# Leftovers

##### Stage: 4 Short Challenge Level:

As $n$ takes each positive integer value in turn (that is, $n=1$, $n=2$, $n=3$...) how many different values are obtained for the remainder when $n^2$ is divided by $n+4$?

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This problem is taken from the UKMT Mathematical Challenges.
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