## MATH AND DOSAGE CALCULATIONS FOR HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS 5th Edition – Test bank

**Chapter 06**

**Converting Units**

**Multiple Choice Questions**

1. A(n) _________________ is a fraction or ratio made of two quantities that are equal to each other but expressed in different units.

A. equivalent measure

**B.** conversion factor

C. milliequivalent

D. international unit

A conversion factor is a fraction made of two quantities that are equal to each other but expressed in different units.

*Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Remember
Difficulty: 1 Easy
Learning Outcome: 6.1 Write conversion factors from equivalent measures.
Topic: Writing Conversion Factors from Equivalent Measures
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2. The conversion factor for converting kilograms to pounds is

A..

B.

C.

**D.**.

The nominator of the conversion factor is the quantity of the units being converted to, and the quantity of units converting from is the denominator.

*ABHES: 6.b Demonstrate accurate occupational math and metric conversions for proper medication administration.
ASHP: 12.1.b Demonstrate how to convert weights and measures, and direct ratio and proportion.
Blooms: Remember
CAAHEP: II.C.1 Demonstrate knowledge of basic math computations.
Difficulty: 2 Medium
Learning Outcome: 6.1 Write conversion factors from equivalent measures.
Topic: Writing Conversion Factors from Equivalent Measures
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3. _____ is a conversion factor for converting grains to milligrams.

**A.**

B.

C.

D.

The numerator of the conversion factor is the quantity of the units being converted to, and the quantity of units converting from is the denominator.