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==Problem== | ==Problem== | ||
+ | For every positive integer <math>n</math>, let <math>\text{mod}_5 (n)</math> be the remainder obtained when <math>n</math> is divided by 5. Define a function <math>f: \{0,1,2,3,\dots\} \times \{0,1,2,3,4\} \to \{0,1,2,3,4\}</math> recursively as follows: | ||
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+ | <cmath>f(i,j) = \begin{cases}\text{mod}_5 (j+1) & \text{ if } i = 0 \text{ and } 0 \le j \le 4 \text{,}\\ | ||
+ | f(i-1,1) & \text{ if } i \ge 1 \text{ and } j = 0 \text{, and} \\ | ||
+ | f(i-1, f(i,j-1)) & \text{ if } i \ge 1 \text{ and } 1 \le j \le 4. | ||
+ | \end{cases}</cmath> | ||
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+ | What is <math>f(2015,2)</math>? | ||
<math>\textbf{(A)}\; 0 \qquad\textbf{(B)}\; 1 \qquad\textbf{(C)}\; 2 \qquad\textbf{(D)}\; 3 \qquad\textbf{(E)}\; 4</math> | <math>\textbf{(A)}\; 0 \qquad\textbf{(B)}\; 1 \qquad\textbf{(C)}\; 2 \qquad\textbf{(D)}\; 3 \qquad\textbf{(E)}\; 4</math> |
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Problem
For every positive integer , let be the remainder obtained when is divided by 5. Define a function recursively as follows:
What is ?
Solution
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2015 AMC 12B (Problems • Answer Key • Resources) | |
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Followed by Problem 21 |
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