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Three Power Remainder (Posted on 2012-04-14) Difficulty: 3 of 5
Find the remainder when 32012 is divided by 2012.

*** For an extra challenge, solve this puzzle without using a computer program.

No Solution Yet Submitted by K Sengupta    
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Solution Different method (Excel) Comment 4 of 4 |
Put the value "3" in a cell in the top row.
Below that put mod(X*3,2012), where "X" is a reference to the cell above.
Copy down and look in row 2012 to find the same answer = 81

Not as elegant as the non-computer solutions, but it worked.

  Posted by Larry on 2017-10-11 08:10:12
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