Find the smallest whole number that when divided by 5,7,9, and 11, respectively, the remainders are 1,2,3, and 4.

Can someone please point me in the right direction here, i dont know where to start

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- Apr 6th 2010, 07:22 PMihavvaquestiondivisors
Find the smallest whole number that when divided by 5,7,9, and 11, respectively, the remainders are 1,2,3, and 4.

Can someone please point me in the right direction here, i dont know where to start - Apr 6th 2010, 08:23 PMBruno J.
Start by setting up your Chinese remainder system. Have you learned the algorithm which allows you to solve such a system?

- Apr 6th 2010, 08:59 PMihavvaquestion
no unfortunately not

- Apr 7th 2010, 01:50 PMihavvaquestion
I still do not understand how to get started here.

- Apr 7th 2010, 05:20 PMihavvaquestion
if anybody cares...i got it!

191 is the answer