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Find the greatest number which when divided into 1250 and 1000 leaves a remainder of 26 and 28 respectively.

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    Numbers that leave a remainder of 28 when divided into 1000 are:
    486, 243, and 81.
    Numbers that leave a remainder of 26 when divided into 1250 are:
    612, 306, 204, 153, 102, 51, and 34

    I don't see any numbers common to both lists.

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    408, 136 and 69 also work with 1250, but none of them work with 1000.

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    I don't know

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    1250รท26

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    36

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