Aptitude | Arithmetic Aptitude 6 | Question 2

What least number must be added to 4000 to obtain a number exactly divisible by 17?
(A) 12
(B) 14
(C) 15
(D) 13


Answer: (A)

Explanation:

Let us divide 4000 by 17.

17) 4000 (235
       34
       ….
         60
         51
        …..
           90
           85
          …..
             5

We get 5 as remainder.
Number to be added = 17-5 = 12


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