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− | Let us create the equations: <math>6x+2 = 9y+5 = 11z+7</math>, and we know <math>100 \leq 11z+7 <1000</math>, it gives us <math>9 \leq z \leq 90</math>, which is the range of the value of z. Because of <math>6x+2=11z+7</math>, then <math>6x=11z+5=6z+5(z+1)</math>, so (z+1) must be mutiples of 6. Because of <math>9y+5=11z+7</math>, then <math>9y=11z+2=9z+2(z+1)</math>, so (z+1) must also be mutiples of 9. Hence, the value of (z+1) must be common multiples of <math>6</math> and <math>9</math>, which means multiples of <math>18(LCM \text{of}\ 6, 9)</math>. So let's say <math>z+1 = 18p</math>, then <math>9 \leq z = 18p-1 \leq 90</math>, so <math>1 \leq p \leq 91/18\ or \ 1 \leq p \leq 5</math>. Thus the answer is <math>\boxed{\textbf{(E) }5}</math> ~LarryFlora | + | Let us create the equations: <math>6x+2 = 9y+5 = 11z+7</math>, and we know <math>100 \leq 11z+7 <1000</math>, it gives us <math>9 \leq z \leq 90</math>, which is the range of the value of z. Because of <math>6x+2=11z+7</math>, then <math>6x=11z+5=6z+5(z+1)</math>, so (z+1) must be mutiples of 6. Because of <math>9y+5=11z+7</math>, then <math>9y=11z+2=9z+2(z+1)</math>, so (z+1) must also be mutiples of 9. Hence, the value of (z+1) must be common multiples of <math>6</math> and <math>9</math>, which means multiples of <math>18(LCM \text{ of }\ 6, 9)</math>. So let's say <math>z+1 = 18p</math>, then <math>9 \leq z = 18p-1 \leq 90</math>, so <math>1 \leq p \leq 91/18\ or \ 1 \leq p \leq 5</math>. Thus the answer is <math>\boxed{\textbf{(E) }5}</math> ~LarryFlora |
==Video Solution== | ==Video Solution== |
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Problem
How many positive three-digit integers have a remainder of 2 when divided by 6, a remainder of 5 when divided by 9, and a remainder of 7 when divided by 11?
Solution 1
Looking at the values, we notice that , and . This means we are looking for a value that is four less than a multiple of , , and . The least common multiple of these numbers is , so the numbers that fulfill this can be written as , where is a positive integer. This value is only a three digit≤ integer when is or , which gives and respectively. Thus we have values, so our answer is
Solution 2
Let us create the equations: , and we know , it gives us , which is the range of the value of z. Because of , then , so (z+1) must be mutiples of 6. Because of , then , so (z+1) must also be mutiples of 9. Hence, the value of (z+1) must be common multiples of and , which means multiples of . So let's say , then , so . Thus the answer is ~LarryFlora
Video Solution
https://youtu.be/CPQpkpnEuIc - Happytwin
https://youtu.be/7an5wU9Q5hk?t=939
See Also
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