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What is the remainder when the number 14^2 * 15^8 is divided by 5?

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What is the remainder when the number 14^2 * 15^8 is divided by 5?

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14^2 has units digit 6
15^8 has units digit 5

Thus 14^2*15^8 has units digit 0 and will be divisible by 5. The remainder will be zero

Answer: (A)


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Re: What is the remainder when the number 14^2 * 15^8 is divided by 5? [#permalink]

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What is the remainder when the number 14^2 * 15^8 is divided by 5?

A) 0
B) 1
C) 2
D) 4
E) 5

Multiplying 14^2 by 15^8 will give a number wholly divisible by 5.

Hene, Option A is CORRECT



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