SAT Math Multiple Choice Practice Question 231: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 231

11. When n is divided by 12, the remainder is 6. What is the remainder when n is divided by 6?

A. 0
B. 1
C. 2
D. 3
E. 4

Correct Answer: A

Explanation:

A If n has a remainder of 6 when it is divided by 12, it must be 6 more than a multiple of 12. Pick any one you like: 18, for example. When 18 is divided by 6, the remainder is 0.

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