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    The local drug store sells a wide variety of cold medications. During the particularly harsh winter, the only three types left on the shelf were in the children's section. These are:

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    Suppose Gillian should take x pills of A, y pills of B and z pills of C. So she will get
    10x+10y mg Pain reliever
    8x+6y+20z mg ...

    Solution Summary

    This is a linear optimization problem that relates drug amounts (anti-inflammatory, decongestant, pain reliever) in medications.