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#1 2011-07-21 04:04:27

anandbrar
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Hello from medical student

HI,
I am 19 male, studying for a medical degree in New Delhi, India.

I always had fun with mathematics problems, so i decided to join this forum.

Hope to have a good time in vacations..big_smile


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#2 2011-07-21 04:06:47

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Re: Hello from medical student

By the way....has anyone heard of the riddle in which an egg-seller's eggs break and he tells how many eggs he had as follows...

"If counted in 2s, 1 remain
If counted in 3s, 2 remain..."

or would anyone like me to put the problem?


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#3 2011-07-21 04:17:56

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Re: Hello from medical student

hi anandbar

welcome to the forum.it is nice to meet new people esspecially those who like math.

as for the problem i think i solved once something similar so it would be nice of you to post the problem preferably in a new topic.


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#4 2011-07-21 07:02:00

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Hi anandbrar;

Welcome to the forum! That is a problem best solved by the Chinese remainder theorem.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
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#5 2011-07-21 07:40:32

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Hi anandbrar! And welcome.


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#6 2011-07-21 21:46:58

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Hi anandbrar,

Welcome to the forum!


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#7 2011-07-22 04:21:49

anandbrar
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Thanks all! Posting the problem in a new topic..


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