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Algebra : Remainders

What is the remainder when the product of one hundred 5's is divided by 7?

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The product of 100 5's is 5^100.
In doing this problem the important thing is to reduce
5^100.
decrease the power
find the nearest multiple of 7
reduce by binomial ...

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The remainder when the product of one hundred 5's is divided by 7 is found.

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