find the greatest number of six digits which on division by 42, 45, 48, 56, and 60 leaves 12 as remainder in each case.

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Let us write the prime factorisation of the given numbers

42 = 2×3×7

45 = ×5

48 = ×3

56 = ×7

60 = ×3×5

LCM of these numbers = product of the highest power of each prime factor

= ××5×7

=5040

Logically,any number which is divisible by all 5 above mentioned numbers must be a multiple of their LCM which is 5040

We want the largest 6 digit number of that sort

the largest 6 digit number would be 999999 which when divided by 5040 gives

999999/5040=198.4125

So the largest six digit number divisible by 5040 without remainder is 5040×198 = 997920

when we add remainder 12 to this we get 997932

Hence 997932 is the largest six digit number which when divided by 42,45,48,56,60 gives remainder 12.

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