If a and b are relatively prime, what is their LCM?
If two numbers are relatively prime then their greatest common factor will be 1.
∴ HCF (a,b) = 1
Using the formula, Product of two numbers = HCF × LCM
we conclude that,
a × b = 1 × LCM
∴ LCM = ab
Thus, LCM (a,b) is ab.
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