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June 27th, 2016, 11:18 PM   #1
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Please specify the shortcut method to solve the following problem---

1/5*2/7*8/3*4095=?
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1/5*2/7*8/3*4095 = 2/7*8/3*(4095/5) = 2/7*8/3*819 = 2*8/3*(819/7) = 2*8/3*117 etc.
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June 28th, 2016, 01:51 PM   #3
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The shortcut in this case is based on recognizing that 4095 has among its factors 3,5,7 and dividing them out first.
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