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# If x and y are positive integers, is the total number of positive

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If x and y are positive integers, is the total number of positive [#permalink]

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If x and y are positive integers, is the total number of positive divisors of $$x^5$$ a multiple of total number of positive divisors of $$y^9$$

a) x=6
b) y=1

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Re: If x and y are positive integers, is the total number of positive [#permalink]

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19 Sep 2017, 00:27
bkpolymers1617 wrote:
If x and y are positive integers, is the total number of positive divisors of $$x^5$$ a multiple of total number of positive divisors of $$y^9$$

a) x=6
b) y=1

Kudos to correct answer and explanation. Caveat- this is a hard problem from Manhattan discussion forums( their 700 level problems on portal)

This is very similar question to the following GMAT Club's problem: if-x-and-y-are-positive-integers-is-the-total-number-of-positive-divi-231178.html

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