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lawls
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When 17 is divided by k, where k is a positive integer less than 17, the remainder is 3. What is the remainder when the sum of the possible values of k is divided by 17?
(a) 2
(b) 3
(c) 4
(d) 5
(e) 6
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lawls Group Title
When 17 is divided by k, where k is a positive integer less than 17, the remainder is 3. What is the remainder when the sum of the possible values of k is divided by 17? (a) 2 (b) 3 (c) 4 (d) 5 (e) 6
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Well, what do we know?
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lawls Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
well k is less than 17 and is positive
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IsTim Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Wait....ignore me...I'm...doing other stuff right now, sorry.
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IsTim Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Someone else, please help!
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zzr0ck3r Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
the numbers are 7 and 14, 17/14 remainder of 3 17/(2*7) same thing 14+7 = 21 so 21/17 = 4
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zzr0ck3r Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
remainder of 4*
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alexwee123 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
lol this really sounds like a SAT 1 questions :p
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alexwee123 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
question*
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zzr0ck3r Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so the answer is 4
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helder_edwin Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
u r dividing 17 by k and have remainder 3 then u have the following equation \[ \large 17=kq+3 \]
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helder_edwin Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
dw:1344909696566:dw
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helder_edwin Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i'm sure u know this
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alexwee123 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
lol well good luck w/ the sat @lawls :p
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helder_edwin Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@lawls ?
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lawls Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yeah i'm here thanks
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helder_edwin Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
r u following me?
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helder_edwin Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ok so since 17=kq+3 then 173=kq or 14=kq. Since k is positive then q must also be positive.
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helder_edwin Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
what positive numbers will give u 14 when multiplied?
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lawls Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
7 and 2, 1 and 14
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helder_edwin Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
not k=1. do u know why?
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zzr0ck3r Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
17/1 = 17 with no remainder so remainder is 0 not 3
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lawls Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
oh yeah i see
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helder_edwin Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
because you would have \[ \large \frac{17}{1}=17 \] and u would not have a remainder but u r told that u DO have a remainder
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zzr0ck3r Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
same with 2
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zzr0ck3r Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so what do you get when you add the two choices?
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zzr0ck3r Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
and whats the remainder of 21/17?
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helder_edwin Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
correct
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helder_edwin Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
u got it
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lawls Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
so the answer's (c) thanks guys :)
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helder_edwin Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
u r welcome
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