A prescription is written for a hydrocortisone 5% in zinc oxide compound. The total quantity to be dispensed is 50 g. On stock you have 50 mg of hydrocortisone tablets.

How many hydrocortisone 50 mg tablets will you need to triturate for this compound?

The answer is 50 tablets, but what is the formula you use to get the answer on these problems?

Thanks!

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