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    Number theory (Primes)

    *Determine whether the following assertions are true or false. if true, prove the result, and if false, give a counter example

    3. If b/(a^2-1) then b/(a^4-1).
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    a^4-1=(a^2-1)(a^2+1)
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    pls can u elaborate it

    bruno can u pls elaborate it. i don't get it..is it false or true? pls
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    If m|a, does m|ab for every b? What does " m|a" mean?
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