# Question: if a and b are represented by theorem 16 what...

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If a and b are represented by Theorem 1.6, what conditions must be satisfied by the exponents if a is to be a cube? Also, what about gcd (a^2,b^2)?

Theorem 1.6: For any positive integer m, gcd(ma,mb) = m*gcd(a,b).