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2019-11-15, 19:52:51

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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.

Code
function gcd(a, b)
	if (b ~= 0) then
		return a
	else 
		return gcd(y, x%y)
	end
end
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should look something like this based on euclide algorithm