relatively prime

adjective

of integers
: having no common factors except ±1
12 and 25 are relatively prime

Examples of relatively prime in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And when two numbers are relatively prime, their LCM is just their product. Quanta Magazine, 18 Nov. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1834, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of relatively prime was in 1834

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“Relatively prime.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/relatively%20prime. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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