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When positive integer x is divided by positive integer y, the remainder is 9. If x/y = 96.12, what is the value of y?

A. 96
B. 75
C. 48
D. 25
E. 12

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Re: When positive integer x is divided by positive integer y, the remainde [#permalink] New post 30 Jun 2007, 08:29
by the definition of a remainder, the remainder here is equal to 9/y. the remainder in decimal form is given as .12

therefore, 9/y = .12

solve for y and get 75.

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Re: When positive integer x is divided by positive integer y, the remainde [#permalink] New post 30 Jun 2007, 08:53
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by the definition of a remainder, the remainder here is equal to 9/y. the remainder in decimal form is given as .12

therefore, 9/y = .12

solve for y and get 75.

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Re: When positive integer x is divided by positive integer y, the remainde [#permalink] New post 02 Jan 2015, 04:35
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When positive integer x is divided by positive integer y, the remainder is 9. If x/y = 96.12, what is the value of y?

A. 96
B. 75
C. 48
D. 25
E. 12


OPEN DISCUSSION OF THIS QUESTION IS HERE: when-positive-integer-x-is-divided-by-positive-integer-y-106493.html
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