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

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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.

Blooms: Remember
Difficulty: 1 Easy
Learning Outcome: 6.1 Write conversion factors from equivalent measures.
Topic: Writing Conversion Factors from Equivalent Measures

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

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.