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Find the largest integer less than 74 that leaves a remainder of 3 when divided by 7.

 Apr 6, 2020

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The largest multiple of 7 less than 74 is 70, so if it has a remainder of 3, you add 3 to 70 to get 73.

 

Again with the modular arithmetic...this will help solve problems with much larger numbers.

 

Hope this helps!

 Apr 6, 2020
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The largest multiple of 7 less than 74 is 70, so if it has a remainder of 3, you add 3 to 70 to get 73.

 

Again with the modular arithmetic...this will help solve problems with much larger numbers.

 

Hope this helps!

HELPMEEEEEEEEEEEEE Apr 6, 2020

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