# Difference between revisions of "Relatively prime"

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− | Two '''relatively prime''' integers <math>{m}</math>,<math>{n}</math> share no common factors. For example, 5 and 14 are relatively prime. Also <math>\frac{m}{n}</math> is in lowest terms if <math>{m}</math>,<math>{n}</math> are relatively prime. | + | (Also called ''coprime''.) |

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+ | Two '''relatively prime''' integers <math>{m}</math>,<math>{n}</math> share no common factors. For example, 5 and 14 are relatively prime. Also <math>\frac{m}{n}</math> is in lowest terms if <math>{m}</math>,<math>{n}</math> are relatively prime. | ||

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+ | Relatively prime numbers show up frequently in number theory formulas and derivations. |

## Revision as of 21:49, 17 June 2006

(Also called *coprime*.)

Two **relatively prime** integers , share no common factors. For example, 5 and 14 are relatively prime. Also is in lowest terms if , are relatively prime.

Relatively prime numbers show up frequently in number theory formulas and derivations.