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    Show that every positive number n can be represented as a product of prime numbers.

    Hi,

    Ive been trying to work out this problem from a past exam paper, but I really just dont understand.....

    Show that every positive number n can be represented as a product of prime numbers.

    Any help would be greatly appreciated....
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    Re: Show that every positive number n can be represented as a product of prime number

    To show that every natural number n>1 is prime or the product of primes, use strong induction on n.
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