Aptitude | Arithmetic Aptitude | Question 3

Largest five digit number exactly divisible by 39 is:
(A) 99979
(B) 99956
(C) 99989
(D) 99996


Answer: (D)

Explanation:

Largest 5 digit number is 99999.
Let us divide 99999 by 39

39) 99999 (2564
      78
      -----
      219
      195
      -----
        249
        234
        -----
           159
           156
           ----
              3

From above calculation, we know 39*2564 + 3 = 99999
Therefore 99999-3 = 99996 is the largest divisible number by 39.


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