# Continuation of Problem 6, Section 1.2: Experiment with different initial and maintenance doses. Find a combination that

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Continuation of Problem 6, Section 1.2: Experiment with different initial and maintenance doses. Find a combination that is convenient, considering the time between doses and the amount that will be taken as measures of convenience.

**Data from problem 6**

A certain drug is effective in treating a disease if the concentration remains above 100 mg/L. The initial concentration is 640 mg/L. It is known from laboratory experiments that the drug decays at the rate of 20% of the amount present each hour.

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## A First Course In Mathematical Modeling

**ISBN:** 9781285050904

5th Edition

**Authors:** Frank R. Giordano, William P. Fox, Steven B. Horton