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Re: A difficult problem

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  • Subject: [mg40300] Re: [mg40298] A difficult problem
  • From: Andrzej Kozlowski <akoz at>
  • Date: Sun, 30 Mar 2003 20:14:19 -0500 (EST)
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You can't. All you can say is that either n2=n1 or n2=8+n1.

On Sunday, March 30, 2003, at 06:10  pm, Billy Yeung wrote:

> I have a difficult problem:
> Given a constant integer X (which may be very large) , you no need to 
> find the value of X
> and
> X mod 8 = n1
> X mod 16 = n2
> the problem is that find n2 if n1 is know?

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