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    divisors

    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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    Start by setting up your Chinese remainder system. Have you learned the algorithm which allows you to solve such a system?
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    no unfortunately not
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    I still do not understand how to get started here.
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    if anybody cares...i got it!

    191 is the answer
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