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Given that z is an integer such that ||z - 30| - 43| = \(6^2\) and we need to find which of the following could be value of |r|, where r is the remainder obtained when z is divided by 7

Given that r is the remainder
=> r will be non-negative
=> |r| = r

Let's simplify ||z - 30| - 43| = \(6^2\) = 36



We will have two cases
-Case 1: |z-30| - 43 = +36

=> |z-30| = 36 + 43 = 79
=> z-30 = +79 or z-30 = -79
=> z = 79 + 30 or z = -79 + 30
=> z = 109 or -49

Remainder(r) when 109 is divided by 7 = 4
Remainder(r) when -49 is divided by 7 = 0
-Case 2: |z-30| - 43 = -36

=> |z-30| = -36 + 43 = 7
=> z-30 = +7 or z-30 = -7
=> z = 7 + 30 or z = -7 + 30
=> z = 37 or 23

Remainder(r) when 37 is divided by 7 = 2
Remainder(r) when 23 is divided by 7 = 2


So, Remainder(r) can be 0, 2, 4

So, Answer will be D
Hope it helps!

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