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pythagoras123
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Find the smallest number such that
i) it leaves a remainder 2 when divided by 3;
ii) it leaves a remainder 3 when divided by 5;
iii) it leaves a remainder 5 when divided by 7.
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pythagoras123 Group Title
Find the smallest number such that i) it leaves a remainder 2 when divided by 3; ii) it leaves a remainder 3 when divided by 5; iii) it leaves a remainder 5 when divided by 7.
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anonymoustwo44 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i)5 ii)8
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anonymoustwo44 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
iii.)12
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pythagoras123 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
The question asks for a number satisfying all the 3 conditions, not 3 separate numbers fufiling each individual condition.
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anonymoustwo44 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ah ok
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CoCoTsoi Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
LCM of 5,8,12 is the answer
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pythagoras123 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Ermm, LCM of 5,8 and 12 is 120. 120 does not yield any remainder when divided by 3 or 5.
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CoCoTsoi Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Sorry for that. I have made a mistake
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hoblos Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
68= 3*22 +2 = 5*13 +3 = 7*9 + 5
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