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Check what the result would have been if Minakshi had chosen the numbers shown below. In each case keep a record of the quotient obtained at the end.2. 469

Check what the result would have been if Minakshi had chosen the numbers shown
below. In each case keep a record of the quotient obtained at the end.

    Q2. 469

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Let the 3-digit number chosen by Minakshi = 100a + 10b + c.

After reversing the order of the digits, number = 100c + 10b + a.

On subtraction:

• If a > c, then the difference between the original numbedr & reversed numbers is

(100a + 10b + c) – (100c + 10b + a) = 100a + 10b + c – 100c – 10b – a = 99a – 99c = 99(a – c).

• If c > a, then the difference between the numbers is (100c + 10b + a) – (100a + 10b + c) = 99c – 99a = 99(c – a).

• if a & c are equal, then the difference is 0.

here a,b and c are 4, 6 & 9 respectively.

964 - 469 = 495 = 99*5 =  multiple of 99

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