Tamil Nadu Board of Secondary EducationSSLC (English Medium) Class 10th
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Find all positive integers, when divided by 3 leaves remainder 2 - Mathematics

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Find all positive integers, when divided by 3 leaves remainder 2

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Solution

All the positive integers when divided by 3 leaves remainder 2

By Euclid’s division lemma

a = bq + r, 0 ≤ r ≤ b

Here a = 3q + r where 0 < q < 3

a leaves remainder 2 when divided by 3

∴ The positive integers are 2, 5, 8, 11, …

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Samacheer Kalvi Mathematics Class 10 SSLC Tamil Nadu State Board
Chapter 2 Numbers and Sequences
Exercise 2.1 | Q 1 | Page 42
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