Lesson HST:V1-4
Drug Dosage Calculations: Percent Solutions
 
CD HST.  Health Science Technology
Unit V.  Medical Math
Problem Area 1.  Basic Calculations, Conversions, and Measures
Lesson 4.  Drug Dosage Calculations: Percent Solutions
 
 

1. What compares a solid solute (measured in grams) to 100 mL of the total solution?

a. dose ratio

b. percent equation

c. percent solution

d. proportion solution

Answer: c

2. A ___________ is a uniform or homogenous mixture of two or more substances.

a. concentration

b. solute

c. solution

d. solvent

Answer: c

3. What is the equation for calculating weight/volume percent solutions?

a. M/V percent solution = Mass of solute (g) Volume of solution (mL) 100

b. M/V percent solution = Mass of solute (g) Volume of solution (mL) 100

c. M/V percent solution = Volume of solute (g) Mass of solution (mL) 100

d. V/V percent solution = Volume of solute (mL) Volume of solution (mL) 100

Answer: a