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Euclidean Algorithm (greatest common divisor)
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randint

Posted: Wed Aug 01, 2012 8:57 pm   Post subject: Euclidean Algorithm (greatest common divisor)

Just some fun stuff......the Euclidean Algorithm for finding the greatest common divisor of 2 natural numbers, a and b

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Panphobia

Posted: Sun Nov 18, 2012 3:07 pm   Post subject: Re: Euclidean Algorithm (greatest common divisor)

cant it be done simpler like this?
 code: public static int gcd(int m, int n) {         if ((m % n) == 0) {             return n;         } else {             return gcd(n, m % n);         }     }
Panphobia

Posted: Sun Nov 18, 2012 3:08 pm   Post subject: RE:Euclidean Algorithm (greatest common divisor)

randint

Posted: Sun Nov 18, 2012 5:18 pm   Post subject: RE:Euclidean Algorithm (greatest common divisor)

Again, not that it is impossible, but recursion somehow sucks...computational complexity
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