# The sum of two positive integers 'a' and 'b' is 528 and their HCF is 33. Which of the following cannot be the value of (a - b)? (A) 396 (B) 264 (C) 6 (D) 33

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Aug 9, 2018

The **right option** is **(C)**

#### Explanation:

The **HCF** of

Utilising this in the **Given** that

Now,

This shows that **must be a multiple** of

Therefore, the **right option** is **(C)**