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You can divide the numbers 111, 222, 333, 444 and 555 by 1, 3 and 111 and there will be no remainder. By what other number can you divide them by so that there is no remainder?

Question #65262. Asked by Playmate2474.

Mojo06
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Mojo06

Answer has 8 votes.

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Tricky... zero?

Dividing by zero is an illegal operation, but I don't think it would leave a remainder ...

Oh, wait a minute. 3 into 111 goes 37 times.

111 / 37 = 3

222 / 37 = 6

333 / 37 = 9

444 / 37 = 12

555 / 37 = 15

It's 37 [/smug]

May 02 2006, 3:33 PM
gmackematix
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gmackematix
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Answer has 4 votes.
And 27 lots of 37 are 999.
This is why 1/37 is 0.027027027...

May 02 2006, 7:32 PM
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