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Let S be the set of all positive integers that, when divided by 8, hav

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Let S be the set of all positive integers that, when divided by 8, have a remainder of 5. What is the 76th number in this set?
(A) 605
(B) 608
(C) 613
(D) 616
(E) 621


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Let S be the set of all positive integers that, when divided by 8, have a remainder of 5. What is the 76th number in this set?
(A) 605
(B) 608
(C) 613
(D) 616
(E) 621


For a set of practice problems on sequences, as well as the OE for this problem, see:
https://magoosh.com/gmat/2014/gmat-prac ... sequences/

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The set S = {5, 13, 21, 29, ..................... }

1st Number = 8 * 0 + 5 = 5

2nd Number = 8 * 1 + 5 = 13

3rd Number = 8 * 2 + 5 = 21

76th Number = 8 * (76-1) + 5 = 605

Answer = A
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