Hello everbody... Let b and c be relatively prime integers, and suppose a is an integer that is divisible by both b and c. Prove that bc|a.
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If a is divisible by both b and c, we have: Therefore: Thus:
Originally Posted by Aryth If a is divisible by both b and c, we have: Therefore: *** *** Thus: ummm.... . how does that work?
b and c divide a for some integers h and k. b and c are relatively prime means there are integers such that . Now multiply through by a. .
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