Thursday

July 31, 2014

July 31, 2014

Posted by **Leah** on Monday, December 14, 2009 at 10:14pm.

1)when the mystery number is

divided by 3,there is a remainder

of 1.

but it has to be the same thing

over again with 4 remainder 2 and

5 remainder 4.And there is one more

what is the smallest number that

could be divided by the mystery

number.

- math -
**Marth**, Monday, December 14, 2009 at 10:27pm"when the mystery number is

divided by 3,there is a remainder

of 1"

So, we know that the number must be 1, 4, 7, 10, etc. Each of those numbers n have the property that n modulus 3 = 1. (Modulus is the remainder when a natural number is divided by a natural number).

"n modulus 4 = 2"

This limits the numbers to 2, 6, 10, 14, etc. Note that this also means that the number is even.

"n modulus 5 = 4"

Similarly, this limits the numbers to 4, 9, 14, 19, etc. The number must be a multiple of 5 with 4 added to it.

Let us start with the last condition (as it has the greatest increase) and limit it to evens. Find the first number that satisfies the first two conditions.

4, 14, 24, 34

34 satisfies all the above conditions.

- math -
**ALEXXUS CAREY**, Monday, December 14, 2009 at 11:31pmI DO NOT GET WHAT U GUYS ARE SAY BUT I KNOW THE ANSWER

**Related Questions**

math - Julie has a mystery number. When she divides the mystery number by 5, ...

fourth grade math - one factor of the mystery number is 7 the other factor is an...

Mystery number - the mystery number is a two didget even number.it is a multiple...

Math - Find the mystery digit in 5---,642,089,the mystery does not appear in any...

math - lionel says the digits in his mystery number have a sum of 6. you say ...

math - a mystery number is bigger than 50 and larger than 100. you can make ...

math - a mystery number is bigger than 50 and larger than 100. you can make ...

maths - This mystery number has four digits. Each digit is an even number. All ...

math - Find the mystery number im a number between 300 and 400 im divisible by 3...

Mystery number - The mystery number is a two didget even number. It is a ...