Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Number Theory and the Real Number System - 5.1 Number Theory: Prime and Composite Numbers - Exercise Set 5.1: 111

Answer

does not make sense

Work Step by Step

The statement does not make sense. In finding the greatest common factor, one must select common prime factors with the smallest exponent. In finding the least common multiple, one must select the common prime factors with the greatest exponent.
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