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== Solution 3 ==
 
== Solution 3 ==
Let <math>abcde</math> be the five digits of <math>n</math>. Then <math>q = abc</math> and <math>r = de</math>. By the divisibility rules of <math>11</math>, <math>q = a + b + c \pmod{11}</math> and <math>r = -d + e \pmod{11}</math>, so <math>q + r = a - b + c - d + e = abcde = n \pmod{11}</math>. Thus, <math>n</math> must be divisble by <math>11</math>. There are <math>\frac{99990 - 10010}{11} + 1 = 8181</math> five-digit multiples of <math>11</math>, so the answer is <math>\boxed{\textbf{(B) }8181}</math>.
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Let <math>abcde</math> be the five digits of <math>n</math>. Then <math>q = abc</math> and <math>r = de</math>. By the divisibility rules of <math>11</math>, <math>q = a - b + c \pmod{11}</math> and <math>r = -d + e \pmod{11}</math>, so <math>q + r = a - b + c - d + e = abcde = n \pmod{11}</math>. Thus, <math>n</math> must be divisble by <math>11</math>. There are <math>\frac{99990 - 10010}{11} + 1 = 8181</math> five-digit multiples of <math>11</math>, so the answer is <math>\boxed{\textbf{(B) }8181}</math>.
  
 
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Latest revision as of 22:08, 14 November 2019

Problem

Let $n$ be a $5$-digit number, and let $q$ and $r$ be the quotient and the remainder, respectively, when $n$ is divided by $100$. For how many values of $n$ is $q+r$ divisible by $11$?

$\mathrm{(A) \ } 8180\qquad \mathrm{(B) \ } 8181\qquad \mathrm{(C) \ } 8182\qquad \mathrm{(D) \ } 9000\qquad \mathrm{(E) \ } 9090$

Solution 1

When a $5$-digit number is divided by $100$, the first $3$ digits become the quotient, $q$, and the last $2$ digits become the remainder, $r$.

Therefore, $q$ can be any integer from $100$ to $999$ inclusive, and $r$ can be any integer from $0$ to $99$ inclusive.

For each of the $9\cdot10\cdot10=900$ possible values of $q$, there are at least $\left\lfloor \frac{100}{11} \right\rfloor = 9$ possible values of $r$ such that $q+r \equiv 0\pmod{11}$.

Since there is $1$ "extra" possible value of $r$ that is congruent to $0\pmod{11}$, each of the $\left\lfloor \frac{900}{11} \right\rfloor = 81$ values of $q$ that are congruent to $0\pmod{11}$ have $1$ more possible value of $r$ such that $q+r \equiv 0\pmod{11}$.

Therefore, the number of possible values of $n$ such that $q+r \equiv 0\pmod{11}$ is $900\cdot9+81\cdot1=8181 \Rightarrow\boxed{(B)}$.

Solution 2

Notice that $q+r\equiv0\pmod{11}\Rightarrow100q+r\equiv0\pmod{11}$. This means that any number whose quotient and remainder sum is divisible by 11 must also be divisible by 11. Therefore, there are $\frac{99990-10010}{11}+1=8181$ possible values. The answer is $\boxed{\textbf{(B) }8181}$.

Solution 3

Let $abcde$ be the five digits of $n$. Then $q = abc$ and $r = de$. By the divisibility rules of $11$, $q = a - b + c \pmod{11}$ and $r = -d + e \pmod{11}$, so $q + r = a - b + c - d + e = abcde = n \pmod{11}$. Thus, $n$ must be divisble by $11$. There are $\frac{99990 - 10010}{11} + 1 = 8181$ five-digit multiples of $11$, so the answer is $\boxed{\textbf{(B) }8181}$.

See Also

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