find the greatest number which when divided into 593 and 621 will leave a remainder of 5 in each case

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Take the remainder away from each number: 588 and 616.

Factoriseeach: 588=2×2×3×7×7, 616=2×2×2×7×11. The greatest common factor is 2×2×7=28.

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