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2014-08-22T22:52:39+05:30
First of all find the remainder, when 1672 is divided by 17
Remainder is 6.

It means, 1672 = 17 * 98 + 6
Or, 1672 - 6 = 17 * 98
So, 1672 - 6 is completely divisible by 17

Thus least number is 6 that is to be subtracted,

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2014-08-22T22:55:56+05:30
17 * 98 = 1666 (which is 1672-6=1666)
so 6 is the least number must be subtracted from 1672 to obtain a number which is completely divisible by 17
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