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positive integer

[¦päz·əd·iv ′int·i·jər]
(mathematics)
An integer greater than zero; one of the numbers 1,2,3,….
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Let f be a nonconstant meromorphic function, let k [greater than or equal to] 1 be a positive integer, and let c be a nonzero finite complex number.
where p, q are any two positive integers with p [greater than or equal to] q.
n]) = eM for some idempotent e [member of] S and a positive integer n.
To verify this result, we use the fact that the GCD of positive integers is 'distributive': that is, for every positive integer m, GCD(m x a, m x b) = m x GCD(a, b), which can be shown directly from the definition of greatest common divisor of integers.
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Prove that for every i = 0, 1, 2, 3, there are infinitely many positive integers n such that there are exactly i good numbers among n, n + 2, and n + 28.
Moreover, in every case we guarantee divisibility by an arbitrary positive integer g.
Given any two consecutive positive integers, the difference in their squares is equal to their sum.
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