I dont now if i have to do 3×28 to get my problem
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When two natural numbers, a and b, are divided, a/b, we can write a=b*q+r where q is the quotient and r the remainder. So a=3b+28 and a or b=43. But the remainder has to be smaller than the divisor, b.

That means a=43*3+28=129+28=157. So we have 157/43=3 remainder 28. The other number is 157.

answered Dec 7, 2016 by Rod Top Rated User (417,140 points)
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