What is the smallest integer divided by 2,has a remain 1 ?…

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We think that the question is “What is the smallest integer

whendivided by 2, has a remainder 1?”The way the question is posed there does not exist such smallest integer. In fact, the set of integers satisfying the condition that when divided by 2 has a remainder 1 is,

{…,-3, -1, 1, 3, 5, …}. This set of integers has no smallest value.

But if you are working only with positive integers, the smallest integer when divided by 2, has a remainder 1, would be 1.

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Thanks madam…this is a grade 6 question in master guide book…

You are most welcome Sujeewani!

This collection is the same as the collection of odd numbers. For grade 6, according to their syllabus content, it will be suitable for their to grade level to say that the smallest such positive integer is 1. That is, the smallest positive odd number.

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