Question 78

A number when divided by 765 leaves a remainder 42. What will be the remainder if the number is divided by 17?

Solution

The number when divided by 765 leaves remainder 42, => Number = $$N=765k+42$$, where $$k$$ is a whole number

Let $$k=0$$, => $$N=42$$

Now, when 42 is divided by 17, remainder = $$42\%17=8$$

=> Ans - (A)


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