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# If X and Y are positive integers, what is the remainder of

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If X and Y are positive integers, what is the remainder of [#permalink]  25 Nov 2007, 02:42
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If X and Y are positive integers, what is the remainder of x/y?

1. the remainder of x/2y is 4
2. the remainder of (x+y)/y is 4
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1. x=k*2y+4 ==> x=(2*k)y+4 ==> remainder 4.
1. x+y=k*y+4 ==> x=(k-1)y+4 ==> remainder 4.
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