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When 24 is divided by the positive integer n, the remainder is 4. Whic
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When 24 is divided by the positive integer n, the remainder is 4. Which of the following statements about n must be true? I. n is even II. n is a multiple of 5 III. n is a factor of 20 A) III only B) I and II only C) I and III only D) II and III only E) I, II, and III
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02 Jan 2017, 05:24
shankey_sehgal@yahoo.com wrote: I am not clear with the solution.
nk+4 = 24 nk = 20
if k=1, n=20 if k=2, n=10 if k=4, n=05
But why are we not considering the following cases too: if k=5, n=04 if k=10, n=02 if k=20, n=01
Please clarify my doubt. When 24 is divided by the positive integer n, the remainder is 4. Which of the following statements about n must be true?
I. n is even II. n is a multiple of 5 III. n is a factor of 20 A) III only B) I and II only C) I and III only D) II and III only E) I, II, and III When 24 is divided by the positive integer n, the remainder is 4: 24 = qn + 4, where q is a quotient, n is a divisor and 4 is the remainder. Notice that the remainder is always less than the divisor, so n > 4.qn = 20. q = 1 and n = 20. q = 2 and n = 10. q = 4 and n = 5. Answer: D.
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03 Jul 2016, 12:03
When 24 is divided by the positive integer n, the remainder is 4
can be written as
24=nk+4 nk=20
n can take the following values 5,10,20
therefore D



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24= m*n + 4 m*n=20 put values of m m=1 n=20 m=2 n=10 m=4 n=5 I. not true II. true III. true D. correct Sent from my iPhone using GMAT Club Forum mobile app



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...because 1, 2, and 4 could have been cases but when divided by 24 do not produce a remainder of 4 correct?



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atmanb wrote: ...because 1, 2, and 4 could have been cases but when divided by 24 do not produce a remainder of 4 correct? Please note that the question says number n divides 24 and not that number n is divided by 24.



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01 Jan 2017, 14:39
I am not clear with the solution.
nk+4 = 24 nk = 20
if k=1, n=20 if k=2, n=10 if k=4, n=05
But why are we not considering the following cases too: if k=5, n=04 if k=10, n=02 if k=20, n=01
Please clarify my doubt.



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21 Jan 2018, 19:56
Bunuel wrote: When 24 is divided by the positive integer n, the remainder is 4. Which of the following statements about n must be true?
I. n is even II. n is a multiple of 5 III. n is a factor of 20
A) III only B) I and II only C) I and III only D) II and III only E) I, II, and III We are given that when 24 is divided by n, the remainder is 4. Thus, we see that n can be 5, 10, or 20. Of the answer choices, we see that n must be a multiple of 5 or a factor of 20. Answer: D
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Bunuel wrote: shankey_sehgal@yahoo.com wrote: I am not clear with the solution.
nk+4 = 24 nk = 20
if k=1, n=20 if k=2, n=10 if k=4, n=05
But why are we not considering the following cases too: if k=5, n=04 if k=10, n=02 if k=20, n=01
Please clarify my doubt. When 24 is divided by the positive integer n, the remainder is 4. Which of the following statements about n must be true?
I. n is even II. n is a multiple of 5 III. n is a factor of 20 A) III only B) I and II only C) I and III only D) II and III only E) I, II, and III When 24 is divided by the positive integer n, the remainder is 4: 24 = qn + 4, where q is a quotient, n is a divisor and 4 is the remainder. Notice that the remainder is always less than the divisor, so n > 4.qn = 20. q = 1 and n = 20. q = 2 and n = 10. q = 4 and n = 5. Answer: D. Bunuel hello one question, if \(q = 1\) and \(n = 20\), then it means that \(n\) is even, why then first option (I. n is even ) is not correct we divide by even \(n\) which is \(20\) and remainder is \(4\), so my question why to exclude option one in which \(n\) is even thank you and have a good day



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dave13 wrote: Bunuel wrote: shankey_sehgal@yahoo.com wrote: I am not clear with the solution.
nk+4 = 24 nk = 20
if k=1, n=20 if k=2, n=10 if k=4, n=05
But why are we not considering the following cases too: if k=5, n=04 if k=10, n=02 if k=20, n=01
Please clarify my doubt. When 24 is divided by the positive integer n, the remainder is 4. Which of the following statements about n must be true?
I. n is even II. n is a multiple of 5 III. n is a factor of 20 A) III only B) I and II only C) I and III only D) II and III only E) I, II, and III When 24 is divided by the positive integer n, the remainder is 4: 24 = qn + 4, where q is a quotient, n is a divisor and 4 is the remainder. Notice that the remainder is always less than the divisor, so n > 4.qn = 20. q = 1 and n = 20. q = 2 and n = 10. q = 4 and n = 5. Answer: D. Bunuel hello one question, if \(q = 1\) and \(n = 20\), then it means that \(n\) is even, why then first option (I. n is even ) is not correct we divide by even \(n\) which is \(20\) and remainder is \(4\), so my question why to exclude option one in which \(n\) is even thank you and have a good day The question asks which of the following MUST be true not COULD be true. n is not necessarily even, it could also be odd (n = 5).
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N can be either 5 or 20 or both, so only option 2 and 3 work
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18 Jun 2018, 09:05
24 = nz + 4 n, z integers; n > 4
20 = nz n = 5, 10, 20
I. n = 5; not true II. must be true III. must be true
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12 Jan 2019, 01:04
take numbers that give 4 remainder when divided by 24. here we have only 5. Now validate with statement given.




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