algebra problem world problem
The Emperor of Qin secretly counts his soldiers in an enigmatic manner. When he counts his soldiers in groups of three, two soldiers are left. When the emperor counts in groups of five, three soldiers are left, and when the soldiers are counted in groups of seven, two soldiers are left.
How many soldiers are there?
What is the smallest number of soldiers possible?
What are some of the other possible numbers of soldiers that could be there? Try to generalize.
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