MATH SOLVE

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# 20 units Humulin R insulin in 100 mL of normal saline (NS) to infuse for 20 hours. (Round to the nearest tenth if applicable) a. How many units per hour will be infused? ________ b. How many milliliters per hour will be infused? ________

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Answer:a) 1 unit per hour will be infused.b) 5mL per hour will be infused.Step-by-step explanation:Each question can be solved as a rule of three with direct measures, that means we have a cross multiplication.a. How many units per hour will be infused?20 units are going to be infused in 20 hours. How many units are going to be infused each hour?1 hour - x units20 hours - 20 units[tex]20x = 20[/tex][tex]x = \frac{20}{20}[/tex][tex]x = 1[/tex]1 unit per hour will be infused.b. How many milliliters per hour will be infused? 100mL are going to be infused in 20 hours. How many mL are going to be infused each hour?1 hour - x mL20 hours - 100 mL[tex]20x = 100[/tex][tex]x = \frac{100}{20}[/tex][tex]x = 5[/tex]5mL per hour will be infused.