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New C++ implementation by user [WHS]

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#### Version 44

2020-11-23, 20:01:09

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2020-12-24, 16:23:40

# 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.

##### Variables

x,a,b##### Variables

x,a,b##### Imports

#include <numeric>

##### Code

auto x = std::gcd(a, b);

Converts a and b to their absolute values