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    A divisibility problem 2

    Show that (n!+1, (n+1)!+1)=1
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    Quote Originally Posted by eyke View Post
    Show that (n!+1, (n+1)!+1)=1
    if d \mid n! + 1, then d \mid (n+1)! + n+1. so if we also have d \mid (n+1)! + 1, then d \mid n and hence d \mid n!, which completes the proof because we're given that d \mid n!+1.
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