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What is the remainder of 7 381/5 - (read it as a mixed [#permalink] New post 16 Nov 2008, 08:34
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Re: Remainders [#permalink] New post 16 Nov 2008, 10:24
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What is the remainder of 7 381/5 - (read it as a mixed fraction)

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I hope 7 381/5 = 7\(frac381/5\)

Since 7 is quotient, 381 is reminder, and 5 is divisor, the reminder should be 1.
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Re: Remainders [#permalink] New post 16 Nov 2008, 10:40
I too get 1, however OA is 2. Not sure if thats a mistake.

Anyways, are you aware of an easier way to solve this problem other than multiplying and dividing?
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Re: Remainders [#permalink] New post 16 Nov 2008, 12:16
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What is the remainder of 7 381/5 - (read it as a mixed fraction)

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I hope 7 381/5 = 7\(frac381/5\)

Since 7 is quotient, 381 is reminder, and 5 is divisor, the reminder should be 1.



7 381/5 - (read it as a mixed fraction): I guess I did not get it clearly. can you define what exactly it is?
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Re: Remainders [#permalink] New post 16 Nov 2008, 13:24
GMAT TIGER wrote:
GMAT TIGER wrote:
study wrote:
What is the remainder of 7 381/5 - (read it as a mixed fraction)

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I hope 7 381/5 = 7\(frac381/5\)

Since 7 is quotient, 381 is reminder, and 5 is divisor, the reminder should be 1.



7 381/5 - (read it as a mixed fraction): I guess I did not get it clearly. can you define what exactly it is?



7 381/5 looks very weird. still it is 416/5, the remainder is 1
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Re: Remainders [#permalink] New post 17 Nov 2008, 14:08
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What is the remainder of 7 381/5 - (read it as a mixed fraction)

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can you clarify/correct, if any, the question?
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Re: Remainders [#permalink] New post 17 Nov 2008, 17:31
Again, I'm not sure how the answer is not 1. Between this and the symbols post, i think you might have a problematic problem/answer set on your hand :?
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