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Unformatted text preview: animated and by the time some semblance returns there remains only 7 pirates capable of making an eﬀective claim on the hoard, When, however, the hoard is divided between these seven it is found that two pieces are left over. There ensues an unfortunate repetition of the earlier disagreement, but this does at least have the consequence that the four pirates who remain are able to di?vide up the hoard evenly between them, What is the minimum number of gold pieces which could have been in the board? 2...
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 Spring '08
 MULLEN
 Math, Division, Prime number

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