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 Geometric Integers (Posted on 2006-11-09)
The number 201 is divided by a positive integer N. It is observed that the quotient, remainder and divisor (that is, N itself), but not necessarily in this order, are in geometric sequence.

What can N be?

 See The Solution Submitted by K Sengupta Rating: 4.0000 (1 votes)

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 re: doing something wrong? | Comment 2 of 6 |
(In reply to doing something wrong? by Jer)

I had the same idea and also couldn't find a solution... I worked on it so long that my brain started to fry and for a full minute I thought I had found a solution where N = 42, Q = 12, and R = 147.  Obviously that is not correct, so I gave up! :)
 Posted by tomarken on 2006-11-09 11:20:59

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