1956 AHSME Problems/Problem 34
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Problem 34
If is any whole number, is always divisible by
Solution
Suppose is even. So, we have Out of these three numbers, at least one of them is going to be a multiple of 3. is also a multiple of 4. Therefore, this expression is always divisible by
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