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The remainder obtained when a prime number greater than $6$ is divided by $6$ is:

  1. 1 or 3
  2. 1 or 5
  3. 3 or 5
  4. 4 or 5
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Every prime number greater than 6 can be expressed as

$6k \pm 1, k > 0$

So, the remainder is 1 or 5.

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