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− | Looking at the values, we notice that <math>11-7=4</math>, <math>9-5=4</math> and <math>6-2=4</math>. This means we are looking for a value that is four less than a multiple of <math>11</math>, <math>9</math>, and <math>6</math>. The least common multiple of these number is <math>11 | + | Looking at the values, we notice that <math>11-7=4</math>, <math>9-5=4</math> and <math>6-2=4</math>. This means we are looking for a value that is four less than a multiple of <math>11</math>, <math>9</math>, and <math>6</math>. The least common multiple of these number is <math>11\cdot3^{2}\cdot2=198</math>, so the numbers that fulfill this can be written as <math>198k-4</math>, where <math>k</math> is a positive integer. This value is only a three digit integer when <math>k</math> is <math>1, 2, 3, 4</math> or <math>5</math>, which gives <math>194, 392, 590, 788,</math> and <math>986</math> respectively. Thus we have <math>5</math> values, so our answer is <math>\boxed{\textbf{(E) }5}</math> |
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Revision as of 14:51, 15 July 2019
Problem 21
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
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 number 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
See Also
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