a number 6x+8 y is divisible by 8 where x and y are positive integers, if x and y take least values then the value of x +y is ?

Asked by vani2258 | 8th Feb, 2020, 08:43: PM

Expert Answer:

6x+8y=8k
x and y are positive integers
we need to focus only on 6x, since 8y is a multiple of 8, hence least positive integer y=1
x=4, y=1 is the least
x+y=5

Answered by Arun | 14th Feb, 2020, 12:26: PM

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