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Topic: ----- ----- coprime integers
Replies: 2   Last Post: Dec 12, 2012 8:20 PM

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 Deep Deb Posts: 418 Registered: 12/6/04
Re: ----- ----- coprime integers
Posted: Dec 12, 2012 8:20 PM

On Wednesday, December 12, 2012 3:30:35 PM UTC-5, quasi wrote:
> Deep wrote:
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> >Situation:
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> >Let g, h, z be three coprime integers such that 2|h.
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> >Assertion:
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> >These four integers h, (3z -4h^2), g, (4g^2-3z) are also
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> >coprime.
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> If by coprime you mean relatively prime in pairs, then
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> the assertion is false. For example, let g=1, h=6, z=1.
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> On the other hand, if by coprime you just mean relatively
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> prime (not necessarily in pairs), then the assertion is
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> still false. For example, let g=3, h=6, z=1.
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> quasi

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By coprime it is meant that there is no common factor between them, none of the
variable = 1, z > h,g. Now kindly comment

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Date Subject Author
12/12/12 Deep Deb
12/12/12 quasi
12/12/12 Deep Deb