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    Number Theory: Divisibility

    Find q,r for b = 1243 and a = 372

    I did get this:

    b/a = q + r/a

    But I don't know where to go from here.

    Thanks in advance.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Aryth View Post
    Find q,r for b = 1243 and a = 372

    I did get this:

    b/a = q + r/a

    But I don't know where to go from here.

    Thanks in advance.
    If you find 1243/372=3.341....

    Thus, q=3
    Hence,
    1243=3*372+r
    1243=1116+r
    r=127
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