Using coordinate geometry to find the GCD and LCM of two numbers a & b

PATEL, TEJASH (2018) Using coordinate geometry to find the GCD and LCM of two numbers a & b. At Eight Angles, 7 (1). pp. 58-59.

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Abstract

Let a, b be natural numbers. If we plot the point (a, b) on a square grid and draw the line joining (0, 0) to (a, b), then the GCD of a and b is given by the number of grid points on this line decreased by 1.

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Uncontrolled Keywords: Natural Numbers, LCM, HCF, Coordinate Geometry, Lattice Points, Visualization, Representation
Subjects: Natural Sciences > Mathematics
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University publications > At Right Angles
Depositing User: Mr. Sachin Tirlapur
Date Deposited: 15 Sep 2018 06:54
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2018 06:54
URI: http://publications.azimpremjifoundation.org/id/eprint/1319
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