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== Problem 6 ==
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== Problem ==
 
If <math>1998</math> is written as a product of two positive integers whose difference is as small as possible, then the difference is  
 
If <math>1998</math> is written as a product of two positive integers whose difference is as small as possible, then the difference is  
  
 
<math> \mathrm{(A) \ }8 \qquad \mathrm{(B) \ }15 \qquad \mathrm{(C) \ }17 \qquad \mathrm{(D) \ }47 \qquad \mathrm{(E) \ } 93</math>
 
<math> \mathrm{(A) \ }8 \qquad \mathrm{(B) \ }15 \qquad \mathrm{(C) \ }17 \qquad \mathrm{(D) \ }47 \qquad \mathrm{(E) \ } 93</math>
  
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Problem

If $1998$ is written as a product of two positive integers whose difference is as small as possible, then the difference is

$\mathrm{(A) \ }8 \qquad \mathrm{(B) \ }15 \qquad \mathrm{(C) \ }17 \qquad \mathrm{(D) \ }47 \qquad \mathrm{(E) \ } 93$

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Problem 5
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Problem 7
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