SAT Math Multiple Choice Practice Question 570: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 570

6. When 23 is divided by 3, the remainder is x. What is the remainder when 23 is divided by 2x ?

A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
D. 4
E. 5

Correct Answer: C

Explanation:

C First find the value of x: 27 divided by 3 is 7, with 2 left over, so x = 2. 2x = 4 so divide 23 by 4: 4 goes into 23 evenly 5 times and there are 3 left over, so the answer is C, 3.

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