simple syrup requires 2 1/2 lb of sugar. How much sugar is needed if it is available in 5-lb bags? | 37.5lb = 8 bags |

Express 3/16 as a decimal rounded to the hundredths place. | 0.19 |

Each day, a patient takes 1 1/2 Tylenol tablets 3 times a day, 1 Fiorinol tab, and 2 Vicoden tabs. Each Tylenol tablet has 325mg acetaminophen; each Fiorinol tablet has 325 mg; each Vicoden tablet has 500mg. How many mg is the patient taking each day? | 2788mg |

Express 1/5 as a decimal. | 0.2 |

Which fraction is smallest? 1/8, 1/7, 1/10, 1/3 | 1/10 |

A patient takes 1 1/2 tablets of glyburide 5mg daily. How many milligrams does the patient take daily? | 7.5mg |

If the pharmacy breaks tablets in half for a patient whose daily dose is half a tablet, how many whole tablets will it take to make a 90-day supply? | 45 |

Each tablet contains 12mg of a drug. If you have 106 mg of that drug, how many tablets can you make? | 8 |

A prescription for Campral 333mg indicates Sig: 2 tab po TID. How many milligrams a day will the patient take? | 1998mg |

Multiply 1/8 * 3/4 | 3/32 |

What type of number or fraction is 6 1/2? | mixed number |

What type of number or fraction is 5/7? | proper fraction |

What type of number or fraction is 15/7? | improper fraction |

What are the two parts of a fraction? | numerator and denominator |

How can a mixed number be converted to an improper fraction? | multiply the denominator and the whole number; add the numerator to the result, which becomes the new numerator and the denominator remains the same |

How can an improper fraction be converted to a mixed number? | divide the denominator into the numerator; the result becomes the whole number, the remainder becomes the numerator of the fraction, and the denominator remains the same |

How is a fraction converted to a decimal? | divide the denominator into the numerator |

Convert 9/10 to a decimal | 0.9 |

Simplify 9/45 | 1/5 |

Convert 5 1/3 to an improper fraction | 16/3 |

Multiply: 1/9 * 1/2 | 1/18 |

Divide: 7/8 รท 1/2 | 7/4 = 1 3/4 |

What is the Roman numeral i in Arabic numerals? | 1 |

What is the Roman numeral ss in Arabic numerals? | 1/2 |

What is the Roman numeral for 50? | L |

What is the Roman numeral for 100? | C |

What is the place value of the digit 3 in 1234.56? | tens |

What is the place value of the digit in 6 1234.56? | hundredths |