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Age 11 to 14
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A and B are two interlocking cogwheels having p teeth and q teeth respectively where $$3\leq q\leq p \leq 12$$

One tooth on B is painted red. Find the values of p and q for which this red tooth on B contacts every gap on the cogwheel A as the wheels rotate.