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    Quote Originally Posted by Petek View Post
    I'm glad to see that you know how to solve the problem, but I was trying to help the OP figure this out on his own.

    Perhaps, but after n posts with "closer", "almost", 'quite, quite..." ....I think it's enough: either you dismiss the

    OP and tell him to check his/her module arithmetic or else you give him a blunt hint, as I

    (hopefully) did. Otherwise it almost looks like cruelty...or even worse: boredom.

    Tonio
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    Quote Originally Posted by tonio View Post
    Perhaps, but after n posts with "closer", "almost", 'quite, quite..." ....I think it's enough: either you dismiss the

    OP and tell him to check his/her module arithmetic or else you give him a blunt hint, as I

    (hopefully) did. Otherwise it almost looks like cruelty...or even worse: boredom.

    Tonio
    Point taken. I'm usually ready to keep supplying hints as long as the poster is making an effort.

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