Two consecutive numbers are relatively prime.

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

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- Jun 20th 2010, 11:19 AMdwsmithTwo 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, 11:20 AMchiph588@
- Jun 20th 2010, 11:23 AMdwsmith
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, 01:05 PMchiph588@
- Jun 20th 2010, 02:35 PMmelese
- Jun 20th 2010, 02:50 PMchiph588@
This is a special case of Bézout's identity.