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− | <math>\fbox{A}</math> | + | We are given <math>P = QD + R</math> and <math>Q = D'Q' + R'</math>. |
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+ | Plugging the second equation into the first yields: | ||
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+ | <math>P = (D'Q' + R')D + R</math> | ||
+ | <math>P = (DD')Q' + (R'D + R)</math> | ||
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+ | If we divide <math>P</math> by <math>DD'</math>, the quotient would be <math>Q'</math>, and the remainder would be <math>R'D + R</math>, which is option <math>\fbox{A}</math>. | ||
== See also == | == See also == |
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Problem
For natural numbers, when is divided by , the quotient is and the remainder is . When is divided by , the quotient is and the remainder is . Then, when is divided by , the remainder is:
Solution
We are given and .
Plugging the second equation into the first yields:
If we divide by , the quotient would be , and the remainder would be , which is option .
See also
1967 AHSME (Problems • Answer Key • Resources) | ||
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