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A rational number p/q is said to be in the simplest form if the HCF of p and q is

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(a) 2

(b) 1

(c) 0

(d) 3

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$\mathrm{A}\mathrm{rational}\mathrm{number}\mathrm{p}/\mathrm{q}\mathrm{is}\mathrm{said}\mathrm{to}\mathrm{be}\mathrm{in}\mathrm{the}\mathrm{simplest}\mathrm{form}\mathrm{if}\mathrm{the}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\mathrm{HCF}\mathrm{of}\mathrm{p}\mathrm{and}\mathrm{q}\mathrm{is}\mathbf{}\mathbf{1}\mathbf{.}$

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