When a number is divided by 6 the remainder is 5. What will be the remainder, when the same number is divided by 3?
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Use 35 as an example.
35/6 = 5 and 5/6 (remainder 5)
35/3 = 11 and 2/3 (remainder 2)
answer : 2
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N = 6x + 5
(6x + 5) / 3 = 2x + 1 with a remainder of 2 (Do long division)
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