A number when divided by a divisor gives a remainder of 24. When twice the original number is divided by the same divisor the remainder is 11. Determine the divisor.

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1. A number when divided by a divisor gives a remainder of 24. When twice the original number is divided by the same divisor the remainder is 11. Determine the divisor.


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