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The Strange Number (Posted on 2003-05-29) Difficulty: 3 of 5
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    
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  Subject Author Date
Solutionout of the boxAdy TZIDON2016-09-30 22:55:28
SolutionSolutionMath Man2011-01-01 16:04:23
SolutionPuzzle SolutionK Sengupta2007-11-29 04:50:01
SolutionSolutionFederico Kereki2003-10-17 13:02:58
Was this supposed to be easy?riddler2003-06-19 12:25:46
Solutionspinoza2003-06-01 02:36:12
SolutionSolutionDJ2003-05-29 07:48:24
SolutionThe SolutionJayaram S2003-05-29 02:42:04
Some Thoughtswouldn't this be...Ricardo2003-05-29 02:27:16
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