Math please

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The HCF of the smallest composite number and the smallest prime number is 1.is this statement is true or false.give reason.please

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    Hint:
    First 4 primes: 2,3,5,7
    First 3 composites: 4,6,8

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    This statement is false.because-
    smallest composite no.: 2
    smallest prime no.: 2
    HCF(2,2): 2.
    there fore It can't be 1.

  • Math please -

    The conclusion is correct, but not the reasoning.

    "smallest composite no.: 4
    smallest prime no.: 2
    HCF(2,4): 2.
    there fore It can't be 1. "

    I am sure you got the idea.

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