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 The Strange Number (Posted on 2003-05-29)
What is the smallest number which leaves a remainder:
9 when divided by 10;
8 when divided by 9;
7 when divided by 8;
6 when divided by 7;
5 when divided by 6;
4 when divided by 5;
3 when divided by 4;
2 when divided by 3;
1 when divided by 2 ?

[ In other words: Find the Least number which when divided by 'N' leaves a remainder '(N-1)', for N = 1,2,3,4,........,9,10].

 See The Solution Submitted by Ravi Raja Rating: 2.6667 (9 votes)

 Subject Author Date out of the box Ady TZIDON 2016-09-30 22:55:28 Solution Math Man 2011-01-01 16:04:23 Puzzle Solution K Sengupta 2007-11-29 04:50:01 Solution Federico Kereki 2003-10-17 13:02:58 Was this supposed to be easy? riddler 2003-06-19 12:25:46 Solution spinoza 2003-06-01 02:36:12 Solution DJ 2003-05-29 07:48:24 The Solution Jayaram S 2003-05-29 02:42:04 wouldn't this be... Ricardo 2003-05-29 02:27:16

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