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Optimization problem with sets.

paradoxonparadoxon Member Posts: 1
Hello!

I have a set that contains maximum 10^6 items. All item are 4^n number, where 0 <= n <= 11, all items have a price that can be 1 <= price <= 10^8. And I also have another number k, where k is 4^n number and 0 <= n <= 11. The items are ordered monotonically first according to size of numbers, then to prices.
I want to take the sum of the items that equal to number k, and the price is minimal.

The example:
A := {16(1),16(2),16(3),16(4),64(11)}and k=64. (format: Number (price) -> 16(1))
So, the solution is 16(1),16(2),16(3),16(4), because 1+2+3+4=10 smaller then 11.

Any idea?
Thanks!

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