Two consecutive numbers are relatively prime.

I am not sure what to do next to prove this.

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- Jun 20th 2010, 12:19 PMdwsmithTwo consecutive numbers are relatively prime
Two consecutive numbers are relatively prime.

I am not sure what to do next to prove this. - Jun 20th 2010, 12:20 PMchiph588@
- Jun 20th 2010, 12:23 PMdwsmith
I see how that will justify the equality but is that ok to do for the proof and then just call it day and it is done?

- Jun 20th 2010, 02:05 PMchiph588@
- Jun 20th 2010, 03:35 PMmelese
- Jun 20th 2010, 03:50 PMchiph588@
This is a special case of Bézout's identity.