If a and b are two odd positive integers such that a > b, then prove that one of the two numbers (a+b)/2 and (a-b)/2 is odd and the other is even.

Asked by  | 24th Apr, 2011, 06:28: AM

Expert Answer:

a and b are two odd positive integers
a = 2m + 1 and b = 2n + 1, where m and n are some whole number
 
 

Answered by  | 25th Apr, 2011, 10:49: AM

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