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# A low-strength children’s/adult chewable aspirin tablet contains 81 mg of aspirin per tablet. How many tablets may be prepared from 1 kg of aspirin?

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Answer:12,345 tablets may be prepared from 1 kg of aspirin.Step-by-step explanation:The problem states that low-strength children’s/adult chewable aspirin tablets contains 81 mg of aspirin per tablet. And asks how many tablets may be prepared from 1 kg of aspirin.Since the problem measures the weight of a tablet in kg, the first step is the conversion of 81mg to kg.Each kg has 1,000,000mg. So1kg - 1,000,000mgxkg - 81mg.1,000,000x = 81[tex]x = \frac{81}{1,000,000}[/tex]x = 0.000081kgEach tablet generally contains 0.000081kg of aspirin. How many such tablets may be prepared from 1 kg of aspirin?1 tablet - 0.000081kgx tablets - 1kg0.000081x = 1[tex]x = \frac{1}{0.000081}[/tex]x = 12,345 tablets12,345 tablets may be prepared from 1 kg of aspirin.