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Another Remainder Puzzle (Posted on 2007-01-25) Difficulty: 2 of 5
Given that a, b and c are positive integers satisfying the equation:

3a + 5b = 7c + 1.

Derive mathematically the possible remainders when a and c are separately divided by 4.

See The Solution Submitted by K Sengupta    
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Some Thoughts re: A partial solution? (spoiler) ....what if... Comment 2 of 2 |
(In reply to A partial solution? (spoiler) by Steve Herman)

and what if a=b=c=1??

 

3+5=7+1

ady

 


  Posted by Ady TZIDON on 2007-01-30 09:55:05
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