 # The standard guidelines for fluid intake recommend that a 10dash​20-kg child should have 1000 mL of fluid plus 50 mL for each full kilogram of body weight over 10 kg per day. How many​ 8-ounce glasses of fluid should a 43​-pound child have each​ day? The 43​-pound child should drink about nothing ​8-ounce glasses of fluid each day. Given that the standard guidelines for fluid intake recommend that a 10 - 20 kg child should have 1000 mL of fluid plus 50 mL for each full kilogram of body weight over 10 kg per day. 1 ounce contains 29.57 mL of fluid, thus an 8-ounce glass contains 8(29.57) = 236.56 mL of fluid. 1 pound is equivalent to  0.45 kg, thus, 43 pound is equivalent to 43(0.45) = 19.35 kg Thus, the standard guidelines for fluid intake recommend for a 43 pounds (19.35 kg) child is given by 1000 + 9(50) = 1000 + 450 = 1450 mL of fluid per day. Therefore, the number of 8-ounce glasses a 43 pound child should have is given by:

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