6 Unknowns

Number of Civil, Electrical, and Mechanical Engineers and Their Average Ages

In an organization there are CE’s, EE’s and ME’s. The sum of their ages is 2160; the average age is 36; the average age of CE’s and EE’s is 39; the average age of EE’s and ME’s is 32 and 8/11; the average age of the CE’s and ME’s is 36 and 2/3. If each CE had been 1 year older, each EE 6 years and each ME 7 years older, their average age would have been greater by 5 years. Find the number of CE, EE, and ME in the group and their average ages.

Smallest number for given remainders

Find the smallest number which when divided by 2 the remainder is 1, when divided by 3 the remainder is 2, when divided by 4 the remainder is 3, when divided by 5 the remainder is 4, and when divided by 6 the remainder is 5.

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