Relatively prime

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(Also called coprime.)

Two relatively prime integers ${m}$,${n}$ share no common factors. For example, 5 and 14 are relatively prime. Also $\frac{m}{n}$ is in lowest terms if ${m}$,${n}$ are relatively prime.

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

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