   Chapter 2.3, Problem 9TFE

Chapter
Section
Textbook Problem

Label each of the following statement as either true or false. 9     . If a     |     b and b     |     a then a     =     b .

To determine

Whether the statement, “If a|b and b|a then a=b ” is true or false.

Explanation

Consider the statement, “If a|b and b|a then a=b.”

Divisor: Let a,b be any integers. a divides b. Write as a|b if there is an integer c such that b=ac.

Counter example:

a=1,b=1

Use the definition of a divisor.

1, such that 1=1(1)1|

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