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# An oral liquid concentrate of sertraline hydrochloride (Zoloft) contains 20 mg/mL of the drug. How many grams of sertraline hydrochloride are in each 60-mL container of the concentrate?

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Answer:1.2 grams.Step-by-step explanation:We have been given that an oral concentrate of sertraline hydro-chloride (Zoloft) contains 20 mg/mL of the drug.First of all, we will find number of mg in 60 mL container of the concentrate as:[tex]\frac{\text{20 mg}}{\text{ml}}\times \text{60 ml}[/tex][tex]\text{20 mg}\times 60[/tex][tex]\text{1200 mg}[/tex]We know 1 gram equals 1000 mg. [tex]\text{1200 mg}\times \frac{\text{1 gram}}{\text{1000 mg}}[/tex][tex]1.2\times\text{1 gram}[/tex][tex]1.2\text{ grams}[/tex]Therefore, 1.2 grams of sertraline hydrochloride are in each 60-mL container of the concentrate.