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An eccentric baseball card collector wants to distribute her collection among her descendants. If she divided her cards among her 17

An eccentric baseball card collector wants to distribute her collection among her descendants. If she divided her cards among her 17 great-great-grandchildren, there would be 3 cards left over. If she
If we let x as the total number of baseball cardsand yn be the quotient per operation, thenx/17 = y1 + 3x/16 = y2 + 10x/11 = y3 + 4x/7 = y4Based on Equation 1, x must be greater than 17Based on Equation 4, x must be divisible by 7y1, y2, and y3 must all be whole numbersThe smallest possible number of cards is 70 ...

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