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Idiom #74 Compute GCD

Compute the greatest common divisor x of big integers a and b. Use an integer type able to handle huge numbers.

Idiom #74 Compute GCD

Compute the greatest common divisor x of big integers a and b. Use an integer type able to handle huge numbers.

Imports
from fractions import gcd
Code
x = gcd(a, b)
Doc URL
https://docs.python.org/3/library/fractions.html#fractions.gcd