A number when divided by 36 leaves a remainder of 23. Which of the following could be a remainder when it is divided by 72?

  • Option 1)

    45

  • Option 2)

    59

  • Option 3)

    37

  • Option 4)

    None\: of\: these

  • Option 5)

    13

Answers (1)

Number= 36a+23

\frac{Number}{72}= \frac{36a+23}{72}

For \: a=0 \: \: \: \: remainder=23

For \: a=1 \: \: \: \: remainder=59

For \: a=2\: \: \: \: remainder=23

For \: a=3\: \: \: \: remainder=59

Remainder may be either 23 or 59

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