relatively prime

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relatively prime (not comparable)

  1. (mathematics, of two or more numbers) having no factors (except the number 1) in common.
    24 and 35 are relatively prime.
  2. (mathematics, of a number) having no factors (except the number 1) in common with a specified other number or numbers.
    24 is relatively prime to 35.

Usage notes[edit]

In mathematics, this adjective can be used in phrases like "A and B are relatively prime", "A is relatively prime to B", and, less commonly, "A is relatively prime with B".