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if x is an integer, what is the remainder when x is divided

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if x is an integer, what is the remainder when x is divided [#permalink]

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22 Feb 2006, 16:15
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if x is an integer, what is the remainder when x is divided by 7?

1) x+8 is divisible by 7
2) x+1 is divisible by 7
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22 Feb 2006, 16:56
Is 0 divisible by 8??
If yes.. then E.. else D
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22 Feb 2006, 18:40
bewakoof wrote:
Is 0 divisible by 8??
If yes.. then E.. else D

Its D

zero is not divisible by any number. When zero is divided by any number then quotient is 0 and remainder is that number.
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23 Feb 2006, 02:15
oa is D. is there a quick way to do this as opposed to choosing numbers?
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23 Feb 2006, 09:20
what is when x is negative than x has an different remainder! x is an initeger but i can not see that x must be positive or?
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23 Feb 2006, 23:05
What if x is negative ? I have the same doubt....
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24 Feb 2006, 09:21
should be D ... regarding negative numbers ... just think of any -ive no x if x+1 is divisible by 7 then x cannot be divisible by 7 ..... there has to be a gap of 7 to be divisible
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24 Feb 2006, 18:11
joemama142000 wrote:
if x is an integer, what is the remainder when x is divided by 7?

1) x+8 is divisible by 7
2) x+1 is divisible by 7

i found d I CAN SHOW MY WAY IF NEEDED
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Re: remainders   [#permalink] 24 Feb 2006, 18:11
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