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Remainders 2012-03-18
From Leslie:
Question: Janice has some marbles. When she divides them into groups of 4, she has 2 marbles left over. If she divides them into groups of 5, she will also have 2 left over. What is the least number of marbles she can have?
Answered by Penny Nom.
Remainders 2010-07-17
From GARY:
WHAT NUMBER DIVIDED BY 11 LEAVES 1, DIVIDED BY 13 LEAVES 8, AND DIVIDED BY 17 LEAVES 3.
Answered by Chris Fisher.
Counting by sevens 2010-04-13
From Larry:
Lee counted by 7's beginning with one of the whole numbers from 1 through 7, until Lee passed 1000. If Lee counted three of the following numbers, which number did Lee NOT count?

a. 107
b. 184
c. 534
d. 641

Answered by Robert Dawson and Penny Nom.
Divisibility 2009-06-17
From Sophia:
Hello
Please help my son with the solutions to the following:

a) Determine the remainder when 2^2009 + 1 is divided by 17;
b) Prove that 30^99 + 61^100 is divisible by 31;
c) It is known that numbers p and 8p^2+1 are primes. Find p.

Again, your assistance is greatly appreciated.
Thanks
Sophia

Answered by Robert Dawson.
Polynomial division and remainders 2008-07-02
From RAM:
If the polynomial x4-6x3+16x2-25x+10 is divided by another polynomial x2-2x+k, the remainder comes out to be x+a. Find k and a.
Answered by Janet Cotcher and Harley Weston.
Find the smallest number that leaves a remainder of 10 when divided into 90. 2008-06-24
From Peter:
Find the smallest number that leaves a remainder of 10 when divided into 90.
Answered by Janice Cotcher.
For what divisors can you get a remainder of 8? 2006-01-06
From Thelma:
When dividing a 3 digit number by a 1 digit number, for what divisors can you get a remainder of 8?
Answered by Penny Nom.
Division names 2003-03-10
From A parent:
what is the answer to a division problem called
Answered by Penny Nom.
 
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