Problem set A #5 Eggs in a basket

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if the eggs in a basket are removed two at a time one egg will remain. If the eggs are removed three at a time, two eggs will remain. If the eggs are removed four, five,or six at a time, then three, four,and five will remain, respectively. But if they are taken out seven at a time, no eggs will be left over. Find the least number of eggs that could be in the basket. 

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