2023-02-21

When a number is divided by 48, it leaves a remainder of 17. What is the remainder after dividing the number by 12?
A) 10
B) 7
C) 5
D) 3

Caltolmsn

"The correct answer is C) 5

We can write the number as 48x+17. Thus, when this is divided by 12, we have $\frac{48x}{12}+\frac{17}{12}$. Now we can see that the remainder is 5.