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  • 5 years ago

Which number serves as a counterexample to the statement below? All positive integers are divisible by 2 or 3.......PLEASE EXPLAIN :]

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  1. Regan
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    11

  2. myininaya
    • 5 years ago
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    lol you beat me i was going to say 13

  3. Regan
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    any prime that isnt 2 or 3

  4. myininaya
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    there are also some composite numbers that dont have factors 2 and 3 like 77

  5. anonymous
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    the answer choices are 100, 57,30, or 25...please explain how you get the answer

  6. Regan
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    hmmmm true very interesting

  7. myininaya
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    100/2=50 57/3=19 30/3=10 25 is not divisible by either

  8. myininaya
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    25/2 is not an integer so 25 is not divisible by 2 25/3 is not an integer so 25 is not divisible by 3

  9. myininaya
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    cool?

  10. myininaya
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    here regan i will give you some medals

  11. anonymous
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    Thankk Yhuu Guys ! <3

  12. myininaya
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    saffire i will give you a medal if you tell me if 27 is divisible by 3

  13. Regan
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    thank you : ) if you describe the whole set ill give you one

  14. anonymous
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    yes it is divisible by 3

  15. myininaya
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    vg saffire u get a medal lol

  16. anonymous
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    HaaHaa Thank Yhuu

  17. myininaya
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    {x is an element of the Z|2divides x and 3 divides x} the set has been described lol

  18. myininaya
    • 5 years ago
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    or*

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