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Compounding Math

by Casey
(Virginia)

the order: 180g of a custom 2:3:4 topical ointment.


How much each ingredient is needed?

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How much ingredient is needed.
by: Anonymous

2:3:4
( 2 + 3 + 4 )= 9

2/9*180 =40

3/9*180=60
4/9*180=80

good
by: Anonymous

(2+3+4)=9
2*180/9=40
3*180/9=60
4*180/9=80

answer is 40,60,80

Where do you get the 180 ?
by: Anonymous

How did you figure for the 180?

180
by: Anonymous

The 180g is in the original problem

another shortcut
by: Anonymous

180g and 9 parts...take 180g / 9. Then take that factor (20) and multiply by each part of the ratio 2:3:4. you end up with 20 x 2 = 40g, 20 x 3 = 60g, and 20 x 4 = 80g

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