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# When positive integer n is divided by 3, the remainder is 2;

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When positive integer n is divided by 3, the remainder is 2; and when positive integer T is divided by 5, the remainder is 3. What is the remainder when the product nt is divided by 15?

(1) n - 2 is divisible by 5
(2) t is divisible by 3

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01 Jun 2008, 05:41
japped187 wrote:
When positive integer n is divided by 3, the remainder is 2; and when positive integer T is divided by 5, the remainder is 3. What is the remainder when the product nt is divided by 15?

(1) n - 2 is divisible by 5
(2) t is divisible by 3

32*9/15

Thus "B"

Any exceptions which make it incorrect?
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01 Jun 2008, 05:54
LM wrote:
japped187 wrote:
When positive integer n is divided by 3, the remainder is 2; and when positive integer T is divided by 5, the remainder is 3. What is the remainder when the product nt is divided by 15?

(1) n - 2 is divisible by 5
(2) t is divisible by 3

32*9/15

Thus "B"

Any exceptions which make it incorrect?

The answer is C . The remainder would be 6
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