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    Providing Proof about Integers and Rationals

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    Prove the cancellation law for integers: If a, b, c are integers such that ac=bc and c is non zero, then a=b.

    Hint for proof* use the cancellation law: Let a, b, c be natural numbers such that ac=bc and c is non zero, then a=b

    Use the trichotomy of integers.

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