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## Number System

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### Number System

by ruplun » Thu Jan 09, 2020 10:09 am
A Number when divided by 225 gives a remainder of 32.What will be the remainder when same number is divided by 15?
a.4
b.3
c.2
d.1

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by GMATGuruNY » Thu Jan 09, 2020 2:53 pm
When x is divided by y, the remainder is R.
Give this information, the smallest possible value for x will always be the remainder R.
ruplun wrote:A Number when divided by 225 gives a remainder of 32. What will be the remainder when same number is divided by 15?
a.4
b.3
c.2
d.1
Smallest option for the number = 32.
When 32 is divided by 15, the remainder is 2.

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### Re: Number System

by Scott@TargetTestPrep » Mon Jan 13, 2020 2:10 pm
ruplun wrote:
Thu Jan 09, 2020 10:09 am
A Number when divided by 225 gives a remainder of 32.What will be the remainder when same number is divided by 15?
a.4
b.3
c.2
d.1
If we let the number be 32, the remainder when 15 divides 32 is 2.