pharmacy calculations

a patient presents a prescription to the pharmacy:take 1/4 oz of Motrin suspension 4 times a day for 5 days...
1.if the stock bottle contains 6 oz how many doses are in a bottle? many doses will the patient take in five days?

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  1. 6oz/bottle ÷ (1/4 oz/dose) = 24 doses/bottle
    4 doses/day * 5 days = 20 doses

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