Two integers are relatively prime if they share no common positive factors (divisors) except 1.

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Posted on 2008-11-12

What does relatively prime to a number mean.

For example,

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 are relatively prime to 7

1, 2, 4, 5, 7, and 8 are relatively prime to 9

I know what prime numbers are... but what does the above mean and how are these numbers found?

For example,

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 are relatively prime to 7

1, 2, 4, 5, 7, and 8 are relatively prime to 9

I know what prime numbers are... but what does the above mean and how are these numbers found?

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