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<math> \textbf{(A)}\hspace{.05in}40\text{ and }50\qquad\textbf{(B)}\hspace{.05in}51\text{ and }55\qquad\textbf{(C)}\hspace{.05in}56\text{ and }60\qquad\textbf{(D)}\hspace{.05in}61\text{ and }65\qquad\textbf{(E)}\hspace{.05in}66\text{ and }99 </math> | <math> \textbf{(A)}\hspace{.05in}40\text{ and }50\qquad\textbf{(B)}\hspace{.05in}51\text{ and }55\qquad\textbf{(C)}\hspace{.05in}56\text{ and }60\qquad\textbf{(D)}\hspace{.05in}61\text{ and }65\qquad\textbf{(E)}\hspace{.05in}66\text{ and }99 </math> | ||
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Contents
Problem
The smallest number greater than 2 that leaves a remainder of 2 when divided by 3, 4, 5, or 6 lies between what numbers?
Video Solution
https://youtu.be/rQUwNC0gqdg?t=172
Solution
To find the answer to this problem, we need to find the least common multiple of , , , and add to the result. The least common multiple of the four numbers is , and by adding , we find that that such number is . Now we need to find the only given range that contains . The only such range is answer , and so our final answer is .
See Also
2012 AMC 8 (Problems • Answer Key • Resources) | ||
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