# math analysis

Disprove: For every integer a, if 8 divides a, then 6 divides a.

im still stuck. i wrote:
Disproof. Suppose 8|a. by definition of divisibility, we know 8|a means there is an integer b with a=8b. There is not value of y.

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1. i mean value of b

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posted by cosette
2. it's always easy to disprove a false statement. Just find a counterexample.

8|32 but 6∤32

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posted by Steve

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