Determine drug quantity from ratio strength and volume

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The strength of a medication is expressed as 1 : 230. Determine the quantity of drug in 280 mL of this product.

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lb equals 1.217 g kg

    1 : 230 means, 1 g of drug is present in each 230 mL of the solution.

    To determine the gram amount of drug present in 280 mL of the solution we can write:
    `(1 \quad g)/(230 \quad mL)=x/(280 \quad mL) therefore x = 1.217 ` g.