K kractus Member Joined Jan 4, 2023 Messages 48 Gender Male HSC 2024 Feb 12, 2023 #1 How would u do these 2 qurstions? Agagin idk where to start

Masaken Clown™ Joined May 8, 2021 Messages 1,031 Gender Female HSC 2023 Feb 12, 2023 #2 someone posted this qn (18) a few days back i think: proofs make me want to jump off a cliff Suppose that n =p^aq^b, where p and q are primes and p is not equal to q a) Use combinatorics (a counting argument) to explain why n has (a+1)(b + 1) factors. b) hence determine the number of factors of 80000. boredofstudies.org

someone posted this qn (18) a few days back i think: proofs make me want to jump off a cliff Suppose that n =p^aq^b, where p and q are primes and p is not equal to q a) Use combinatorics (a counting argument) to explain why n has (a+1)(b + 1) factors. b) hence determine the number of factors of 80000. boredofstudies.org

jimmysmith560 Le Phénix Trilingue Moderator Joined Aug 22, 2019 Messages 3,559 Location Krak des Chevaliers Gender Male HSC 2019 Uni Grad 2022 Feb 12, 2023 #3 Would the following approach help with question 19? If a - c is a divisor of ab + cd, there is an integer n such that ad + bc Therefore, a - c is a divisor of ad + bc.

Would the following approach help with question 19? If a - c is a divisor of ab + cd, there is an integer n such that ad + bc Therefore, a - c is a divisor of ad + bc.