# I am thinking of a number. If I divide the number by 6, I have a remainder of 4. If I divide the number by 8, I have a remainder of 6. What is the smallest possible number?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 28, 2017

22

#### Explanation:

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The least number is 22

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