Fun with Numbers #11

The number 2519 when divided by a number n, where n is smaller then 10, will leave a remainder of n – 1.

  • 2519 divided by 10 leaves a remainder of 9
  • 2519 divided by 9 leaves a remainder of 8
  • 2519 divided by 8 leaves a remainder of 7
  • 2519 divided by 7 leaves a remainder of 6
  • 2519 divided by 6 leaves a remainder of 5
  • 2519 divided by 5 leaves a remainder of 4
  • 2519 divided by 4 leaves a remainder of 3
  • 2519 divided by 3 leaves a remainder of 2
  • 2519 divided by 2 leaves a remainder of 1

The number 2520, just one more than 2519, can actually be divided evenly by all whole numbers from 1 to 10.

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